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"John is one in a growing multitude of ex-members. They’re sometimes called the de-churched. They have not abandoned their faith. They have not joined the also-growing legion of those with no religious affiliation—often called the Nones. Rather, John has joined the Dones." http://www.churchleaders.com/outreach-missions/outreach-missions-articles/177144-thom-schultz-rise-of-the-done-with-church-population.html#.VJ9_jD5llcP.facebook   This is a shallow examination of "the chickens coming home to roost," but I like where…

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“Even though arts leaders and arts journalists don’t always work in tandem, their goals are usually the same: to raise awareness of work that reflects our society”

"There's been a gradual erosion of local news reporting—not just in the arts, but in all areas—as media outlets have cut back on their reporting staffs," he says. "This doesn't mean that people aren't interested in their communities. It just shows that the economics of the digital age make it harder for local outlets to compete against national and international…

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“theatre is “a white invention, a European invention and white people go to it””

Acclaimed British actress and director Janet Suzman probably wishes she could rewind back to the time where she said "Theatre is a white invention, a European invention, and white people go to it. It’s in their DNA. It starts with Shakespeare." Talk about a shit show. As someone who has worked doing marketing and public relations for non-profit theatres, I…

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“American Sabor” shows how Latin rhythms shaped U.S. sound, at Atlanta History Center

Check out my latest review for ArtsATL.com! "the exhibition makes the point that 20th-century Latin music in the United States was inherently political. A display of album cover art and videos throughout the show help tell that story. Unfortunately, the text doesn’t always do its part. Although a discussion of Cesar Chavez’s protests with the United Farm Workers of America…

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The privilege of fear

“Yeah,” he continued anxiously. “I’m okay. I guess. … Do you think they saw which dorm I went back to? Maybe I shouldn’t have told my roommate. Should I stay in my dorm and not go to the library tonight?” This article was published weeks ago, and I have been meaning to share it. "I taught my black kids that…

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