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Art Works Podcast: Capital Bop

July 19, 2012 By Josephine Reed A DC Jazz Loft performance. Photo by Kyoko Takenaka, used courtesy of Capital Bop In this week’s podcast, we go behind-the-scenes with Capital Bop. Writer Gio Russonello and musician Luke Stewart were used to seeing each another at one or another of Washington, DC’s many jazz clubs. The problem […]

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Taking Note: Do Jazz Enthusiasts Get Around Much Anymore?

September 2, 2011 By Sunil Iyengar, NEA Director of Research & Analysis “You are the music while the music lasts”– T.S. Eliot by flickr user Chovee When the NEA released results from its 2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, the numbers on jazz got plenty of attention. From trade journals to the popular […]

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Los Angeles Embodies Spirit of ‘Our Town’

The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is pleased to announce that we have received an Our Town grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), one of only 51 grants awarded nationwide. DCA will receive a $250,000 award, the largest grant amount available, to support the design of the Watts […]

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