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Call to Action Extended

From ARTS North Carolina: If you have taken action to communicate with Legislators about the North Carolina Arts Council budget and about tax reform affecting all nonprofit arts organizations, THANK YOU!! If you have not taken action, contacting Legislators should be this week’s priority. The current Call to Actions do not expire until the conference […]

New Call to Action for Members

From our friends at ARTS North Carolina: The 2013-2015 North Carolina biennium budget has entered the “conference” phase. There are profound differences between the House and the Senate regarding grants recommendations for the North Carolina Arts Council. Over the two year budget cycle the difference is a loss of $1,280,000 (Senate) or a loss of […]

Ed Southern on the Arts as Economic Engine

A guest column by North Carolina Writers’ Network Executive Director Ed Southern appeared in yesterday’s Winston-Salem Journal. For nearly a century now, our state has built, sustained and justified a remarkable tradition of support for the arts. We opened a state-sponsored School of the Arts despite the opponents who dismissed it as “toe-dancing school.” We […]