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Posts from Adrienne Petrillo

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 »
City of Jakarta
3.24.11
Adrienne Petrillo
Arrived in Indonesia after 30+ hours of traveling. We had a lovely dinner with Chodidah "Toto" Rahardjo from the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta and Amna Kusumo from the Kelola Foundation . They have both...Read more »

January 2011

1.7.11
Adrienne Petrillo
Today, assistant secretary of state Ann Stock spoke at the American Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) conference in New York City, where she announced that Center StageSM will bring a total of 10...Read more »

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