The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

25th Anniversary Celebration Spotlighting "Artists as Activists"

Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Eastworks 116 Pleasant St., Easthampton, MA

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A Conversation about "Artists as Activists" at 8:00 pm, with Gina Belafonte, Ellen Meeropol, and Erin McKeown, moderated by Jenn Meeropol


A short film with salutes from Angela Davis, Holly Near, and many of the other artists, activists, and allies who have helped us reach this milestone

followed by

A 9:30 concert by Erin McKeown, with opening by A Besere Velt (A Better World) Yiddish Chorus

Thanks to generous sponsorship from The Puffin Foundation Ltd., general admission tickets will be $25 (student/low income $15). A limited number of $125 sponsor tickets will also be available. All tickets will go on sale later this summer.

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