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Beverly Cultural Council awards grants
BEVERLY — The Beverly Cultural Council has awarded grants totaling more than $11,000 to 22 artists or groups.
Twelve of the 22 recipients live in Beverly, while the others are from across the North Shore. All of the projects or events will take place in Beverly, the council said.
The funding will help pay for educational programs and field trips for schoolchildren, creative workshops for seniors, and cultural activities for the general public, including exhibits, festivals, workshops and lectures.
The Beverly Cultural Council is one of 329 local cultural councils serving the state’s 351 cities and towns. The councils are funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council through an annual appropriation from the state Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts and other sources.
Here are the grant recepients:
Yetti Frankel, Peabody, Haiku Poetry and Illustrated Card: Intergenerational Workshop;
Elementary Enrichment Center, Beverly, Integrated Teaching Through Arts;
North Shore Concert Band, Peabody, Lynch Park Summer Concert Series;
John Root, Amherst, Senior Citizen Musical Program;
Davis Bates/Roger Tincknell, Shellburne Falls, Celebrating Reading in Story & Song;
Delvena Theater Company, Lynn, Meet Julia Child (Seniors);
Colleen Michaels, Beverly, Improbable Places Poetry Tour;
Hands on History Inc., Burlington, Hands on History — American Revolution;
Express Yourself Inc., Beverly, Express Yourself Mali Youth Chamber Concert;
Music at Eden’s Edge, Essex, Youth Chamber Concert Program;
Quintessential Brass, Beverly, Concert on the Commons;
John Burke, Beverly, Remembering the Elliott Chambers Fire (film);
David Gordon, Beverly, OnLine Archive;
Impromptu Shakespeare Company, Hamilton, A Midsummer Night’s Dream;
Don Daniel, Winchester, Just a Minute Film Festival;
St. Mary School, Beverly, Super-Cold Science Museum;
The Artists at Porter Mill, Beverly, 2012 Open Studios;
Alec Lewis, Beverly, Confidence;
Jay Mankita, Amherst, Eat Like a Rainbow in the Schools;
Estelle Rand, Beverly, Music at Beverly Farmers’ Market;
Hannah Elementary School, Beverly, Museum of Science Boston;
North Shore YMCA Children’s Theatre, Beverly, New York.
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