Author: Rita Whitney

October 19, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

Cultural Alliance Awards $10,000 to Ambitious Caban, First-Ever Artist Innovator Award Winner York, PA – The Cultural Alliance of York County is pleased to announce the winner of the first–ever Artist Innovator Award, Ambitious Caban.  The $10,000 cash award was presented publicly on Sunday, October 12th at the Spanish-American Multicultural Resource Center’s festival at the […]

Poetry Out Loud Update!

October 1, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

*UPDATE: We can only imagine how hard it is to be an educator right now during these uncertain and challenging times. We hope you are doing well and are hanging in there!  After a good bit of behind-the-scenes deliberation it has been decided that Poetry Out Loud will go ahead this year. But like many programs, it will look different. How […]

YorVoice 2020 Champions Crowned!

August 31, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

YorVoice 2020 Champions Crowned: Alyssa Colon and See the Elephant and the Brass Peanuts York, PA – York County’s 2020 YorVoice champions have been crowned! See the Elephant and the Brass Peanuts from Menchey Music were awarded Live Band Champion with their performance of “I Want a New Drug” by Huey Lewis, and Alyssa Colon, […]

Cultural Alliance Awards Mission Partner Grants, Positions 2020 Campaign as COVID-19 Arts Resiliency Fund

July 22, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

York, PA –In June of 2020, The Cultural Alliance granted a total of $597,000 in critical, unrestricted operational funding to its 8 Mission Partners: The Appell Center for the Performing Arts, Creative York, The York County History Center, Greater York Dance, the York Art Association, the York Symphony Orchestra, York Youth Symphony Orchestra, and York […]

Deadline Extension for the Artist Innovator Award

June 10, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

York, PA – The deadline to be considered for the Cultural Alliance of York County’s new Artist Innovator Award has been extended to August 31st. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the prioritization of providing emergency relief funding to artists, and recent global events, several changes have been made to the award process. The Cultural Alliance […]

The Cultural Alliance of York County Announces $10,000 Artist Innovator Award

March 6, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

York, PA – Beginning in August of 2020, and continuing annually, the Cultural Alliance of York County will present two unrestricted cash awards of $10,000 each to York County artists who demonstrate exemplary technical proficiency, artistic expression and innovation in their field. The “Artist Innovator Awards” are open to all types of artists living in York County […]

Thank You to all of our EITC Donors

February 24, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

How the Cultural Alliance POWERS: Education Imagine learning the core components of geometry using yoga, or visual art, or using professional level photography skills to learn what it would have been like historically, to be an immigrant coming to America in the 1800’s. Thanks to our EITC donors, since September 1, 2019 the Cultural Alliance […]

February 21, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

$25,000 Arts Match for Give Local York The Cultural Alliance of York County Announces $25,000 Stretch Pool for Give Local York York, PA – To promote support for the arts during the Give Local York one-day online giving campaign on May 1, 2020, The Cultural Alliance of York County is providing a $25,000 Arts Match […]

YorVoice Competitors Announced!

February 4, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

YorVoice Competitors and Judges Announced! York, PA – The Cultural Alliance of York County is hosting their 6th annual singing competition on March 21st from 7:30-9:30 pm at the Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center. “YorVoice” is a friendly competition that brings the community together for a night filled with talented musicians who want to share […]