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.
This episode features more material from “Occupy #S17,” a special cabaret the Civilians hosted at Joe’s Pub to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. Mia Rovegno directed the evening, which drew from interviews conducted by Adam Odsess-Rubin and Steven Cosson, among others. Featured here are monologues from actors David Cale and Jordan Mahome, as well as a rendition of John Lennon’s “Power to the People” by Marykate O’Neil & her band (Gerry Giaimo, Robin Eaton, David Shuman and Mia Theodoratus).
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