Blog - 04-2019 Archive

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A Look Through Erie's Creative Lens | Peppergrass

Tuesday Apr 30th, 2019

“You’re full of peppergrass,” his Grandmother chuckled. It was her way of saying he has good energy, and that good energy has carried over to his music. Peppergrass is Thomas Statkun’s one-man band, an Industrial Electronic Rock sound as unique as its creator.


Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) | Business Investments that Build Happy and Healthy Communities

Wednesday Apr 24th, 2019

As of April 1, 2019 the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development began taking applications from businesses for the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax relief program.

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#IsThisArt? | Arts + Social Impact Explorer

Wednesday Apr 24th, 2019

One of the objectives of the New Horizons initiative is to infuse arts and culture into libraries, public parks, and other community resources to provide neighborhood programming that ensures the benefits of arts and culture are more fully recognized, utilized and valued.

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Peter Kageyama Book Sale

Friday Apr 19th, 2019

Purchase Peter Kageyama's Books Here.

Partial proceeds of all book sales will help support Erie Arts & Culture’s New Horizons Initiative. Our inventory of these books is limited.

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A Look Through Erie's Creative Lens | Jessica Yochim Taylor

Tuesday Apr 16th, 2019

She took her passion for pictures in motion and set her own life in motion. Jessica Yochim Taylor is a Managing Partner, Director, and Editor at family-owned business MenajErie Studio, where she not only stimulates and challenges her own creativity, but also aids other creatives in discovering their potentials.


Erie Arts & Culture Adds DipJars to their Creative and Cultural Non-profit Community Resources

Monday Apr 15th, 2019

Erie Arts & Culture is excited to announce the arrival of four DipJars to our arsenal of creative and cultural non-profit community resources. As a part of our mission to “strengthen the vibrancy and vitality of the region through the advancement of arts and culture,” Erie Arts & Culture will lend DipJars to regional non-profits wishing to temporarily utilize them for on-premise and/or special event fundraising.

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New Horizons Initiative Launches its Placemaking Speaker Series with Keynote from Peter Kageyama

Tuesday Apr 9th, 2019

Peter Kageyama is the author of “Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places” and the follow-up book “Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places.” Peter is a Senior Fellow with the Alliance for Innovation, a national network of city leaders. He is also an internationally sought-after community development consultant and grassroots engagement strategist who speaks all over the world about bottom-up community development.

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Cultivating Meaningful Cultural Experiences

Wednesday Apr 3rd, 2019

Nina Simon has served in the role of Executive Director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History since 2011. In 2019, she founded OF/BY/FOR ALL, an organization that envisions a world in which all people are empowered to share their talents to strengthen their communities. To create this future, OF/BY/FOR ALL helps civic and cultural organizations grow of, by, and for their communities. Simon is also the author of two best-selling books, “The Participatory Museum” and “The Art of Relevance.”

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New Horizons Presents: The C.H.R.O.M.A. Guild

Wednesday Apr 3rd, 2019

The C.H.R.O.M.A. Guild is the Creative Hub of Resources & Opportunities that support & connect Multicultural Artist in NWPA.

CHROMA is an Erie-based regional network focused on building both individual and organizational capacity by providing broader opportunities for diversity, equity, and inclusion within the area’s cultural and creative industries.

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A Look Through Erie's Creative Lens | Painter Katie Maciak

Monday Apr 1st, 2019

Outdoor adventurer Katie Maciak (LeVan) takes the feeling of serenity that comes with immersing oneself in nature and transfers it onto the canvas to share with us. She encourages people to find their own meaning in art, stating, “I paint because it is my favorite thing to do and it channels my moments of peace.” Her love of nature doesn’t stop with paintings, as she also makes pressed flower jewelry.

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