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February 2013

2.19.13
Kelsey Colcord
In Mid-September 2012, Ti-Coca & Wanga-Nègès arrived in Washington, D.C. from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. This group of internationally renowned troubadours lit up every festival, school...Read more »
2.1.13
Kelsey Colcord
Papermoon Puppet Theatre is a group of young artists and performers using puppetry to speak about contemporary issues, specifically the tumultous 1960's in Indonesia, with their piece, Mwathirika ...Read more »

January 2013

1.23.13
Kelsey Colcord
Before Zeb and Haniya headed back to Pakistan after their Center Stage tour, one of the musicians remarked, "Music is the sound of emotions, it doesn't lie, it connects straight to the heart, it...Read more »
1.8.13
Abigail Maulion
As a good third of our office prepares to leave for APAP in New York City in a few days, I wanted to take a moment to let you all know where to find NEFA staff amidst the conference chaos. Throughout...Read more »

December 2012

12.20.12
Kelsey Colcord
This week we are going to be focusing on noori. Reflecting on their tour with Center Stage, they had this to say, "All of this has been a great learning experience because we transferred and shared...Read more »
12.13.12
Kelsey Colcord
After years of planning, the first round of Center Stage has wrapped up. It’s hard to believe all that has happened over the past six months, and we wanted to take a photographic look back at...Read more »
12.4.12
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. Call...Read more »

November 2012

11.26.12
Tara Thomson
When the lights dimmed and the stage came into focus, a man appeared, crossing quickly toward the bongo-like drums situated in the back corner. He tapped out a quick beat and then gestured for us to...Read more »
11.16.12
Steven Skerritt-Davis
NEFA is transitioning to an improved online grants system to better serve our applicants and grantees. Some benefits of the system’s redesign include: easier profile creation and maintenance...Read more »

October 2012

10.22.12
Elizabeth Bouchard
If you are a New England artist or nonprofit organization, there are other resources available to you through your State Arts Agency (SAA), in addition to NEFA. Each New England state has its own SAA...Read more »

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