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January 30, 2013
Members of the Filipino-American community are invited to hear musical excerpts from the opera and meet the producers and performed on Thursday, January 31st at 6:30PM at the Philippine Center. (556 Fifth Avenue).
December 8, 2012
I would go so far to say that, after post-structuralism, communication is now the dominant force in design innovations. PQ provides designers with an international art-based platform where they can wrest back the current valorization of time-based performance modes, which visual artists have ruthlessly co-opted for their own ends
December 6, 2012
"These events, on a practical level, raise the public’s level of awareness of the importance of good creative design. They affirm the professionalism and creativity of outstanding designers and theater architects. And these events have demonstrated an economic impact to the countries that host them."
October 22, 2012
Straight from their Christmas theatrical tour, the African Children’s Choir will be performing a segment of their new show “An African Christmas,” in which they share the warmth of what it’s like to celebrate Christmas in the villages of East Africa
October 15, 2012
"We know that's been helpful to arts organizations during the economic downturn," said George Jacobsen, an associate program officer at the foundation. "The Detroit Arts Support grants weren't created with that in mind. But it's clear that they're provided some stability in a difficult period."
September 24, 2012
he move stands to cut off aid that currently totals about $50 million a year, a relatively small sum but a potentially devastating blow for groups that came to rely on foreign money as domestic controls over politics tightened
September 18, 2012
Tonight, September 18, Linyekula returns to Florence Gould Hall to debut his autobiographical new work, Le Cargo, which tells of his 2011 return to Obilo, the Congolese village where he spent part of his childhood. Co-presented by "Crossing the Line" (the French Institute Alliance Française’s annual fall festival) in association with the Museum for African Art.
September 3, 2012
The event, which will take place in Queens, consists of an exhibition by Eric De Leon Zamuco, an installation performance piece by Jeho Bitancor; and a salon-style talk by transnational writer Ninotchka Rosca, the author of "Endgame: The Fall of Marcos."
August 22, 2012
Romney originally campaigned in the primaries that he would cuts arts spending in half. His new position means: Goodbye arts subsidy programs. Goodbye Amtrak subsidy. Goodbye PBS. Goodbye National Endowment for the Arts. Goodbye National Endowment for the Humanities.
August 17, 2012
Activists in more than 40 cities around the world (Dublin, Odessa, Melbourne, Barcelona, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Vienna, London, Paris, Moscow and so forth) have joined forces on this very same day to organize political and performance actions that demand the freedom of Pussy Riot. A complete list of events around the world during "Free Pussy Riot Global Day" appears here.
August 17, 2012
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 22, one of the three women, said, "If this political system throws itself against three girls … it shows this political system is afraid of truth." She called the charges against them a "political order for repression" and denounced Putin's "totalitarian-authoritarian system."
August 8, 2012
Ulrike Müller's conceptual project, "Herstory Inventory" is a theatrical installation. It pushes together two sets of created inventory: new art inspired by the Lesbian Herstory Archive, and museum objects from the Brooklyn Museum where it is presently on view through September 9, 2012.
August 2, 2012
A gallery exhibition at the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York displayed the Cărtureşti spirit. Cărtureşti is a cultural venue that functions as a bookshop, tea studio, and project space, taking direct action towards revitalizing the Romanian artistic life, urban pleasures and social responsibilities.
July 20, 2012
Three young women are being detained by Russian authorities for allegedly performing a protest song in a cathedral as part of a feminist punk group Pussy Riot. If found guilty, they could be jailed for up to 7 years just for exercising their free speech. The three women are currently in pre-trial detention, which has been extended to January 2013.
July 14, 2012
Civil and human rights activists note that Russian donors are afraid to support nonprofit organizations that criticize the government, which leaves those nonprofits dependent on foreign funding.
June 30, 2012
A new communiqué, sent via email from Ponta's online team and dated June 28, 2012, is accusing ICR of "financial and legal irregularities" as well as "dysfunctional aspects," without actually offering any tangible evidence. In quick reaction, ICR's executive board members have drafted a point-by-point response that calls this communiqué full of "disinformation and blatant lies." At issue: 10 million euros, the annual budget of ICR.
June 4, 2012
The research, conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics, showed a 16% drop in public elementary school instruction for drama/theatre over the past ten years, and a 3% drop in secondary schools.