When A Facebook Comment Says More Than a Long Blog Post About Diversity

October 16th, 2015 § 7 comments § permalink

“Is there a link for this so I can read the whole thing if there's more?” “Maybe this wants to grow up and become a blog post?” “I've been encouraging him to do so!!!!” “This, I feel, is not just a statement for theater folk, but a life statement, a ‘how are you living in the world’ statement.” The quotes above have all been written in the past 24 hours or so in response to a comment I made on Facebook – not a blog post, not an essay, but a comment, although admittedly Continue reading...

How You Can Save Arts Journalism Starting Right Now

March 26th, 2014 § 8 comments § permalink

I am going to take it for granted that, since you’ve opted to read this article, you care about the arts. I’m also going to save time and typing by assuming that you appreciate media coverage of the arts and that you realize that without the attention of the media, it will be ever harder for the arts to share their news, their work and their value locally, nationally and internationally. Since we are agreed, I will proceed directly to my point. If you want to see intelligent, comprehensive Continue reading...