99seats at Parabasis follow up on his original post to Howard Sherman. At the risk of tooting my own horn, I said something similar this week!
Polly Carl has a beautiful post over at HowlRound on theatre as a gift.
If art is, as I believe it to be, a gift that transforms our lives and transports us from death to life, then the transactional nature of making art will always be an ill fit....We’re products of a market-driven culture but gifts in moments of transformation supersede the forces of the market. Making art falls somewhere in between commerce and transformation.
Sarah Ann Austin takes on Michael Kaiser from a dance perspective.
The Arts in Philadelphia
Right now PIFA is happening in Philly. You should go see things. But I want to pass on this shout out to the Mural Arts Program from a philanthropist in town for the Council on Foundations.