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Dec 24, 2015
A new dual-language preschool has opened its doors next to the Mount Baker light rail station, the first in the city to offer instruction in both English and Vietnamese.The Hoa Mai Vietnamese Bilingual Preschool is part of a program approved by voters last year aimed at making high-quality preschool available to all Seattle children, regardless of income. It also fulfills a dream of Vietnamese-American parents who wanted to maintain their children’s ties to their language and culture.
Dec 23, 2015
Dance Place has been awarded a prestigious $500,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation to support the creation of an Arts Park in the now vacant Kearny Street NE Alley between Dance Place and the adjacent Brookland Artspace Lofts. Funding will also support interactive programming for all ages as well as wayfinding efforts in our Brookland/Edgewood neighborhood.
Dec 23, 2015
 No matter how talented you are on your toes, you can’t dance away leaky gutters, creaky elevators and rusty masonry. So dance fan and philanthropist Caroline Amplatz has donated $3 million to help the Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts rehab its Arts & Education Wing.The eight-story sandstone building, on the corner of Hennepin Avenue and 6th Street in downtown Minneapolis, is home to 28 nonprofit arts groups, including James Sewell Ballet, Zenon Dance Company, Illusion Theater and two dance schools.
Dec 17, 2015
“It is surprisingly funny,” says Dark & Stormy’s Sara Marsh, who plays the title character in Sunshine. “I really loved the script, and the role is great. It is a real challenge for me. I really love all of the characters, and it has an ambiguous ending, which I like. It’s something you will think about afterward. It’s not what you would think based on the description.”
Dec 17, 2015
Downtown Memphis is changing every day and it is for the very best. One of the new developments is the Artspace South Main Lofts thanks to AutoZone, SouthernSun Asset Management, and Loeb Properties, Inc. Keeping creatives and artists in the Mid-South is the goal so this new space will serve as affordable housing for these professionals to continue to better their craft.
Dec 15, 2015
In cities across the U.S., one of the most potent forces for urban renewal is the intrepid, resourceful, indefatigable artist. A building full of them, in fact. But for the artists, there isn’t always a happy ending. In case you’re unfamiliar with the story, it goes like this. In search of inexpensive spaces in which work, artists seek out underutilized buildings—often, old warehouses or other industrial structures in sketchy neighborhoods—with low rents, zero amenities, and lots of room to make messes and masterpieces.
Dec 14, 2015
Mann is the new artist in residence at Artworks Loveland. The first artist in residence at the new space, Barbara Gilhooly, finished her project in late October for an exhibit in Minneapolis.
Dec 9, 2015
AutoZone, SouthernSun Asset Management and Loeb Properties Inc. have joined the list of financial supporters for the Artspace South Main Lofts project.
Dec 9, 2015
The Minneapolis-based arts organization picked to take over Montgomery County’s former 3rd District police station in Silver Spring plans 30 artist studios, 1,500 square feet of retail, 68 apartment units and 11 town homes on the site.
Dec 9, 2015
Minneapolis-based developer Artspace has proposed turning a former police station in Silver Springs into artist studios and plans to develop new housing for artists.