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    23 days ago - By Rob Carey


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  • 2022 Poetry Ourselves Winners Announced

    2022 Poetry Ourselves Winners Announced

    23 days ago - By Arts

    2022 Poetry Ourselves Winners Announced
    Liz Auclair
    Thu, 04/28/2022 - 17:15
    Date
    Fri, 04/29/2022 - 12:00
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    About NEA Boilerplate
    Established by Congress in 1965, the National Endowment for the Arts is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities. Through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector, the Arts Endowment supports arts learning, affirms...
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  • The Art of Playing Dangerously  

    23 days ago - By Arts

    The Art of Playing Dangerously
    Date
    Fri, 04/29/2022 - 12:00
    Don Ball
    Fri, 04/29/2022 - 12:25
    Author
    By Don Ball
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    Body
    “No art says ‘I want to live' better or more forcefully than jazz.”
    -NEA Jazz Master Stanley Crouch
    Jazz is a dangerous art form. You live on the edge, held up by just a chord progression or melody ; from there you make up a musical story to tell. Right there, on stage, on command. Improvisation is the blood of jazz, and to be good at it requires being able to create that story, either as a monologue or a conversation with other...
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