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Businesswoman brings two-plus decades of experience in local, national arts production, administration, and education to organization as it implements plan for strategic growth   BOSTON, Feb. 8, 2016—MASSCreative announces today that Sara Stackhouse has been elected the new chair of its board of directors. Stackhouse, principal at the consulting firm...
“Governor Charlie Baker’s recommendation to fund the state’s investment in arts and culture in FY17 at $14.16 million will fund the Massachusetts Cultural Council at the same level as this past year. We see this as a great starting point, but not the end point. Art and culture is a...
In his state of the city address last night, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh pledged to “invest $1 million in artists.” His administration, Walsh said, is “deepening our commitment to arts and culture.” Mayor Walsh is not the only municipal leader in Massachusetts who recognizes the value of arts and culture...
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The Drama Studio is one of a handful of youth theatres in the United States that offers quality, range, and depth in its acting training programs. For Springfield-area youth, the Studio's conservatory program offers an unusual opportunity for training that prepares its graduates (all of whom are college bound) to...