Be part of the movement to guarantee healthy arts funding and arts education in America. Join the Arts Action Fund
Posted on: Jun 24, 2010
Starting on Saturday, July 31 and continuing until Saturday, September 18, Americans for the Arts Action Fund will coordinate a “50 States 50 Days” initiative that supports local advocacy activities in all 50 states and in as many congressional districts as possible.
Posted on: Jun 22, 2010
Can you imagine a teacher so powerful that they inspired you to pick up your instrument and return to your old band thirty years later? Students of Conrad O. Johnson (aka Prof) can – they made the journey mentally and physically to rejoin the Kashmere Stage Band more than three decades later.
Posted on: May 21, 2010
In a dramatic fashion that seems made for the movies and has left police with few clues, five famous artworks disappeared from Paris’ Museum of Modern Art last night. Paintings by Picasso, Matisse and others were removed from their frames and whisked off into the night without triggering alarms or rousing security guards.
Posted on: May 19, 2010
Although I am still shocked by the way that Glee has been accepted by mainstream America, it is comforting to know that creator Ryan Murphy's depiction of the struggles of outsiders trying to fit into traditional high school stereotypes has become a television and iTunes hit.
Posted on: May 17, 2010
Imagine having a quiet afternoon lunch with friends or shopping for your groceries at the end of a long day when suddenly you are surrounded by opera singers who break into song. It’s happened to a few hundred people in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD.
Posted on: May 10, 2010
Can one regular person really make a difference when it comes to state politics? Meet Paul Clark, otherwise known as The Library Guy around the halls of the Florida Legislature. When Clark, a librarian for the Wilderness Coast Library System in Florida learned that the Florida Legislature was planning to cut the entire budget for state libraries, he quickly became a mainstay of the Capitol building.