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Announcing Arts Alive Grants

Black Marble

    In order to learn about Baroque music, I checked in with Karen Marie Marmer and Jorg-Michael Schwarz of the duo the Black Marble, who tell me that Baroque music, popular from about 1600 to 1760, is “absolutely glorious…a blending of different voices…and emotional without being melodramatic.” These two musicians take their Bach and Handel so […]

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Wanna be president?

Ariel Plantz thinks of herself as a “community artist”…a creative brand I hadn’t heard of before.  A community artist is different than, say, a community organizer.  We all know he became President.  A community artist, if he or she is lucky, may land an exhibition at a museum or alternatively get another gig and then […]

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