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PBS’s Billion Dollar Budget

In this month’s edition of 15 Bytes, Edward Reichel pointed to the current political debates about federal funding for the arts and public broadcasting as one reason for his examination of the importance of classical music: “With Congress thinking about eliminating funding and doing away with the National […]

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James Franco Afraid of Flying

The Salt Lake Art Center announced that that Renaissance man James Franco will not be attending the  January 27 presentation of his work Three’s Company: The Drama at Salt Lake Art Center’s exhibition of Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier. “With the Oscars so close can’t risk flying,” his […]

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Public Art

“This Is The Place Monument by Mahonri Young is about as popular as public art gets in Utah … Forgotten are the politics, money, controversy, and conflict that surrounded the monument’s development during the 1940s. “If past public projects now seem pacific and universally accepted, it is only […]

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337 Project in London

Not really. Even though we hope (were a wealthy donor to finance it) Adam Price would still jump at the opportunity, despite his present duties at the Salt Lake Art Center, the 337 Project is not actually in London. But the Guardian today reported on an art project […]

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Top 25 Arts Destinations

Every year American Style Magazine ranks America’s Top 25 Arts Destinations. Since the rankings are based on readers’ votes, the list of winners — separated by city size — is as much about mobilization of voters in a city as it is about nationwide recognition. As you might […]