Arts Activities Support
ACHF Cultural Heritage
To stage a high-quality concert that represents the cultural heritage of Chinese Americans in the Twin Cities; to create a collaborative performance among Chinese American arts groups.Audience, artist, and collaborating organization feedback.
The merging of Chinese American arts groups created a unifying passion for their culture that audiences enjoyed throughout the concert.
Other, local or private
Twenty Years of Music
Funding for Twenty Years of Music, an anniversary concert reflecting on Chinese MinnesotansÆ cultural heritage, acculturation, and integration in American society. The concert will take place at OÆShaughnessy Auditorium in St Paul in December 2011.
Theresa Downing: independent art curator; Mary Grace Flannery: Arts administrator, Nimbus Theatre; Greg Herriges: Musician, Indian Music Society of Minnesota; Heidi Larson: Minnesota Orchestral Association staff; Abby Marcus: General Manager, Playwrights' Center; Marya Morstad: Arts administrator, Mizna.
Jill Anfang: City of Roseville assistant parks and recreation director; Heather Beal: free-lance architectural writer; Melissa Brechon: retired Carver County Library system director; Kathy Busch: realtor, Shakopee School Board member; Shelly Chamberlain: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits director of operations and human resources; Paul Creager: Gordon Parks High School teacher and administrator, Square Lake Film Festival director; Erika Eklund: Playwrights'Center director of external relations; Joan Elwell: Lakeshore Players Community Theatre Managing Director; Kristi Gaudette: Prior Lake-Savage school district program specialist; Peter Leggett: Walker West Music Academy executive director; Christine Murakami Noonan: Minnesota State Fair Foundation Project Manager; Rachel Smoka-Richardson: Childrens Theatre Company director of institutional giving; Margaret Rog: free-lance grant writer and organizational development consultant; Beth Starbuck: retired consultant; Dameun Strange: free-lance musician and composer; Melissa Wright: William Mitchell College of Law assistant director of Career and Professional Development.