Ten years after "The Great Immensity," received a National Science Foundation grant that drew the ire of Congressional Republicans, The Civilians' Artistic Director Steve Cosson discusses the complicated relationship between the government and arts organizations.
We continue our investigation into Atlantic Yards, the largest development project in Brooklyn’s history. When it is finished, it will house the Barclays Center, the new home of the Brooklyn (neé New Jersey) Nets. Here, Billy Eugene Jones plays a homeowner who lived in the footprint of the site, Marsha Stephanie Blake plays City Councilor Letitia James and Sam Breslin Wright plays Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. Jones returns at the end of the episode to sing “The Circle Song” by Michael Friedman.
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