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VSA Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$265,000
Regranting Program through VSA of MN
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20 Theatre Company Twin Cities AKA 20% Theatre Company Twin Cities
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,500
Funding to produce and stage the regional premiere of Lisa Meyers’ The Birth of Venus. Performances will take place at the Cedar Riverside People’s Center in October 2011.
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Ananya Dance Theatre
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding to create and produce Tushaanal/fires of dry grass, an original, evening-length dance theater piece exploring women’s stories of violence, trauma, and survival in global communities of color. Performances will take place at the Southern Theater in
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Angel Foundation
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,250
Funding for 10 to 15 teens, who have a parent with cancer, to design and construct a piece of public art under the direction of glass artist Malcolm Potek. The project will take place at the artist’s northeast Minneapolis studio beginning in October 2010.
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Arcata Press AKA Saint Paul Almanac
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for the 2013 St. Paul Almanac, an annual publishing of amateur and professional literary artists. The 2013 St. Paul Almanac will be released in September 2012.
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ArtReach Saint Croix
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for youth visual arts programming consisting of the annual Art on the Lawn community event and a series of 3 to 5 week visual art classes. Programming will take place at ArtReach St. Croix in Stillwater between August 2011 and February 2012.
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Eagan Men's Chorus
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,252
Funding for 23 concerts during October 2010 through June 2011 to be held at assisted living facilities, senior housing, and Associated Male Chorus of America events in Dakota County.
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Ashland Productions
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for Ashland Collaborative Theater or ACT!, a collaborative theater arts experience for elementary-aged youth and culminating in four staged performances at the Maplewood Performing Arts Theatre in January through March.
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Ballet Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for their 5th Annual Fall Concert featuring original choreography accompanied by Beethoven’s 6th Symphony and Handel’s Messiah. Performances will take place at the Fitzgerald Theater in October 2010.
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Barebones Productions
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding to stage the 18th Annual Halloween Outdoor Puppet Extravaganza, a free outdoor pageant and performance that will take place at Hidden Falls Regional Park in St. Paul in October 2011.
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Beyond Ballroom Dance Company
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding to create and present a new dance work incorporating film footage and an ensemble of professional ballroom dancers. Performances will take place as part of the inaugural season of the Cowles Center in Minneapolis in February 2012.
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Black Dirt Theater
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for an original theatrical work and visual art experience based on stories gathered from the community. Performances will take place at Hastings Middle School Auditorium in November 2011.
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BodyCartography Project
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding to develop and present Super Nature, an interdisciplinary contemporary work investigating human nature in a way that invites empathy and causes viewers to ask questions about themselves, their behavior and society. Performances will take place as
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Brazen Theatre Company
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding to produce and stage The Boys in the Band, and The Property Known As Garland, which explore issues of bullying and suicide in the GLBT community. Performances will take place at The Lowry Lab Theater.
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Calliope Women's Chorus
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,910
Funding for Calliope’s Song, a program to increase members’ repertoire of songs that includes workshops, rehearsals, and community outreach performances. Activities will take place between October 2011 and May 2012.
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Caponi Art Park AKA Caponi Art Park and Learning Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for the 2010 Summer Performance Series, featuring Minnesota Sinfonia, a Shakespeare Festival, the Dakota Valley Summer Pops Orchestra and Chorale, Sumunar Indonesian Gamelan and Dance Ensemble, Voice of the Culture Drum and Dance and the Bill Evan
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The Center for Irish Music AKA Center for Irish Music
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for the 2011 – 2012 Visiting Artist Series comprised of the Visiting Master Artists’ Weekend in October 2011 and the Minnesota Irish Musicians’ Weekend in June 2012. Events will be held at Celtic Junction in St. Paul.
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Centro
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for Cruzando, an interactive art exhibit honoring those who have died crossing the border from Mexico to the United States. The event will be held at Centro in Minneapolis, during the organization's Day of the Dead celebration in November.
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Chinese American Association of Minnesota AKA CAAM Chinese Dance Theater
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for China the Beautiful (part 1), the 2011 Chinese New Year show showcasing the many styles and uses of Chinese dances. Performances will take place at O'Shaughnessy Auditorium in January 2011.
