Grantees All Years

Shalom/Salaam: A Story of a Mystical Fraternity (2004)

Tom Block

Year Grant Awarded: 2005

The Shalom/Salaam Project highlights the strong Sufi influence on the development of Jewish mysticism, following this unfamiliar tale from 10th century in Spain, Egypt and the Holy Land, through the Kabbalah and into contemporary Jewish practice. Read More

PerspectiveS: ROBESON, PAPA DOC, THE MASK IN THE MIRROR (2014)

TRILOGY: AN OPERA COMPANY

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

THREE DISTINCT OPERATIC PRODUCTIONS - PAUL ROBESON (ARTIST/ACTIVIST), THE HAITIAN DICTATOR FRANCOIS DUVALIER (PAPA DOC), AND POET PAUL LAWRENCE DUNBAR AND HIS WIFE ALICE RUTH MOORE, IN THE OPERA "THE MASK IN THE MIRROR". DONE WITH ORCHESTRA OR PIANO. Read More

Just AART

TWP-The Youth Movement

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Just AART (Artist, Activist, Relying on Technology) gives young people a chance to facilitate a unique community based program using music, spoken work and drama to make Public Service Announcements. Read More

Flower and Willow

Tze Chun Dance Company

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

Flower and Willow is a dance-art performance inspired by the truelife story of Sada Yakko, a Japanese geisha who greatly shaped Western perception of Japanese theater and dance at the turn of the century. Read More

September Twelfth (2014)

Up Theater Company

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A workshop and performance of the new play by Rich Rubin in which the widow of a firefighter is challenged when she attempts to move on from the shadow of her martyred husband. Read More

Detained

UP Theater Company, Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

In a refugee detention center deep in the heart of Texas, two teens from different lands form a bond to help each other fight off dangers from within its walls - and without. Read More

Video-Telling Workshop: Health Care Reform

Video-Telling Workshop

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

The workshop is an free video production course available to graduates of the Odyssey Project (http://www.prairie.org/odysseyproject). This year, the participants created two short documentary videos to speak about health care reform. Read More

Searching Skies

Vivian Hua 華婷婷

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

When a Syrian refugee family is invited to a Christian family's house for Christmas dinner, they are caught between opposing viewpoints for and against their presence⁠—until an unexpected event suddenly occurs. Read More

MY POOR MARAT (МОЙ БЕДНЫЙ МАРАТ)

Voyage Theater Company

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

As a featured event of Russian-American History Month, Voyage Theater Company paid tribute to the survivors of the Siege of Leningrad in a rare bilingual production of MY POOR MARAT (МОЙ БЕДНЫЙ МАРАТ) by esteemed Russian playwright Aleksei Arbuzov. Read More

VSA Kentucky Registry Artists Traveling Exhibition

VSA Kentucky

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Vision, Strength and Artistic Expression: VSA Kentucky Registry Artists Traveling Exhibition is a selection of paintings, drawings and prints created by adult artists with disabilities listed on our on-line directory, traveling to locations statewide Read More

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