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I think if I hadn't had the dance background, it would have been much harder as a kid to be like, 'I'm going to be an actress.' But you're involved with one area of the arts and other things interest you. It feels like an easier move.
My father came from an intellectual and studious avenue as opposed to a brawler's avenue. So I had to go further afield and I brought all kinds of unscrupulous oiks back home - earless, toothless vagabonds - to teach me the arts of the old bagarre.
Music had been my first love among the arts, and I was fascinated by it, as I still am.
Amherst is a liberal arts college, committed to providing students with a broad education.
Any new producer starting up is to get investors' confidence. Investors are still very very wary of anything to do with the arts world.
We're under the Arts Council under the Minister for the Arts. The Minister for the Arts and the Minister for Industrial Development have great difficulty in agreeing over who should fund what in terms of film.
All the arts are predominantly national, and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us. The battle gets more and more vicious each year.
So for years I kept mum about my passion for needle arts.
The importance of the arts to the societies in which they thrive is well documented.
The arts are an integral part of the city's economic progress.
I happen to think that American politics is one of the noblest arts of mankind; and I cannot do anything else but write about it.
In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making.
Carol P. Christ
Anyway, when I was a kid, I dutifully went to the Sydney Technical and Fine Arts College.
Martial arts just normally would not draw me to the box office.
Of what use were the arts if they were only the reproduction and the imitation of life?
Alfred de Vigny
Making a living in the arts, though, creates so many jobs for other people.
Innocence of heart and violence of feeling are necessary in any kind of superior achievement: The arts cannot exist without them.
There's a high school in Camden, New Jersey, I call the Jill Scott School. It's the Camden Creative Arts High School. Those teachers and kids are so passionate about what they do, and 98 percent of the senior class went on to college.
Paris is certainly one of the most boastful of cities, and you could argue that it has had a lot to boast about: at various times the European centre of power, of civilisation, of the arts, and (self-advertisingly, at least) of love.
I would be in a room full of people being loud and running around, and I'd be in the corner just playing with the wall. So I was very, very quiet, but when I really got into the arts, that opened me up.
Harry Shum, Jr.
The arts saved my life.
Michael K. Williams
Coming out of college with a degree in fine arts and painting isn't worth much any more.
For many years, the government of Canada has massively supported orchestras and the arts in general.
Lara St. John
I never regret things. It's a really dangerous thing to say, but for anyone involved in the arts, the bad things that happen make for good material. It's not a comfortable truth, but it is true.
Movies are visual, aural, they involve people, and life, and ideas and art, they are so elastic. They can hold anything, withstand everything, and make you feel anything. Other arts can do that, but movies are the only ones that can incorporate other media into cinema.
It was something I was more interested in myself. When I went to see my sister dance at ballet, I was really into costumes and the arts, and my family was also supportive of whatever me and my sister wanted to do. I would say I pushed myself the most to be into design.
Everyone needs a creative outlet to express themselves, and the arts in school provides that.
I think an education is beneficial, but whether it takes an education to be successful in the arts is a whole other question.
Before I left for Germany, I had gotten accepted to the performing arts high school in New York, which was a big dream of mine. And having to leave that was very sad for me.
When I write now I do not invent situation, characters, or actions, but rather structures and discursive forms, textual groupings which are combined according to secret affinities among themselves, as in architecture or the plastic arts.
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