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2006-07 Grantees

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Abhinaya Dance Company of San Jose $27,295
American Musical Theatre of San Jose $246,389
Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley $171,253
Bay Area Glass Institute, Inc (BAGI) $17,956
Chinese Performing Arts of America, San jose $20,232
Cinequest, Inc. $54,017
City of Lights Performance Group of San Jose $26,466
Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra $17,911
Kaisahan of San Jose Dance Company $20,538
MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultural Latino Americana $43,606
Mexican Heritage Corporation $71,728
Northside Theatre Council $8,923
Opera San Jose, Inc. $157,850
San Jose Chamber Orchestra $19,707
San Jose Children s Discovery Museum $104,950
San Jose Children s Musical Theater $90,433
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art $47,141
San Jose Jazz Society $71,116
San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild $18,922
San Jose Museum of Art Association $184,831
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles $34,766
San Jose Repertory Theatre $171,032
San Jose Symphonic Choir $9,150
San Jose Taiko Group, Inc. $36,426
San Jose Youth Symphony $42,264
Steinway Society the Bay Area $13,798
Tapestry Arts San Jose, Inc. $49,211
Teatro Vision de San Jose $40,760
Works/San Jose $10,534
Operating Grants Total $1,829,205

Afsaneh Art & Culture Society
Support a performance featuring traditional Iranian and Afghan dance, music and poetry and a series of family workshops leading up to the performance.
Arab Film Festival
Support the 10th Annual San Jose Arab Film Festival in September 2006.
Associated Students of San Jose University - Fountain Blues Festival
Support the 27th Annual Fountain Blues Festival at San Jose State University s San Carlos Plaza.
Association for Viet Arts
Support the following projects: 1) Slam poetry workshop for high school students led by professional literary artists, culminating in a performance at MACLA with professional poets and artists; 2) two visual arts classes at Vietnamese Voluntary Foundat
Aztlan Acacemy
Support the production of 1) Fiesta Mexicana-XXXIV in the City Hall Rotunda; 2) Nuestra Navidad-XXXIV-A Family Christmas at the Montgomery Theater, with two Arts Express presentations; 3) Spirit Child, a concert and exhibition at the Latin American Lib
Cambodian Cultural Dance Group
Support the following projects: 1) free Cambodian dance lessons at the Tully Library and at the Asian Pacific Family Resource Center; 2) Cambodian New Year Celebration at Tully Library; and 3) Cambodian New Year Festival.
Support the three main elements of the 2006-07 season: 1) Asian American Comedy Night; 2) Asian American Film Festival; and 3) presentation of The Triangle Project: Journey of the Dandelion, a multi-disciplinary collaboration involving three female art
Center for Literary Arts, San Jose State University
Support public readings by authors in the Major Author Series, Emerging Authors Series and CLA/Mt. Pleasant Series.
Dimension Performing Arts, Inc.
Support two presentations for children of Chinese performing arts entitled Celebrations! 2007  in collaboration with the Arts Express program and four public performances of the Contemporary Legend Theatre s Peking Opera from
Evergreen Balvihar
Support the 6th Annual Gala of Arts,  featuring various art and cultural expressions of eastern India including a classical music concert, a folk medley, a play in Telugu and a dance entitled Gajendra Moksham  performed by stu
Habib Khan Saraswati Temple
Support the concert program Journey on the Strings, an innovative concept of presenting world class musicians,  Habib Khan, sitar, and Larry Coryell, guitar, in a unique duet based on western classical music,  followed by Indi
Hiyas Philippine Folk Dance Company
Support the production of two performances of Sariling Atin, A Spotlight on Irreplaceable Treasures in Philippine Dance and Music, a two-hour presentation of Philippine folk dance and music at the Montgomery Theater.
International Russian Music Piano Competition
Provide support for the 2007 International Russian Music Piano Competition, staged at Le Petit Trianon, for young and emerging pianists, in order to foster quality musicianship through performance and education. The competition is expected to draw more
