Monthly Archives: May 2010

Given my background in urban planning, new funding initiatives that place arts facilities and programs in the context of community-building and neighborhood revitalization always pique my interest. LINC (Leveraging Investments in Community), in partnership with The Ford Foundation, has launched … Continue reading

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Michigan may be the epicenter of the recession, but new forms of investment in the arts are on their way up.  In Grand Rapids, a philanthropist and social entrepreneur, Rick DeVos, invented an event called Arts Prize, in which he … Continue reading

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The Opera Company of Philadelphia recently created an innovative marketing project, in which members of the cast of La Traviata performed the famed “Brindisi” in the aisles of Reading Terminal Market on a busy Saturday morning.  In addition to the … Continue reading

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