The U.S. Department of Arts and Culture* (*not an actual federal agency) wants to draft citizen artists into service for a better-functioning democracy.
NPAC: Day 4
NPAC ended on Saturday with a “21st-century town hall meeting” in the Korbel Ballroom. I hate to say it, but after three days of excitement and promise, this one ended on a down note for me. It wasn’t just because the electronic point-and-click voting toys were the same ones we used in State & SocietyRead More
Live from NPAC: Day 3
[again, too busy to post this day of…I’ll be back with a wrap-up tomorrow!] One of the major features of the 2008 National Performing Arts Convention is the series of “caucus sessions” designed and implemented by an organization called AmericaSpeaks. At the first session on Wednesday we worked to define an overall vision for theRead More