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2005-06 Grantees

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Artist Organization Category

Bay Area Glass Institute


Contemporary Asian Theater Scene (CATS)


Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra


Kaisahan Dance Company


Northside Theater Company


San Jose Chamber Orchestra


San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild


San Jose Symphonic Choir


WORKS/San Jose


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Resident Arts Organization Category

Abhinaya Dance Company


City Lights Theater Company


Chinese Performing Artists


Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana (MACLA)


San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art


San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles


San Jose Youth Symphony


Tapestry Arts San Jose, Inc


Teatro Vision


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Professional Arts Institution Category

San Jose Children's Musical Theater




San Jose Jazz Society


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Regional Arts Institution Category

American Musical Theater of San Jose


Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley


San Jose Children's Discovery Museum


Mexican Heritage Corporation


Opera San Jose


San Jose Museum of Art


San Jose Repertory Theatre


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Grant Award

Arab Film Festival
Produce the 2005 edition of the Arab Film Festival in San Jose, October 2005, at the Towne Theater, featuring about 12 films by Arab filmmakers and/or about the Arab-speaking world, a panel discussion and presentations by filmmakers.


Associated Students of San Josª State University
Produce the 26th Annual Fountain Blues Festival, May 13, 2006, on the campus of San Jos State University.


Association for Viet Arts
Present a season performances consisting of 1) comedy performances with Dat Phan and Club o  Noodles at the Montgomery Theater, 2) an exhibition, Ao Dai: A Modern Design Coming of Age, at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, and 3) two arts workshops for children at the Mid-Autumn, Day in the Park and Spring Festivals.


Aztlan Academy  San Jose
Produce two concerts at the Montgomery, with additional Arts Express performances, a concert and exhibition at the Biblioteca Latino Americana, and a community outreach concert at Gardner Community Center.


Ballet Afsaneh Art and Culture Society
Present a performance and family workshop of traditional Iranian and Afghan dance, music and poetry in May 2006.


Center for Literary Arts at San Jos State University
Present two or three reading/speaking appearances by each of five authors in the Major Authors Series, the Emerging Authors Series, and the Cutting-Edge Latina Authors Series.


Dimension Performing Arts, Inc.
Present two programs: 1) Celebrations! 2006, and 2) Peking Acrobats, featuring a troupe of tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists and gymnasts from China, accompanied by live music on traditional Chinese instruments.


Habib Khan Saraswati Temple and Gurukul
Present a music concert, Breaking the Boundaries, November 12, 2005, tentatively in the auditorium of Evergreen Valley High School.


Internation Russian Music Piano Competition
Produce the 2006 International Russian Music Piano Competition featuring concerts which are open to the public at Le Petit Trianon.


KTEH TV Foundation
Produce video i, a series of 13 one-hour episodes of independently produced films and videos representing the diverse visions of multicultural filmmakers.


Lyric Theatre (Gilbert & Sullivan Society of San Jose)
Produce a seven-performance run of Die Fledermaus in March 2006 and a six-performance run of Naughty Marietta in June 2006, both fully staged with live orchestra.


Margaret Wingrove Dance Company
Produce/present a series of 33 dance performances at various downtown venues, senior centers and schools.


Poetry Center San Jose
Present a series of programs with the theme, San Jose, Mecca for the Transplanted Writer,  consisting of: 1) Open Mic Readings, 2) Local Poet Readings and Workshops, 3) a Major Poet Reading and Conversation, 4) Writing Workshops in the Fall and Spring, 5) the Valentine s Day Poetry Reading, 6) the launch of a new annual all-day event, California Poets Reading Festival in San Jose, and 7) the publication of Caesura.


Rainbow Women's Chorus
Present two or more performances in late 2005 of a concert of women s music from the 1970s to the present.


Renegade Theatre Experiment
Produce a 17-performance run of Roald Dahl s The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) at Historic Hoover Theatre.


San Jose Chamber Music Society
Present an eight-concert season featuring pre-Baroque to 21st Century chamber music at Le Petit Trianon.


San Jose Dance Theatre
Produce/present its 40th annual Nutcracker ballet at the Center for Performing Arts in December 2005, with a morning Kids Day at the Nut performance for schools.


San Jose Jewish Film Festival
Present the 2005 San Jose Jewish Film Festival at the Camera 12 cinemas in downtown San Jose in the Fall.


Santa Clara Valley Performing Arts Association (Mission Chamber Orchestra)
Present a season of five orchestral concerts of classical music, including one collaboration with a chorus, four of which will be at Le Petit Trianon in downtown San Jose.


Shri Krupa Dance Foundation
Present a Bharatanatyam Festival over the course of the year, featuring six performances at Historic Hoover Theatre in the Rose Garden district.


Produce/present three evenings of dance in October 2005 at San Josª State University s Dance Studio Theatre.


South Bay Guitar Society of San Jose
Present: 1) four concerts at Le Petit Trianon and two concerts at Historic Hoover Theatre; 2) the Guitar Stage at Tapestry Arts Festival; 3) three master classes; and 4) bi-monthly Open Mic sessions at Espresso Gardens & Cafe.


Steinway Society - The Bay Area
Present it 2005-06 concert season at Le Petit Trianon.


Visual Rhythm Dance Company
Produce/present Dance Underground 2006, a collaborative performance by selected artists and organizations from the disciplines of Jazz Dance, Hip-Hop Dance, Spoken Word and Club DJ Music, produced in Visual Rhythm s story-telling  style in a theatrical setting.


Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose
Conduct weekly classes and rehearsals for four youth choirs involving 65 80 children, six to 15 years old, with two intensive workshops featuring guest clinicians for two of the choirs; present two formal concerts and two or three informal community-service  concerts; and offer a week-long choral summer camp.


The Winchester Orchestra of San Jose
Present a season of four Classical/Pops concerts at Trinity Cathedral in downtown San Jose.


Young Audiences of Northern California
Offer its Cultural Access Program for Homeless Youth, a partnership with the San Jose branch of the Bill Wilson Center to provide free arts activities for youth in Bill Wilson s downtown San Jose Drop-in Center.




Combined FY2005-06 Annual Arts Funding Total



Last Modified: 10.22.07