The portal is not yet open for submitting applications but will be as of June 5. This program is a rebroadcast of pianist John Davis talking with Community Arts program manager Deborah Boykin about his interest in the music of Blind Tom, a 19th Century composer who was born a slave in Columbus, Georgia and who went on to tour the country playing his compositions in opera houses, concert halls, and other performance venues.
He also wrote an outstanding, eye-opening piece (that was published on June 9, 1992,) about the 1992 Los Angeles Riots: in his article The First Multiracial Riots,” he argues that contemporary media reports fundamentally misunderstood the L.A Riots of 1992 as simply a Black vs. White” phenomenon, when it was actually the first multiracial class riot in American history.” Both of his articles were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
Joshua Triliegi: I had been editing The BUREAU of Arts and Culture Magazine for a few years, we printed thousands of magazines that were widely distributed throughout Los Angeles and San Francisco and had created an on-line part of me that had dabbled in fiction through the years with screenplays and short stories had been ignored for those few years.
Activities of the Council for the Arts of Herndon are sponsored in part by the Town of Herndon, the Arts Council of Fairfax, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the Ruth and Hal Launders Charitable Trust and the Nelson J. and Katherine Friant Post Foundation.
One might note there are very few politicians and lawyers involved in daily practice of martial arts – one reason is that martial art teaches them to be ethical and show concern for others, something that has been eliminated by the majority of these people.