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The Charlotte Street Foundation presents a showcase of work by its resident performing artists at the Paragraph Gallery (23 East 12th Street) July 22, starting with MacKenzie Reed, Rosemary Bloom, Blake Freeman, Mariel Reynolds and Martika from noon to 1 p.m.
Documentary filmmaker Randall Jenson, 32,RandallJenson.com, of Kansas City received a 2016 Rocket Grant from the Charlotte Street Foundation for an online video project by SocialScope Productions.
Jarrett Mellenbruch of Roeland Park was raised in Kansas City, Kan. He earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting at Rhode Island School of Design and a master of fine arts degree at Maine College of Art in Portland.
Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/visual-arts/article85518432.html#storylink=cpy
Melaney Mitchell of Kansas City received a Rocket Grant from Charlotte Street Foundation for a “radical public programming” project for her Informality blog, informalityblog.com, which she started in 2013.
The Charlotte Street Foundation has announced winners of its prestigious Rocket Grants. Eleven projects, selected for innovation and their aim to reach audiences outside traditional arts venues, were awarded a total of $60,000.
As the only funder in the country that supports the arts in all 50 states and five U.S. jurisdictions, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will award $82,357,050 in grants to fund 1,148 projects in the second major grant announcement of its 50th anniversary year.
Can a picture say more than what’s in a frame? Can singular images tell us about a bigger picture? Photographers with Archive Collective ask these questions to gather the #BigAmericanPicture, and Instagram users can take part.