Month: September 2016



IAP Interview: Daniel Gallant, Executive Director of Nuyorican Poets Cafe

“Performing on our stage is very much a baptism by fire. You quickly find out which parts of your material work and which parts don’t.” Priscilla Son of IAP recently met with Nuyorican Poets Cafe’s Executive Director, Daniel Gallant, to discuss the organization’s 43-year history, its mission and trajectory, as well as performance opportunities available…

Join NYFA at Foundation Center’s Arts Month Kick-Off Event

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Sarah Corpron, Program Officer for NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship, will be presenting as part of Foundation Center’s Funding for Arts Month Kick-Off event. She’ll share information on NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship program and resources for artists seeking funds for their own projects and organizations.  NYFA at Foundation Center’s Arts…

Cultural Identity & the Creative Process: Choreographers

Join NYFA at Gibney Dance for a lively panel on November 14 at 7 PM Presented by the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), this panel of acclaimed, innovative choreographers will discuss the ways in which identity (both self- and culturally-defined) influences their creative process, as well as how the expectations of presenters, audiences,…

Highlights from the September IAP Newsletter #85

Are you currently receiving our free Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter? Here are the highlights from this month’s issue:  A featured interview conducted by our intern, Priscilla Son, with Daniel Gallant, Executive Director of Nuyorican Poets Cafe. 18 opportunities and deadlines including Culture Push’s Fellowship for Utopian Practice, a year-long fellowship seeking projects that…

Danny Says Released on Magnolia Pictures

“Documentary filmmaking is not for wimps and it’s nice to know that admiration and accolades are coming our way from audiences and critics.” – Brendan Toller Brendan Toller wowed audiences last year with Danny Says, a documentary film chronicling the life and times of Danny Fields, an influential behind-the-scenes player in the music industry. The…