L.A. River art project gets a boost from Michael Bloomberg

Plans to display artworks alongside the Los Angeles River and to educate the public about water conservation and the drought have received a significant boost thanks to a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the charitable organization of New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. arts groups get $4.5 million from Michael Bloomberg's foundation

Michael Bloomberg, the publishing mogul and former New York City mayor, will pump $4.5 million into L.A.'s nonprofit arts scene over the coming two years, as part of a national initiative by his Bloomberg Philanthropies to help small and mid-size arts organizations. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paperchains project receives Arts Council funding

Paperchains, a project which records writing by prisoners, homeless people and members of the armed forces about the coronavirus lockdown, has received Arts Council funding and will now become a book and touring production.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ACE announces details of £42m fund to boost libraries and creative projects

Arts Council England has announced the details of a £42m fund to boost local libraries, creative projects and museums across the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Evaristo to mentor emerging writers of colour in Sky Arts project

Bernardine Evaristo is collaborating with the Royal Society of Literature to create a mentoring award scheme for emerging authors of colour as part of a £300,000 Sky Arts project. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin launches project to boost diversity in GCSE reading lists

Lit in Colour, the publisher’s partnership with the Runnymede Trust, hopes to redress imbalances in English literature coursesThe book publisher Penguin Random House has teamed up with the thinktank the Runnymede Trust to boost diversity in reading lists in schools.The partnership – Lit in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-24 16:11:09 UTC ]
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Arts Council England boss suggests library funding boost

Arts Council England (ACE) could make funding public libraries one of its priorities over the next decade, the organisation’s c.e.o. has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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£500,000 boost for Pop Up Projects

The non-profit organisation Pop Up Projects has received £509,754 in funding to expand its children’s literature festival programme nationwide, including developing a bespoke festival for children with special needs in Kent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade cheers as Sturgeon oversees arts funding boost

Scottish authors, booksellers and publishers have reacted with jubilation following news that Creative Scotland and other arts bodies are to receive more funding from the Scottish Government in 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Michael Bloomberg says he's 'optimistic' about climate change

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is coauthor of 'Climate of Hope,' a solution-oriented book about what individuals and governments can and should be doing about climate change. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Update on: Essential Politics: Oil lobbyist ghost writes letter for lawmakers, Michael Bloomberg hosts Kamala Harris Senate fundraiser

Essential Politics: Oil lobbyist ghost writes letter for lawmakers, Michael Bloomberg hosts Kamala Harris Senate fundraiser Aug. 17, 2016, 12:03 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching: Michael Bloomberg, the former... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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June Religion Bestsellers: A Bible Study Boosts Sales for ‘The Husband Project’; Jan Karon Stays #1

Sales shot up for Kathi Lipp’s 2009 ‘The Husband Project’ with the launch of an online Bible. Plus, Jan Karon maintained the top perch in Religion Fiction for the second month in a row. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Michael Bloomberg is mulling an independent White House bid

More from Trail Guide Jan. 22 Chris Christie heads back to New Jersey as blizzard approaches Jan. 21 Donald Trump and Ted Cruz try to debunk each other's outsider image Jan. 20 Sarah Palin, on the trail with Donald Trump, talks of son's domestic violence arrest Jan. 19 Sarah Palin endorses Donald... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Fan project launched for Michael Bond’s 90th

Michael Bond’s literary estate is asking fans to send videos and photos of themselves wishing him a happy birthday to celebrate his 90th next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Regan Arts Announces First Project

The 'Virtual Reality Beginners Guide' is a 40 page book in a box that includes a cardboard viewer that when assembled in combination with a smartphone turns into a VR headset viewer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Michael Joseph snaps up The Rosie Project

Penguin imprint Michael Joseph has snapped up an Australian debut novel which they describe as a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Art reflects how we see women; now women are influencing how we see art

Art historian Catherine McCormack reflects on women as art subjects, makers and curators. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Art & Crime’ looks at the forgeries, thefts and manipulations that plague the art world

Stefan Koldehoff and Tobias Timm detail the doings of a rogue’s gallery of art scammers, rascals and outright thieves. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Panorama Project Names New Project Lead, Announces Free Webinar

The Panorama Project, the OverDrive-funded cross-industry initiative devoted to “data-informed insights on public libraries’ role in the publishing ecosystem” has announced the appointment of Daniel Albohn as the new Project Lead, replacing Guy LeCharles Gonzalez, who has taken a full-time... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panorama Project Pivots, Taps New Project Leader

As library e-book issues gain urgency, the OverDrive funded effort to measure the impact of libraries on authors and publishers taps industry vet Guy LeCharles Gonzalez to take the project to the next level. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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