Happy Belated Veterans Day

I was so excited to post news about the COVID-19 study results that I completely blanked on my usual Veterans Day post. And this year’s entry is extra special because thanks to the voters of Arizona, one of the biggest threats to military music will no longer be in Congress! Senator Martha McSally lost her bid to become a senator in 2016 but ended up getting appointed to the other seat …

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It’s Time To Get Political

Now that the national election appears to be on in earnest, it’s time for arts advocacy groups and arts supporters to begin holding elected officials accountable for their position on the arts and arts funding. It’s no secret where the current administration stands on the arts: with its figurative shoe planted on its throat. Consequently, that choice should be self-evident. But there are plenty of other political races to watch, such …

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Go Vote!

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It’s election day and if you haven’t already cast ballet vote in early-voting  be sure to get out before your polls close. If the weather is bad, you’ve had an awful day, or life has thrown some sadness in your direction, don’t be afraid to reach out to friends and family for encouragement, support, and assistance. While there are no shortages of hot button topics this election cycle, don’t forget to …

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Don’t Wait, Register To Vote Now!

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We’re rapidly approaching the November 6, 2018 election and if you haven’t registered to vote or need to update your registration info, don’t put it off until the last moment. National Voter Registration day was Sep. 25 but that doesn’t mean it’s too late. You can kick off the registration process at nationalvoterregistrationday.org or vote.org, check your local state’s reference information, or look on Facebook to see if you have a …

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Don’t Forget To Hold Elected Officials Accountable For Their Position On The Arts

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Granted, there are no shortages of topics that inspire passions among voters in today’s political climate but it’s worth reminding everyone that you should take the time to explore a candidate’s arts policy. For some candidates, positions are well known such as Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), who is running to fill the Senate seat vacated by Republican Jeff Flake. If Rep. McSally’s name rings a bell, that’s because she has been …

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