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E-Newsletter / January 2007

Posted: Saturday, January 27th, 2007 at 3:12 pm in E-Newsletters

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National Performance Network (NPN) e-Update | January | Connecting artists with progressive presenters, arts organizations, and communities across the country.


In this Issue

New Project Development
NPN Subsidy Programs
NPN Partner Events
Job Announcements




The National Performance Network (NPN) has received generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency), the Nathan Cummings Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, Altria Group, Inc., Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation, Baton Rouge Area Foundation – Higher Ground Fund, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Arts Council of New Orleans, Iowa Arts Council, Brian J. Worley Fund for the Performing Arts, Altorfer, Inc. Fund, Leveraging Investments in Creativity, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and WESTAF.

January 2007

Please take a moment to review the announcements included and visit for complete details.

New Project Development

NPN national office, as a part of our commitment to local programs, is serving as the convening organization for cultural stakeholders in the Unified New Orleans Plan. This week NPN held a Cultural Summit that provided an opportunity for the New Orleans’ arts and culture community to express their support/concerns of the draft Cultural Plan.

The draft document and summary from previous meetings is available at

NPN Subsidy Programs

DEADLINE:  NPN Community and Creation Fund Winter FY2007 applications DUE 2/26/07, 5pm CST

Technical assistance teleconference scheduled for February 5, 2007 at 1pm. New NPN Partners and new staff members of NPN Partner organizations are encouraged to attend.  RSVP to

Visit the announcement section of the website for complete application details.

NPN Partner Events

Association of Performing Arts Presenters 50th Annual Conference
Every year the National Performance Network and many of its partners attend the Association of Performing Arts Presenters’ booking conference in New York City. This year’s activities begin with the pre-conference on January 17 and run through January 23, 2007.

Beyond Survival Showcase
NPN presents at Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference
New York, NY
Gulf Coast Artists’ Showcase
January 19 – 20 at 8pm
“Gulf Coast Artists take the town by storm.”

Wexner Center for the Arts
Columbus, OH
Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven:  A show about white people in love
Fri, Jan 26 – Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 8pm; Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 7pm
“Young Jean Lee’s hysterically funny Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven is perfect… politically incorrect… directed brilliantly.”
–New York Times

Job Announcements

The National Performance Network’s national office occasionally receives job announcements from our Partners and other organizations. Visit for the most up to date listings.