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August 31, 2001 by admin
Kristin G. Congdon, Doug Blandy, and Paul E. Bolin, editors 2001, 203 pages, National Art Education Association, Reston, Virginia, 703-860-8000. Read More...
August 31, 2001 by admin
April, 2001, 45 pages. The Surdna Foundation. More than Bit Players, commissioned by the Surdna Foundation, examines how Information Technology (IT) changes the way that organizations, including nonprofit organizations, work. The report offers suggestions for grantmakers who are assessing proposals for projects based on information technology and discusses ways to put costs and timing into perspective. Read More...
August 31, 2001 by admin
The Culture of Marketing, the Marketing of Culture by John Seabrook2000, 215 pages, Alfred A. Knopf American Culture, American Tastes Social Change and the Twentieth Century by Michael Kammen1999, 320 pages, Basic Books Read More...
August 31, 2001 by admin
221, 160 pages, $20. RAND Distribution Services, 877-584-8642, fax: 310-451-6915, order[at]rand.org In The Performing Arts in a New Era, the Rand Corporation takes on the daunting task of mapping the performing arts sector in the United States. The report was released in July 2001, as part of the Pew Charitable Trust's cultural initiative, "Optimizing America's Cultural Resources," which attempts in part to build a research capability for the arts that will inform and shape national and local cultural policy. Read More...
August 31, 2001 by admin
2001, 166 pages. National Arts Journalism Program, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Read More...
August 31, 2001 by admin
The cultural landscape of Maine is as rich and diverse as its natural landscape, although it is less well known. Recent initiatives have brought attention to the arts and culture of this rural state that is home to 1.4 million residents and covers two million acres, 2,000 miles of rugged (and increasingly developed) shoreline, and a vast area of working forest, farms, and urban settings not unlike its northern NewEngland neighbors. Read More...
August 31, 2001 by admin
Are Oregonians in danger of losing their cultural assets and identity? Kim Stafford [special advisor to the Joint Interim Task Force on Cultural Development] fears we are, "For Oregon is beautiful, and fragile, and her people live deep in cultural heritage that could soon be gone. We preserve wilderness in the high country; we make laws to preserve farmland; we brag about the beauty of Oregon. But how do we save our cultural identity before we become a faceless port in a global economy? Read More...
August 31, 2001 by admin
The 2001 Summer Music and Art Institute for Teachers was presented through a collaboration among Cleveland State University, Young Audiences of Cleveland, Cleveland Opera, the Cleveland Orchestra, and ICARE (the Initiative for Cultural Arts in Education, a program currently housed at the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture). The Institute was the first such collaboration by this diverse group of organizations and programs. The featured keynote speakers were Cleveland Municipal School District CEO Barbara Byrd Bennett and Elliot W. Read More...
August 31, 2001 by admin
At the Fund for Folk Culture (FFC), we have been working with Laurel Jones and Morrie Warshawski of the Bay Consulting Group (BCG) to survey the range of private support for the folk and traditional arts and investigate opportunities for increased private support in this cultural sector. Read More...
August 31, 2001 by admin
José Brown died in Portland, Oregon on May 1, 1996, of AIDS. He was a professional dancer, choreographer, and teacher. He attended Reed College for two years then transferred to the California Institute of the Arts where he majored in dance. He has danced in the New York companies of Pearl Lang, Kei Takei's “Moving Earth,” and Rudy Perez and Rael Lamb's Dance for a New World. As director of his own company, “Changing Dance Theatre,” he choreographed and performed in New York, Japan, Denmark, Spain, Italy, and Greece. Read More...