Monday, October 10, 2011

On Columbus Day

If you think that you know early American history (I thought I did), then read A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World by Tony Horwitz and prepare to be left not only open-mouthed but well informed and armed with a spectacular knowledge of early American history seldom discussed in school.

"By the time the Pilgrims came to Plymouth, St. Augustine was up for urban renewal"

- Michael Gannon
Prof. of History
University of Florida

Bad Art Destruction Party

Time: Thursday, October 13 · 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Warehouse Theater
1017 7th St NW
Washington, District of Columbia

Facebook details and RSVP here.

Tsk... tsk...

Billions of dollars in arts funding is serving a mostly wealthy, white audience that is shrinking while only a small chunk of money goes to emerging art groups that serve poorer communities that are more ethnically diverse, according to a report being released Monday.
Read the AP story here.