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CultureFlash from Fractured Atlas

Fractured Atlas as a Learning Organization: As If One Bottom Line Wasn’t Enough Project Roundup: LGBT Pride Month July 30th-August 2nd – Research Director Ian David Moss is donning his inner summer camp director cap as he heads out to … Continue reading

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PAA Advocacy Report: July 2014

From: Performing Arts Alliance <info> Subject: PAA Advocacy Report: July 2014 Date: July 16, 2014 at 2:08:35 PM EDT Reply-To: Performing Arts Alliance <info> Founding Members: Association of Performing Arts Presenters | Dance/USA League of American Orchestras | OPERA America … Continue reading

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Breaking: NEA Cut Restored in House Cmte Action!

From: “Americans For The Arts” <advocacy> Subject: Breaking: NEA Cut Restored in House Cmte Action! Date: July 15, 2014 at 12:46:26 PM EDT Reply-To: Americans For The Arts <advocacy> July 15, 2014 Dear Arts Advocate: As you might recall, last … Continue reading

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House Subcommittee Approves $8 Million Cut to NEA

July 9, 2014 Dear Arts Advocate: Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Interior Appropriations Subcommittee approved a bill to fund the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and other cultural institutions like the National Endowment for the Humanities and the … Continue reading

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Senate Confirms Dr. Jane Chu as New NEA Chair

Americans for the Arts Praises Chu’s Experience in Arts and Management Thursday, June 12, 2014 Today the U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. Jane Chu as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Chu is currently the president and CEO … Continue reading

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Maddening Beauty – In Progress

Maddening Beauty – In Progress Jarman (all this maddening beauty) is playing at the Atlas Performing Arts Center until April 27th. For more information, please visit http://force-collision.org/. APRIL 24, 2014 | BY JAMILA REDDY 0 COMMENTS John Moletress in force/collision’s … Continue reading

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alight dance theater in Garden Performances

Read Original Post Here POSTED ON: 4/18/2014 10:00AM Alight Dance Theater, a small dance ensemble based in Greenbelt, Maryland since 2010, will present Dance in the Garden, a free outdoor performance series produced in partnership with the Chesapeake Education Arts … Continue reading

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Yvonne Rainer to perform two of her works at the American Dance Institute in Rockville – The Washington Post

Read original post here Yvonne Rainer to perform two of her works at the American Dance Institute in Rockville Al Giese/Courtesy of Fales Library and Special Collections – Unknown performance at Judson Memorial Church in 1963. By Sarah Kaufman, Published: April 18 E-mail the writer … Continue reading

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In Defense of the Dance Major

  April 19, 2014 · by shannondoolingdances · Bookmark the permalink. · Read original post here: In Defense of the Dance Major. Several months ago, I heard two interesting reports from NPR’s Planet Money team that focused on college majors and jobs – why people … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Grant Research

Fractured Atlas Blog 5 Tips for Grant Research Amanda Keating | Apr 17, 2014 5:28 pm Read Original Post Here It’s easy to get excited about the prospect of grant funding : grants carry with them a certain amount of … Continue reading

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Jumping for joy in Brookland as Dance Place gets a much-needed facelift

John Kelly/The Washington Post – Director Deborah Riley, left, and founding director Carla Perlo of Dance Place in Northeast Washington. By John Kelly, E-mail the writer read original post here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/jumping-for-joy-in-brookland-as-dance-place-gets-a-much-needed-facelift/2014/03/25/a40dfa0c-b368-11e3-8cb6-284052554d74_story.html Once a dancer always a dancer. That’s what I … Continue reading

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The Best Arts Job in the World

[read original post here] Michael Kaiser President, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts The Kennedy Center recently announced that Deborah Rutter will become its new president in September. It is with great ambivalence that I leave my job … Continue reading

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Rock the Goat

From Delirium Dog [read original post here] Tia Nina: “Pitchin’ The Tent” at Single Carrot Theater, Baltimore. March 14th, 2014 I cannot believe nobody has tried this yet: form an all-girl rock power trio; study every move, pose, routine, and … Continue reading

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‘Pleated’- MFA Thesis Concert by Stephanie Miracle at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

[original post here] by Rick Westerkamp on March 13, 2014 Walking into the Dance Theatre at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, I was excited to attend Pleated, Stephanie Miracle’s MFA Thesis Concert. My excitement stemmed from my interest in … Continue reading

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Balancing Acts: Dancers and Their Experiences With Motherhood

