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Nominations close Friday for "Best Companies Supporting the Arts in America"

Nominations close this Friday, February 17 for The BCA 10: Best Companies Supporting the Arts in America. The BCA 10 recognizes businesses of all sizes for their exceptional involvement with the arts that enrich the workplace, education, and the community. Celebrate a business with exemplary art support in your community by nominating them forThe BCA
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Nominations close Friday for "Best Companies Supporting the Arts in America"

Nominations close this Friday, February 17 for The BCA 10: Best Companies Supporting the Arts in America. The BCA 10 recognizes businesses of all sizes for their exceptional involvement with the arts that enrich the workplace, education, and the community. Celebrate a business with exemplary art support in your community by nominating them forThe BCA
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GRAVITY FREE Multidisciplinary Design Conference, Chicago

 May 1-2, 2012 GRAVITY FREE 2012, billed as the world’s only multidisciplinary design conference, will present twenty world-class designers, each speaking on a different design discipline, May 1-2, 2012, at Venue SIX10 at the Spertus Institute, Chicago. Official hotel for the event is The James Chicago. GRAVITY FREE is a two-day conversation with the world’s most inspiring
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Women of the World Poetry Slam 2012 – Denver, CO

Denver, CO has been selected to host the 2012 Women of the World Poetry Slam (WOWps) , a national spoken word event in its 5th year. The event is scheduled to be held March 7-10, 2012. Denver has one of the most thriving slam poetry scenes in the nation, and is home to many slam
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Deadline April 20 for USArtists International grants

USArtists International provides support for American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at significant international festivals or engagements that represent extraordinary career opportunities anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. The application deadline for the final grant round of the 2012 program is Friday, April 20, 2012 for projects taking place
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NPR’s Health blog: Singing therapy is proving effective for stroke patients

Laurel Fontaine, 16, (left) and her twin sister Heather. When Laurel was 11 years old, she suffered a stroke that destroyed 80 percent of the left side of her brain. The singing therapy helped her regain the ability to speak.  From “Shots,” NPR’s Health blog: Debra Meyerson was hiking near Lake Tahoe 15 months ago when a
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NPR's Health blog: Singing therapy is proving effective for stroke patients

Laurel Fontaine, 16, (left) and her twin sister Heather. When Laurel was 11 years old, she suffered a stroke that destroyed 80 percent of the left side of her brain. The singing therapy helped her regain the ability to speak.  From “Shots,” NPR’s Health blog: Debra Meyerson was hiking near Lake Tahoe 15 months ago when a
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Creative Capital announces Doris Duke Performing Artist Awards

From Creative Capital: Creative Capital is delighted to announce a new ancillary program, the Doris Duke Performing Artist Awards, launched this fall in partnership with the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF). The Performing Artist Awards will support individual artists in contemporary dance, theater and jazz for extended professional and artistic development. The program is designed to
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"Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change" report asks some tough questions — and provides some answers

http://www.giarts.org/article/fusing-arts-culture-and-social-change Holly Sidford writes on the Grantmakers for the Arts site about the new report she authored, “Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change: High Impact Strategies for Philanthropy,” for the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy. Sidford is a strategic planner, program developer and fund-raiser with 30 years experience with cultural organizations and philanthropy. Here’s her intro: Every
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"Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change" report asks some tough questions — and provides some answers

http://www.giarts.org/article/fusing-arts-culture-and-social-change Holly Sidford writes on the Grantmakers for the Arts site about the new report she authored, “Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change: High Impact Strategies for Philanthropy,” for the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy. Sidford is a strategic planner, program developer and fund-raiser with 30 years experience with cultural organizations and philanthropy. Here’s her intro: Every
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