Sunday, April 21, 2013

LOCAL2013: Meet the Candidates Event -- Full Video

Sorry I haven't been doing well updating you all about the campaign to support the arts in NYC. We've been knocking it out of the park. I'm incredibly excited about the potential in this election.

Since my last update, I've been made Brooklyn Borough Chief for the League of Independent Theater, so I'll be the contact person for artists and venues in Brooklyn, as well as the candidates running in those elections.

Anyways, without further ado, here is the full video from the League of Independent Theater event: I'll write up some thoughts in a later post.

Here's the introductory remarks, including remarks by Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer:

Here is a mayoral candidate, the Manhattan Borough President hopefuls, and a Queens Borough President hopeful:

Candidates for Districts 1, 3, 5:

Candidates for Districts 6, 7, 8:

Candidates for 18, 35, 37, and the Public Advocate hopefuls:

Tuesday, April 9, 2013


I had my own round-up of posts in the past about how we make the case, but for this year's national arts advocacy day, here's 10 reasons to support the arts.

I'm going to bring this blog up to speed on the work the League is doing to actually make that case in New York, and the successes we're having, etc. but chew on those reasons for the moment.