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Seven National Endowment for the Arts scholarships go to Arkansas operations

The National Endowment for the Arts has provided three individuals from three funding categories for the 2019 financial year for a total of $ 130,000 in Arkansas: Art Works and Challenge America, nonprofit projects, and Creative Writing Fellowships.

The grants:

• Geffrey Davis, Fayetteville, faculty member at the University of Arkansas and the Rainier Writing Workshop. $ 25,000, Literature Fellowships: Creative Writing – Literature

• Theater Squared Inc. (aka TheaterSquared), Fayetteville, $ 30,000, Art Works – Theater, in support of the Arkansas New Play Festival

• Sonny Boy Blues Society (also known as the King Biscuit Blues Festival), Helena-West Helena, $ 25,000, Art Works – Music, in support of the festival

• Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Society Inc. (aka Arkansas Symphony Orchestra), Little Rock, 10,000 USD, Challenge America, to support concert performances and related activities

Little Rock, Little Rock, US $ 10,000, Challenge America Chamber Music Society, to support a chamber music series and related educational programs

• Oxford American Literary Project (also known as Oxford American), Little Rock, $ 20,000, Art Works – Literature to support payments to writers for Oxford American

• Ozark Foothills Filmfest, Inc., Locust Grove, $ 10,000, Challenge America, to support the annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest.

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