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The Sounds of Hispanic Heritage Month: A Spotlight on NEA National Heritage Fellow Musicians

17 days ago   |   By Arts

The Sounds of Hispanic Heritage Month: A Spotlight on NEA National Heritage Fellow Musicians
Date
Fri, 09/24/2021 - 12:00
Paulette Beete
Fri, 09/24/2021 - 14:45
Author
By Don Ball
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Lorenzo Martínez y Riflexiones (featuring National Heritage Fellows Lorenzo and his father Roberto ) playing at the 2004 Smithsonian Folklife Festival in a concert sponsored by the NEA. Photo by Jim Saah
The United States is a nation of immigrants whose collective stories interweave to make America the unique, resilient, colorful, and beautiful tapestry...
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Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: NEA Heritage Fellow Suni Paz

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: NEA Heritage Fellow Suni Paz

17 days ago   |   By Arts

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: NEA Heritage Fellow Suni Paz
Date
Wed, 09/29/2021 - 12:00
Paulette Beete
Wed, 09/29/2021 - 15:23
Author
By Paulette Beete
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"When I came to the United States and started singing for the children, I said 'These children have to see their world open like a map in front of their eyes so they can see themselves who they are, how important they are, how vital their function in this society.'" 2020 NEA Heritage Fellow Suni Paz was one of the first artists to bring the nueva canción tradition-the “new...
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NEA Statement on the Death of NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith

17 days ago   |   By Arts

NEA Statement on the Death of NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith
Liz Auclair
Wed, 09/29/2021 - 18:46
Date
Wed, 09/29/2021 - 12:00
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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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NEA Public Affairs, publicaffairs arts.gov
Artistic Field
Music
Honor
Jazz Masters
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Obituary
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It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the passing of Dr. Lonnie Smith, Hammond B-3 jazz organist and composer, and recipient of a 2017 NEA Jazz Master Fellowship.
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It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the passing of Dr. Lonnie...
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Happy National Arts and Humanities Month! 

Happy National Arts and Humanities Month! 

17 days ago   |   By Arts

Happy National Arts and Humanities Month!
Date
Fri, 10/01/2021 - 12:00
Paulette Beete
Fri, 10/01/2021 - 17:18
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By Paulette Beete
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"From our Nation's earliest days, we have recognized the arts as a foundation of our Republic. As George Washington wrote in 1781, 'The arts and sciences essential to the prosperity of the State and to the ornament and happiness of human life.' Today, any American-regardless of their background-can create art and turn to it for hope, acceptance, and inspiration. The arts and humanities have united us as a Nation-from the...
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NEA Statement on the Death of NEA Opera Honors Recipient Carlisle Floyd

NEA Statement on the Death of NEA Opera Honors Recipient Carlisle Floyd

17 days ago   |   By Arts

NEA Statement on the Death of NEA Opera Honors Recipient Carlisle Floyd
Liz Auclair
Fri, 10/01/2021 - 19:59
Date
Fri, 10/01/2021 - 12:00
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Opera
Honor
Opera Honors
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Obituary
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It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the passing of Carlisle Floyd, opera composer and librettist, and recipient of a 2008 NEA Opera Honor.
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Photo of Carlisle Floyd at the 2008 NEA Opera Honors by Henry Grossman
It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the passing of...
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