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Tag Archive: arts education

Jul 17 2012

Liveblog: Haley vetoes in the house

The house is voting today on the Haley vetoes.  The senate will vote tomorrow.  You can watch here: http://www.scstatehouse.gov/video/videopage.php?chamber=H List of vetoes here: http://www.thestate.com/2012/07/07/2344499/haley-issues-budget-vetoes.html#storylink=misearch Veto 1: Destroy the Arts Commission – Override 110-5 (FUCK YEAH) Veto 2: Destroy EPSCOR Funding (Research at Universities) – Sustain 70-45 Veto 3: Destroy Sea Grant Consortium (Research at Universities) – Override …

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Jul 15 2012

Watch me argue with a bunch of punks: with drinking game

FtB did another video podcast, if that’s what they’re called, in which we talked about education.  If you’d like to see me all huffy about education being a social justice issue (WHICH IT IS) feel free to skip forward to 1:04:45. Drink every time Chris Rodda says David Barton Drink every time PZ mocks JT …

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Jul 09 2012

Help me save South Carolina, the arts, and my mom

Ken May, Executive Director, "The state can’t wrest my cellphone from my grip"

Over the weekend, the governor, Nikki Haley, destroyed the South Carolina Commission for the Arts — the cut was such that the 20 people who work there cannot show up to work today, can’t even go into their building, because of liability issues.  The arts in South Carolina brings in $9.2 billion and creates 78,000 jobs …

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Feb 22 2011

Youtube for Non-Profits

Expanded from original post at Social Axcess. I am a big fan of the arts and, particularly, the arts in education.  I’ve spent a lot of time in my life either working on the business side of arts, like in film, or volunteering in artistic communities or for arts groups.  I think people are drawn …

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