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DBJ publisher to lead 2020 Campaign for the Arts

Don Baker, market president and publisher for the Dayton Business Journal, will lead Culture Works’ fundraising efforts this spring as chair of the 2020 Campaign for the Arts. The annual campaign mobilizes thousands of people across an eight-count.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2020

Dayton dance company kicks off African American arts series in Cincinnati

The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company has made its hometown proud since 1968, growing into a troupe that has performed to acclaim around the world. Now, as it begins its 51st season, DCDC wants to share that spotlight with its big-city neighbor to the s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

African American performance arts series kicks off with Dayton dance company

The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company has made its hometown proud since 1968, growing into a troupe that has performed to acclaim around the world. Now, as it begins its 51st season, DCDC wants to share that spotlight with its big-city neighbor to the s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

ASC asking city, county to double annual funding to $12M

Arts & Science Council President Jeep Bryant asked Mecklenburg commissioners Tuesday to more than double county funding to $5 million annually beginning this summer — and disclosed plans to seek a similar hike from city government.  Bryant tol.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2020

Here"s how Colorado"s 1st solo Rauschenberg art exhibit landed in Denver"s suburbs

The Museum of Outdoor Arts is preparing its indoor galleries for the installation of more than 50 works by Robert Rauschenberg, one of the most influential figures in American art history. Colorado’s first solo exhibition of the revolutionary pop artist.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2020

Nonprofit news: New CEO (again) at Pinnacle; grants awarded by arts council, foundation

The new CEO at the Niagara Falls human services agency comes with 30 years' experience in the field......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2020

Dayton-area performing arts center seeks funding for $4M renovation project

A Dayton-area performing arts center aims to boost its facility with a $4 million renovation and upgrade project......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2020

Breathing new life into the long-vacant Kaiser Convention Center

The century-old auditorium has remained closed for over a decade, but plans are in motion to revive the cultural gem as a new hub for performances, the arts and community groups......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2019

Project Watch: Local contractor selected to build $7M arts center north of Dayton

A Dayton-based nonprofit organization is on track to finish building a freestanding performing arts center by December 2020. The Arbogast Performing Arts Center (APAC), a local nonprofit group, broke ground Sept. 24 on a $7.2 million project that .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2019

Chick-fil-A just announced it will no longer donate to groups criticized by LGBTQ activists. Here"s the strange and surprising history of corporations and LGBTQ rights.

Nick Lehr, the arts and culture editor of T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 19th, 2019

ArtsWave launches series to celebrate African American talent

A new performing arts series will debut in Cincinnati in February and showcase nationally and internationally acclaimed African American performing artists.  Flow will kick off with performances by the award-winning Dayton Contemporary Dance Com.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2019

Chihuly Foundation awards $675K in grants to Seattle-area arts groups

The Dale and Leslie Chihuly Foundation on Tuesday announced that it has awarded a total of $675,000 in grants to three Seattle-area arts programs and organizations that work to empower youth and at-risk populations through art. The donations to Hillto.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2019

Local government to oversee funding if voters pass arts sales-tax hike

If county government gets into the business of funding and awarding arts and culture grants, as proposed, it plans to do so by having Mecklenburg commissioners and Charlotte council members leading the charge. On Tuesday, county commissioners vote.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2019

Dayton region"s largest performing arts organizations

Here are the region's top five performing arts organizations, ranked by budget......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2019

Dayton visual arts organizations spotlight local artists

With exhibitions and educational programming in full swing, the region's visual arts organizations have continued to promote local art into the community......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2019

Dayton Art Institute first in region to join national initiative

Aligning with its mission of promoting arts for all, the Dayton Art Institute has joined a national arts access initiative. The Dayton Art Institute has joined the Museums for All program and announced the creation of Arts Connections, a discounted fam.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2019

Brooklyn arts chief focuses on fueling funding and diversity

Before she landed in Brooklyn to head one of its leading , Kristina Newman-Scott stood out for blazing trails.  In her native Jamaica, she bucked family expectations that she would become a lawyer... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 3rd, 2019

Inside the campaign taking shape to sell Mecklenburg County voters on tax increase

Three months before voters decide whether to raise county sales taxes, supporters of the Arts & Science Council and other allies have taken their first steps toward organizing a campaign to rally public support. The proposed quarter-cent tax increase.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 26th, 2019

Second annual Dayton Burger Week to be held in August

After the success of last year's inaugural event, Dayton Burger Week will return next month, featuring $5 burgers from restaurants around the Gem City. Presented by the Ohio Beef Council and Cincinnati CityBeat, Dayton Burger Week will be held from .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 6th, 2019

Arts Festival spreads its reach into Franklinton, a budding arts district

The Greater Columbus Art Council's crown jewel – the annual summer Arts Festival – is changing course this year. Instead of the normal walk along the downtown riverfront, where local artists and craftsmen set up shop to showcase their work, t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2019