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On Our Podcast: Whew, That Was A Close One!
Donald "Impeached Forever" Trump almost blew up the planet, but darling Harry and Meghan and their hasty "Megxit" fortunately saved the day.
What You Can Do Today to Help Artist Immigration
Two petitions could move the needle before the American government creates a worldwide catastrophe for artist immigration.
Filmmakers, Says ‘Synonyms’ Director, Speak One Language
The main character in Nadav Lapid's new film battles the patriarchy, his masculinity, the oppression of an army -- oh, and more thing.
The Global Narrative for Arts Education Is Changing
Will a piece of paper forever change how we talk about arts education? Probably not. But it's a very, very good place to start.
How Soundpainting Came to ‘PoP Up’ in Fort Greene, Brooklyn
"If we can inspire a sense of connection, wonder and whimsy in a fractured world, then I think we have done our job."
A Powerful Exhibit on Migration Is Not Just ‘Politics’
"It’s kind of an illusion if a cultural institution thinks they’re neutral," goes the quote. And yet.
What We Should Know About Immigration, Refugees and the Arts
There are more forcibly displaced persons worldwide than ever before. Arts have a role in easing the crisis.
For Quality Cultural Diplomacy, Watch Hulu’s ‘Ramy’
With laughter and understanding across religions and culture, 'Ramy' is the future -- for the next generation and beyond.
Getting Arts Into Global Politics? Look to the Mekong
Here's to the up-front, unapologetic inclusion of arts and culture within larger discussions of war and peace, prosperity and poverty.
That Time Susan Sontag Did Something Stupid
She staged "Waiting for Godot" in 1993 Sarajevo. A Sontag biography raises current questions on what motivates social practice.
Can US Dance Learn From Ballet Folklórico de México?
This kind of work could become prevalent in America. Why isn't it?
Au Contraire: Exploring Brexit in English and Irish Theater
There's a desire to respect their differences and to work out where they go next -- together or separately.
Yes, Ma: Gay Boy Playwright-Choreographer Makes Good
It's all about his mother (and her love life) in the part-play, part-dance 'The Mar Vista.'
I Attended ‘Night of Ideas’ in DC. Something Was Lacking.
Community-based artists are important, too. And let's include a lot of them.
Five Reasons We Should Pay Attention to Egypt
A certain country has a lot to teach us about #NotMyPresident, blackface, revolution and mummies.
Mr. Trump, Tear Down This Wall
Notes from the latest government shutdown, now at Day 100.
25 Change-Making Artists You Should Track During 2019
A second annual compilation of international and US-based artists making a difference.
‘Tito and the Birds’: Using Animation to Fight Political Fear
Only 10-year-old Tito, his friends and his pigeons take a stand and save the day.
Ready, Set, Upchuck: Here’s Your Trump Year in Review
How our traitor-in-chief damaged America for a second year.
Ten 2018 Movies the President Should Watch (But Won’t)
They'd have a lot to teach him. If only he'd watch them. And none are by white guys.