1000 Words: Memorials

Oklahoma City Memorial

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana, The Life of Reason, Volume 1 In America, the summer is bookended and filled with many of our traditional “patriotic” holidays (if you don’t like Labor Day as patriotic then shift it back a week or …

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1000 Words: Push 4 Art

A few years ago, as a part of a national symposium about student engagement in the performing arts, some of my colleagues, primarily those from the Krannert Center at the University of Illinois, talked about the concept of a new initiative they were doing called “Push 4 Art.” The idea …

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