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“Recovery happens only in community.” — Jonathan Shay, clinical psychiatrist and author known for his treatment of combat trauma suffered by Vietnam veterans Today, the National Endowment for the Arts unveils an expanded partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense called Creative Forces: NEA...
For deaf individuals, the inherently verbal nature of theater poses obvious, often prohibitive challenges. While some theaters have made closed captioning available to audiences, others approach deafness as a unique artistic opportunity rather than as an obstacle to be worked around. One of the...
Dive intoauthor Louise Erdrich’s world through this roundup of quotes.
Since fleeing Cuba on a Freedom Flight in 1970, playwright Nilo Cruz has returned just once: in 1979, to visit sisters who initially remained behind. Though he resettled with his family in Miami at age nine, Cuba remains a central presence in Cruz’s work, from his physical settings, to his...
By the People: Designing a Better America is a call to action to create more inclusive, equitable, healthy, and just places—to design an ecosystem of opportunity for all people across the country. By the People is the third exhibition in Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s socially...
Here's a roundup of some free digital apps to let you create art on the go!
QUIZ! Can you guess these NEA Big Read titles from their first lines?
It’s been a difficult year, to say the least. Between police shootings, vitriol against immigrants, and millions of stranded refugees, it would be easy and even understandable to feel impotent when facing crises that require such broad systemic change. But Raquel de Anda has never doubted her...
“I'm here to say that anybody who has doubts—because everybody has them, doubts and despair and negative thoughts—it’s always important to realize they're just thoughts and you can easily just say, ‘Go away, you're not helping me.’ Failure is just succumbing to all of that and not believing in...

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