Introduction to Focus Section “Technique” by Brian Buck

Brian Buck's introduction to the Focus Section on Technique, originally published in Bourgeon Vol.2 #3

Ed Lazere: Why Should Government Support the Arts?

"Public support for the arts is important because governments should engage in activities that improve the quality of life in their communities, particularly by supporting things that the private market might not otherwise provide."

What is Dance? by Brian Buck

What is dance? Well that depends on how one defines dance. The existence of this journal is a reflection of the fact that we all have different...

White Do-Gooderism in DC’s Dance Education Scene by Jonathan Carrington

Jonathan Carrington, Executive Director of Dissonance Dance Theater, writes about the problems of white teachers bringing traditionally white dance forms to minority communities.

Panel Discussion on Visual Arts Criticism

Here are some notes from the Washington Project for the Arts panel discussion: Running for Cover(age), which proceeded from an expose on Washington's isolated artists. (Image by Jessica Yang from the Art in America coverage of the event.)