We just came across this super helpful flow chart from the good folks at GOOD. It shows you step by step how to cook cheap food that’s tasty and easy to make but gives you more variety than your usual pasta dish: you start with the basic onions and work your way out to other simple ingredients until you’ve got a minestrone, chili con carne or risotto. Before you know it, your menu has more interchangeable parts than a Mr. Potato Head, who, incidentally, would fit in nicely with that beef stew recipe.
Artists aren’t the only ones who deserve a leg up to do what they do. A similarly underrepresented body politic in Brooklyn, at least where funding is concerned, is its nonprofit sector. We’re talking community organizers, advocacy groups and other 501(c)-3 organizations whose purpose precedes their paycheck. Micro-leadership rarely receives macro budgeting, which can make it hard […]
President Obama (god, that feels good) held his last press conference yesterday, and it may be the last of those we have in a while, considering who’s coming in to replace him. Many of us watched glassy-eyed as the POTUS made his final address to the nation last week. Some of us teared up. Some […]
In case you thought Trump wasn’t going to come for the artists, think again. The president elect’s proposed sweeping cuts include a total elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts, which means we’ll need to rely more than ever on funding and support from local arts organizations and cultural groups. And each other, obviously. Lucky for […]