Support the locally produced components of the video i program, an anthology series of independently produced films and videos representing the diverse vision of multicultural filmmakers.
Lyric Theatre, The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of San Jose
Support two fully staged productions with orchestra at the Montgomery Theater, including Iolanthe  in seven performances in March 2007 including a performance for the Arts Express program and HMS Pinafore  in six performances
Margaret Wingrove Dance Company of San Jose
Support three performances at senior centers; three lecture/demos at local schools; two performances for Arts Express; eight performances at the San Jose Stage theater; and one performance at the California Theatre that will be a collaboration with oth
Mission Chamber Orchestra
Support five public performances of live classical orchestral music.
Poetry Center San Jose
Support the following projects: 1) Open Mike Readings at the Blue Monkey Bar; 2) Three Local Poets Readings and a Workshop and Panel Discussion; 3) Two Major Poet Readings; 4) Fall and Spring Writing Workshop; 5) Valentines Day Poetry Reading; 6) publi
Rainbow Women s Chorus
Support two performances of the tenth year anniversary concert, including a piece of new choral music composed by Ruth Huber commissioned for the occasion.
Renegade Theatre Experiment
Support seventeen performances of the fully staged adaptation of Sideways Stories from Wayside School.
San Jose Chamber Music Society
Support the public presentation of eight to nine chamber music ensembles at the Le Petit Trianon Theatre and four presentations for students as part of the Arts Express program.
San Jose Dance Theatre
Support the 2006-07 season, including the 40th annual production of The Nutcracker at the Center for the Performing Arts in December 2006.
San Jose Jewish Film Festival
Support the following projects: 1) 2006 San Jose Jewish Film Festival held in Fall 2006 at the Camera 12 Theater; 2) Screening of Keep Not Silent  in Marhc 2006 at the Hoover Theater; and 3) Mini-Israeli Film Festival in May 2007.
Shri Krupa Dance Company
Support five performance programs featuring the organization s young dancers: 1) Vijaya Dasami, 2) Vasantha Panchami, 3) a showcase of popular dances, 4) Thiru Mangia Azhwar, and 5) Thyagaraja s Pancharatna Kirtis  Five Gems of Music
Silicon Valley Children s Fund
Support the Arts Education Project  in which professional artists will teach abused and neglected children in the community and at the Children s Shelter how to use visual and performance art mediums relating to the Dada and Surreali
Support performances by sjDANCEco s performing company over three evenings in October 2006.
South Bay Guitar Society
Support a season of five guitar concerts, three masterclasses, six Open Mic s, four Lecture/Demonstrations, one Arts Express presentation and performances at the Tapestry Arts Festival.
Symphony Silicon Valley
Support four to six educational symphony concerts for elementary school students, featuring renowned fiddle player Mark O Connor in one set of concerts and guest conductor Leslie Dunner in another set.
The Flamenco Society
Support the presentation of one formal concert featuring flamenco performers from Spain and four Juergas, informal concerts, at the Hoover Theater.
Visual Rhythm Dance Company
Support production costs for Dance Underground 07, a collaboration of selected artists and organziations from the disciplines of Jazz Dance, Hip-Hop Dance, Speken Word, song, and Club DJ Music, produced in a theatrical setting with Visual Rhythm 
Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose
Support weekly choral music classes/rehearsals, two intensive workshops and retreats, two formal concerts and a one week summer choral music camp.
Winchester Orchestra of San Jose
Support the Winchester Orchestra s 2006-07 season, including three classical/Pops concerts and a concert version of Amahl and the Night Visitors, the latter with the Mission City Opera, at Trinity Cathedral in downtown San Jose.
Young Audiences of Northern California
Support the Cultural Access Program for Homeless Youth,  which will provide a free 12 - 14 week visual arts residency for homeless and high-risk youth at the San Jose Drop-In Center operated by the Bill Wilson Center in downtown San Jose.
Project & Program Grants Total $425,246


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