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Jan 27, 2014

Since 1997, Americans for the Arts has partnered annually with The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), the official nonpartisan organization of the 1,139 US cities

Jan 10, 2014

As a tip of the hat to the 2012 Nancy Hanks Lecture lecture during which Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author Maureen Dowd introduced keynote speaker Alec Baldwin

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May 28, 2014

Maya Angelou, famous poet and author who wrote the autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," among many other works, has died today at age 86. 

May 27, 2014

Musician and arts advocate John Legend delivered the commencement speech at the University of Pennsylvania on May 19th, where he discussed the link between art and social justice.

Jan 30, 2014

Between the moving 33 marriages officiated by Queen Latifia during the big-winners Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performance (oh, and Madonna!), the memorable performances by Daft Punk and Bey

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