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2008
The Operation Homecoming Guide for Writers is a new resource for troops and veterans who are participating in the current phase of Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience. The guide features selections from the Operation Homecoming anthology paired thematically with writings by veterans of past conflicts. The guide also offers writing exercises and essays on the elements of literature--such as...
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2004
The Bureau of Economic Analysis reports that consumers spent $12.1 billion ($42 per person) on admissions to performing arts events in 2002. This amount was $2.5 billion more than spending on tickets to movie theaters, but $1.5 billion less than outlays on admissions to sporting events.
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1987
Information from the 1982 Census of Service Industries provides an overview of independent performing arts organizations, both the for-profit (taxable) and nonprofit (tax-exempt). Categories included are: producers of live theatrical productions; dance groups; classical music organizations; and a remainder category for all other live performing arts organizations. Data is presented for numbers and receipts of these organizations for 1977 as...
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1993
A comparison based on total revenues for nonprofit and taxable performing arts organizations (theater, dance, music). State and regional estimates are also provided.
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1998
A comparison of total revenues for nonprofit and taxable performing arts (theater, music, dance) based on the Economic Censuses of 1992, 1987, 1982, and 1977. State and regional estimates are also provided.
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1986
This Note examines data collected in the 982 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts in terms of such barriers to greater arts attendance as 'art form not available' and 'too far to go'. The Note relates these barriers to two different schema for describing urbanicity: urban/rural place, and metropolitan/ outside metropolitan areas. 40.6 million adults were projected to have...
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1986
Results from the 1982 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts are analyzed in terms of the location of the residence of the participating and non-participating publics. Data is presented for the following arts activities: attending jazz, classical music, musical plays/operetta, non-musical plays, opera, and ballet; and visiting art museums and galleries for the public living on rural farms, on...
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1995
This note provides information on arts participation in four different geographical regions and the metropolitan areas of Los Angeles, New York, and Baltimore/Washington, D.C. Based on data compiled from the 1992 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts (SPPA) which was conducted for the Endowment by the U.S. Census Bureau. (See also: NEA Research Division Report #27.)
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1987
This Note summarizes the data collected in the Surveys of Public Participation in the Arts in 1982 and in 1985. The Note describes the 22 activities or participation measures that had statistically significant changes (95% confidence level) between 1982 and 1985. Such changes occurred for attendance at performances of classical music, opera performances, and performances of musical plays or operettas;...
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1993
Presents highlights from the 1992 and 1982 nationwide Surveys of Public Participation in the Arts.
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