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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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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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EtM Hosts Rooftop Fundraiser

David Johnston

On October 13, EtM hosted a Rooftop Fundraiser at Symphony House on West 56h Street near Carnegie Hall. Richard Carrick, a previous EtM Composer-in-Residence and…

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Queens Borough Board Budget Hearing

David Johnston

FY17 Queens Borough Board Budget Hearing Queens Borough Hall 120-55 Queens Blvd, Room 200 Monday January 25, 2016 Budget Testimony: David Johnston, EtM Executive Director…

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PRESS RELEASE: EtM Receives REDC Award

David Johnston

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2015 CONTACT: David Johnston david@exploringthemetropolis.org 212-886-2503   NY STATE AWARDS MORE THAN $2 BILLION, INCLUDES $49,500 AWARDED TO ETM   Governor…

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EtM Interview on NY1 OMG

David Johnston

  Last Thursday, we taped an interview with the lovely and fun Bree Driscoll at New York One.  (“We” being me, David, and Nina Siniakova,…

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Challenge Grant Round Two!

David Johnston

We are in the second year of a two-year challenge from a long-time funder of EtM. This funder is matching dollar-for-dollar everything we raise up to $10,000…

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Read Our Executive Director’s City Council Testimony

David Johnston

New York City Council Finance Committee Executive Budget Hearing Testimony Friday June 6, 2014 4 PM I am David Johnston, Executive Director of Exploring the…

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Are You There, Boston? It’s Us, EtM

David Johnston

Hi, Boston.  We read about your problem – finding decent affordable rehearsal space for musicians. Apparently, you’re running out of it. Mind if we offer…

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EtM, “We Make Do,” and the CUNY Dance Initiative

David Johnston

  In 2010, Exploring the Metropolis conducted a report for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation on workspace needs of mid-career, single-choreographer-led dance companies in New…

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