If confirmed, Lowe will be the first Native American head of the NEA, and Jackson the first African American and Mexican American to lead the NEA.
The playwright/performer will speak about her search for the American character, including pieces from work-in-progress about the school-to-prison pipeline.
For Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s Mark Hofflund, a relationship with Congressman Mike Simpson gives rural arts an advocate in high places.
Is the Humanities Council being politicized? Plus, other news of NEA funding and legislative action.