By Gavin Larsen [Read original post here] Christina Paolucci was the executive director of New York Theatre Ballet and pregnant with her first child in December 2011. Up against two deadlines of vastly different natures, right after having her labor … Continue reading

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Tour The Construction Progress At Dance Place

[read the original post on CurbedDC.com] Thursday, March 13, 2014, by Curbed DC Contributor [Photos by Gerry Suchy] A waltz of hardhats, lumber, drywall and ductwork is currently under way at the former Dance Place building, as construction of the … Continue reading

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Brookland Based ‘Contradiction Dance Company’ Takes Show To Anacostia Arts Center

by SHANI on MARCH 13, 2014 [read original post here] Brookland based dance company, Contradiction Dance will be performing “Walk a Mile” at the Anacostia Arts CenterMarch 14-23rd. The show is described as a “dance-based theatre experience about shoes and … Continue reading

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Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival – Dance Review by Sarah Kaufman

Bowen McCauley Dance program proves small and well-crafted can trump bigger and bolder By Sarah Kaufman, Published: March 8 [Read Original Post] You’d have to ask Charles Darwin why ambition and risk-taking are such standard hooks for our interest, whether … Continue reading

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President Releases FY15 Budget

Advocacy Update President Releases FY15 Budget March 5, 2014 Yesterday, President Obama released his FY15 budget proposal. Here are his requests for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and Arts in Education (AIE) programs at the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Preparing Documentation

Article from Fractured Atlas Blog [read original post] 6 Tips for Preparing Documentation by Theresa Hubbard Well, tax season is upon us, which means many of us who itemize our taxes are scrambling to make sure we have our receipts … Continue reading

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Israeli dance shows off its new moves

Article [read original post] Darial R. Sneed – Israeli choreographer Zvi Gotheiner’s ZviDance. By Rebecca Ritzel, Published: February 14 E-mail the writer When choreographer Zvi Gotheiner immigrated to New York in 1987, the doldrums of Israeli dance scene was one … Continue reading

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Bolshoi Director to Visit New York

Article [Read Original Post] By MICHAEL COOPER Sergei Filin, the Bolshoi Ballet artistic director who was wounded in an acid attack last year, will come to New York in April as one of the judges in the Youth America Grand … Continue reading

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‘Occupy’ merges emotional choreography, political awareness – by Bret McCabe

Towson dance professor Vincent Thomas brings latest production to Theatre Project VTDance/Vincent Thomas presents “Occupy” at Theatre Project. (Kanji Takeno, Handout photo / May 1, 2013) By Bret McCabe For The Baltimore Sun 2:02 p.m. EST, February 14, 2014 ” … Continue reading

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Bowen McCauley Dance’s bracing ‘An Evening to Love’ premieres two new works

by Celia Wren [Read Original Post in WashingtonPost.com] E. E. McCollum – Bowen McCauley Dance Company dancers Alicia Curtis and Alvaro Palau. By Celia Wren, Published: February 13 E-mail the writer One hates to slight the guy in the rhinestone-trimmed … Continue reading

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White House nominates Dr. Jane Chu for chairman of the NEA

Dear Arts Advocate, Last night, the White House made official their nomination for chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA): Dr. Jane Chu, the Chief Executive Officer of the Kauffman Center of Kansas City, MO. In a statement, … Continue reading

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Harvesting Intuition

Article Harvesting Intuition February 12, 2014 FIELD NOTES FROM LIZ LERMAN ART MAKING, ARTISTIC PROCESS, HIKING THE HORIZONTAL, TEACHING [read original post here] (Performers from left to right: Ted Johnson, Alli Ross, Keith Thompson, Marjani Forte, Tamara Pullman & George … Continue reading

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Rolling Dance Chair a step toward freedom of movement for people with disabilities

Article Rolling Dance Chair a step toward freedom of movement for people with disabilities [read original post] BY STEPHANIE HAYES Tampa Bay Times February 3, 2014 The kids released their wheelchairs and leg braces, the sticks that help them see … Continue reading

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Dance and Capitalism: A Love-Hate Relationship

Article Dance and Capitalism: A Love-Hate Relationship by Nora Younkin Originally Posted: 01/16/2014 10:59 am http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nora-younkin/dance-and-capitalism_b_4604452.html What is the biggest crisis facing contemporary concert dance? If you ask almost anyone in the field, they won’t say talent is sparse. They … Continue reading

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