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October 2014 Spotlight: Intermedia Arts + TeAda Productions and Leilani Chan

Oct. 23, 2014

Intermedia Arts in Minneapolis, MN presented TeAda Productions and Leilani Chan in September 2014.

This Arts Midwest Touring Fund—supported engagement featured a public performance and residency activities including outreach to local schools and community organizations over the course of seven days.

Intermedia Arts is a multidisciplinary, multicultural arts center that “supports a broad spectrum of artists, with a particular focus on voices you...

September 2014 Spotlight: Alverno Presents at Alverno College + Trisha Brown Dance Company

Sep. 10, 2014

Alverno Presents at Alverno College, WI presented Trisha Brown Dance Company in July 2014.

This Arts Midwest Touring Fund—supported engagement featured a public performances and residency activities that engaged community members, college students, and youth participants.

Alverno Presents, the performing arts series at Alverno College, aims to present artistic performances, residencies, and workshops that aim to educate and inspire both students...

The passing of Dennis Holub

Sep. 04, 2014

We are very sad to share that Dennis Holub, the retired Executive Director of the South Dakota Arts Council and former Chair of Arts Midwest, passed away suddenly at his home on Friday, August 29. He was 67 years old.

Dennis had been struggling the last few years with an array of health problems. In fact, it was those challenges which caused him to step down from his role as our Chair in the middle of his second term. True to his nature, Dennis said at the time that he did not feel he could “...

David J. Fraher Future Leaders' Fund Award 2014

Aug. 25, 2014

Congratulations to Regina Hanson, Morgan Holmes, and Becca Grandstrand—this year’s recipients of the David J. Fraher Future Leaders’ Fund Award.

In January 2009, David Fraher marked 25 years as Executive Director (now President & CEO) of Arts Midwest. Arts Midwest’s Board of Directors and staff, along with many friends and colleagues, established the David J. Fraher Future Leaders’ Fund to honor David’s contributions to and vision for the field. The Future Leaders...

August 2014 Spotlight: Three Oaks Theater Festival + David Lutken

Aug. 21, 2014

Three Oaks Theater Festival in Three Oaks, MI presented David Lutken in July 2014.

This Arts Midwest Touring Fund—supported engagement featured a public performance and residency activities including panel discussions, question & answer sessions, and community hootenannies over the course of two days.

Three Oaks Theater Festival celebrated its sophomore season July 5- August 2, 2014. The Festival, Co-founded by John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc...

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