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2004-05 Grantees

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Artist Organization Category

Contemporary Asian Theater Scene (CATS)


Flamenco Society of San Jose, The


Kaisahan Dance Company


Northside Theater Company


San Jose Chamber Orchestra


San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild


San Jose Symphonic Choir


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Resident Arts Organization Category

Abhinaya Dance Company


City Lights Theater Company


Chinese Performing Artists


Los Lupeños de San José




San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art


San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles


San Jose Taiko


Teatro Vision


Young Audiences of San Jose/Silicon Valley


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Professional Arts Institution Category

Children's Discovery Museum


Children's Musical Theater




Mexican Heritage Corporation


San Jose Jazz Society


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Regional Arts Institution Category

American Musical Theater of San Jose


Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley


Opera San Jose


San Jose Museum of Art


San Jose Repertory Theatre


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Grant Award

Arab Film Festival
Present the San Jose Arab Film Festival in October 2004 at the Camera 3 Cinemas.


Association for Viet Arts
Present two performances of traditional and contemporary Vietnamese music and youth art workshops at three local festivals.


Ballet Afsaneh Art and Culture Society
Present a performance of traditional Iranian and Afghan dance, music and poetry in May 2005.


Bay Area Glass Institute
Present monthly guest lectures and demonstrations and quarterly master workshops by local, national and internationally renowned glass artists.


Center for Literary Arts (at San Jose State University)
Present the following: 1) readings by five major authors as part of the "Major Authors Series"; 2) readings by eight authors as part of the "Emerging Authors Series"; 3) a Poet-in-Residence program; and 4) readings and creative workshops at Mt. Pleasant High School.


Dimension Performing Arts, Inc.
Present the following: 1) "Celebrations!," a performance in spring 2005 for K-12 grade students including pre-performance workshops and classroom study guides; and 2)Taiwan 's Contemporary Legend Theatre in an adaptation of "Macbeth" in May 2005.


Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra
Provide free Chinese music education for youth and present an orchestral concert with Chinese instruments featuring young musicians and guest artists in December 2004 and a culminating student concert in May 2005.


KTEH TV Foundation
Produce twenty episodes of "video i," an anthology series of independently produced films and videos representing diverse filmmakers.


Margaret Wingrove Dancers
Present two new dance performances based on "The Great Gatsby" (November 2004) and the life of Octavio Paz (March 2005) and present lecture/demonstrations or performances at the Mexican Heritage Plaza (3 performances), Children 's Discovery Museum (2 performances), local senior centers (2 performances) and local schools (3 performances).


Lyric Theatre, The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of San Jose
Present seven performances of "The Mikado" in March 2004 and six performances of "Chocolate Soldier" in June 2004.


Rainbow Women's Chorus
Present a concert of Broadway music, particularly music by or about women in May/June 2005.


Russian Music Competition, Inc.
Produce the International Russian Music Competition in May 2005 including master classes and concerts which are open to the public at Le Petit Trianon.


San Jose Center for Poetry and Literature
Present the following activities: 1) Open Mike Readings, 2) Local Poet Readings and Workshops, 3) Major Poet Reading, 4) Spring Writing Workshops and 5) Valentine’s Day Poetry Reading; and publish “Caesura,” a semi-annual literary magazine.


San Jose Chamber Music Society
Present an eight concert season of chamber music featuring local, national and international groups.


San Jose Dance Theatre
Present the Nutcracker ballet featuring youth performers and professional guest artists in December 2004 and provide lecture/demonstrations at local schools related to this performance.


San Jose Jewish Film Festival
Present the Thirteenth Annual San Jose Jewish Film Festival at the Camera Cinemas in downtown San Jose in October/November 2004.


San Jose Youth Symphony
Present four orchestral concerts featuring young musicians.


Santa Clara Valley Performing Arts Association
Present five concerts of classical orchestral music and two collaborative concerts with chorus.


Shri Krupa Dance Foundation
Present two Bharatanayam dance productions with live music and guest artists from India.


Present an annual free community dance festival in downtown San Jose as the South Bay opening event for Bay Area Celebrates National Dance Week in April 2005.


South Bay Guitar Society of San Jose
Present the following activities: 1) six guitar concerts , 2) six Open Mic events and 3) Guitar Stage at Tapestry Arts Festival in September 2004.


Special Events Programming Committee,
Associated Students of San José State University

Present the 25th Annual Fountain Blues Festival in the San Carlos Plaza at San Jose State University in May 2005.


Steinway Society - The Bay Area
Present eight classical piano concerts and two additional concerts featuring jazz and contemporary piano.


Tapestry Arts San Jose, Inc
Provide visual and performing arts residencies targeted primarily to low income youth and young adults.


The Winchester Orchestra of San Jose
Present a season of Classical/Pops Concerts at Lincoln Glen Church Auditorium.


Valley Medical Center Foundation
Provide a Rehabilitative Art Program for patients.


WORKS/San Jose
Present ten visual arts exhibitions, four performance art events, four new music events; operate an Artist in Residence Program and Youth and Family Art Connection, an educational outreach program; and present curatorial and grant writing workshops, panel discussions and lectures.




Combined Core Arts Grant Totals



Last Modified: 10.22.07