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Whether it's the legendary jazz clubs, magnificent architecture, or literary lineage, the arts are intricately woven into the fabric of New Orleans. To better understand this symbiotic relationship, we spoke...
Bert Crenca

Bert Crenca talks about founding the community arts center AS220, its interaction with the city Providence, and its arts education offshoot AS220 Youth. [24:46]

Sacramento, CA Dancers from Sacramento Ballet perform on the street for free to better connect with the community. Photo courtesy of Sacramento Ballet Innovation Since coming to Sacramento with roots in New York and Los Angeles, I am continually inspired by being part of a community reaching for...
Washington, DC In October, Michael Killoren will join the NEA as our new director of Local Arts Agencies and Challenge America Fast Track. (Read our press release here .) Michael joins us from Seattle where he's been serving in Mayor Mike McGinn's cabinet as the city's director of arts...
U Street NW

Josephine Reed talks with a collection of local experts about the history and revitalization of U Street, NW in Washington, DC. Once known as the "Black Broadway," U Street is again a vibrant cultural place in the city, as evidenced by Arena Stage's smash production of Sophisticated Ladies...

For passengers lucky enough to catch certain Connecticut Transit buses on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon, a simple commute can transform into an unexpected artistic experience. Theater groups, spoken-word poets,...

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