PRESS COVERAGE

April-May 2013: Coverage of the Second Festival of Traditional American Music
All coverage of the three tours which comprised the Second Festival of Traditional American Music is listed on the Festival's webpage.

March 1, 2013: Vashdog.ru (In Russian)
An interview with Program Director Susan Katz about the Second Festival of Traditional American Music and the Quebe Sisters Band.

November 15, 2012: Gazette.net
A report on a 2012 ArtsLink Independent Project between student artists at the VisArts Center in Rockville, Maryland and students at the Center for Contemporary Arts Afghanistan in Kabul.

September 28, 2012: Ahram (In Arabic)
The largest newspaper in the Middle East announces CEC ArtsLink's expansion to include Middle Eastern countries in ArtsLink Awards.

September 20, 2012: The Huffington Post
Coverage of Global Art Lab's Art Prospect festival in St. Petersburg; the first large scale public art festival in Russia.

September 16, 2012: The National
An interview with Executive Director Fritzie Brown about ArtsLink Residences and the recent expansion to five new countries.

September 5, 2012: Russia Beyond the Headlines
RBTH reports on Global Art Lab's international public art festival, Art Prospect.

July 2, 2012: Examiner.com
A highlight of One Big City's project Ceznja: Born Longing (Tales and Songs from Croatia) between artists Abena Koomson and Kristina Leko at The Kitchen in NYC.

May 28, 2012: Voice of America (In Russian)
Oleg Sulkin of Voice of America reports on the One Big City project Moya Amerika (My America) by artist Daniel Gallegos and filmmaker Mikhail Zheleznikov at Museum of the Moving Image. Sulkin interviewed artists at the opening event on May 24th.

May 24, 2012: New York Daily News
Opening of One Big City project Moya Amerika (My America) by artist Daniel Gallegos and filmmaker Mikhail Zheleznikov at Museum of the Moving Image listed in events section.

May 18, 2012: Native American Music News
A report of R. Carlos Nakai's tour of Russia for the Festival of Traditional American Music, including long excerpts from Nakai's blog during the tour. Find all Festival of Traditional American Music press Here.

May, 2012: New York Magazine
One Big City project Moya Amerika (My America) by artist Daniel Gallegos and filmmaker Mikhail Zheleznikov at Museum of the Moving Image listed.

May 1, 2012: WBAI 99.5 FM, The Artsy Fartsy Show
Executive Director Fritzie Brown and artist Daniel Gallegos discuss One Big City and Moya Amerika (My America) on WBAI's Artsy Fartsy Show, recorded live at May Day rally in Union Square. Read more on The Artsy Fartsy Show Blog.

April 4, 2012: Los Angeles Times
CEC ArtsLink's Zhenia Stadnik quoted in article about Russia's ban on art and artifacts loans to American museums.

March 29, 2012: Moscow Times
Moscow Times reports on Wylie & the Wild West's concert at Spaso House, home of US Ambassador Michael McFoul, in Moscow as part of the Festival of Traditional American Music.
Find all Festival of Traditional American Music press Here.

March 16, 2012: Great Falls Tribune
"Montanans in Russia are ambassadors for cowboy culture" - Wylie & the Wild West head to Russia for the Festival of Traditional American Music.

March 2012: Russian Press Coverage of the Festival of Traditional American Music
An impressive collection of press clippings for the Festival of Traditional American Music from publications such as the St. Petersberg Times, Argumenty i Fakti, St. Petersburg in Your Pocket, Radio Hermitage and many more. (most clippings in Russian)

March 13, 2012: Time Out Peterburg (In Russian)
Festival of Traditional American Music, presented by CEC ArtsLink as part of American Seasons in Russia, featured in Time Out Peterburg. Profiles of Wylie & the Wild West, The Brotherhood Singers and R. Carlos Nakai Trio.

March 2012: Kommersant (In Russian)
CEC ArtsLink presents the Festival of Traditional American Music, as part of American Seasons in Russia, under the auspices of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission. Listing, description and schedule.

March 13, 2012: Russia Profile.org
A report from Moscow on Balfa Toujours and Jeffery Broussard et Ses Amis and the last concert on their tour through Russia for the Festival of Traditional American Music, as part of American Seasons in Russia.

March 10, 2012: Center TV (In Russian)
Balfa Toujours and Jeffery Broussard et Ses Amis play Cajun and Zydeco music in Moscow, Russia as part of the Festival of Traditional American Music. Both groups featured on Center TV news.

March 7, 2012: St. Petersburg Times
Balfa Toujours and Jeffery Broussard et Ses Amis play Cajun and Zydeco music for a sold out concert hall at the St. Petersburg State Jazz Philharmonic to kick off the Festival of Traditional American Music in Russia..

