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Louisville Cultural Council Announces 2017 Art Grant Recipients

Support awarded to six local art events

Post Date:03/08/2017 2:52 PM

The Louisville Cultural Council has announced the recipients of the 2017 Art Grants. The grant program nurtures artists and arts organizations serving the Louisville community by providing financial and/or facility support to individuals and organizations utilizing the arts as their primary means of expression.  All projects take place between March 2017 and February 2018.

2017 Louisville Cultural Council Art Grant Recipients:


Tapestry Theatre ($1,200)

Young Adult Production of “Elf Jr.”

Tapestry Theatre will present a performance at the Louisville Center for the Arts featuring an inclusive theatre troupe of young adults (21+) with disabilities along with peers without disabilities.

 

Motus Theatre ($1,200)

Let's All Be Americans Now, Part 1:  A Performative Interrogation of Immigration History

Motus Theatre will create a new performance for the Louisville Center for the exploring how immigration shaped American culture and how evolving ideas about race shape our view of who is American.

 

Dona Laurita ($1,100)

Silhouette:  Stories of Immigration

Photographer and personal historian Dona Laurita will continue a long-term project to tell the stories of immigrants and refugees primarily in Boulder County, through silhouetted portraits, stories, and accompanying vignettes.

 

11 Minutes Theatre ($900)

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

11 Minutes Theatre will create and perform a lively musical review of the eponymous Belgian musical artist Jacques Brel at the Louisville Center for the Arts.

 

Louisville Vocal Jazz Project ($600)

Louisville Sings: A Night of Vocal Jazz

Louisville Vocal Jazz Project will present a one-hour concert at the Louisville Center for the Arts of 12 vocal jazz pieces plus newly-written jazz poems by Erin Robertson and piano accompaniment /improvisation by Scott Martin.

 

Scott Martin (awarded use of Louisville Center for the Arts)

Sound Healing Concert

A collaboration of piano and vocal improvisation with traditional sound healing performer playing Tibetan prayer bowls, crystal bowls, large gong and other percussion instruments. This is an opportunity to introduce the therapeutic sound healing experience to the Louisville community.

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