Funding encourages regional arts projects
NINE new arts projects have been given the go-ahead in the Northern Rivers region, with funding from the state government's annual Country Arts Support Program small grants program.
Successful applicants include:
Byron Youth Theatre, Mind Made Me: To create a theatre piece enabling young people to develop positive strategies to deal with mental health issues
Lismore Art Space Artists, CULT-ure Mapping Lismore 2480: A unique zine workshop to create a collaborative Lismore tourist guide made by the people who live and create in the community
LightnUp Inc. (Lismore Lantern Parade), 20 Light Years on - the story of the Lismore Lantern Parade: The project will engage two emerging curators to produce a retrospective of the Lismore Lantern Parade over the past 20 years
Lismore Theatre Company, Music Magic for Kids - Workshops for children to learn musical skills through fun and creative activities
New Italy Museum Inc, Carnevale Italiano 2014: To bring professional Italian performers to the second Carnevale Italiano
R.E.D. Inc., Painting the Town with RED Inc: Creation of a mural as part of the Lismore Back Alley Gallery
Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre Inc., Move It Mob Style at Crankfest Xtreme 2014: Free workshops at Crankfest Xtreme in Evans Head.