HURRY ON DOWN TO THE SPEED MUSEUM

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You won’t need to bring your own Southern drawl as the Speed Museum’s exhibition Southern Accent: Seeking the American South In Contemporary Art opens in Lexington, Kentucky on April 29th.  Southern Accent questions and explores the complex and contested space of the American South from the natural beauty of the Southern Landscape and the rich history of cuisine and music, … Read More

IF YOU WERE BLACK THE GREEN BOOK WAS YOUR GUIDE

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PFW gave a first time grant to an interesting NFP Gallery in Cleveland, Ohio called SPACES, which opened in their new home at 2900 Detroit Avenue, this year. www.SPACESgallery.org. This is a dedicated resource and public forum space for creative artists to and experience will feature artworks that touch on issues of local and international significance. Our grant will be … Read More

PLAY US FORWARD, PLAY US FORWARD AGAIN

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PFW is again supporting the very successful ProMusica initiative called Play US Forward and educational program begun in 2015. This program provides quality instruments and quality music and violin instruction to approximately 100 middle schoolers at 4 Columbus Charter Schools at NO COST to the families.   This program also nurtures and develops creative talents of interested student, and it helps … Read More

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

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Tariq Tarey is the photographer and Doug Rutledge the writer (who you may recall from the Somali Documentary Project) will both be in partnership with the Ohio History Connection to bring you a story told with 30 vibrant color photographs, a looping video   w of our new neighbors in Central Ohio to build road and work to make fallow … Read More

Helping Innocent Children: IT IS WHAT WE DO!

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Ohio law requires that all child victims of ABUSE AND NEGLECT be appointed a Guardian ad Litem – which is Latin for Guardian at Law. Court Appointed Special Advocates  has received a grant to help launch a NEW FUND RAISER, ARTY PARTY Columbus.  It is a juried art show and competition where children pre-K through College will submit artwork to … Read More

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