Let's go back, for a minute, to the year 1991. America seems like a much different place — except it really isn't. The nation finds itself entrenched in war in the Middle East, with oil prices spiking and consumers scrambling. Everyone teeters on the brink of a vast and ominous precipice called "recession." In short, things don't look good. But, as has been the case historically, the arts tend to flourish in the face of adversity. Turmoil and uncertainty in society spawn creativity in... More >>>