Delaware County (PA)

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Posted November 17, 2011
Cultural Alliance President Tom Kaiden's "Mind Map" in Newsworks as part of the Cultural Connectors project.
Blog Post
Posted November 11, 2011
The 18-artist, 30-piece "Paint! Emerging Philadelphia Artists" show at Main Line Art Center is a feature of its 75th anniversary, and linked with the center's Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition sponsorship.
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Posted November 11, 2011
Oh, those scary mice! The brave toy soldiers! The mechanical dolls! These and other fantastic creatures will be coming to the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center next weekend, Nov. 18-20, when the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society presents its 22nd annual performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet.
Blog Post
Posted October 13, 2011
National coverage of the 2012 elections is already approaching shouting volume, but don't forget that there are several important elections this year as well. Find out more about some of the 2011 municipal and local races on the ballot this November 8th.
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Posted October 12, 2011
On Monday October 10, the five finalists of the Knight/NEA Community Arts Journalism Challenge were announced in a live webcast from the Grantmakers in the Arts conference in San Francisco. Among the winners was Jason Wilson of Philadelphia whose project will build a content partnership between Drexel University and the Philadelphia Daily News.
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Posted September 21, 2011
Overall, individuals pumped $406 million into the struggling cultural nonprofits sector in FY 2009, an increase of $48 million over FY07.
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Posted September 21, 2011
National surveys such as the National Endowment for the Arts’ Survey of Public Participation in the Arts and American for the Arts’ National Arts Index indicate attendance trending downward during the recession. This was not the case in the Philadelphia region.
Blog Post
Posted July 12, 2011
The Pennsylvania budget gets passed, President Obama haggles with Congress over the FY 2012 budget and the national debt limit, and Mayor Nutter awaits approval of the city budget from the state-created agency known as PICA. All is explained in our July budget round-up.
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Posted July 8, 2011
The Knight Foundation has issued yet another challenge to eight cities in the nation, including Philadelphia: develop new ways to report on arts.
Blog Post
Posted July 7, 2011
The Knight Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts are offering grants of up to $100,000 in eight cities, including Philadelphia, for projects that provide "innovative methods to cover, inspire, and engage communities through the arts and to provide platforms for high-quality cultural criticism and coverage."
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Posted June 30, 2011
The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, whose 2012 program budget was cut 70 percent by the State House of Representatives, seems to have dodged a bullet: The Senate restored almost all the funding in its amended budget.
Blog Post
Posted June 8, 2011
A group of eight Democratic state senators promised Tuesday to fight to restore more than $6 million in arts funding that House Republicans cut from Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget proposal.
Blog Post
Posted April 13, 2011
What Will You Do to Keep 62K Jobs in Pennsylvania? This is the question that thousands of citizens are asking legislators this budget season through a postcard and online petition campaign organized by the Cultural Alliance.
Blog Post
Posted April 13, 2011
Many arts organizations across the state receive Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) funding for their education programs, but changes to EITC could put that important source of revenue in jeopardy. The Cultural Alliance is advocating and monitoring the progress of the legislation on behalf of the sector in Harrisburg.
Blog Post
Posted March 15, 2011
With proposals put forth by President Obama, Pennsylvania Governor Corbett, and Philadelphia Mayor Nutter, the budget season is very much upon us. The Cultural Alliance helps you keep up with the latest budget developments and how they impact the arts.
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Posted February 15, 2011
On Tuesday, February 15, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and PECO honored forty nonprofit arts groups, and distributed more than $95,000 in Project Stream grants at an award ceremony at PECO Energy Hall. Speakers at the event included Jeff Gordon of PECO and Cultural Alliance President Tom Kaiden.
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Posted January 26, 2011
Anybody can walk into a gallery and buy a piece of art, so long as it's for sale, or the price is right. But to have a chance to put their own stamp, or provide personal input, on an artistic project is another story altogether. The Main Line Art Center is out to change that notion with its yearlong C3 Salon series.
Blog Post
Posted October 12, 2010
What's the total number of arts and cultural organizations in Greater Philadelphia? Are there more than there used to be? Is it getting a little too crowded?
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Posted September 27, 2009

The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 27, 2009

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Posted September 22, 2009

(Delaware County) Daily Times
September 22, 2009

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