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The Boise City Department of Arts and History announces its 2016 grant awards

The Boise City Department of Arts and History announced its grants for the fiscal year 2016. Twenty-four recipients will receive awards between $1,000 and $10,000 for a total of $149,000.

2016 ARTS AND HISTORY GRANT WINNERS

•  Angie Smith: $10,000: Large-scale portraits of Boise refugees displayed in Downtown Boise.



•  Ballet Idaho: $5,000: “Learning Through Dance” arts education program in Boise schools.



•  Big Tree Arts: $5,000: Loud Writers’ Project targeting Boise youth and poetry slams.



•  Boise Gay Men’s Chorus: $ 5,000, Operational and production support for 2015-2016 season.



•  Author Christian Winn: $5,000, Storyfort community literary festival.



•  Donald Winiecki: $5,000: Production, exhibition, and presentations of software-generated paintings.



•  Friends of IPTV: $7,500: Catalogue IPTV film footage to include Boise subjects for public accessibility.



•  Ghosts & Projectors: $5,000: quarterly poetry reading series featuring local and touring poets.



•  Global Lounge: $10,000: World Village multicultural three-day event featuring artists, performers, crafts, and workshops.



•  Idaho Green Fest: $5,000: Performances and art components for Boise Earth Day community festival.



•  Idaho Horror Film Festival: $10,000, Professional development components & support for cultivating Boise’s film culture.



•  Idaho Office for Refugees: $3,000, World Refugee Day community event and art mural.



•  Idaho Shakespeare Festival: $10,000, Access Program, educational and experiential opportunities for under served audiences.



•  Imperium Cinema: $10,000: Planning & production of short film bridging Boise’s film and theater communities.



•  Joe Golden: $7,500: Research, script development, and reading of original play, “Ladies First.”



•  LED: $5,000: “This Side of Paradise” collaborative performance and LAB educational programs.



•  Ming Studios: $5,000: “The Museum of Broken Relationships” traveling exhibit.



•  Mike Winter: $3,000: “Sights and Sounds of Cuba,” concert and dance performance.



•  Mladi Behar: $7,500: Bosnian and Herzegovinian cooking and cultural educational series,



•  Off Center Dance: $2,000: “Folding and Unfolding” performance related to Boise Art Museum origami exhibit.



•  Opera Idaho: $10,000: Tom Cipullo’s opera, Glory Denied based on Vietnam Veteran’s experience.



•  Preservation Idaho: $5,000: Education and resource guide on Boise mid-century modern residential architecture.



•  Rock on Wheels: $7,500: Mobile educational opportunities for underserved youth and senior citizens.



•  TAG Historical Research: $1,000, Brochure and presentations related to early Boise developer, Walter E. Pierce.



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