January 2012

In the News
By Anthony Cronin Publication: The Day Another "Movie Madness!" concert, another wonderful performance. The U.S. Coast Guard Band's 15th concert of movie classics this past Sunday was a packed event, as well it should have been. And the price? The band concerts are always free, and every time I...Read more »

October 2011

In the News
By Anthony Cronin Publication: The Day There's value in the arts - especially in terms of our state's economy. A new report estimates the "creative economy" in Connecticut, representing nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, is a nearly $625 million enterprise, employing nearly 10,000 workers...Read more »
In the News
By Bob Keyes Staff Writer When talking about the creative economy, it’s easy to get lost in a litany of numbers. As much as Dee Schneidman likes to talk about statistics, she prefers highlighting the intangibles that arts and cultural nonprofit organizations bring to...Read more »

July 2011

In the News
The US State Department, which has long sent American artists abroad as part of its cultural diplomacy efforts, is for the first time launching a sizable program to bring foreign performers here - an initiative administered by the New England Foundation for the Arts. Comedians, puppeteers,...Read more »

June 2011

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ROCKINGHAM -- When administrators at the New England Foundation for the Arts were looking for an organization to receive their first Creative Economy Award, they wanted a group that had been around for a few years They were also looking for a project with a track record, that had proved itself in...Read more »

March 2011

In the News
NORTHAMPTON - State Sen. Stanley Rosenberg, D-Amherst, says that the arts are a great way to jump start the economic life of a community. That will be part of the discussion that will happen during a series of meetings in Shelburne on Friday and Saturday and at MASS MoCA in North Adams on the 19th...Read more »

January 2011

In the News
View John Brown's full blog post, which mention's Center Stage SM . PUBLIC DIPLOMACY Assistant Secretary of State Ann Stock to Address American Performing Arts Presenters Conference, Jumpstart New Year of New Cultural Diplomacy Efforts - Media Note, Office of the Spokesman, U.S. Department of State...Read more »

February 2010

In the News
The exchange of performing arts between American and Indonesian performers and artists could help strengthen the relationship between people in the two countries, according to American artists who have been touring Indonesia. The 10 performing arts presenters from the US concluded their tour of...Read more »

August 2009

In the News
MemphisConnect (Memphis, TN) By Eric Mathews I am pleased to pass along that the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) recently awarded funding to 21 projects this year, including one from Ballet Memphis. What’s noteworthy in the listing of funded projects on their website is how many of...Read more »
In the News
MORNING SENTINEL (Waterville, ME) By Stephanie Curtis (Correspondent) WATERVILLE -- A New Hampshire artist is being brought to Waterville for a wide-ranging interactive art project. In an effort to restore knowledge of Waterville's history, as well as bring community residents together, Waterville...Read more »