So, NJ350, Super Bowl, and 2014 is also the year for New Jersey to host the Special Olympics 2014 USA Games! Over 3,500 athletes, 10,000 volunteers and spectators and families totally 70,000 will converge around central New Jersey from June 14th – 21.
The Olympic Town will include facilities at Princeton and Rider Universities, The College of New Jersey, Mercer [ … ] Read more
So what else is happening in 2014? If NJ350 wasn’t enough, there’s also Super Bowl XLVIII on February 4, 2014 at MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands. All sorts of promotion is currently ongoing at various venues throughout New Jersey and New York in “Huddle Zones.” This is the world’s largest Huddle Zone designed for a Super Bowl, the first ever [ … ] Read more
ArtPride staff just wrapped up 3 days in Atlantic City at the NJ Conference on Tourism and it was truly a fantastic way to network with tourism partners. Besides hearing the latest tourism stats, listening to lessons learned post Katrina/Rita from Pam Breaux, and watching our beaming People’s Choice Award winners, there was a lot more to gain from [ … ] Read more
It’s hard to look forward without looking back, but the New Year offers an indomitable spirit of hope and promise. With all the recovery and rebuilding that is necessary at the New Jersey shore, the State’s reliable and most noteworthy tourist destination, it is time for arts groups to “step up their game” and make sure that tourism dollars traditionally [ … ] Read more
Posted on November 6, 2009 by ArtPride in Category Advocacy
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
Posted on June 24, 2008 by ArtPride in Category Advocacy
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
Posted on May 30, 2007 by ArtPride in Category Advocacy
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
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