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New Bedford Creative Announces Historic Grant Awards Totaling $509,200

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 12, 2024 Contact: Edwina Klünder eakluender@gmail.com 617-888-5859 Click here for link to high-res photos and videos. Click here for list of 2024 grant recipients. NEW BEDFORD, MA – In a groundbreaking moment for the City’s arts community, New Bedford Creative this week is announcing the release of 82 grant awards, totaling …

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New Bedford’s Brown Suga Stationery Awarded Grant by the Boston Celtics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 22, 2024 Contact: Edwina Kluender eakluender@gmail.com 617-888-5859 Click here for link to high-res photos New Bedford’s Brown Suga Stationery Awarded Power Forward Small Business Grant by NAACP, VistaPrint, and the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation Award recognizes Innovation in Stationery Artistry, one of 59 Black-owned small businesses selected in New England NEW BEDFORD, MA …

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The Roaring Twenties continue for #NBCreative

By Steven Froias #NBCreative Writer-at-large Welcome to another edition of the #NBCreative blog year-end wrap-up. In the last blog post, which you can read here, we revisited three significant arts and culture impacts during 2023. In this one, we’ll look at three exciting initiatives arriving in 2024. Without further ado….  Roll ‘em The founding of …

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Three Noteworthy Impressions from 2023…

By Steven Froias #NBCreative Writer-at-Large Capitalizing on the subjectivity afforded by a blog project, I am utilizing the final two posts of the year to articulate reflections that may not find a home elsewhere. This piece is dedicated to three observations from the just-concluded year, while the subsequent one will delve into three aspects of …

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New Bedford Creative Announces Call for Art for the 2024 Seaport Art Walk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 4, 2023 Contact: Margo Saulnier msaulnier@nbedc.org 508-991-3122 Click here for link to high res photos & video New Bedford Creative Invites Artists to Dive into the Melodies of Resilience Call for Art for the 2024 Seaport Art Walk NEW BEDFORD, MA – As the winter chill settles in, New Bedford Creative …

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New Bedford Artist Keith Francis showcases artwork in Padua, Italy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 30, 2023 Contact: Margo Saulnier msaulnier@nbedc.org 508-991-3122 Click here for link to high res photos & video New Bedford Artist Keith Francis showcases captivating artwork “WELCOME!” at prestigious “American Beauty” exhibition in Padua, Italy, alongside artworks by Andy Warhol, Banksy, Annie Leibovitz, Shepard Fairey, and many other luminaries NEW BEDFORD, MA — …

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New Bedford’s Assistant Treasurer Mark Fuller has another #NBCreative life

Pictured above: Mark Fuller, seated on front of stage far left, on the set of Your Theatre’s production of “Anastasia.” By Steven Froias #NBCreative Writer-at-large When Your Theatre, Inc. begins its first season at the newly renovated historic Steeple Playhouse on William Street this Friday, Nov. 17 with “Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express,” …

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Seaglass brings Sondheim to New Bedford

Featured photo above: The cast of Sondheim Tribute Revue, clockwise: Kaileigh Reiss, Craig Juricka, Kristin Lawler, and Chris Hunter, By Steven Froias #NBCreative Writer-at-large It takes an equal amount of fortitude and passion to launch a professional theater company in the best of times. And deep reserves of each to keep it going through a …

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New Bedford’s 3rd EyE Youth Empowerment prepares to transform 230 Union Street

BY Steven Froias #NBCreative Writer-at-large Exciting news came outta New Bedford in 2023 that requires a closer look and follow-up: 3rd EyE Youth Empowerment made a significant move by leasing a building in the heart of downtown.  As we all know, there’s no place like home, and this announcement signifies a transformative step for the …

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Dena Haden’s Italian Adventure

By Steven Froias #NBCreative Writer-at-large The Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea, also known as the Florence Biennale, is an art exhibition held in Florence, Italy since 1997. It has been held every two years in the exhibition spaces of the Fortezza da Basso. The exhibition is held under the patronage of UNESCO (the Italian Commission), European …

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