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.
In our ongoing series exploring the Occupy Wall Street movement, actors perform monologues crafted from interviews with real-life protestors. This episode covers the raid on Zuccotti Park in November 2011 and its impact on the movement. Daoud Heidami and Caitlin Miller portray protestors Shawn and Laura, librarians who traveled from Canada to Zuccotti Park. Gretta Lee plays Carrie, who discusses the start of #ConcreteIdeas. And Matt Dellapina performs a monologue from a life-long protester.
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