ARAC awards three arts grants to local organizations


The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council has awarded Art Project Grants to three Cook County organizations.
The Grand Marais Playhouse will receive $5,000 to hire a fight choreographer for its production of "The Beaux' Stratagem," a Restoration comedy adapted by Ken Ludwig and Thorton Wilder from a play by George Farquahar. The grant will also be used to stage a combat workshop for the community.
The North Shore Music Association also received a $5,000 to present "The Crown Prince of Zydeco," C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band, in concert at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts on June 9.
WTIP North Shore Community Radio received $5,000 to help produce its two-day music festival, “Radio Waves.” Dates are September 8 and 9, at the Grand Marais Recreation Park.
The funding for these grants is made available by the Minnesota State Legislature and the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage fund and an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature.

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