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2011-04-18 12:48:00

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "While the $12.5 million in cuts to the NEA this year represents a significant reduction, it is encouraging that Congress did not go through with the more extreme measures that House Republicans proposed earlier this year. Thanks to the efforts of Americans for the Arts and all those who participated in Arts Advocacy Day, including actors Kevin Spacey, Alec Baldwin, Kerry Washington and Hill Harper; Edgar Smith, CEO of World PAC Paper;...

2011-03-21 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning actors Alec Baldwin (30 Rock, It's Complicated, The Departed) and Kerry Washington (Ray, Last King of Scotland, Mr. & Mrs. Smith) will be participating in the 24th annual Arts Advocacy Day events in Washington, D.C., April 5. Arts Advocacy Day is presented by Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts, in partnership with Ovation, the only television network dedicated to arts...

2011-03-14 16:20:00

LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "While it's not surprising that those hungry for constant media attention, like Sarah Palin, would use the misguided words of one former NPR employee as fodder to call the entire organization a mouth piece for the Left, I am surprised that she would go so far as to extend this thinking to the NEA. She has called the NEA 'frivolous' and said it should be cut. This kind of knee-jerk, uninformed rhetoric is the stuff of cheap-shot campaign...

2010-02-23 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Arts for LA, the regional advocacy organization facilitating community support for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) arts education program, has named Charles Segars, CEO of Ovation, as Chair of The Campaign to Save Arts Education in LAUSD. Eli Broad, philanthropist and founder of the Broad Art Foundation, and Maria Bell, renowned arts advocate, have been named Honorary Chairs. The announcement was made today by Arts for LA Executive...

2010-01-27 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Ovation TV announced the launch of a national arts education initiative at an event for NY City teachers held at the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Working with Cable in the Classroom and the New York City Department of Education's Office of Arts and Special Projects, Ovation TV developed arts-related curriculum units and companion programs for educators that are now available through a newly created education portal. Ovation...


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