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Economic power of Vermont Arts and Culture assessed

MONTPELIER—Vermont is participating in one of the nation’s largest studies to gauge the economic power of the nonprofit arts and culture industry, and it needs audience input.

The national study, Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6), is the sixth national study of its kind and is administered by Americans for the Arts. Conducted about every five years, the study measures the economic impact of spending on employment, government revenue, and household income related to the nonprofit arts and culture industry. AEP6 involves 387 participating communities representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Now through April 2023, Vermont audiences attending select in-person arts and cultural events, performances, and exhibits will be asked to take a brief electronic survey, either on their own smart device or using a venue-provided device. Survey questions will ask about event-related spending and attitudes toward the cultural event.

Vital anchors for many of Vermont’s communities, arts, culture, and other creative enterprises are key economic drivers. In 2019, arts and culture alone contributed $1.1 billion to

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history of arts

Elon University / Today at Elon / Lindenman, Lake awarded N.C. Humanities grant for Power and Place Collaborative

The $3,500 grant will support the Power and Place Collaborative that is a partnership between the university, Burlington’s Mayco Bigelow Center, and the African American Cultural Arts and History Center.

Heather Lindenman, assistant professor of English, and Danielle Lake, director of Design Thinking, received $3,500 from North Carolina Humanities for their project, “Power and Place Intergenerational Storytelling Community Engagement Initiative.”

Heather Lindenman, assistant professor of English, and Danielle Lake, director of design thinking and associate professor

The Power and Place Collaborative seeks to cultivate participatory practices of community co-creation and storytelling. Grounded in a commitment to mutually beneficial community/university relationships, the collaborative is an evolving partnership between Elon University, the African American Cultural Arts & History Museum, and the Mayco Bigelow Community Center.

Collaborative members include Elon faculty Vanessa Drew-Branch and Sandy Marshall as well as the AACAHC Director Shineece Sellars and Mayco Bigelow North Park Center Director Bobbi Ruffin. During the past two years, faculty and courses from across Elon have been working with Lake on Power and Place

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White County High School breaks ground on new performing arts center

White County Schools held a groundbreaking Tuesday morning for a brand new performing arts center at the former site of White County High School’s baseball field.

Scott Justus, assistant superintendent with White County Schools, said the district had been having conversations about the project for a little over a year leading up to the groundbreaking.

Charles Black Construction will build the facility, and Breaux and Associates did the architecture work on the project.

“We’re moving along, hoping to open by [the time] school starts in 2023,” Justus said. “Worst case scenario would be Christmas.”

The new facility will house band, chorus, and theatre, and will seat about 700 people for performances. That’s about double the current theatre capacity. According to Justus, the project is being paid for thanks to help from the county’s ESPLOST.

The facility will be built where the baseball field was once located. Justus said this will allow for some upgrades to the baseball and softball fields, which will be moved to the left of the football

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arts & entertaiment

Maui Entertainment, Arts, Community, July 28-Aug. 3

For a list of upcoming events, concerts, shows and entertainment from July 28 to Aug. 3, find our comprehensive listing here.

Weekly events are separated into Maui regions, such as Wailuku, Kahului, Kīhei, Lahaina, Honokōwai, Kapalua-Nāpili, Māʻalaea, Pāʻia-Hāna, Makawao, and Wailea-Mākena.

NPR calls her songs “boundary-defying epic music.

Grammy winner Corinne Bailey Rae, Friday

Multiple Grammy winner Corinne Bailey Rae who shot to stardom from Leeds, England with her self-titled #1 debut album featuring the global hits “Put Your Records On” and “Like A Star” will be performing at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center Friday, July 29, at 7:30 p.m.

Rae’s third album, “The Heart Speaks in Whispers” in 2016 was described by NPR as “boundary-defying, epic music.” The album featured the stunning “Green Aphrodisiac” named one of the “10 best R&B songs of 2016” by Billboard and selected by President Obama for his summer playlist.

The new songs soared in her live performances as Baily Rae embarked on a worldwide tour, including festivals and a special guest

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