CAN Mail: February 2011 Edition

State of the Arts
Portland City Hall
March 9th, 2011
9:30-10:30 AM

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On March 9th at 9:30 AM, the Regional Arts & Culture Council will present its State of the Arts report to the Portland City Council in Council Chambers at Portland City Hall. RACC will highlight how culture and creativity are enlivening our community, supporting economic development, enhancing classroom learning, sparking innovation in business, and creating more vibrant neighborhoods. CAN Executive Director Jessica Jarratt will also testify to the power of public funding for the arts, the PHAME Academy will perform and visual artist Kelly Williams will exhibit her work.

To attend the RACC State of the Arts event, please RSVP at More than 200 members of the local arts and culture community – artists, advocates, and arts administrators – are expected to attend and show their support for the City of Portland’s continued investments in arts and culture. tramadol ohne rezept online Take a survey. Help determine the future of arts education in the Portland area.

RACC and The Right Brain Initiative invite residents of Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties to participate in one of three surveys taking stock of local arts education resources. These surveys are part of the first phase of the Any Given Child initiative, a national program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts spearheaded locally by Right Brain. The results of the surveys will help the Any Given Child Community Arts Team create a long-range plan to ensure comprehensive arts education for all K-8 students in the Portland region.

Please fill out the survey most appropriate to you:

Artists and arts organizations who currently provide K-8 education in the tri-county region (deadline 2/14). Click here.

All other community members (deadline 3/20). Click here.

Access, balance, and equity to each child’s arts education.

“Every child and every community should have equitable access…” buying xanax over the counter in mexico Check out more than books at the library. Check out arts & culture.

Here at CAN, we believe that every child and every community should have equitable access to a broad and diverse array of cultural experiences, regardless of their income level or neighborhood.

Thanks to Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS), every (library) card-carrying resident of Washington County can enjoy that access. The WCCLS Library Systems’s Cultural Pass to Adventure is available for a one-day check-out from your local WCCLS Library to any current library cardholder in good standing who is over 18 years of age. Each pass can be borrowed for one day and provides free admission to one of 7 cultural attractions across the region including the
Washington County MuseumChinese Classical GardenPortland Children’s MuseumPortland Japanese Garden and Pittock Mansion.

Intended to provide residents with a free introduction to the cultural institution, passes not only increase access to arts and culture, they inspire residents to become annual members and donors.
Click here to reserve your Cultural Pass to Adventure today and don’t forget to thank your local library! order valium canada CAN Welcomes Keith Daly: Our fabulous new on-staff Outreach Coordinator

On January 24th, CAN welcomed Keith Daly to the CAN Staff in the newly funded position of Outreach Coordinator.

After volunteering nearly 580 hours for CAN since September 2010, Keith has officially completed the most intensive job interview ever. During his many months as a full-time CAN volunteer, Keith has coordinated and represented CAN at 37 community events, personally signed on nearly 750 new supporters and developed a social media presence that has increased the number of active users on our Facebook page by 2,400%. With high hopes for an amazing 2011, we couldn’t be more thrilled to have Keith on our team.

To invite CAN to participate in your event, include CAN’s logo or ad in your next event program or brochure, or order 100 CAN buttons to distribute, contact Keith at (503) 961-3142 or

Keith Daly, CAN Outreach Coordinator

Our Outreach Coordinator, Keith Daly.