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Nick Leitzke on Plenty

“Crisis struck when I ran out of record sleeves. I had no need to worry, though. This is America where nothing runs out.”

Protecting Artists When Galleries Go Bankrupt – Rob Bettmann

"DC needs to amend the Commercial Code so that artists’ property isn’t taken by creditors if a gallery goes through bankruptcy."

Clark Ray: Why Should Government Support the Arts?

"The greatness of a people is eventually judged by what they contribute to the arts and culture of their times."

Campello — The Most Recorded Song in the World

"I am told that the most recorded song in the world is the Beatles' Yesterday. But among the top 10 most recorded songs in the world, and also the most recorded Spanish language song in history is the Guantanamera."

DC Arts Agency Spending on the Artchive

The DC Advocates for the Arts report District arts agency spending from 2009.

What’s an Emerging Artist? on Bmore Art

“Artist 'categories' are bandied about by artists, gallerists, jurors, and critics and most of the people using these terms seem to be clueless, when questioned, about what they actually mean."

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Three Prose Poems by Laura Costas

The Bending There are whales in the sky. The last of the day’s sun presses upbrilliant, flat, white bellies; the higher-ups’ downward pressure, astrongly moral...

Two Poems by Nancy Naomi Carlson

ODE FOR THREE EXES Ex-husbands, like other catastrophes, come in threes.One dead, one fled to New York, and one out of touch.The lost and found...

Three Poems by Rebecca Bishophall

Editor's Note: These poems appear in Breaking the Blank, available from Day Eight: https://bit.ly/3VbR9vL. Seduction Seduction… Drag my finger downtheir spine thenbreathe them in. The more pages the...
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