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Cultural Plan and the Future of City Funding

David Johnston

In 2014, EtM released its report on workspace issues for performing artists in the borough of Queens. Through an examination of CDP data, we talked…

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EtM Rallies for the Arts at City Hall

David Johnston

On Monday, EtM’s Executive Director David Johnston attended a rally at City Hall to speak out against eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts. “I stopped…

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EtM’s David Johnston Gives Testimony at NYC’s City Hall for $40 Million Increase for Arts and Culture

David Johnston

New York City Council Cultural Affairs, Libraries & International Intergroup Relations Committee Council Chambers – City Hall Preliminary Budget Hearing Testimony FY18 Wednesday March 8,…

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Exploring the Metropolis (EtM) Announces New Brooklyn Partner For 2017-18 Con Edison Composer Residencies

David Johnston

First Partnership with Brooklyn Conservatory of Music NEW YORK, NY, March 7, 2017 – Exploring the Metropolis (EtM), the only nonprofit organization dedicated to analyzing…

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Composer Meet & Greet at RBSCC with Randall Woolf

David Johnston

Exploring the Metropolis (EtM) and the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council (RBSCC) kicked off the start of the Ridgewood Bushwick Composer Residency last Friday with…

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EtM’s First Public Programs at Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning

David Johnston

This last month EtM and Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning hosted two public programs from our EtM Choreographer + Composer Residencies. The first public…

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EtM Con Edison Composer-in-Residence Doug Balliett Commissioned By BSM

David Johnston

Doug Balliett, our 2016-17 Con Edison Composer-in-Residence at Bloomingdale School of Music (BSM) has been commissioned by BSM for their Student Composer Project A4TY: Album…

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Announcing the Ridgewood Bushwick Composer Residency Panelists

Katie Cox

We are delighted to announce the panelists for the inaugural round of the EtM Ridgewood Bushwick Composer Residency. Panels took place on Thursday, December 1,…

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Announcing the Inaugural Ridgewood Bushwick Composer-in-Residence

David Johnston

EtM Announces Acclaimed Composer Randall Woolf for Six Month Residency at Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council For the first round of EtM’s Ridgewood Bushwick Composer…

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Long Time Board Member Gives EtM Matching Grant of $50,000!

Katie Cox

We are thrilled to announce that a long time Board member has offered a $50,000 challenge match! This is a great opportunity for EtM supporters…

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