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The Arc of Common Sense is Long

but it bends towards prosperity.      (bet you didn’t see that coming!)

Threats of global devastation should have been enough, but the common sense of developing renewable energy sources didn’t appeal to a lot of people until the short-term economics did. 716 more words

Sonya Sutton

EMPAC Director Johannes Goebel Hosts an Open Dialogue on Art

TROY, NY—Why is there art? Why should anyone care? Isn’t everything art and everyone an artist? What is the place of art in this society and at Rensselaer? 398 more words


Restless NYC’s This Was the End transforms Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya into a multimedia theatrical installation

Troy, NY — In playwright Anton Chekhov’s canonical work Uncle Vanya, the titular character asks, “What if I live to be 60?” Contemporary dramaturg Mallory Catlett and her troupe Restless NYC have attempted to answer this question with  294 more words


The Crossing to perform Bang on a Can composer Michael Gordon’s "Anonymous Man" at EMPAC

Troy, NY — On Thursday, March 22, at 7:30PM, Grammy Award-winning choir The Crossing will perform composer and Bang on a Can founder Michael Gordon’s new choral work  438 more words