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In All Our Names, Dinaw Mengestu explores unlikely love in the midst of conflict.
Barry Bergey shares some memories about a lifetime immersed in folk and traditional arts.
Photo by Adam Nadel
Ping Chong, a visionary citizen-artist and six-time NEA grantee, connects racial history to our current unrest in his recent play, Collidescope: Adventures in Pre- and Post-Racial America.
Diana Green and Cathy Gassenheimer have a mission:
Arts Education for Every Alabama pre-k thru 12 Student!
Courtesy of Nathaniel Philbrick
In a slim, lucid and compulsively readable book, Nathaniel Philbrick makes an enthusiastic case for taking a look at Melville’s classic Moby-Dick.
Find out from Maria Jukic, executive director of Cleveland’s Clinic’s Arts and Medicine Institute and Tom Schorgl, director of the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture.
Photo Courtesy of Fred Foote
The neurologist/holistic practioneer knows first-hand the healing power of the arts for veterans.
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Max Brooks, author of World War Z, really isn’t kidding when it comes to zombies.
Photo by Tony Cook
In her memoir Men We Reaped, Jesmyn Ward attempts to understand the links in the untimely deaths of her brother and four friends.
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Nicole Gomez Fisher brings it all back home in her film, Sleeping with the Fishes. And goes on to win the award for Best New Director at the Brooklyn Film Festival.
Photo by Michael G. Stewart
Yvonne Walker Keshick brings a Native-American tradition into the 21st century.
For 40 years, Chunky Sanchez has playing and singing the stories of the Chicano people.
Photo by Enoch Chan
How Dance Place’s open door policy helped transform an underserved neighborhood into a vital arts district.
Photo by Tom Pich
Rev. Jerry Colbert shares one of the oldest African-American music traditions.
Kevin Doyle talks about his life-long passion for dance.