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Collected prize-winning Susan Smith Blackburn Prize World’s most prestigious prize given to the best English-language play written by a woman goes to… (2/1/2023) - The winner of the 2011-2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize will be named at the awards presentation on February 28th in London. I wish I could be there!
Temecula Wine Resort Rendering 4-SB Architects WINE & DINE A new winery resort will soon arise in Southern California (12/9/2023) - The project team expects to announce the name of the resort in early 2016.
HERE Arts Center artistic director Kristin Marting Why you should support HERE Arts Center’s April 16 Mixtape benefit (4/13/2012) - NEW YORK CITY: In my book, Kristin Marting, the founding artistic director of HERE Arts Center, is a visionary. People today see her frequently with Kim Whitener, who runs HERE along with Marting (together they won an Obie Award), but I
"RepresentAsian" poster of AAAPAC: Asian American Performing Arts Coalition Why are Asian Americans invisible on New York stages? Feb. 13 industry town hall confronts the powers-that-be. (1/30/2012) - "Asian American performers are the least likely among the major minority groups to play roles that are not defined by their race," says a coalition of Asian American actors.
Large-scale sculpture "Mirror (Trellis)" by Teresita Fernández (2010) |  2 layers polished precision-cut stainless steel with screen printing on back layer | Dimensions: 46 1/2 x 41 inches White House appoints visual artist Teresita Fernández to U.S. Commission of Fine Arts (9/19/2011) - Members of the arts panel play a key role in shaping Washington’s architecture by approving the site and design of national memorials and museums; advise the U.S. Mint on the design of coins and medals
Watch short film on Papo Ortega’s Cubanoson, NYC’s popular Cuban orchestra, here… (2/9/2023) - Released by MeLu Films, Cubanoson: The Story, is described as "a behind-the-scenes look at what makes this popular orchestra unique in the world of Latin music.
Igor Josifov inside "2-Dimensional" | Courtesy of Queer New York International Arts Festival Walk over me | Stepping over Balkan performance artist Igor Josifov is both a work and a walk of art (6/11/2022) - In "2-Dimensional," an unconventional performance installation, the young Macedonia-born artist Igor Josifov lies underneath a plexiglass structure. Starting 8 pm Tuesday June 12 to Thursday June 14 at Abrons Arts Center Gallery, "2-Dimensional" invites the audience to walk over him.
Video | Past and present casts of “Chorus Line” honor musical’s composer Marvin Hamlisch (10/16/2012) - Make sure you watch until the end when more than 50 members of Broadway’s A Chorus Line, join Paper Mill’s cast in “One” to honor this musical icon
Image from 2011 National Pavilion of the United Arab Emirates VENICE BIENNIAL | United Arab Emirates seeks applicants for Venice internship for 2013 (12/3/2023) - “Hands-on experience is an ideal way to learn about best practices in the international arts context, the Venice Internship offers such experience and much more. I look forward to sharing my curatorial process with these bright young Emiratis.” Reem Fadda, Curator.
Eve Ensler, V-Day founder and author of "Vagina Monologues" V-Day founder Eve Ensler launches virtual identity at (4/13/2012) - Eve Ensler's new site,, will be a comprehensive archive of her extensive articles, essays, books, plays, films, documentaries and speeches

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