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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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Challenge Grant Campaign Extended in the NICK OF TIME

David Johnston

You still have time to contribute to Exploring the Metropolis’ Challenge Grant Campaign! It’s NOT TOO LATE! A long-time supporter has offered Exploring the Metropolis…

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Alliance of Artists Communities, Minding the Gap

David Johnston

I spent Friday morning at Dance/USA’s 2012 Dance Forum, a pre-conference event at APAP. This event was at the Hilton New York, so bright and…

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San Francisco and Grants for the Arts

David Johnston

Fifty years ago, the city of San Francisco instituted a hotel surtax which would go towards municipal arts funding. Now, San Francisco is the largest…

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An Evening of Cultivation

David Johnston

Despite yesterday evening’s chilly rain and winds, Exploring the Metropolis’ first cultivation event was a wonderful success as composers, friends, funders, Board and Musicians’ Advisory…

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Announcing Our 2011-2012 Residency Panelists

David Johnston

Our new Con Edison Musicians’ Residency Composers-in-Residence have been announced. Eight composers will be in residence in four different cultural facilities for fall 2011 and…

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