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American Theatre Wing Announces 2016 National Theatre Company Grants

By American Theatre Editors NEW YORK CITY: The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of the 2016 National Theatre Company Grants. The grants, which total $120,000, will be presented at a private event on Oct. 17. “I am delighted to be honoring this year’s selections for the National Theatre Company Grants, and …

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Philadelphia Orchestra Ends Its Brief Strike

Mark Makela for The New York Times  The Philadelphia sound will sound again. The Philadelphia Orchestra ended a brief strike on Sunday, two days after its musicians sent a shock wave through the classical music world by walking off the job just before a season-opening gala. The players went on strike Friday to protest …

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Real Estate for the 1 Percent, With Art for the Masses

By Randy Kennedy:  New York Times, JULY 7, 2016 THE sculptor Richard Serra, a stickler about the differences between art and architecture, once described most public sculpture in urban architectural settings as “displaced, homeless, overblown objects that say, ‘We represent modern art.’” For most of the last century, residential and commercial developments in New York City tended …

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