Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
The Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) at their March meeting awarded Project grants totaling $57,000 to 28 organizations. Those receiving grants were: Annandale Middle School, Digital Photography with Usry Alleyne, $750; Munsinger Clemens Botanical Society, Music in the Gardens, $2,200; Kimball Community Playhouse, HONK!, $576; Buffalo Community Orchestra, "Around the World" Orchstra Concert, $2,500; wRight Ringers, Hats Off to Handchimes, $840; Great Northern Theatre Company, The Music Man, $2,500; Quite Light Opera Company, QLOC at College of St. Benedict, $2,500; Monticello Strings, Monticello Strings 2008, $2,084; St. Michael's Catholic Church, Concert Series, $1,374; Minnesota Dance Ensemble, Dancing Through History, $2,500; Sauk Centre Arts Council, Concerts in the Park, $1,525; Minnesota Center Chorale, Songs of War and Peace, $2,500; St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra, Classics for Kids Concert, $2,500; Clearview Elementary School, Indonesian Residency, $1,500; St. John's Boys Choir, On Tour Concert, $2,000; Paramount Theatre & Visual Arts Center, Artist & Educator Workshop 2008, $2,500; Chamber Music Society of St. Cloud, Colorado String Quartet Concert & Residency, $2,500; Cantabile Girls' Choir, To Be Certain of the Dawn, $2,500; Melrose Community Education, Music on the River Series, $2,050; Foley Elementary, Woven Lessons, $2,500; Centre Community Concert Association, Leon Willams, baritons, $550; Visual Arts Minnesota, 8th Annual "Art a la Carte" Exhibit, $2,200; Great River Educational Arts Theatre, "Pollyanna!", $2,500; General Federated Women's Club, Concerts in the Park, $2,285; Great River Chorale, An Evening with Cantus and the Chorales, $2,500; Central MN Music School, School of Rock, $2,060; The College of St. Benedict, Upper Midwest String and Chamber Music Conference, $2,500; and Elk River Area Arts Alliance, Old MN: Song of the North Star by Lake Superior, $2,500. The CMAB serves Region 7W and is one of 11 regional art councils in the State of Minnesota with the purpose of supporting and promoting the arts. Region 7W includes Benton, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright counties. For more information, go to www.centralmnartsboard.org or call toll-free at (866) 345-7140.