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THE RECESSIONARY ARTS
Foreclosure Photo Exhibit Sheds Light On Housing Crisis
"The idea of growing up there and losing it all -- I think about that and all the other stories. It makes it very powerful
Connecting The Dots
Ian David Moss
Research Director, Fractured Atlas
's Underpants Gnomes, arts projects may have a clear idea of what they're putting into the process and what they hope to get out of it, but a much vaguer sense of how they're going to get from Phase 1 to Phase 3.
Arts In America
Why am I home right now, attempting to be a writer instead of wailing my guts out somewhere in an opera? Well, I was supposed to have a gig this spring with San Antonio Opera. Except San Antonio Opera filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and no longer exists.
After The Meltdown: Where Does Architecture Go From Here?
References Unemployment and underemployment have soared across the country, architecture firms have shrunk, and jobs are
'Acknowledged': San Francisco Photographer Captures The Faces Of Homelessness (PHOTOS)
"In essence I'm a sort of Main Street portrait photographer, only the clients are dealing with homelessness and poverty when
'After The Factory' Documentary Explores Common Struggles In Two Cities
The film may not answer those questions, but it explores how residents of Lodz and Detroit try to answer and adapt to these
Can The Arts Survive Without Banks?
Artistic Director, American Conservatory Theater
By supporting a local arts organization, a bank helps ensure the survival of a strong community ecosystem while at the same time raising its own profile in the business community. That's the equation. If we don't want to traffic in that equation, we shouldn't accept the support.
The Real Taxpayers Of The U.S.A: How We're All Funding Reality Shows
Unemployment Is A Lifestyle For Actors, And Now Too Many Others
Performer, Writer, Teacher
Like most actors and many Americans, I'm unemployed. Right now, the country is running an 8.6 percent unemployment rate.
75-Year-Old Local Theater Takes One-Year Hiatus After 'Falling On Hard Times'
By Adam W. McCoy For the January show, the Players are teaming up with Champion's new theater venture, Cream City Theater
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CULTURE & ARTS
Can An Image Authentically Represent An Era?
"More American Photographs" is on display at the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, through Dec. 17. A
What Happens After the Recession?
Chairman, DeVos Institute of Arts Management
People who think the arts ecology will return to what it was when the recession finally ends are setting themselves up for major disappointment. Those who do not prepare for a new world order are not acting in the best interests of their organizations.
At Occupy Broadway, A Theatrical Plan To Reclaim New York City's Public Spaces
One Man Tries To Revive Detroit Real Estate, Make Cool Stuff
Is Recycling Culture Good For America?
Moviegoing And The Economy: Courting Adults In A Time Of Declining Film Attendance
Introducing The Recessionary Arts: A HuffPost Culture Series
Deputy Features Editor, The Huffington Post
When the arts are raised in the context of the recession, the discussion usually hits two extremes -- "saving" them, or slashing their funding -- neither of which is as compelling to explore as the arts themselves.
More Artists, Less Money: Can They Adapt To The Recession?
CULTURE & ARTS
Recession Art? Making Music From Household Objects
It doesn't take much to make experimental music; forget the wah-wah pedals or the synthesizer, all you need is a roll of
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