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Katie Beck

Nepali Applause: An Open Air Market and Performance Festival: Celebrating the rich history of the Nepali-American population in North Hill with a bilingual variety show featuring art, dance and music

Manju Rastogi

Developing Alternatives for Women in New Communities (DAWN): Helping Bhutanese women who came to Northeast Ohio as refugees improve their sewing and craft-making abilities, and market their products

Neos Dance Theatre

Dance.r.evolution: Engaging new audiences by bringing together classically trained ballet dancers with local hip-hop dancers, graffiti artists and urban/pop musicians to create new work

Northeast Ohio Family Music Society

Intensive Music Classes for Akron's very young: Fostering the next generation of artists and arts advocates by taking the Ohio Conservatory's intensive music class into local classrooms and introducing 4- to 7-year-olds to all the elements of music.

Richard Rogers/Woodside Management

The Curated Storefront: Bringing more art into the city by activating unused storefronts in downtown with multimedia art installations that showcase local and regional artists

Shane Wynn

#overlooked: Producing a series of photographic portraits of a cross section of women leaders in Akron set against the backdrop of underused public spaces, as a way to celebrate their accomplishments while empowering them to improve the city's landscape

Testa Companies

Northside Arts District Outdoor Gallery: Strengthening the Northside Arts District by creating an outdoor art gallery with digital projections on the side of buildings and yearlong displays of visual art mounted outdoors

The Akron Soul Train

Akron Soul Train - A Residential Artist Village: Supporting the work of grassroots artists by launching Akron Soul Train, a series of refurbished rail cars and shipping containers that will be turned into housing, galleries and studio space

The American Toy Marble Museum

Akron's Marble Railways: Celebrating Akron as the birthplace of the world's first mass-produced toy - the clay marble - with an interactive, kinetic, sculpture garden of toy marble railways at Lock 3 Park and other public spaces

The Nightlight Cinema

Improving the cinema experience by purchasing equipment that will allow the Nightlight to create broadcast-quality content, including Skype-based Q&A sessions with directors and filmmakers, high-quality pre-show content, promotional materials and more

Theron Brown/Open Tone Music

Rubber City Jazz and Blues Festival: Building on Akron's musical legacy by launching a downtown jazz festival that features local and national talent

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