Monthly Archives: September 2011

Busy Weekend of Events. . .

“Deep Impressions: Willie Cole Works on Paper,” Sarah Moody Gallery of Art in 103 Garland Hall “A Photographic Display of American Cistercian Abbeys,” Gorgas Library’s Pearce Foyer “Close to Home: Artist Book and Prints by Bill Hall and Amy Pirkle,” … Continue reading

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More on Funding the Arts: Don’t Worry. . . Upper Class Folks Will Handle it!

So a few folks seemed perplexed yesterday about the accounts of museum admission prices; again, in the U.S. context, arts institutions are highly dependent on gate admissions, especially when the economic downturn hits endowment funds (money raised from interest earned … Continue reading

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The Arts and Positive Changes in Behavior

Over the next month, we’ll have a few opportunities to meditate on what reasonable statements can be made about positive impacts the arts have on individuals that struggle with various kinds of sociopathic behavior — everything from acting out in … Continue reading

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The Absence of the Arts. . . and School Boredom

Different approach to the question/issue of the decline of the arts in K12 schools. . . School: It’s Way More Boring Than When You Were There

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More on costs associated with the arts. . . who should pay. . . and democratic practice.

So as the economy tanks, and philanthropy dries up, and institution’s endowment accounts take a hit on the stock market, folks need to turn to audience members and the direct assignment of costs. Is it fair? Democratic? Or simply economic … Continue reading

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Nothing . . . controversial. . . .

Pretty cool to see. . . and with the excuse that we’re going to attend a dance rehearsal in a few weeks: Dubstep

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Good stuff happening!: 1. The TCF HOLLYWOOD LECTURE SERIES invites you to a session with FILM PRODUCER GUY DANELLA. Thursday, September 29 11 am – 12 pm 180 Reese Phifer Hall Guy Danella is currently the Director of Development at … Continue reading

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