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R2AC awards project grants

BEMIDJI – Region 2 Arts Council (R2AC) recently awarded over $7,000 through the Arts Project Grant Program to area groups. Grant recipients included:

- Mask & Rose Women’s Theater Collective of Bemidji, to produce an evening of celebration and awards for area theatre groups called the “Oxcars”;

- Bemidji Community Theater, to implement a youth internship program that incorporates areas of technical theater;

- Peacemaker Resources of Bemidji, to work with Schoolcraft Learning Community middle school students in creating an original youth radio program titled, “Peacemaker Radio”;

- Akeley Chamber of Commerce, to host a youth workshop with Mary Therese Peterson;

- Headwaters School of Music & the Arts of Bemidji, to provide a paid accompanist for First City Singers;

- Schoolcraft Learning Community, to present their winter and spring concerts at Bemidji High School Performing Arts Center.

The next deadline for the Arts Project Grant is March 12, 2013. For more information, call 751-5447 or visit