WETA Arts

WETA Arts October 2021

This month, host Felicia Curry visits with Kaywin Feldman, director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Also in this episode – artist Nekisha Durrett foregrounds the underrepresented in her bold installations; dancer-choreographer Allen Xing infuses his dance with his heritage; and the women behind the prestigious Smithsonian Craft Show.

WETA Arts October 2021

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This month, host Felicia Curry visits with Kaywin Feldman, director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Also in this episode – artist Nekisha Durrett foregrounds the underrepresented in her bold installations; dancer-choreographer Allen Xing infuses his dance with his heritage; and the women behind the prestigious Smithsonian Craft Show.

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Allen Xing

Allen Xing has developed not only community classes but also a rigorous professional development program through his dance education program. Keep an eye out for upcoming performances, and see some of his works here.

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Smithsonian Craft Show

The October craft show is online but the organizers hope the spring 2022 show will be back in person. In 2021, the Committee awarded 5 grants, ranging from the translation of science education materials to coronavirus research. Check out grant recipient Mpala Research Center’s live cam

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    This month, host Felicia Curry visits with Kaywin Feldman, director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Also in this episode – artist Nekisha Durrett foregrounds the underrepresented in her bold installations; dancer-choreographer Allen Xing infuses his dance with his heritage; and the women behind the prestigious Smithsonian Craft Show.

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