NEW MUSIC IN NEW YORK

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Since 1998 prolific composer, Victoria Bond, has produced Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival every April in NYNY. In 2003 Welltone Music achieved NFP status and this festival is held each April at the Thalia Theater in Symphony Space. Welltone’s Mission is to support creative music project that serve the public through cultural diversity, education, outreach and innovation; to supply … Read More

WHITE WOMAN IN PROGRESS

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7 STAGES THEATRE (7S), which is in their 39th Season has partnered with Atlanta’s The Center for Civil and Human Rights, to develop and premier Tara Och’s one-woman show, WHITE WOMAN IN PROGRESS running March 17-April 2nd in Atlanta, Georgia.   White Woman in Progress explores the story of Viola Liuzzo, a martyr of the civil rights movement whom Och’s portrayed … Read More

THEY KEEP JAMMING AT THE SUMMER JAM

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Summer Jam West is a grassroots festival held annually in Westgate Park, Columbus, OH. Their Mission is to bring neighborhoods together through joy, music and art and to raise awareness on environmental and humanitarian concerns. In achieving these goals Summer Jam West use local, buy local and promote local. They are a tour de force art movement on the Hilltop, … Read More

MISS JULIE 120 YEARS LATER

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Through their fiscal sponsor, The New York Foundation for the Arts, Garret David Kim and Andrew Watkins will produce a new adaptation of August Strindberg’s play Miss Julie. The play is a classic study in the collision of class and gender roles in society. Using symbolic staging and the use of a racially diverse cast to represent modern America, their … Read More

YES, IN BOISE, IDAHO

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  The mission of the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights is to “promote respect for human dignity and diversity through education and to foster individual responsibility to work for justice and peace.” The Center achieves this mission by providing educational programs for teachers and students, engaging in community leadership, partnering with business and industry, and advocating for human rights. As the home … Read More

SINGING AND A WHOLE LOT OF DANCIN’ GOING ON

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It is the mission of the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education to ensure that the arts are an integral part of the education of every Ohioan. WWW.OAAE.NET. The believe and work every day under the directorship of Tim Katz to ensure that: -All children in school must have quality arts education provided by licensed arts educators; all Ohioans have the right … Read More

A CONDUIT FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

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Museo de las Americas is a community museum based in Denver, CO that was founded in 1991. Museo specializes in Latino art presenting 3 exhibits a year that feature local and international Latino artists.  Museo also provides arts-integrated programming for children and adults that challenge perspectives, promotes artistic expression and acceptance of cultural diversity, fosters a positive self-identity and enhances … Read More

NON-VIOLENT ARTFUL ACTIVISM

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  A grant has been given to Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund (OCAEF) so that they can send three team members to take part in Puffin West’s good friends’ BACKBONE ACTIVISTS WORKSHOP TRAINING CAMP this summer. This program of artful activism will give them skills in practical prop-making – such as giant banners and papier-mâché puppets and also strategic and … Read More

LEGISLATORS LISTEN TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ADVOCATES

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High school arts advocates that are part of THE OHIO CITIZENS FOR THE ARTS FOUNDATION STUDENT ADVOCATES PROGRAM, an essential part of Ohio’s annual ARTS DAY on May 17th, will be in Columbus to celebrate the arts and more importantly to call on their House and Senate members to ask for increased funding for arts and culture in their districts. … Read More

CHILD, I DIDN’T HAVE A CHOICE!

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Corrie Remembers  www.corrieremembers.com is a powerful dramatization, scripted and performed by Susan Sandager.http://www.corrieremembers.com SandagerPresentation.org  The play tells the true story of a Righteous Gentile” Corrie ten Boom (1892-1983). The project has gone from a simple but inspired historical presentation into a compelling theatrical performance. Sandager’s portrayal of Corrie exemplifies what art has the power to do: to reach deep into the … Read More