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COAL

COAL was a two-year project (1992-94) conceived by former faculty member Mary Kathleen Ernst that included a commissioned musical piece and residency by the composer, Judith Shatin, at West Virginia's Shepherd College. The purpose of COAL was to deepen the community's knowledge of and relationship to the arts and 20th century music through a project that had resonance in the region. Shatin's statewide research and interviews with citizens of West Virginia focused her residency on mining history and related contemporary issues. (continue)

Ukiah Players Theatre

Ukiah Players Theatre is committed to providing their rural audiences with a wide range of theatre experiences including the classics and contemporary plays as well as original theatre pieces created for, by, and about our community. Their project upRooted/reRooted had the goals of promoting full communication, consensus-building, and healing. The two different versions of the play dealt with the varying views on deforestation in northern California. (continue)

Esperanza Center for Peace and Justice

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MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana

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Poets for Global Justice

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Cultural Perspectives in Civic Dialogue

This 106-page book illuminates how cultural norms mediate public space and how choices regarding art forms can support or discourage civic participation of various cultural groups. (continue)

Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre

Dell'Arte International is the United States center for the development, exploration, training, creation, and performance of the physical theatre traditions and their contemporary applications. We are a true 'regional' arts center for our geographically diverse community. (continue)

Urban Bush Women

Founded in 1984 by Jawole Willa Jo Zolar, Urban Bush Women (UBW) is a performance ensemble dedicated to exploring the use of cultural expression as a catalyst for social change. UBW weaves contemporary dance, music and text with the history, cultural and spiritual traditions of African Americans and the African Diaspora, exploring the transformation of struggle and suffering into the bittersweet joy of survival. (continue)

Flint Youth Theatre

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Maryland Historical Society

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