Arts Enabler Awardees 2018 Spotlight Series - Dr. Anne Huang

Dr. Anne Huang, Development Director, World Arts West

Bio: Dr. Anne Huang is the Development Director of World Arts West, producers of the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, which supports Bay Area dance companies that are sustaining and celebrating the world’s cultural legacy.  Anne is the former Executive Director of Oakland Asian Cultural Center, where she transformed a struggling arts organization into a thriving cultural institution serving 50,000 people a year, and forged innovative partnerships such as 100 Families: Art and Social Change and Oakland Chinatown Oral History Project with StoryCorps...

 

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Measure E: Arts for Everyone, Doesn’t Raise Taxes - General Information

Ballot Measure: Proposition E Hotel Tax Allocations Initiative Ordinance

Summary: Proposition E aims to secure arts funding to the Grants for the Arts and the SF Arts Commission. It will allocate a portion of the projected revenue increase of the Hotel Tax to fund development of cultural equity programs for underserved communities, arts programming, and funding for Cultural Districts and Cultural Centers in San Francisco - this November election, 2018.

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Welcome & Statement from Mayor London Breed

- Welcome to Mayor London Breed- August 2018 -

Arts for a Better Bay Area welcomes and congratulates newly elected Mayor, London Breed, on her post as the chief leader of our dynamic and beautiful City by the Bay. We also thank Mayor Breed and her office for her statement addressing the arts community, in response to our welcome. Please find the statement, here.

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San Francisco Ballot Measure to Increase Funding for Arts and Culture Receives Unanimous Support from the Board of Supervisors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: San Francisco Ballot Measure to Increase Funding for Arts and Culture Receives Unanimous Support from the Board of Supervisors – (From Tuesday, July 31) The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to put the Hotel Tax Allocations Initiative Ordinance on the November ballot.

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Arts Enabler Awardees 2018 Spotlight Series - Michelle Holdt

Michelle Holdt, Founding Executive Director, Arts Ed Matters (Arts Education)

Bio: Michelle Holdt is the Founding Executive Director of Arts Ed Matters. She is an arts integration specialist and theater educator with a strong commitment to leading an arts rich life and making the arts available for all children.

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Leading SF Mayoral Candidates and the Arts – Watch and Share Before June 5, 2018 Election

The arts community asked the four leading San Francisco mayoral candidates - Angela Alioto, Supervisor London Breed, Supervisor Jane Kim, and Senator Mark Leno - their position on how to best support the arts in our city.

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Arts Enabler Awardees 2018 Spotlight Series - Tracy Camp

Tracy Camp, Actor & Educator (Advocacy/Activism)

Bio: Tracy Camp is an actor/singer and a tenured mathematics instructor at Laney College in Oakland. Mainly focusing on musical theater, she has performed all over the Bay Area as well as in Colorado and other parts of California.

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Arts Enabler Awardees 2018 - Tracy Camp

Arts Enabler 2018 - Tracy Camp, Actor & Educator (Advocacy/Activism)

Bio: Tracy Camp is an actor/singer and a tenured mathematics instructor at Laney College in Oakland. Mainly focusing on musical theater, she has performed all over the Bay Area as well as in Colorado and other parts of California.

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Arts Enabler Awardees 2018

Arts Enabler Awardee Spotlight - On April 12, 2018 at the inaugural State of the Arts event, we honored and recognized a few individuals and organizations in our arts community who go above and beyond. From 130 community-chosen nominees, 12 were selected to be honored as the 2018 Arts Enablers. These individuals and organizations represent movers and shakers in our community.

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STATE of the ARTS: A Bay Area Arts Blog Forum

Barry Hessenius, Former Director of the California Arts Council, hosted a virtual forum with some of our esteemed local arts agency leaders.  Check out a highlight from each question, click through to read the whole forum on Barry's blog, and post your comments to participate!

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