National Endowment for the Arts

Astoria musician sees value without dollar signs
Astoria musician sees value without dollar signs
Entertainment Mitchell Kirk 1/19/2013 at 11:27AM

“We knew after graduation we were going to move to New York, just because that’s what one does,” said Moppa Elliott, the Scranton, Pennsylvania native, now residing in Astoria, who came here with friends in 2002 to pursue a career in jazz music. His nickname derived from his “moppy” hairstyle as a boy. His character [...]

“Our Town” grant guidelines announced
News Toni Cimino 10/20/2012 at 12:45AM

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder has announced that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently released its “Our Town” grant guidelines and is now accepting applications for its creative neighborhood placemaking initiative. The “Our Town” grant encourages community arts engagement and connects neighborhoods through local involvement in which communities working together assist in cultural planning, public [...]