Tagged: recovery

B.C. Arts Council provides over $1 million to Lower Mainland arts and culture organizations for COVID-19 recovery

As arts and cultural organizations face challenges in operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, the provincial government is providing financial support that will help to create new spaces or provide programming through remote means.

The B.C. Tourism, Arts, Culture, and Sport Ministry announced today (January 22) that 50 B.C. arts and culture organizations are receiving almost $2 million in grants to help improve arts and culture spaces through the B.C. Arts Council’s new Arts Infrastructure Program.

The grants can be used for improving their spaces or safety measures, or purchasing equipment that will enable virtual programming.

In the Lower Mainland, 26

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Film industry is spark plug for economic recovery | My View

New Mexico’s film industry is uniquely poised for rapid growth and can serve as the spark plug to reignite our COVID-19-battered economy. The sad truth is that even before COVID-19, our state ranked at or near the bottom of the nation in areas from education to child poverty.

We need to not just recover, but to leap to a 21st-century economy that can boost employment in communities that have been here for generations, as well as stimulate the migration of talented creatives from New York, California, and beyond.

Unlike other sectors that are in structural decline or have limited prospects

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