The Role of Philanthropy in Advancing Equity in the Arts

“It’s time for cultural philanthropy to get more creative. … A small-but-growing number of funders are working with arts and culture organizations and individual donors to address inequities at the community level in creative, systemic ways. Here’s a look at three steps funders can take to drive change toward more inclusive arts philanthropy, along with some examples from the field.” – Stanford Social Innovation Review
Tags: Art, Uncategorized, Sj1, 10.17.19

Saeed Jones on Queer Masculinity and the Point of Being an Artist

“Saeed Jones has worn many hats: teacher, poet, and culture editor at BuzzFeed, among many other things. (Also, he joins a growing group of writers willing to admit that they were high school debaters.) … We spoke about his mother, online poetry, and the point of being an artist.” – The Nation
Tags: Art, Uncategorized, SJ, 10.07.19

Here’s How Anthony McGill Became The First African-American Principal Of The New York Philharmonic

The clarinetist who played at Barack Obama’s inauguration talks about playing with passion, staying humble, setting goals, giving your all on every occasion, and overcoming negativity. (video) – Forbes
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Prolific composer Alvin Singleton talks upcoming work, ‘Black culture’ as ‘American culture’

“Singleton demurs when described as a composer of classical music. ‘I know that I write music. I’m a composer. So, categorization always gets us in trouble because it defines us very narrowly.'” – New York Amsterdam News
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This Experimental Latinx Art Space Has Supported the Careers of Hundreds of Artists

“Perhaps it was only possible in the neighborhoods of East L.A. that two gay, Mexican immigrants could partner with a religious sister to found one of L.A.’s oldest and most important alternative art spaces in 1973. … For 46 years, Self Help Graphics & Art has been one of Los Angeles’s great artistic centers. From the neighborhood of Boyle Heights, the Latinx art space has supported the careers of hundreds of artists and offered art classes and exhibitions, while also facilitating public art pr...
Tags: Art, Uncategorized, SJ, 09.24.19

Chicago Nonprofit Will Award $900,000 to Artists of Color

“Threewalls, a cultural nonprofit that supports visual artists in Chicago, has announced that it will award $900,000 to artists who identify as African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, or Native American (ALAANA). The organization will grant $300,000 per year for the next three years to artists of color as well as nonprofits that ‘demonstrate alternative ways towards racial equity through the lens of radical imagination and social justice.'” – Artforum
Tags: Art, Uncategorized, SJ, 10.01.19

A passion for dance and justice

“Dancer, choreographer and dance professor Leah Glenn wields that strong magic [and dance] to teach, increase understanding and make all lives better. And so it is no surprise that in 2012 when Glenn first considered designing a study abroad program to Cape Town, she knew dance would be more than a physical activity to complement coursework. ‘I wanted to use dance as a lens to look at social justice issues,’ she said.” – The College of William and Mary
Tags: Art, Uncategorized, SJ, 09.30.19

How ‘Roleplay’ Reflected Tulane’s Experiences With Assault

“In 2017, 41 percent of female-identifying and 18 percent of male-identifying students reported experiencing sexual assault at Tulane University in New Orleans. Since those stats were released, there have been town halls, support groups, class discussions, consent campaigns, and institutional initiatives. There was also a play, which a group of students [working with the company Goat in the Road Productions] devised in response to the staggering statistics. Roleplay was performed on campus, fre...
Tags: Art, Uncategorized, SJ, 10.01.19

Theater Latté Da Announces Musical Commission Program

“Theater Latté Da [in Minneapolis] has announced the establishment of the NEXT Generation Commission, designed to support the creation and development of musicals by women and artists of color. The company will award a $20,000 commission to an individual artist or writing team, and provide creative support over an 18-month period.” – American Theatre
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How Karamu House Went From Deficit to Durability

“[It’s] one of the most overlooked success stories in our field: how a century-old theatre of color, once in a state of crisis, has been revitalized and rejuvenated. In a time when there are questions about the durability of theatre organizations, Karamu House’s journey over the last four years serves as a case study to the importance of management and leadership operating in tandem to pull the company from the brink of collapse.” – American Theatre
Tags: Art, Uncategorized, SJ, 09.30.19

Will Swenson And Kate Baldwin Join Site-Specific FUN HOME

Tony award nominees Will Swenson as Bruce, Kate Baldwin as Helen will join Jenn Colella and Caitlin Kinnunen in a site-specific, one-night-only production of the Tony Award-winning musical. Fun Home. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Helen, Tony, Kate Baldwin, Will Swenson, BWW News Desk, Jenn Colella, Caitlin Kinnunen, Bruce Kate Baldwin

THE GREAT SOCIETY Primary Week 5 - Rep Carolyn B. Maloney Casts Her Vote!

With nearly 6,000 ballots now counted for the 'Great Society Primary' at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Centeraincluding from special guest Representative Carolyn B. Maloney NY-12atheatergoers of The Great Society continue to choose Senator Elizabeth Warren as the Democratic presidential candidate with 38 of the vote -1 from Week 4, followed by Vice President Joe Biden 17, NC, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg 16, NC. In the Republican primary field, President Donald Trump comes in at 4 NC, follo...
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Review Roundup: Marisa Tomei Stars In Tennessee Williams' THE ROSE TATTOO - See What The Critics Are Saying!

