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The fire station will present “Murder on the Orient Express” GRAND FORKS — The Greater Grand Forks Community Theater Company presents Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” at 7 p.m., March 24-26; March 31-April 2; and April 7-9 and 2 p.m. March 27 and April 3 at the Fire Hall Theater in downtown Grand …

On the Web More information about the school’s programming and ways to donate can be found on its website, csafortsmith.org. FORT SMITH — The Community School of the Arts has reached halfway to its $15 million goal to build a facility along the Arkansas River, with construction ready to begin any day now. The 40,000 …

Oklahoma City – LaQuincey Reed is the tenth artist-in-residence at the Skirvin Hilton hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. The historic site and the Paseo Arts Association hosted a reception this week to kick off Reed’s tenure. LaQuincey is a figurative sculptor who lives and works in Oklahoma and will work in the studio at the …

DENVER — This story begins in 2010. A Chicano Humanities and Arts Council (CHAC) board member told Denver7 that the owner of the building they were in in Santa Fe offered to sell the building to them for $500,000. The band didn’t have the money to buy it, so they waited until 2018. By then, …

TOPEKA — A new poll commissioned by a Kansas City family health organization found that 95% of residents in the state’s most populous areas believe wellness vaccines are safe and effective. Tracy Russell, executive director of Nurture KC, says the poll results provide a stark contrast to legislative debates built around a vocal minority spreading …

Remember when we all thought the COVID shutdowns were going to last, like, two weeks? As of this month, it’s been two years, and we barely remember what it was like to attend a live event without worrying that someone in the crowd might be a Typhoid Mary. But, with about 70% of adults in …

In a sentence: Philanthropy for writing and literature is tiny compared to other arts, but the field has steadfast supporters. What is going on Philanthropic support for writing and literature is low compared to other arts, we reported in an in-depth report on the state of American philanthropy. Music and theater both have denser networks …

Barrington Stage Company features the witty wordplay of Stephen Sondheim (“A Little Night Music”) and Samuel Beckett (“Waiting for Godot”) in Julianne Boyd’s final season as artistic director. Scheduled pre-pandemic productions of Fats Waller’s musical “Ain’t Misbehavin’” (directed by Jeffrey L. Page) and Nilo Cruz’s “Anna in the Tropics” are now underway, along with world …

Centennial College’s annual student symposium, Arts Ahead, is proud to present a new digital edition themed Reawakenings: Art as a Catalyst, February 16-17, 2022. The two-day event will explore the theme of art as a catalyst for change and revitalization in the 21st century, as well as other topics such as artistic expression in the …

DULUTH, MN. (KBJR 6) – The rise in COVID cases fueled by the Omicron variant has had a significant impact on arts organizations in Twin Ports. Recently, some have made the tough decision to cancel or postpone performances. “It’s obviously been a year of trying to build momentum for the pandemic,” said Wes Drummond, executive …

Minot’s art industry has grown significantly over the years and continues to attract tourism to the area. Now, local artists from across the state have the opportunity to deepen their cultural experience in their own region. Members of the arts community can apply for funding to develop their art and create creative venues. For example, …

Arts organizations and San Antonio fans tried to get past the coronavirus in 2021, only to be brought down to reluctance and closures as various variants harassed the community. Looking towards 2022, the omicron variant of Covid-19 has given another challenge during year-end events and is hoping for normalcy in the New Year. the San …

The outlook for arts and entertainment in the Lakelands for 2022 looks bright. Organizations have big plans. Many share a little of what awaits us for the New Year. Greenwood Community Theater“We have some exciting shows,” said Stephen Gilbert, executive director of the Greenwood Community Theater. “’The Great Gatsby’ is scheduled for February, sponsored by …

From left to right, Olivier Meslay, director of The Clark Art; Michael Bobbitt, executive director of the Mass Culture Council; State representing John Barrett III; and Kristy Edmunds, director of Mass MoCA, discuss how to improve public funding for the arts in the Northern Berkshires at a meeting on Friday. SCOTT STAFFORD – THE EAGLE …

New leaders have been chosen for two beloved local arts institutions: the San Antonio Art Museum and The Classical Theater of San Antonio. Professional actor and director J. Robert “Jimmy” Moore has returned to his hometown to join the Classic Theater of San Antonio as the association’s new executive and artistic director. Elsewhere, the board …

As the holiday season is in full swing, supporters and organizers of the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture have another December birthday to celebrate. This month will be 20 years since the $ 30 million museum renovation and expansion project came to an end. “Unfortunately, with COVID, we can’t have the big birthday party …

The events of the last 20 months have put us in the lead roles of a horror movie or a Greek tragedy. Act 1: A mysterious plague invades the country, fear and panic rage, and life as we know it almost comes to a halt. Act 2: Heroes arise and bring aid and relief, while …

Photos by Angie Gray These inspiring and exceptional Delaware directors of arts and culture have one thing in common: They are all women. For many years, women have traditionally played a behind-the-scenes role in nonprofit arts and culture institutions, as curators working in fundraising and public relations roles. But that is changing, especially in the …

Symposium presented in partnership with the World Health Organization and the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a “cultural call to action” to invest in the arts to improve physical, mental and social health On November 14, 2021, leading policy advocates, artists and researchers from cultural organizations, health centers, government and the United Nations will meet …

Someone once said, “The arts nourish the soul,” and I firmly believe it. Most would agree that the arts are important to a vibrant and creative community, but they still see artists and the arts as a plush or icing on the cake. The arts, in fact, are a force. The arts can promote social …

This year, the Coloradans voted on three statewide voting measures, as well as a host of local issues. We explore some of Tuesday’s election results, including why none of the statewide proposals got the necessary support from voters, with KUNC’s Capitol Coverage reporter, Scott franz; executive director of the Colorado Municipal League, Kevin Bommer; and …

Irish Arts Center, a New York-based nonprofit dedicated to advocating for the culture of Ireland and Irish Americans, is finally moving into a house as big as its aspirations. The organization, founded in the East Village in 1972, has operated for decades from an old building in Hell’s Kitchen. Now, concluding a pandemic-delayed construction project …