March 5, 2012: Piter.TV (In Russian)
Balfa Toujours and Jeffery Broussard et Ses Amis play Cajun and Zydeco music in St. Petersburg, Russia. Piter.TV highlights Festival of Traditional American Music in Russia.

March 2012: Living Life Magazine (In Russian)
Profile of The Brotherhood Singers and the Festival of Traditional American Music, part of "American Seasons in Russia", in collaboration with the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress.

December 2011: The Village Voice
Exhibit by ArtsLink Award recipient Branko Francheschi is on the Village Voice's Best Art Shows of 2011 list!

Fall 2011: Bactria Cultural Centre Newsletter
CEC ArtsLink's Global Art Lab street art festival with Gabriel Reese and Evgenii Makshakov at the Bactria Cultural Centre in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, featured in the Bactria Cultural Centre Fall 2011 newsletter.

October 21, 2011: VL.ru
CEC ArtsLink’s public art project in Vladivostok, Russia gains wide media attention in Russia. This article (in Russian), “UFOs” and “Bears on the Trees” Appear Near the Children’s Hospital, recounts enthusiastic public reception of the installations created by young Russian artists in collaboration with US artist and curator Kendal Henry near the hospital for cancer patients.

August 12, 2011: New York Times
CEC ArtsLink receives prestigious Rockefeller Foundations 2011 Cultural Innovation Fund Grant for One Big City program.

June 8, 2011: St. Petersburg Times
CEC ArtsLink presents The Magic Story Table by JD Beltran and Scott Minneman at ProArte in Peter & Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg, Russia.

February 4, 2011: Washington Square News
Film Artists of Odessa by Dmitry Khavin, made possible by his 2009 Artslink Projects Award, reviewed in Washington Square News.

February 2011: Art in America
Art critic, Contributing Editor to Art in America, and past VisArt Central Asia participant Eleanor Heartney writes about her
2010 travels and lectures in Central Asia.

January 5, 2011: New York Times
2010 ArtsLink Independent Projects Awardees Belarus Free Theatre featured in the New York Times. Article includes quote
from CEC ArtsLink Executive Director Fritzie Brown (Page 2).

November 2010: America.gov
ArtsLink Fellows Pursue Innovative Projects During U.S. Visit (pdf or site link)

October 2010: Dancing Times
Dance critic Jack Anderson reviews Open World New Russian Interdisciplinary Performance: HEAT in 100th anniversary
issue of Dancing Times.

October 2010: Style Weekly
The US debut of Siberian Folk Music ensemble Sibirskaya Vechora featured on the front cover and highlighted as a Don't Miss as part of the Richmond Folk Festival, Richmond, Virginia.

August 20, 2010: Time Out New York
New Russian Interdisciplinary Performance: HEAT at Dance New Amsterdam named Critic's Pick in Time Out New York.

July 12, 2010: New York Magazine
Listing for New Russian Choreography at Joyce Soho in New York.

July 12, 2010: Flavorpill
Write-up for New Russian Choreography at Joyce Soho in New York.

July 8, 2010: Time Out New York
Listing for New Russian Choreography at Joyce Soho in New York.

June 28, 2010: The New York Times
Kambar Kalendarov and Kutman Sultanbekov, traditional musicians from Kyrgyzstan, perform at the Bang on a Can Marathon in New York.

August 13, 2009: The New York Times
Write-up for New Russian Choreography, an interdisciplinary performance by Russian choreographers and directors at the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York.

August, 2009: Hustler of Culture
Write-up for New Russian Choreography from Hustler of Culture.

August, 2009: Flavorpill
Another write-up for New Russian Choreography.

August, 2009: Russian Mix
New Russian Choreography's listing on Russian Mix.

July 3, 2009: The New York Times
The listing for New Russian Choreography, an informal showing by four Russian choreographers in New York.

September 20, 2008: The St. Petersburg Times
A review of the international art exhibition, H2O: Nordic and Russian Art in Public Spaces in St. Petersburg, Russia

September 5, 2008: The St. Petersburg Times
A write-up of H2O: Nordic and Russian Art in Public Spaces

Autumn 2008: Hermitage Magazine
Another write-up of H2O: Nordic and Russian Art in Public Spaces

July 20, 2008: The New York Times
A write-up for a performance by Dialogue Dance Company at the Living Theater in New York

April, 2005
A write-up for a public reading by four Russian writers at the University of Mississippi in Oxford

January 4, 2005: The Village Voice
A short write-up of FlipSIDE, an exhibition of work by artists from Central and Eastern Europe and the United States

December 17, 2004: The New York Times
A New York Times review of FlipSIDE by Ken Johnson

December 13, 2004: The New Yorker
Another write-up of FlipSIDE.