Photo by Thomas Mikusz
Dave Porter’s iconic music is an essential part of the story: Think Breaking Bad, and Better Call Saul.
Photo Courtesy of the Folger Theatre
From Pericles to Tupac Shakur, Wayne Carr embodies fully-realized characters on the stage.
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Tazewell Thompson may be wowing critics and audiences with his direction of the opera Appomattox, but he’s an equally brilliant theater director and playwright.
After 40 years, Mayor Riley steps down, leaving a legacy that demands art and beauty in the everyday.
Photo by Joan Marcus
Jane Alexander reflects on her time at the NEA, her life-long love affair with theater, and the centrality of art to the human experience.
Photo by Christine Mignola
Mike Mignola, the creator of Hellboy, still loves drawing monsters.
Richard Hunt talks about creating large pieces of abstract art for public spaces and reflects on his time on the National Council of the Arts.
Karen Zacarias is the most produced Latina playwright in the nation. Now, she brings the telenovela to the stage with Destiny of Desire.
Photo courtesy of Kevin Locke
By performing and teaching Lakota flute and dance, Kevin Locke brings the past and the future together.
Photo by Barbara Banks
Most kids run away from home to join the circus. For Dolly Jacobs, it was a family affair.
Phot by Fabrizio Ferri
They got the first grant from the NEA back in 1965 and are celebrating their own long history.
Photo courtesy University of California-Riverside
The new poet laureate of the United States and two-time NEA fellow calls for everyone's heart to speak out.
Photo by Ashlee Duncan
A life in the folk and traditional arts.
Photo by Shlomo Godder
Her debut feature film Little Accidents takes us into the heart of a coal-mining town.
How a writer created the music magazine he wanted to read.