Monthly Archives: August 2012

PLAYING AN INSTRUMENT

The New York Times recently had an article about the destruction of old pianos.  Relatively few people play the piano now, and old pianos have become expensive to maintain.  As a result, a large number of pianos from the early … Continue reading

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PUBLIC FUNDING FOR THE ARTS

Some time ago I attended an event at a local art gallery.  The evening started with a play reading made from the writings of people involved in the W.P.A., Roosevelt’s attempt to publicly fund the arts.  The W.P.A. was considerably … Continue reading

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