Thursday, May 3, 2012
ABC FY2011 Grant Recipients
“Indigenous Cultures of Latin America”
To hire artists to perform dances, play musical instruments and/or demonstrate crafts in order to show aspects of some of the indigenous cultures of Latin America, at the “Touched by an Angel” program in December and at Rivers and Spires in April 2011.
CLARKSVILLE AREA YMCA
“Operation Excel Creative Arts Program”
To provide afterschool programming in the areas of art, music and dance to high-risk students in the North Clarksville area from October 2010 through May 2011, culminating in performances open to the public.
CLEMENT RAILROAD HOTEL MUSEUM
“Aaron James Trial Museum Theater Project”
To create a museum theater production that interprets life for civilians in Dickson County when it was occupied by the Federal Army during the Civil War, focusing on the arrest and trial of Aaron James, accused Confederate guerrilla fighter in the region.
COMMUNITY ARTS DEVELOPMENT OF DICKSON COUNTY
“ZAPP Jury for Firefly Fine Arts Festival 2011″
To cover the expenses of the ZAPP Jury Process for the 3rd Annual Firefly Fine Arts Festival, allowing the organization to advertise the festival to artists across the country and allowing those artists to submit work to the festival digitally.
“Evening with the Arts Project”
To present two performances each with the Brass Quintet and Woodwind Quintet, and one performance of each with the Jazz Combo, Dixieband Combo and the CW Jazz Project at selected venues in the Clarksville Area, beginning January 2011.
DICKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
To present free daytime performances and an evening public performance of the the original multi-media production “Odyssey West,” a collaboration between singer-songwriters Jack Gladstone and Rob Quist and the Dickson Middle School Choir.
HOUSTON COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL
To build interest and excitement for the arts in Houston County and the surrounding area by creating video promotions to be aired on local public access television and published on the web and by utilizing custom posters, radio spots and billboards.
THE JACKSON FOUNDATION
“Young Entertainers on Stage (YES! Theatre) Present Annie Jr.”
To teach children K-12 from Dickson and surrounding counties the fundamentals of theatre through their participation both on- and off-stage in a musical production of Annie Jr., culminating in public performances at The Renaissance Center in March 2011.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
“Call to Arms: A Clarksville Story”
To produce a documentary film of Clarksville military history to accompany the Faces of Valor series of books and to present the film, with free admission, in Clarksville.
MT. OLIVE CEMETERY HISTORICAL PRESERVATION SOCIETY
“A Sesquicentennial Look at Women in Middle Tennessee”
To design and choreograph a performing arts presentation with period dancing, performed by youth and local musicians, which portrays the roles of women in the mid-1860s as a component of the Civil War Sesquicentennial programming.
PROMISE LAND COMMUNITY CLUB
“Music and Dance Through the Ages”
To hire a professional dancer/instructor and a music instructor to teach K-6 students choral renditions and dances from the early 1900s through the present, culminating in a public performance at the 11th Annual Promise Land Festival in June 2011.
ROXY PRODUCTIONS, INC.
“Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Music of Fats Waller”
To present a mainstage production of AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’, a musical tribute to jazz pianist Fats Waller, at the Roxy Regional Theatre in February/March 2011, in honor of Black History Month.
STEWART COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL
“Artistic Fees for the Fisk Jubilee Singers”
To present the Fisk Jubilee Singers at a free evening performance, open to the public, at either the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Dover or at the new Stewart County Visitor Center in February 2011.