Gail Browne is retiring from her position as executive director for the city of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture. She hasn't set a firm date, because she's staying on board during the transition to a new director. "We just posted the position and hope to do interviews in September, so we have someone in place by the end of the year," she says. "I'm committed to staying in place until we're able to identify the next leader."Browne has served as executive director since March 2014. Previously, she served more than a decade as director for the University of Arizona Poetry Center."This is an opportune and ideal time, with changes happening around the city and with the city council," Browne says of her upcoming retirement. "The work of this office is so important, and things are ripe for further change and growth." The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is part of the Phoenix Arts Commission, created by the Phoenix City Council in 1985 to preserve the city's cultural heritage while … [Read more...] about Here’s Why Phoenix Needs a New Executive Director of Arts and Culture
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Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Politics by Jonathan O'Connell, David A. Fahrenthold and Jack Gillum by Jonathan O'Connell, David A. Fahrenthold and Jack Gillum Email the author May 5 at 1:30 PM Email the author Less than a month before he became the Republican nominee for president in 2016, Donald Trump celebrated the grand reopening of Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland. (Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg) In the nine years before he ran for president, Donald Trump’s company spent more than $400 million in cash on new properties — including 14 transactions paid for in full, without borrowing from banks — during a buying binge … [Read more...] about As the ‘King of Debt,’ Trump borrowed to build his empire. Then he began spending hundreds of millions in cash.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul likens film to a crippled angel, an art form that is “limiting but divine.” The ongoing efforts of the esteemed Thai filmmaker, who won the top prize at France's 2010 Cannes Film Festival, to push through the limitations of the medium appear to literally burst at the feet of visitors to the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, where his exhibition “The Serenity of Madness” is making its last North American stop. His innovative video installation “Fireworks (Archives),” featuring a group of actors setting off firecrackers on the night-shrouded grounds of a Buddhist monastery, is projected through panels of glass, giving the impression that the sparkles of light are leaping out of the frame and onto the museum floor. “I tried it with another piece in Sharjah (in United Arab Emirates). We showed the work in a historic library. I liked the architecture and wanted it to be part of the experience,” Apichatpong said of using … [Read more...] about ‘Serenity of Madness’: Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s first video exhibit showcases work of Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest How Arizona's #RedForEd movement galvanized years of frustration in 53 days The Arizona #RedForEd movement went from a tweeted question to a historic movement in 53 days. Here's how. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Register your digital access. Arizona #RedForEd teacher walkout Aixa Reina (center left) and Tara Sanchez, (center right) both special education teachers at Cartwright School District #83 in Phoenix, march from Chase Field in downtown Phoenix to the Arizona capitol on the first day of the Arizona teacher walkout on Thursday, April 26, 2018. … [Read more...] about How Arizona’s #RedForEd movement galvanized years of frustration in 53 days