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June 2013

6.18.13
Jonathan Katz
Thank you, Julie [Richard, Executive Director, Maine Arts Commission], for that generous introduction. I also want to thank Alex Aldrich [Executive Director, Vermont Arts Council] for his...Read more »
6.17.13
Mary Kelley
I arrived at the Creative Communities Exchange 2013 on Thursday morning at MECA to a busy reception table – people arriving from all over New England. The hum of voices thro [scald=1206:...Read more »

May 2013

5.13.13
Elysian McNiff
This CCX will immerse participants in Portland's vibrant Arts District , a downtown area that has experienced a remarkable story of revitalization through a focus on the arts, culture, education, and...Read more »

March 2013

3.28.13
Kelsey Colcord
The last (but not least!) of the Center Stage 2012 ensembles to arrive in the U.S. was Jogja Hip Hop Foundation (JHF), a group of DJs and rappers who incorporate Indonesian pop and gemalan music,...Read more »
3.26.13
Kelsey Colcord
In November 2012, Center Stage welcomed two very funny men to the U.S., Danish Ali and Ali Gul Pir, also known as Very Live. While on tour in the U.S., they were eager to see what made Americans...Read more »
3.21.13
Dawn Spears
As a part of the TAAC/Rhode Island Planning Committee, I am excited that this year’s conference, OPEN DIALOGUE 13, will be here in New England. This is an exciting opportunity bringing The...Read more »
3.15.13
Kelsey Colcord
BélO, Haiti's socially conscious groove innovator, came to the U.S. with Center Stage in late October 2012. Although he had performed in the states before, this was BélO's first time to...Read more »

February 2013

2.1.13
Elysian McNiff
The following is a compilation of calls to artists that I am happy to share with the field. Please feel free to contact me with opportunities that you want to be included in a subsequent post. 1. RFP...Read more »

January 2013

1.28.13
Quita Sullivan
This coming February, a number of National Theater Project artists will be participating in ArtsEmerson’s The Next Thing Festival (TNT) . TNT is “a 10-day, high energy tour of...Read more »
1.25.13
Dawn Spears
One of my goals as program manager of NEFA’s Native Arts program is to guide Native American artists and organizations through NEFA’s application process. One way in which I achieve this...Read more »

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