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The 2017 Whitney Biennial Is the Most Politically Charged in Decades

The 2017 Whitney Biennial Is the Most Politically Charged in Decades | Artsfile | Scoop.it
The first, last, and only Hillary Clinton biennial.
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A Children’s Museum ‘Surprise Blockbuster’: A Show on Islam

A Children’s Museum ‘Surprise Blockbuster’: A Show on Islam | Artsfile | Scoop.it
“America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far,” at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, is designed to educate young visitors and prevent bias.
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Richard Wagamese: Remembering a kind spirit

Richard Wagamese: Remembering a kind spirit | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Wagamese as a man who helped Canada better understand the stories of Indigenous people
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How Will the Canada Council’s New $88.5 Million Digital Fund Be Spent?

How Will the Canada Council’s New $88.5 Million Digital Fund Be Spent? | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Canada Council CEO says nation needs digital projects that benefit not just individual artists or organizations, but the entire arts sector.
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Trump Proposes Eliminating the Arts and Humanities Endowments

Trump Proposes Eliminating the Arts and Humanities Endowments | Artsfile | Scoop.it
It was the first time a president has called for ending the endowments, which were created in 1965 under President Lyndon B. Johnson.
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Female Old Masters finally get their day in the sun

Female Old Masters finally get their day in the sun | Artsfile | Scoop.it
The Art Newspaper is the journal of record for the visual arts world, covering international news and events. Based in London and New York, the English-language publication is part of a network of titles founded by Umberto Allemandi with editions in Italian, French, Russian, Chinese and Greek.
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New Message at Some Museums: Don’t Just Look. Do.

New Message at Some Museums: Don’t Just Look. Do. | Artsfile | Scoop.it
More and more, art institutions are trying to prompt community involvement in social issues, from gender discrimination to sex trafficking.
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Review: ‘Come From Away,’ a Canadian Embrace on a Grim Day

Review: ‘Come From Away,’ a Canadian Embrace on a Grim Day | Artsfile | Scoop.it
This musical pushes emotional buttons as it portrays a town’s efforts to accommodate travelers whose planes were diverted to a Canadian town after the 9/11 attacks.
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Margaret Atwood on What ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Means in the Age of Trump

Margaret Atwood on What ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Means in the Age of Trump | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Atwood on whether her dystopian classic is meant as a “feminist” novel, as antireligion or as a prediction.
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Michael J. Fox 'humbled' to receive Canadian honour of Governor-General's award

Michael J. Fox 'humbled' to receive Canadian honour of Governor-General's award | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Other laureates include Martin Short, Jean Beaudin, Brigitte Haentjens and Yves Sioui Durand
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Ojibway author Richard Wagamese dead at 61

Ojibway author Richard Wagamese dead at 61 | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Award-winning Ojibway author Richard Wagamese, whose work was inspired by the generational damage left by Canada's residential school system, has died.
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Museums Chart a Response to Political Upheaval

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In a tumultuous era, some museums are rushing to embrace the political moment, while others deliberately retreat.
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Books Can Take You Places Donald Trump Doesn’t Want You to Go

Books Can Take You Places Donald Trump Doesn’t Want You to Go | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Books are central to our resistance to a too narrow vision of the world.
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Canadian Crystal Pite gives pointed look at refugee crisis in London debut of Flight Pattern - The Globe and Mail

Canadian Crystal Pite gives pointed look at refugee crisis in London debut of Flight Pattern - The Globe and Mail | Artsfile | Scoop.it
B.C.-born choreographer’s first work for Royal Ballet is a clear and purposeful look at an ongoing humanitarian crisis
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Behind The Tutus, Ballet Is A Boys' Club. This Ballerina Wants To Fix That.

Behind The Tutus, Ballet Is A Boys' Club. This Ballerina Wants To Fix That. | Artsfile | Scoop.it
The ballerina may be the visual symbol of the art form, but men wield most of the creative control.
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Canada Council announces $88.5-million Arts in a Digital World fund

Canada Council announces $88.5-million Arts in a Digital World fund | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Canada Council for the Arts head Simon Brault says the fund will help the arts sector play ‘catch-up’ in age of digital transformation
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Justin Trudeau Brings Ivanka Trump to Broadway Show on Welcoming Outsiders

Justin Trudeau Brings Ivanka Trump to Broadway Show on Welcoming Outsiders | Artsfile | Scoop.it
The Canadian prime minister, who has emphasized welcoming refugees, attended “Come From Away” with the president’s daughter in a pairing that was rich with symbolism.
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Museums Chart a Response to Political Upheaval

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Ojibway author Richard Wagamese dead at 61

Ojibway author Richard Wagamese dead at 61 | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Award-winning Ojibway author Richard Wagamese, whose work was inspired by the generational damage left by Canada's residential school system, has died.
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New Message at Some Museums: Don’t Just Look. Do.

New Message at Some Museums: Don’t Just Look. Do. | Artsfile | Scoop.it
More and more, art institutions are trying to prompt community involvement in social issues, from gender discrimination to sex trafficking.
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Margaret Atwood on What ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Means in the Age of Trump

Margaret Atwood on What ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Means in the Age of Trump | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Atwood on whether her dystopian classic is meant as a “feminist” novel, as antireligion or as a prediction.
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Review: ‘Come From Away,’ a Canadian Embrace on a Grim Day

Review: ‘Come From Away,’ a Canadian Embrace on a Grim Day | Artsfile | Scoop.it
This musical pushes emotional buttons as it portrays a town’s efforts to accommodate travelers whose planes were diverted to a Canadian town after the 9/11 attacks.
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