2013 National Endowment for the Arts releases funding guidelines for Our Town

guidelines for the Our Town grants program at the NEA.

Date: October 15, 2012
Program inquiries: Email OT@arts.gov to schedule a call with an NEA design program specialist
Media inquiries: Victoria Hutter, hutterv@arts.gov, 202-682-5692
National Endowment for the Arts releases funding guidelines for Our Town
Our Town staff would be interested in seeing more applications from folk arts organizations and/or from communities that might propose a project with a folk and traditional arts focus.
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NCTA Job Annoucement Programming Manager – The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA)

a non-profit traditional arts organization producing multi-cultural festivals, national tours and other public programs seeks an experienced, highly-motivated individual with a strong commitment to a broad spectrum of folk and traditional arts to develop and coordinate program content for major annual festivals, tours and other events.

Programming Manager – The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA)
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Folklore: Review of Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild

The folkloristic dimension rests not so much in the myth and magical realism that pervade the film (the piece that reviewers often point to when invoking Zeitlin’s folklore background) as in the unvarnished (and profoundly ethnographic) portrayal of the details of their everyday lives.

Review of Benh Zeitlin’s “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

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