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November 20, 2009 Washington, DC Today we are presenting the webcast of the Cultural Workforce Forum, a forum about America's artists, other cultural workers, and how art works as a part of this country's real economy. Academics, foundation professionals, and service organization...
November 19, 2009 Washington, DC Earlier today, the NEA announced the Indiana Arts Commission as the recipient of the 2009 National Accessibility Leadership Award for their outstanding accessibility work in creating access to careers in the arts for people with disabilities. With their $30,000 NEA...
November 18, 2009 Washington, DC Starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 20th, the Arts Endowment will present a live webcast of the Cultural Workforce Forum, a forum about America's artists, other cultural workers, and how art works as a part of this country's real economy. Academics,...
November 13, 2009 Washington, DC Adam Sitton and Zach Hoesly, cast members from Eastlight Theatre?s production of Rent , worked with a number of fellow cast and crew members, as well as other artistic citizens, to create a video that highlights some of the ways that art works in Peoria, Illinois. [...
November 9, 2009 Washington, DC Rocco Landesman spent Friday, November 6, with Kathy Chitwood of Eastlight Theatre and Suzette Boulais of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois as well as Peoria artists, arts administrators, civic leaders, and other citizens. It was a full day with a comprehensive...
October 30, 2009 Washington, DC I thought it might help further the conversation to reply to some of these replies to my speech at Grantmakers in the Arts. I'm not going to argue with those who think the NEA shouldn't exist, but would like - in the spirit of provocative give and take - to...
October 21, 2009 Brooklyn, NY Rocco Landesman. Photo by Michael Eastman. Hi. It's good to be back in Brooklyn, where I lived happily for 18 years. If you can linger here for a little while, get to Coney Island, a colorful corner of a vanishing America ? which has thankfully been marked for...

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