Grantmakers in the Arts

March 24, 2010 by GIA News

(3-24-10) L.A. Times:

March 23, 2010 by GIA News

(3-23-10) Brought to you by Theater Communications Group, World Theater Day Message from Lynn Nottage.

March 23, 2010 by GIA News

(3-23-10) Attendance at performing arts events and art museums is greater in urbanized areas. However, urban and rural residents generally participate in the “informal arts" (activities often unaffiliated with for-profit and nonprofit arts organizations) at similar rates. The NEA Office of Research and Analysis has announced a newly published report.

Come as You Are: Informal Arts Participation in Urban and Rural Communities (.pdf)

March 22, 2010 by GIA News

(3-22-10) New York Times:

March 22, 2010 by GIA News

(3-22-10) Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout does not mince words in his
assessment of the quantity and quality of arts programs on PBS. Of note is his recommendation to diversify arts coverage by incorporating modern, obscure, and smaller format productions into the mix.

March 22, 2010 by GIA News

(3-22-10) Greg Sandoval/CNET:

"The decision in this case could influence how people share content online in the future and could have serious consequences for the Web as an entertainment platform. Sharing music and video on the Internet was once a free-for-all, but a decision against Google and YouTube is a sign that the taming of the Web is under way."

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March 22, 2010 by GIA News

(3-22-10) Two articles appeared this weekend that follow up on Discrimination and the Female Playwright by Sheri Wilner and Julia Jordan published in the current GIA Reader.

March 20, 2010 by GIA News

(3-20-10) Because public funding for the arts remains weak in Atlanta and Georgia, a statewide coalition of cultural, business and civic leaders has lobbied hard for legislation that would support the arts and other initiatives. HB 1049 would enable every Georgia county to hold a referendum on dedicating up to one penny of sales tax for arts and cultural groups and other economic development projects.