Thursday, May 3, 2012
ABC FY2012 Grant Recipients
RIVERS & SPIRES FESTIVAL, INC.
“Art Expressed Through Movement and Canvas”
To support artist fees for performance speed painter Tim Decker, as well as those for “living statue” performing artists, at the Rivers & Spires Festival in April 2012.
PROMISE LAND COMMUNITY CLUB
“Promise Land on the Move”
To support artist fees for an inter-generational dance project combining the art form of dance with developing healthy lifestyles, culminating in a public performance at the 12th Annual Promise Land Community Festival in June 2012.
MT. OLIVE CEMETERY HISTORICAL PRESERVATION SOCIETY
“Portraiture to Capture Family Heritage”
To support artist fees for photographer Kelvin Braxton and others to create portraits, both photographic and sketched, at no charge to participants, during a family event day, open to the public and geared toward low-income families.
CLARKSVILLE COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION
“Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet”
To support artist fees for the Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet, performing in March 2012 as part of the 51st Annual Mid-South Jazz Festival, closing out the 2011-2012 Community Concert Series at Austin Peay State University.
DICKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
“the danberrys Live with The DMS Drama Club”
To support artist fees for bluegrass/folk musical group “the danberrys” in a public performance with the DMS Drama Club, which will sing and dramatize the songs as an integrated part of the performance.
“Evening With The Arts Project”
To support artist fees for five concerts, free and open to the public, performed by the Woodwind and Brass Quintets, the Dixieband Combo and the Jazz Project in a variety of venues during the first half of 2012.
HOUSTON COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL
To build interest and excitement for the arts in Houston County and the surrounding area by creating promotions to be aired on local public access television and published on the web and by utilizing custom posters, radio spots and billboards.