What is the role of white-led arts institutions in a race-conscious world?
Around the horn: 2012 edition
Happy New Year, everybody! ART AND THE GOVERNMENT Congress has agreed to put aside consideration of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) through the end of the year, but the bill isn’t necessarily dead. Arts and technology commentators have begun to be more vocal in their criticism of the bill, which would, among other things, sanction pre-emptive takedown requestsRead More
The Phoenix in Baltimore
A while back, the Washington Post had a nice series of articles on DC’s neighbor to the north. Baltimore tends to be associated in the popular imagination with the kind of frightening crime depicted on TV shows like The Wire (frankly, it doesn’t exactly give one confidence when cabbies have signs saying “DRIVER CARRIES NO MORERead More
So, um, hi Ethan. (Hey, love your albums!) The pianist for the way-cool Bad Plus jazz trio, writing a typically lengthy response to the David Byrne piece on arts funding linked last week, asks, Aren’t education budgets the easiest things for government planners to cut corners with — especially arts education budgets? If you tookRead More