Not all artists work in oils and bronze, some write poems, others create collectible and utilitarian high end crafts.
Bringing the state’s Cultural Council back up to where it was before the recession has been a priority for cultural advocates like Berkshire on Stage.
Thanks to all who asked their local legislators for a restoration of funding for the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Thanks to you the funding for next year is back on track.
Once again the short sighted legislators opt to cut the state’s meager cultural budget, but the savings will be offset by a drop in state tax revenues, and nothing is gained.
It’s a real coup for Pittsfield to get the first statewide designation of Cultural District outside of the Boston area. In terms of economic development, it brings lots of goodies, too. Read More…
There are a lot of people behind the people on stage, and here’s a chance to learn a little about the reason for the website you are visiting, and the person behind it. Click on my photo above to read more, including how to write a press release.
The Berkshires and Western Massachusetts were a major winner when Governor Deval Patrick announced $7.4 million in grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund (CFF). Close to $1.5 million will come directly to those of us in the Western part of the states, 58% or $853,000 of that in the Berkshires alone. The overall funds…