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National Endowment for the Arts: Once Again Fighting For Its Life

The latest bit of disturbing news to come from Donald Trump’s White House is that his proposed budget for next year eliminates the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). For those of you unfamiliar with this agency, let me give … Continue reading

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Crossing A Cultural Divide: The Art of Sanaz Mazinani

Speak a new language, so that the world can be a new world. – Rumi This quote from the 13th century Persian poet and scholar Rumi is an apt one to use in discussing the work of the Iranian-Canadian artist … Continue reading

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A Sea of Signs: Resistance

We spent last Saturday marching in Oakland, California with 100,000 other patriotic Americans fearful for our country’s future. What started out as a national women’s march quickly turned into an international call for resistance. Yes, I know this is a … Continue reading

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