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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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Announcing Our 2011 Con Edison Composers-in-Residence

David Johnston

We are proud to announce our 2011-2012 Con Edison Composers-in-Residence. The following eight composers will be in residence in four facilities; Flushing Town Hall, Turtle…

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Space. Funders. Diplomacy?

David Johnston

Dance/NYC has added panelists to the Mid-Season Symposium on February 26.  New panelists/speakers include Leah Krauss of the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Gina Gibney from Gibney…

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