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Legislature Overrides Baker's MCC Veto Great news from the State House: Both the Massachusetts House and Senate overwhelmingly voted to override Governor Charlie Baker’s veto of more than half of the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s budget. This unanimous vote in the Senate and a 156-2 vote in the House reversed a 55%...
MASSCreative Endorses Question 5, the Community Preservation Act   At MASSCreative, we believe in building a healthy, vibrant, and equitable Massachusetts. That’s why we officially endorsed Boston’s Community Preservation Act and are organizing the Boston creative community to support the ballot initiative.  Question 5, on the ballot for Boston voters this...
Putting Arts Education in the Mix Over the past two decades, access and participation in arts education in grades K-12 has dropped for many districts across the Commonwealth. Many children do not have the opportunity to learn the important skills such as critical thinking, teamwork, and creativity that a quality...
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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...