Just in case you missed it from our numerous pre Election Day postings and alerts, here is candidate Christie’s position paper on the arts. If you go to the Art Pride web site, you can also find the podcast from WBGO-FM’s guberatorial debate and listen in!
Chris Christie Supports the Arts
Chris Christie believes in the important contribution that [ … ] Read more
The NJ State Budget is nearing completion. After much debate it was passed yesterday and is awaiting Governor Corzine’s signature.
Due to your extraordinary advocacy efforts, (like those of arts advocate extraordinaire, Maris Smith, of the NJ Theatre Alliance, pictured in the photo. Maris carried the message to countless theatre audience members of ALL ages), the FY09 budget contains the [ … ] Read more
Can you believe it? Over 12,000 emails and letters sent since Feb. 28 to NJ district legislators in support of restoring arts, history and tourism State dollars! Every time I open my mailbox, 100, 200, 300 emails come flooding in. I get copies of them all and scan them for the great stories told by people who really love what [ … ] Read more
By THOMAS H. KEAN
Item: The Paper Mill Playhouse, one of the leading regional theaters in the country, $3 million in debt, threatens to close its doors unless it receives an 11th-hour transfusion of funds. Crisis temporarily averted.
Item: The New Jersey Symphony, one of the best orchestras in the nation, also experiencing financial difficulties, considers selling rare and valuable [ … ] Read more