Briefly Stated 5.29.20

Briefly Stated 5.29.20

RAC ARTIST RELIEF FUND Music, theatre, and dance organizations are collaborating on a streamed event that will benefit the Regional Arts Commission’s Artist Relief Fund. Produced by Opera Theatre of St. Louis in partnership with the St. Louis Shakespeare Festival, Arts United STL will air at 7:00 PM on Sunday, May 31. The goal is to raise $250,000. Details here RAC's Artist…

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Briefly Stated 5.22.20

Briefly Stated 5.22.20

VIRTUAL BENEFIT TO SUPPORT RAC ARTIST RELIEF FUND Music, theatre, and dance organizations are collaborating on a streamed event that will benefit the Regional Arts Commission's Artist Relief Fund. Produced by Opera Theatre of St. Louis in partnership with the St. Louis Shakespeare Festival, Arts United STL will air at 7:00 PM on May 31. The goal is to raise…

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Briefly Stated 5.16.20

Briefly Stated 5.16.20

VIRTUAL BENEFIT TO SUPPORT ARTIST RELIEF FUND “Artists in this situation have been like reverse Marines: They were the first ones out of the economy and will be among the last ones in, because everything they do depends on groups of people being together in safety.” — Tom Ridgely, producing artistic director, St. Louis Shakespeare Festival Music, theatre and dance organizations…

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Briefly Stated 5.8.20

Briefly Stated 5.8.20

ARTIST RELIEF FUNDS New! ASAP Fund The Pulitzer Arts Foundation and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts have established A Sustaining Arts Practice Fund (ASAP Fund) to provide relief to practicing artists, architects and designers who are facing financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The ASAP Fund will award $2,000 grants to 50 creative workers who live in the…

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Briefly Stated 5.1.20

Briefly Stated 5.1.20

LUMINARY MAKES FIRST ROUND OF $1,000 GRANTS The Luminary, in partnership with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, has selected the first 30 recipients of its Futures Fund: Emergency Relief for Artists grants. The following artists received unrestricted grants of $1,000: Matthew Joseph Barbier, Dail Chambers, Stan Chisholm, Ashli England, Jen Everett, Quaron Gooch, Claressa Griffon, Shabez Jamal, Mee…

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