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The Last Text of Augusto Boal

Oppression, according to Brazilian theater director and political activist Augusto Boal, happens when one person is dominated by the monologue of another and has no opportunities to reply, dialogue, or interfere in the change of an event.

Before Fire by Patricia Spears Jones

Patricia Spears Jones writes about D.C.'s recent 2010 Split This Rock poetry festival. Photos by Jill Brazel.

Creating The Fugitives for La Rinascita

Theater artist Anne Veal writes about the creative process of writing and producing La Rinascita Theatre's new adaptation of Oresteia, which opens February 10th, 2010 at the Capital Hill Arts Workshop.

George Jackson: What is Dance?

"Why didn't you give my child anything to dance?" she hissed, "there was not one dance step in that role!"

Seeing Red: A review of Sarah Kaufman’s review of Guangdong

Alison Friedman discusses why one modern Chinese dance performance does not represent China, or Chinese society, but does represent our shallow understanding of world dance.

Creating ‘Postcards’ by Alec Simpson

Visual artist Alec Simpson discusses being an artist entrepreneur, and the creation of his upcoming solo show.

Cem Catbas on Creating Scheherazade for the Baltimore Ballet

The Artistic Director of the Baltimore Ballet writes about the preparations for his company's performance of "Scheherazade", one of the great classical ballets.

Jackie Hoysted on her Solo Show: Afternoons – Where Drawing Meets Painting

Jackie Hoystead writes about what she's been thinking about as she prepares for her upcoming one solo show at the Fisher Gallery: context matters.

Fair Use Copyright Law for Artists

Robert Bettmann reports what Artists need to know about copyright law, and fair use copyright law.

A Guide to Participating in Artomatic by Tammy Vitale

Local artist and Artomatic veteran Tammy Vitale offers her advice on how to "do" Artomatic, the DC-areas largest annual art happening.

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Joan, Bob and Ginsberg by Anant Dhavale

Joan, Bob, and Ginsberg If you had known Joan and Bob you would have said they were such crazies - her hauntingly beautiful voice his wildly cataclysmic fantasies...

Three Poems by Lenny Liane

Little Creatures The teacher who looked ancientto her circle of first gradersleaned forward and explained that the typical lightning bugwas simply the twinklein an angel’s eye,...

Two Poems by Ann Bracken

Inner Compass Golden shovel from David Whyte’s poem “Sweet Darkness”“…anyone or anything that does not bring you alive it too small for you.” It could rain...
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