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Local art community speak on helping industry during pandemic

By Alejandra Palacios Click here for updates on this story     MILWAUKEE (WDJT) — U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin was in Milwaukee Saturday afternoon, Aug. 28. visiting the Pabst Theater to meet with recipients of a grant which provided funding to local entertainment venues affected by the pandemic. Senator Baldwin and local representatives in the arts community said the Shuttered Venue Operator Grant, known as SVOG, ...

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Sen. Baldwin, local art community speak on SVOG helping industry during pandemic

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58)-- U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin was in Milwaukee Saturday afternoon, Aug. 28. visiting the Pabst Theater to meet with recipients of a grant which provided funding to local entertainment venues affected by the pandemic. Senator Baldwin and local representatives in the arts community said the Shuttered Venue Operator Grant, known as SVOG, made a big difference in keeping places like the Pabst ...

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New Books on Renaissance Art History Speak to Urgent Concerns of Today – ARTnews.com

When the executive director of the ACLU, Anthony D. Romero, delivered a cautionary TED Talk titled “This Is What Democracy Looks Like” in early 2017, his presentation was, in essence, an art history lecture on Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s frescoes known as the Allegories and Effects of Good and Bad Government, painted between 1337 and 1339 for the town hall in the Republic of Siena. Projected ...

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Choreographer, Musician Speak to Harvard Students about Art in ‘Our Moment’ | News

Two pioneering artists spoke on their work, the symbiosis of art and social justice, and creativity amid the coronavirus pandemic at a virtual event hosted by Harvard’s Office for the Arts Wednesday.The event — titled “Creativity and Courage: Two Artists Speak to Our Moment” and moderated by Office of the Arts Associate Director for Programming Alicia Anstead — featured musician and music entrepreneur Aaron ...

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Student Speak: Learning Liberal Art needs strong critical thinking

Growing up in a picturesque hill station called Shillong, in the North-Eastern part of India, Soumyodeep Deb often desired to critically analyse his learning. This brought him to Delhi University where he obtained a Bachelor's degree in History and Master's degree in East Asian Studies from the University of Delhi. His desire to study Liberal Arts took him to Hong Kong, to pursue his ...

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‘Now or never’: Former Trump staffers press others to speak out ahead of election – National

Elizabeth Neumann wrestled with the decision for weeks. She worried about the backlash, the impact it would have on her career, potential threats to her family.But the former Department of Homeland Security official, who had resigned in April, reached a breaking point after President Donald Trump deployed Homeland Security agents to Portland, exacerbating tensions there. She decided it was worth the risk to ...

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‘Project Uplift’ uses art to speak to health-care workers | News

JEFFERSONVILLE — A group of Southern Indiana artists is harnessing community energy for a series of art pieces designed to honor and uplift healthcare workers at Clark Memorial Health.The first installation of “Project Uplift,” a collaboration between the Jeffersonville Public Art Commission, Clark Memorial Health and Today’s Media, was hung recently at the hospital, with the second and third pieces to be placed in ...

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