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November 2018

11.14.18
Adrienne Petrillo
The 17th annual Idea Swap was a record-breaking event with over 180 participants. Presenters, cultural organizers, and artists from all over New England gathered at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA,...Read more »

December 2017

12.5.17
Adrienne Petrillo
“The Idea Swap is one of the few places where the whole presenting community comes together each year and that builds the relationships that form the ecosystem of the performing arts in the...Read more »

August 2016

8.29.16
Adrienne Petrillo
NEFA is working in partnership with CINARS, supported by the Québec Government Office in Boston and the Ministry of Culture, to develop ongoing relationships for international cultural...Read more »

January 2015

1.8.15
Adrienne Petrillo
On November 13, 2014, 125 arts presenting organizations and performing artists came together in Worcester, MA, to talk about projects that may tour New England – either now or in the future...Read more »

November 2013

11.18.13
Adrienne Petrillo
"The Idea Swap continues to serve a vital role in the New England culture-scape" - David Henry, Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, MA) On November 7, NEFA staff gathered with 150 New England...Read more »

September 2013

9.20.13
Adrienne Petrillo
In 2011, 50.1 million Americans lived in food insecure households, 33.5 million adults and 16.7 million children. Food insecurity exists in every county in America. (Feeding America) Watch this video...Read more »

June 2012

Gulab Jamun dessert
6.19.12
Adrienne Petrillo
Tonight, Pakistani band noori (along with singer-songwriter Arieb Azhar) perform at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage in DC to kick off the Center Stage SM artists' tours throughout the U.S. Be...Read more »
6.15.12
Adrienne Petrillo
I'm so excited to watch Center Stage SM artist Arieb Azhar perform this Tuesday, June 19 in Washington, DC , as he kicks off his month-long U.S. tour. Below, the singer-songwriter tells us where he...Read more »

January 2012

1.31.12
Adrienne Petrillo
What a year it has been! Three foundations signed on to help meet the goals of Center Stage , we traveled to Haiti, Indonesia, and Pakistan to meet with the artists, and the tour planning is well...Read more »

March 2011

Borobudur temple
3.28.11
Adrienne Petrillo
Landed in Padang today on the island of Sumatra. This area of Indonesia was devestated by an earthquake in 2009 and there is evidence of its impact throughout the city. We drove down the crowded...Read more »

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