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Friday, July 26, 2013

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I have been teaching drama in China for 3 months and I’ve learned that Chinese people, namely the Chinese students in my drama classes, have a one-dimensional view of America: Money.  China is on its way to becoming the most powerful country in the world and they’re demonstrating it with big buildings, blinking lights, and [...]

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Dirt roads, chaotic city streets, eating mangos, stealing guava off trees with my cousins, lazy summer days, getting chased down the street by a rabid dog, and getting so sick that I have to be hospitalized. Those are the images my mind conjures up at the mention of Pakistan. It probably brings up very different [...]

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Pardon the Interruption

by TCG News July 26, 2013 Advocacy

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, is pleased to partner with the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./New York) and The Broadway League to represent theatres in the coalition of performing arts organizations, religious institutions and professional sports leagues supporting PARDON THE INTERRUPTION: a Capitol Hill Forum to protect wireless microphones from [...]

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Art Works vs Art for Life’s Sake

by Adam Green July 26, 2013 Advocacy
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Public funding for the arts is not an easy sell to the unconverted. The recently-retired head of the National Endowment of the Arts, Rocco Landesman, entered the department in the midst of the Great Recession, and acknowledged some of the entrenched antipathy in his first interview after being confirmed. Laying out his game plan for [...]

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