An Open Letter to Rob Bettmann by Loren Ludwig

An open letter from musician, composer and music historian Loren Ludwig to Bourgeon editor Robert Bettmann asserting that "technique is ideology."

Why Should the Government Support the Arts?

"I wrote to artists and non-artists to ask the question: why should our government support the arts?"

Maida Withers: What is Dance?

Perhaps we should ask what is NOT dance? If you think you are dancing, you are! If you think someone else is dance, they are! Alwin Nikolais...

Cindy Coldiron on Creating Cast Recycled Glass Public Art

Cindy Coldiron writes about her new public art commission, and some of the concerns specific to working with recycled glass.

Robin Gilmore: What is Dance?

Dance is a lifeline. Dance does not lie (there's nowhere to hide). No matter where I am or what I'm doing, that moment becomes a dance at the...