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Consortium Carissimi
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,250
Funding for the 2011 – 2012 Concert Season, a series of four concerts of Italian Baroque music of the 16th and 17th centuries. Concerts will take place at The Chapel of St. Mary at the St. Paul Seminary between September 2011 and April 2012.
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Contempo-Physical Dance Project
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for a new full-length dance performance featuring a hybrid form of Afro-Brazilian contemporary dance and capoeira. Performances will be held at the Ritz Theater in Minneapolis in winter 2012.
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Contemporary Dance Arts, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for the 25th Anniversary Concert, featuring two new works by Joanie Smith and one from the Shapiro & Smith repertory. Performances will take place as part of the inaugural year of the Goodale Theater in the Cowles Center, in April 2012.
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Dakota Center for the Arts
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for the 18th annual Eagan Art Festival, a free two-day outdoor festival featuring a broad range of entertainment and arts activities for all ages. The festival will take place at the Eagan Community Center in June 2012.
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East Metro Symphony Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Funding for four concerts in their 2010-2011 season, featuring partnerships with Woodbury Community Theatre, eighth grade string musicians, and New Life Academy. Performances will take place at east metro locations between December 2010 and May 2011.
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Foci-Minnesota Center for Glass Arts
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,801
Funding for Blow Your Mind, workshops in glass sculpture led by master artists Charles Lowrie and Michael Angelo Menconi. Workshops will held in December 2010 at the Foci Center in Minneapolis.
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Four Humors Theater
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800
Funding to present the original comedy How to Supervise Your Man, an adaptation of a depression-era insurance manual into a look at American economic values. Performances will take place at the Loring Theater in September 2011.
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The Great Northern Union Chorus
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for the Summer Youth Chorus, providing education, coaching, and performance opportunities for young men of high school and college age. Activities will take place between February and July 2012.
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Green T Productions
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding to develop and remount the play Pinocchio-chan, an original stage adaptation utilizing the stylized Japanese performance techniques of kabuki and ningyo-buri. Performances will take place in winter 2010.
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In Progress
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for The Critical Eye, a digital arts mentorship program for youth ages 10 to 20. Activities will take place from July 2011 through May 2012.
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Indian Music Society of Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding to present a four concert series of Indian classical music. The series will include a fall festival of work by local artists and will begin in August 2010.
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Jazz is NOW!
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Funding for a concert featuring New York-based trumpeter Marcus Printup performing with the Jazz is NOW!’s NOWnet members. The concert will take place at the Minnesota Opera Center in December 2010.
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JazzMN, Inc. AKA JazzMN Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for two concerts featuring the JazzMN Orchestra and special guests Mike Stern, and Sizzling T-bone Entree with Andy Martin. Concerts will be held in March and April 2011, at Hopkins High School’s Performing Arts Center.
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Junior Composers
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for New Symphonies, a 13-day summer festival of new music by composers ages 14 to 20. Festival activities will take place in July 2011 at the University of Minnesota.
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Kantorei, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for Singing for a Lifetime, the 2011 – 2012 subscription season featuring six full concerts divided into three series. Concerts will take place between November 2011 and May 2012.
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Kulture Klub Collaborative
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding to create, record, and distribute an album of spoken word and music written by youth experiencing homelessness.
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Lakeshore Players, Inc. AKA Lakeshore Players Theatre
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for three theatrical productions in their 58th season. The Lion in Winter, Murder on the Nile and The Sound of Music will be produced and performed January through May 2011.
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Lao Assistance Center of Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for a six-month arts intensive training program, partnering Lao youth and emerging artists with an Oscar-nominated Lao director, award-winning writers, performers, and visual artists. Activities will take plan in North Minneapolis between July and
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Live Action Set
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding to create and produce a world premier play based on Edward Gorey’s children’s book, Fletcher and Zenobia Save the Circus. Performances will take place during the Minnesota Fringe Festival at the Mill City Museum in August 2011.
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Lyndale Neighborhood Association
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for the Music and Dance from Around the World program, a partnership between Lyndale Neighborhood Association and the Hosmer Library to present culturally diverse music and dance performances. Performances will take place at the Hosmer Library and
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Lyra, Inc. AKA The Lyra Baroque Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for the 2011 – 2012 Season featuring five Baroque concerts and a master class series. Performances will take place at Sundin Hall at Hamline University in St. Paul between October 2011 and May 2012.