Sustainable Local Cultural Communities

Guess Who's Invited to the White House?

Jean Cook & Casey Rae-Hunter
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Since Barack Obama’s inauguration, many in the arts community have pondered what the change in leadership might mean for our field. It’s clear that the new president has some interest in music—he’s got Jay-Z on his iPod and even handpicked “long, strange trippers” The Dead to play at the Mid-Atlantic Inaugural Ball in D.C. But looking past the meeting of tye-dyes and power ties, what does this mean for cultural policy?

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