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Governor Rendell Presents the FY 2010-2011 State Budget

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02/09/10

Though it seems that the dust has barely settled from last year's budget impasse, Governor Rendell took to the podium at a joint session of the PA legislature to present his proposal for the FY2010-2011 state budget.

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John McInerney presents the findings of Research into Action to the Canadian Arts Council

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John McInerney
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12/15/09

Representatives from arts councils from across Canada met in Vancouver, BC November 25-27, 2009 on the occasion of the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF) Annual General Meeting. During their discussions, the CPAF members were joined by Alan Brown, a leading cultural researcher, and John McInerney, the Vice-President of Marketing and Communications at the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, who presented the findings from the Cultural Alliance's recent publication Research Into Action: Pathways to New Opportunities.

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Send your state legislators a holiday state budget "Thanks!"

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12/10/09

As 2009 comes to a close, we've had some time over here at the Cultural Alliance to reflect on this year's hectic fight against drastic cuts - and even taxes - to arts and culture in Pennsylvania. All of our hard work paid off, as legislators kept critical funding in place. And for that, despite the length of the budget impasse, we owe them some pats on the back.

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Happy Holidays from the Cultural Alliance!

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12/10/09

For many, the holiday season is a time for traditions: visiting or hosting family, attending parties and events, cooking and baking, or just enjoying some well-deserved downtime at the end of the year. The Cultural Alliance staff have gathered some of our favorite holiday traditions to share with you you.

However you choose to celebrate, we wish you a healthy and happy holiday season!

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A Tribute to Robin Larsen, Founder & Executive Director of the New Hope Arts Center

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Marilyn Bullock
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12/10/09

ILoveNewHope.Com

December 9, 2009

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Creative Workforce Grants Available in Philadelphia

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11/24/09

Philadelphia's Office Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy, in conjunction with the Department of Commerce, announced a new grant program to support job creation in the creative sector.

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Offbeat News: 2400 Living Statues in Trafalgar Square

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Nicholas Crosson
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11/16/09

Ordinary People Become the Monuments at London Landmark

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Philadelphia storms Providence, RI

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11/13/09

Twenty one marketing and development staff of Greater Philadelphia's cultural institutions attended the 2009 National Arts Marketing Project Conference in Providence, RI October 30 - November 2 through the Engage 2020 Leadership program.

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Coming Soon to Norristown... A Cultural District

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Nancy DeLucia
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11/18/09

Norristown Arts Task Force plans for the creation, launch, and sustainability of a cultural district anchored on DeKalb Street.

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Pennsavers launches for University of Pennsylvania

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02/10/11

Pennsavers is a new customized Funsavers created for the University of Pennsylvania community. This new project is part of a larger partnership between the University of Pennsylvania and the Cultural Alliance that celebrates Penn's academic theme this year: Arts and the City Year.

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