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production ofThe Rose Tattooofficially opens tonight Read the reviews [Author: Review Roundups]
Tags: Theatre, Tennessee, Broadway, Marisa Tomei, Review Roundups

Protest Takes Place on Met Steps

A massive crowd of protestors descended on the steps of The Met yesterday, part of a protest against Columbus Day. “I want to remind you that this was not brought to you by the Met,”says Amin Husain, a member of Decolonize This Place. “This was brought to you by the comrades who came together to say Columbus Day […]
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Gavin Turk Profiled in The Guardian

Gavin Turk gets a profile in The Guardian, discussing his recent activism and protest, and how he sees the art world unfolding in the face of climate crisis.   “Art is bound to get caught up in what’s happening in the wider world,” he says.  Read more at The Guardian
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Nayland Blake Gives NYT Tour of Their Flatbush Apartment

Nayland Blake gives the NYT a tour of their Flatbush apartment, showcasing work from fellow queer artists and the clutters of material and work that adorn their one bedroom space. “The only way that queer or marginalized cultures survive is through somebody loving them and somebody acting as the curator of their own museum,” Blake says. […]
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The remarkable simplicity of a fishbowl that lets you change the water without evicting the fish

You know one of those ‘kick myself for not having thought of it first’ ideas? This is a prime example. The function of the Harbour fishbowl is explained in one simple image above. The fishbowl comes with a smaller volume attached to its side. When you want to change the water, tip the bowl over so that the water gently spills out. The water level should gradually recede and the fish should find itself inside the smaller volume in the fishbowl. Now simply pour fresh water in and you’re done. That...
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Salvador Dali Print Stolen This Weekend from San Francisco Gallery

A Salvador Dalí print valued at $20,000 was stolen from a San Francisco gallery this weekend. “He was in and out of there in a shot,” says Rasjad Hopkins, gallery director at Dennis Rae Fine Art, where the work was stolen.   Read more Art News  
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Interlochen Center for the Arts – Director, Music Division

Founded in 1928, Interlochen Center for the Arts (Interlochen) is located in beautiful Northwest Lower Michigan. Each year, thousands of artists and arts patrons come to Interlochen to experience world-class educational and cultural opportunities. Interlochen produces more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty, and world-renowned guest artists who attract more than 250,000 visitors and audience members to campus. Organization Founded in 1928, Interlochen Center for...
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The Year’s Best Wildlife Photos Remind Us Why Nature Is Worth Fighting For

Nature can be glorious, miraculous, and sometimes downright brutal. Not all of us get to witness the amazing feats of the natural world happening in the flesh, though. Luckily, we have wildlife photographers who’s riveting images can help bring the wilderness into our living rooms.Read more...
Tags: Art, Photography, Science, Wildlife, Wildlife photographer of the year

Alex Brightman Appears on Story Pirates Podcast Season 3 Launch

The third season of The Story Pirates Podcast, written for and by kids, launched on October 10th via Spotify and wherever podcasts are available. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Will Get Re-Designed International Production in the Coming Years

The tale as old as time will be told again soon A source has confirmed thatDisney Theatrical Productions willrevive Beauty and the Beast internationally in several years. The production will be headed by the original creative team, but will feature new designs and dance arrangements. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Neil Patrick Harris Will Star in Upcoming MATRIX Film

Variety reports that Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris has joined an upcoming film in the 'Matrix' franchise. Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will reprise their roles from the original films. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Neil Patrick Harris, Keanu Reeves, Tony, Carrie Anne Moss, TV News Desk, Neil Patrick Harris Will Star

VIDEO: Watch Jasmine Cephas Jones Join Anthony Ramos in His Music Video for 'Mind Over Matter'

Original Hamilton cast member and In the Heights film star, Anthony Ramos, will soon drop his first album,The Good The Bad. Republic Record will release the album onOctober 25. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Hamilton, Stage Tube, Anthony Ramos, Jasmine Cephas Jones Join Anthony Ramos

BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About Auburn University in 2019/2020

With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the country's most prestigious theatre programs and chatting with the schools' faculty to give you insight into what to expect from their programs, from audition advice to real world experience and more. Today we're looking at Auburn University's Department of Theatre. Check out info on the school and answers about their program [Author: Linnae Medeiros]
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The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes Broadway, West End Legend Frances Ruffelle

This week, the Broadwaysted crew is absolutely thrilled to be sitting down with the incredible star of Broadway and the West End, Frances Ruffelle We're pouring out Milagro Tequila and super embarrassed that we somehow misplaced our corkscrew as Frances spills about the experience of creating the iconic role of Eponine and winning the Tony Award, starring in the original West End production of Starlight Express, and her amazing performance piece 'Frances Ruffelle Lives in New York' celebrating i...
Tags: New York, Theatre, Broadway, Frances, Broadwaysted, Green Room 42, Milagro Tequila, Frances Ruffelle

Harry Connick Jr. Will Receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Harry Connick, Jr., who returns to Broadway this holiday season, will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, according to Variety. The stage and screen star will be honored in a ceremony on October 24, 2019. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Harry Connick Jr, BWW News Desk

BWW TV: Watch Broadway Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night of THE ROSE TATTOO

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opens tonight, October 15, 2019,at the American Airlines Theatre. [Author: TV - Red Carpets]
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BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Marisa Tomei and More in THE ROSE TATTOO on Broadway!

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opens tonight, October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre. Check out highlights of the cast in action below [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, American Airlines, Marisa Tomei, BroadwayWorld TV

Photo Flash: First Look At AIDA At White Plains Performing Arts Center

Elton John Tim Rice's AIDAis an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal, with an exhilarating Tony and Grammy Award winning score by Elton John Tim Rice. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Tony, White Plains, BWW News Desk, Elton John Tim Rice

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