Archives: February 2012

02/13/12 Community Arts Education Partnership (CAEP) 'Funding Opportunity' Application Workshop

Broward Cultural Division will offer a grantwriting workshop to aid applicants for the Community Arts Education Partnership (CAEP) Grant Program, on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. in the Main Library, Broward Cultural Division, Fifth Floor Conference Room, 100 S. Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. This incentive program is highly recommended to teaching artists and individual artists who are looking to develop community-based arts education collaborations.

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02/01/12 Palm Beach Opera Announces Auditions

Palm Beach Opera Orchestra

Bruno Aprea, Artistic Director

Announces the following tenure-track vacancies:

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02/01/12 Official Business

Please remember that if you have not yet paid your 2012 Annual Dues, you are now late. Please contact the office if you have any questions.

As a result of nominations and elections held on January 9, 2012, Janet Clippard was re-elected President for the 2012-2014 term of office.

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02/01/12 The Achievement Program is Coming to Miami on February 12

The Achievement Program is holding a 3 hour information session for teachers in Miami on Sunday, February 12th starting at 1:00pm.

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02/01/12 MusiCares for Music People

MusiCares Foundation assists musicians, songwriters, composers, recording engineers, producers and other music industry professionals experiencing personal, medical or financial emergency.

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02/01/12 Membership Benefits from Union Plus

Switch your cell phone service to AT&T, the only unionized national wireless company, and get a $25 equipment/accessories credit in addition to the union-member-only fifteen percent discount on monthly service.

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02/01/12 That Union Thing

State Representative Tom Goodson (R-Titusville) has sponsored a bill that would prevent county governments from enacting wage theft ordinances. Supporters of the bill fear a patchwork of different county ordinances across the state, but have failed to propose a statewide wage theft protection program. Miami-Dade county's wage theft ordinance has already recovered $900,000 in wages in the short time since its passage.

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02/01/12 Local and Industry News

The Town Square Neighborhood Development Corp. is is asking lawmakers to consider the impact to the Arsht Center before approving construction of a mega-casino nearby. Malaysia's Genting Group is proposing to build a $3 billion-plus casino resort on the current site of the Omni complex and the Miami Herald, between Biscayne Bay, Biscayne Boulevard, I-395, and the MacArthur Causeway. Town Square Neighborhood Development is concerned over the parking and traffic issues that would be created for the Arsht Center if the casino is built nearby.

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02/01/12 Membership Roster Changes

New, Reinstated, Resigned, and Suspended members for January 2012:

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