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Roz Chast has been making America laugh out loud since 1978 when she began drawing for The New Yorker . In her cartoons, illustrated books, and graphic memoirs (her latest, Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York, comes out October 3), she deftly chronicles the oddball nature of being alive in a...
Susan Jacobs has been curating music for film soundtracks since Spike Lee's 1986 feature debut, She's Gotta Have It . Since then, she's become one of the most prominent music supervisors in the business, perhaps best known for her celebrated work on the HBO miniseries, Big Little Lies . In short,...
This is a story about Nancy —the podcast, not the person. That’s a line used to describe the newest show from WNYC Studios about all things LGBTQ hosted by Kathy Tu and Tobin Low. From opposite ends of California, the two met for the first time about four years ago at the Transom Story Workshop on...
A Washington, DC native, Walter Martin has been obsessed with music since he was a young teenager. "By the time I was maybe 13 or 14, I was in a band, and it just became a huge part of my life. I became obsessed with listening to music and buying new music and finding music. And I still am." Martin...
Two years ago Creative Forces Music Therapist Rebecca Vaudreuil met Master Sergeant Michael Schneider at Walter Reed Medical Center. Newly retired from military service, Schneider was still in treatment for injuries he had suffered during deployment, including traumatic brain injury and PTSD. In...
Enjoy as some of our NEA Big Read authors confess their love for literature in these interview clips.
The mission of the Los Angeles-based 18th Street Arts Center is simple: to provoke public dialog through contemporary artmaking. This happens through a few different channels, one of which, the Artist Lab, is specifically desgined for mid-career LA artists. The Artist Lab artist must be someone who...
Like many actors, Cassie Beck knew at a young age that she wanted to perform. Her journey began with competitive Irish step dancing. Then, she went on to act competitively throughout the South. Dr amatic acting, however, wasn't her primary passion; that spot was reserved for musical theater. One...
We talk with arts leader Milton Rhodes about Winston-Salem, North Carolina's emerging role as a hub for arts and innovation.
Learn about our regional arts organizations through our "United States of the Arts: Tell Us Your Art Story" film series!

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