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Quality of Place + Quality of Opportunity = ArtPlace

September 16, 2011 by Carol Coletta, Director, ArtPlace Carol Coletta. Photo courtesy of Ms. Coletta Yesterday, I was honored to announce the establishment of ArtPlace, a consortium of foundations, federal agencies, and financial institutions to drive the revitalization of cities and towns with a new investment model that puts the arts at the center of […]

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Postcard from Alaska, Part Two

September 13, 2011 By Rocco Landesman Rocco caught a fish THIS big at the Silver Salmon Camp. Photo by Sven Haakanson As you read yesterday, my first day in Alaska was truly jam-packed. The pace didn’t let up! On the second day of our trip with the Rasmuson Foundation, we went to Bethel, and a […]

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Postcard from Alaska, Part One

September 12, 2011 By Rocco Landesman A 2004 performance of Julie Jensen’s play Wait! at Perseverance Theatre, an NEA grantee in Douglas, Alaska. Rocco caught up with Perseverance’s executive artistic director, Art Rotch, during his whirlwind tour of Alaska. Photo courtesy of Perseverance Theatre Last week I was in Alaska as part of the Rasmuson […]

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