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The Arts category includes proposals in subjects like visual art, performance art, humanities, media, literature, and music.

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Is there any interest in an “Acting” site?

This may be a rhetorical question, since I've found no evidence of any such discussion so far, but I'm going to ask it anyway. This comes from a question that was asked at https://english....
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Thoughts on a Classical Music site?

I proposed a site devoted to the discussion of classical music but it got closed. I emailed the mod who closed the proposal and he suggested I post it here so you guys can weigh in. Any thoughts are ...
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Is there an exisiting forum for Zome?

I am interested in using Zometool learning about maths and geometry. I have many questions about the system and how it works. That's why I set up this proposal, but there maybe an existing forum for ...
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Redefining Site in Beta

I am the current top user for Music Fans Beta. We have high traffic, but low engagement, and only a tiny core of passionate users. Based on a recent meta question about a dance-oriented question ...
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Is Lighting Design proposal a duplicate of Electrical Engineering SE?

Proposal: Lighting Design Lighting design primarily includes electrical designing of chips, and fixing them on boards, coupled with led lights, which glow and create thousands of patterns. ...
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Why was my Etymology Proposal deleted?

https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/110826/etymology?referrer=HJCcFa4gZtNQCM7N9bnJog2 was deleted, but why? Etymology should stand alone because it crosses, permeates, and pervades any one ...
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How would it be if a SE site is created on Bangla (=Bengali) language?

(Originally asked at SE Meta) Bangla (Eng. Bengali) is a language common in Bangladesh and part of India (West Bengal) with a rich history of literature and cultural heritage. How would it be; if ...
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Would it be helpful to merge efforts with the geography proposal?

Both seem uncertain of reaching weight, and seem to have similar goals and overlaps. I understand many of the top users of each may not be terribly interested in the topics of others, but each may ...
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How will we avoid literature snobbery? [closed]

Literary analysis, and literature in general, is prone to a lot of cliquish cross-subject sniping and condescension. Bardolatry and the Authorship Question, the validity/dignity of [romance novels/YA ...
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Will the content of the old Literature proposal be re-imported into this one?

Will the content of the old Literature proposal be re-imported into this one? Proposal: Literature
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There's ALREADY a music production site at music.stackexchange.com - come and join in!

Proposal: Music Production What would be in the scope of this site that isn't already covered by music.stackexchange.com - or in some cases, sound.stackexchange.com? Note that questions about ...
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How do you make it plain that Literature includes non-fiction?

Proposal: Literature In the 55 (or so) questions with a score greater than zero, I see only two that are about non-fiction: The Tower and Between the World and Me. Perhaps this is addressed ...
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What to we need to do to help this proposal succeed?

Proposal: Geography From my limited observations - the previous iteration of this proposal ran out of steam, then ran out of time. What can we do to ensure that this proposal sees success?
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Should questions about authors be ontopic?

Proposal: Literature Should questions about authors (as personalities, or as authors of works) be ontopic? E.g., How has experience in WWI influence Tolkien's writing (ok, this one is a bit trivia ...
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What are the good approaches to shoehorning literary analysis into Q&A format?

Proposal: Literature (stealing idea from a related Meta.SE answer), I'd like to pre-emptively highlight an area of concern so ideas to address it can be worked through in advance. Literary analysis, ...
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How can we avoid friction with SciFi.SE?

Proposal: Literature One possible problem I see is that there will be friction with existing SciFi.SE site for literature works in speculative fiction realms. That friction can be detrimental to the ...
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Literature or Books?

Proposal: Literature Since I believe it's still possible to change the name of a proposal during the commitment stage, but it becomes much harder during beta stage, this seems like the perfect time ...
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How will Literature be run different this time?

I just found that there's an attempt to revive Literature. As a follower and temp mod of the last attempt, I'm curious as to how this go around will be treated differently. The old one started off ...
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Are graphic novels on topic (specifically non scifi/fantasy)?

Proposal: Literature Naturally many graphic novels will overlap with scifi/fantasy, but what about graphic novels that do not fit that category? Maus comes immediately to mind as a "graphic memoir" ...
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Is book recommendation should be on-topic?

Would you think a book recommendation would be a great idea, or not? Proposal: Literature
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Is just English literature on topic?

Proposal: Literature Hi, I'm good in English, Italian and Spanish literature. So, Which type of Literature is on-topic in this site? Just English or Literature in other language too?
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How can we draw more attention to Literature?

Proposal: Literature We've reached the Commitment stage! Finally the Literature proposal has the required number of questions with a score of 10 or more in order to advance to the next phase in its ...
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Is a site for drawing and painting needed?

