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News of the GRANT CYCLE for FY-2018/FY-2019

The FY 2019 Grant Application period is now OPEN!
HURRY! Now's the time to apply for a FY-2019 grant --
online applications are available only through October 15th, 2018!

Find specific details about the ACC's requirements by clicking on the
"Council Priorities" tab here, or by visiting our "Grants" page.

To view the recipients of our FY-2018 grants, please select the "Funding List" tab on our MCC page, here.
Click here to find general details about the MCC's Grants Program.
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Calling ARTISTS in all fields -- Looking for funding / exposure for your work?
For ArtSake, click here and scroll down to the "Artist News" links.
Or click here to find ideas and opportunities, creative space classifieds, working artist toolkits and more!

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Our 15th Applause Series continues with the King David Jazz Trio
(pictured above,) performing Old Timey, Gypsy and world music tunes
at the Agawam Senior Center, Friday, October 5, 2018 at 7PM.

Admission is FREE and open to everyone!
<<< Click on the Applause Series link at left to see details of the entire season.



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    The next FALL Bus Trip to New York City has been
                 scheduled for November 17th, 2018!

                 Tickets become available October 1st.

                                             ( <<<  Click Lady Liberty for details.)



There's an exciting new initiative across the state to prove it --
find details, and what it can mean to our community, here.

(Courtesy: NPR / WAMC )


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Watch your Cultural Council in action!
The public is invited to attend -- and participate in -- any
monthly meeting* of the Agawam Cultural Council.

Click here for the 2017/2018 meeting schedule.
(* Public input is restricted only during November grant voting meetings.)


Cultural Council events are coming to your TV!
Watch Agawam Public Access Television
( cable Channel 15 )

for recorded versions of past Cultural Council events!



Together with the Massachusetts Cultural Council, our mission is to promote excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences, and to bring entertaining and enlightening events to our community.



Your Council Onstage!
A member of the Agawam Cultural Council is appearing in the
Wild Western musical, "Johnny Guitar", now onstage at
the Majestic Theater, 131 Elm Street in West Springfield --
with evening and matinee performances, Wed.- Sun.,
NOW through October 21st!

Call (413) 747-7797 for show times and ticket availability.

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Applause Series favorites Judy Handler and Mark Levesque,
along with Leo Snow - flute, and Russ Becker - clarinet,
will be appearing Saturday, September 22, at 7:30 p.m.,
at the Asylum Hill Congregational Church,
814 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT.
They will be presenting "CARAVAN: World Travels with Musical Friends",
a mix of world music and international favorites.
Find more information about the concert here.

Find more of Handler and Levesque's appearances here.

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Jeff Gavioli and his Bad News Jazz & Blues Orchestra,
who lit up the night at our Big Band Dinner Dances,
have a series of upcoming local performances through December, 2018.
Click here to see their schedule.

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Don't miss the Springfield Museums' Summer Spectacular --
with events and exhibits through October (indoors, free w/ museum admission).
Scroll down on their website for lots of fun (and learning) for the whole family!
And don't forget to look for the Springfield Museums'
Museums a la Carte series of lectures and presentations --
from Society to Science to Sculpture, there's something for everyone!

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     And Don't Forget ...

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"First-Run MOVIES are at the AGAWAM CINEMAS!!"  }
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Visit them here for showtimes, affordable ticket prices,
sign up for their digital newsletter, and more.
Or you can call their info line at: (413) 285-7162,
or visit Agawam Cinemas on Facebook.
The two theaters have been lovingly restored for first-run feature films.
(...and don't miss the special handmade concession treats -- yum!)
The AGAWAM CINEMAS --- a great part of our community!


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