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Can Divan Orchestra Bring Peace to the Middle East?

Reflections on a "project against ignorance" for young Arab and Israeli musicians.

Any Artist Would Be More Qualified Than Heather Nauert

For US Ambassador to the UN, that is. Let's get more artists into the Foreign Service.

Trigger Warnings at the Theater: Should This Be a Thing?

Isn't the whole idea of art to trigger something emotional?

We Need a Little Yiddish, Right This Very Minute

As a smash hit, all-Yiddish "Fiddler" preps to move Off-Broadway, the American theater's most unlikely CEO seizes a new tradition.

Offbeat ‘Orphan’ Films Flicker Across NYC Cinemas

Preservationists, archivists, curators, scholars and collectors celebrate the unclaimed and the curious.

13 CFR Writers Tell Why They’ll Vote Nov. 6: What About...

Each writer was allotted just 18 words. Which 18 words would you use?

Is James Franco Fueling Low Ratings for HBO’s ‘The Deuce’?

Without fresh accusations, he's probably in the clear for Season Two.

Feeling Wins Elections. Feeling Wins Arts Audiences, Too.

The power of emotion goes beyond the voting booth. You'll also find it at the box office.

Mike Hot-Pence by Day, VP Mike Pence by Night

After creating a satirical character, actor Glen Pannell never expected to play the real VP.

Athens Burns Bright: Cultural Industry Tour Set For 2019

US arts producers can now rediscover Greece -- post-crisis, and very much on the rise.

Maz Jobrani Uses Comedy to Tell the Immigrant Story

Why Donald Trump is bad for comedy and what makes a good joke.

Emily Mann Presents Gloria Steinem, Warts and All

A documentary theater pioneer takes on a "deeply human" feminist legend.

Jeff Bezos $2B Pledge: Just Another Amazon Promotion?

Nonprofits already know there's nothing to Amazon Smile about.

Calling ‘Doctor Atomic’: In Santa Fe, Peter Sellars Revisits the Bomb

An interview with the world’s undisputed leader of disruptive opera directing.

Mover, Shaker, Dancer: City Council Speaker Corey Johnson

Does NYC Council Speaker Johnson think America can live up to its ideals despite all the horrible tweets and policies coming out of Washington?

Punishing Faith Fennidy For Her Black Hair Is What’s Unnatural

Discrimination against Black hair is a modern way of keeping us out of spaces we had to fight, march and protest our way inside.

Artists Can Be OK With a Little Democratic Socialism

Five ways to get more politically active right now.

Why Does Nonprofit Performing Arts Programming Lather, Rinse, Repeat?

Moving past the most toxic business phrase with Judith Bowtell of Australia's Milk Crate Theatre.

Offred Won’t Save You: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Was Never About That

Viewers and critics want Offred to be a freedom fighter, serving neither the character nor the plot.

I Am Not a Murderer. I Am a Dancer.

How I navigate being a mixed Indigenous woman with men like Trump and Trudeau in power.
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