Proposal: Drawing and Painting Is a site for drawing and painting needed? Here are some of the arguments both ways: No Questions about traditional drawing and painting are on-topic for the Arts and ...
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Will questions on miniature painting be on topic?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts As the title says, will questions on miniature painting, dioramas etc be on topic?
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How about adding Calligraphy to Arts and Crafts? Its decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering which is again an art

From: How about adding Calligraphy to Arts and Crafts? Its decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering which is again an art. What does community think about this? Proposal: Arts and Crafts
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Why is some users unable to vote, comment or answer questions in the discussion zone

Two different users have told me that they are unable to vote, comment or answer in the discussion section. They complain that they see the discussion topic at the top of the proposal and when they ...
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Filmmaking Q&A advert does not reflect the new size

Just ran into this on Movies & TV and thought someone should know. Not sure if this is the best place for this specific question. Notice the text appears squished and the votes bar on the bottom ...
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Should candle making be permitted under “Arts & Crafts”?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Since candles can be made by hand, this subject should be permitted in the Arts & Crafts proposal.
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The “Entertainment” proposal was already covered by a number of more-specific sites

Proposal: Entertainment Different types of entertainment already have their own Q&A sites: Arqade for videogames Movies & TV Anime & Manga Role-playing Games Board & Card Games ...
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I am the creator of the old Literature proposal [duplicate]

Proposal: Literature Glad to see you've rebooted it. I was gonna do it myself today or tomorrow but I see you've beat me to it :) Oh well. We're going to have to spread this one like wildfire. Where ...
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How can we make this literature proposal succeed when other literature proposals have failed

Proposal: Literature I recreated the Literature proposal because I would really like a place where I can answer questions about Literature online. However, I'm a little bit worried, because past ...
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Change the Arts & Crafts proposal description

Proposal: Arts and Crafts As per the discussion here I'd like to propose a change in the proposal description. Arts and Crafts Proposed Q&A site for questions about traditional artwork and ...
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Which site would be most suitable for rhetorics subjects?

I have a series of question I would like to ask related to rhetorics, debating and general techniques for persuasion. They range from quickly identifying logical fallacies to rhetorical semantics to ...
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Does the title “arts and crafts” need some work?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I think there's a subtle, but serious problem with the title. While "Arts and crafts" covers the topics very neatly, the subtext seems a little "macaroni painting" to me. It ...
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Have created advertisements on Reddit and Quora. Need your votes now!

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Probably you can upvote these so that the many people see it. Crafts reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/crafts/comments/3hjtz6/arts_and_crafts_qa_website_on_stackoverflows/ ...
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Works with beads will be on-topic?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Will works with beads, that ones that you press with ironing paper, be on-topic?
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Are art-related identification questions on topic?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Would questions asking to identify an artist by a given work be considered on-topic? A follow-up question would be: Are questions asking to identify a type of material or ...
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Should food decoration be on topic here?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Should questions regarding cake or any food decoration be on topic on this site? What does the community think?
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What is this site about and how does it differ from existing sites?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I've read through several of the discussions and everyone seems to be floundering in all different directions trying to keep the definition as vague as possible so as to ...
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Questions on abstract techniques like aesthetics and composition

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Looking at the example questions, there's a lot of mechanical how-to and tools use and not as much as I was expecting on the, for want of a better word, artistry side of ...
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Have created advertisements of Arts and Crafts on other sites. Need your votes now!

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Following advertisements need 6 votes each to be displayed on the corresponding main sites. I have done my bit. Can you help by voting now? On Graphics site: https://...
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Do we want to allow requests to recommend or find off site resources?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Do we want to allow questions that ask the community to find or recommend something? This was touched on in this question: Are activities relating to A&C on topic? The ...
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Are activities relating to A&C on topic?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I'm a bit late to this party, since it's already in commitment, but have we considered whether activities relating to 'Arts & Crafts' are on topic? I am thinking from ...
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How to advertise Arts and Crafts site?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I can see advertisements of other sites on the sites I frequent. How can we create such an advertisement for our site? In which sites are we permitted to advertise? What ...
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How should we define a craft?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Based on this discussion, we seem quite sure that we want a definition instead of a list. But how should we define arts and crafts? We don't need to have it 100% nailed ...
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Should fewer Arts areas be added to this proposal?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I'm somewhat new, so apologies if there is something obvious I'm missing, or a stunning reason for this seeming consensus, but... I'm not sure if this proposal should cover ...
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Should we change the proposal description to a definition instead of a list?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts The proposal description has always said that this proposal is for practitioners of arts and crafts, and has given a list of a few examples to give people ideas. Q&A ...
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Proposal: General English

I propose that a site be set up for general English questions. The sort that are too advanced for ELL, yet too simple and "common" on ELU.
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Should more Arts areas be added to this proposal?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts From here: http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/art-types.htm Basic Definitions of Art • Art: Definition and Meaning The meaning of beauty and art is explored in the branch of ...
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Remove Woodworking from Arts & Crafts?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts The Arts & Crafts proposal currently includes wood carving in the examples of things considered on topic. However, the Woodworking proposal is now in Beta. Should ...