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Send your state legislators a holiday state budget "Thanks!"

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12/10/09

As 2009 comes to a close, we've had some time over here at the Cultural Alliance to reflect on this year's hectic fight against drastic cuts - and even taxes - to arts and culture in Pennsylvania. All of our hard work paid off, as legislators kept critical funding in place. And for that, despite the length of the budget impasse, we owe them some pats on the back.

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Happy Holidays from the Cultural Alliance!

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12/10/09

For many, the holiday season is a time for traditions: visiting or hosting family, attending parties and events, cooking and baking, or just enjoying some well-deserved downtime at the end of the year. The Cultural Alliance staff have gathered some of our favorite holiday traditions to share with you you.

However you choose to celebrate, we wish you a healthy and happy holiday season!

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A Tribute to Robin Larsen, Founder & Executive Director of the New Hope Arts Center

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Marilyn Bullock
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12/10/09

ILoveNewHope.Com

December 9, 2009

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Creative Workforce Grants Available in Philadelphia

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11/24/09

Philadelphia's Office Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy, in conjunction with the Department of Commerce, announced a new grant program to support job creation in the creative sector.

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Offbeat News: 2400 Living Statues in Trafalgar Square

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Nicholas Crosson
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11/16/09

Ordinary People Become the Monuments at London Landmark

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Philadelphia storms Providence, RI

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11/13/09

Twenty one marketing and development staff of Greater Philadelphia's cultural institutions attended the 2009 National Arts Marketing Project Conference in Providence, RI October 30 - November 2 through the Engage 2020 Leadership program.

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Coming Soon to Norristown... A Cultural District

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Nancy DeLucia
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11/18/09

Norristown Arts Task Force plans for the creation, launch, and sustainability of a cultural district anchored on DeKalb Street.

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Pennsavers launches for University of Pennsylvania

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02/10/11

Pennsavers is a new customized Funsavers created for the University of Pennsylvania community. This new project is part of a larger partnership between the University of Pennsylvania and the Cultural Alliance that celebrates Penn's academic theme this year: Arts and the City Year.

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The Recession May Be Over, But Its Impact on Cultural Organizations Has Just Begun

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10/16/09

(October 16, 2009) On September 14, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 10,000, prompting some to declare, "The recession is over." While this may be true in the broader economy, greater Philadelphia's cultural sector is just beginning to feel the full impact of the downturn.

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Work Smarter: Getting the most from the Pennsylvania Cultural Data Project

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April Williamson
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10/14/09

If your main reason for entering data into the Pennsylvania Cultural Data Project (PACDP) has been to generate funder reports, you may be missing out on ways to use your organization's data to satisfy other reporting needs. This article will show you how PACDP data can be used to generate organization-specific annual, trend, and comparison reports as well as sector-wide research and advocacy reports.

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