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04.01.2011 | | Posted at 07:53 AM

Joshua Kane brings the NEAs Big Read to UW-Whitewaters Young Auditorium

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read campaign is looking to, “restore reading to the center of American culture.” Okay—that’s a pretty ambitious goal for a single project, but it’s a noble one. As a part of the NEA’s Big Read, UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium welcomes talented stage performer Joshua Kane in a performance of his one-man show Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Ter...
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Program highlights Jack London’s ‘The Call of the Wild’

We’ve all heard the names—Jane Austen, Mark Twain, Charlotte Bront, Ernest Hemingway—but sadly many of us have not read the works. In fact, according to a 2004 report from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), studies of the written word in America are declining across all ages. Perhaps even more disturbing...