Arts & Culture

DETROIT, MI (AP)--   The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced $895,000 in grants for projects in Michigan.  

The agency announced Wednesday $21.1 million in grants for 248 humanities projects, including eight grants in Michigan. They include funds for projects at the University of Michigan, Michigan Technological University and the Detroit Institute of Arts.

akropolisquintet.com

  The Ann Arbor-based Akropolis Reed Quintet is performing at NMU tonight (3/11/16) and tomorrow night (3/12/16).  PR90's Nicole Walton spoke with members of the ensemble and with NMU Professor Dr. Rob Engelhardt. 

The Akropolis Reed Quintet performs

Friday, 3/11, at 7:30pm in the NMU Reynold Recital Hall - ***for students only***

Saturday, 3/12, at 7:30pm in the NMU Reynolds Recital Hall

tickets available  here

artprize.org

ESCANABA, MI (AP)--   Artists from Michigan's Upper Peninsula will have a special place to show their works at the annual ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids. 

The Daily Press of Escanaba reports a partnership between the Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba and DeVos Place in Grand Rapids will include an ArtPrize pavilion for Upper Peninsula artists at the convention center in western Michigan.

Pasqua Warstler with the Bonifas Arts Center says the pavilion could help boost interest in the Upper Peninsula as well as help area artists.

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