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Just sayin’.

We’re drowning in a river of words: blogs, emails, text messages, tweets, comments, speeches, oratory, rhetoric, verbal engineering, commentary, and spin, spin, spin.  Sure, we contribute our fair share right here on Scanning the Dial, but our contribution to the torrent hopefully sets just the right tone, is just clever enough and feels just right. […]

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Americans for the Arts and the Obama Administration

Do you hear that rumbling sound?  That’s the sound of the creative class locomotive beginning to roar. 1200 of the nation’s arts leaders came to Seattle last week for the Americans for the Arts (AFTA) national conference.  I thought you might like to hear some of the voices that are leading the national dialogue. (more…)

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered in Grant Park on Tuesday

I was in Grant Park Tuesday night for the big event, and it was the most thrilling experience you can imagine.  Besides the electricity and unbridled joy of the occasion, it was about 90% young people.  All races, all nationalities, all income levels.  They were powered by hope, and their energy was infectious. I couldn’t […]

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