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Performing arts center artwork finalized | News, Sports, Jobs

T-R PHOTO BY TREVOR BABCOCK — Marshalltown Arts and Culture Alliance Director Amber Danielson and Chair of Marshalltown Public Art Committee Ben Fletcher (right) talk to members of the school board about bringing a public artwork to the Marshalltown Performing Arts Center.

A new work of art will be installed outside the Marshalltown Performing Arts Center.

The Marshalltown Performing Arts Center Foundation and the Marshalltown Community School District in partnership with the Marshalltown Arts and Culture Alliance announced finalist Stephen T. Johnson’s “Scherzo” sculpture will be permanently installed at Marshalltown Performing Arts Center later this fall.

“We’re really excited to

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Somerton to host art and wine festival | Local News

SOMERTON – This city plans to make fine art and wine cause for celebration at a new public event that could take place in the fall or early next year.

The Somerton City Council recently approved a proposal by the city’s parks and recreation commision to organize a first-ever art and wine festival.

“This idea has been circulating among us for nearly two years, but because of the pandemic we couldn’t go forward with it,” said Francisco Vasquez, president of the commision. “Now the city is reopening and the need to support art is there.”

The festival would provide a

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Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Announces New LIFT Program Awardees for 2021 | News

PORTLAND, Ore., July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is pleased to announce the first cohort of the LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists program awardees. Following a national open call for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artist applicants, over 100 artists’ applications were reviewed by a panel of arts professionals specializing in dance, literature, film, multi-disciplinary arts, music, performance art, theater, traditional arts and visual arts. Twenty artists were selected to receive a $10,000 one-year award designed to support artists in furthering their work and/or to serve as

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Art and Culture News | Pasatiempo

Center for Contemporary Arts names new cinema director

On June 1, The Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA) announced Peter Grendle as its new cinema director. Grendle brings more than 15 years of theater management experience to the CCA, which operates two screens at its 1050 Old Pecos Trail location, as well as its satellite venue, The Screen (1600 St. Michael’s Drive), located on the former campus of the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Grendle served as The Screen’s general manager from 2005 to 2015, and as general manager of Violet Crown Cinema from 2015 to 2021. “I believe

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