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Learn how one Big Read program opened up a historical conversation for the community.
NEA Literature Fellow Samrat Upadhyay gives us a glimpse at his version of the writing life.
Until a few weeks ago, I never fully understood what it must feel like to be born the wrong gender. The difficulty and the pain—yes, that part I understood. But I never quite grasped what it must feel like on a visceral, cellular level to feel that your body was a stranger’s, and that your identity...
Paige Rogers of Cutting Ball Theater talks with NEA theater specialist Eleanor Denegre about a transformative theater residency.
We can sum up Edgar Allan Poe's life story in 10 quotes, or at least, give it a good try.
An interview with theater director Kate Whoriskey about her process and what gets her to say yes to a play.
Learn more about NEA's Creativity Connects pilot grant opportunity.
Here's a sneak peek at a roundtable we are hosting on creating more opportunities for deaf theater artists.
Ready for a little Friday fun? Great, us too. See if you can guess the Big Read title from the emojis below. The answer key is beneath! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Answers 1. The Great Gatsby 2. Fahrenheit 451 3. The Grapes of Wrath 4. The Maltese Falcon 5. A Farewell to Arms 6. Old School 7. Sun,...
"Let the children boogie. " -David Bowie, “Starman” For years before Every Student Succeeds, which the President signed into law last month, proponents of K-12 arts education were fond of claiming that a federal focus on test-based accountability—particularly for math and reading—had the unintended...


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