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Tuesday, February 7, 2012
February Michigan Stories via @mihumanities #michlit
Tonight (Feb. 3) on Detroit TV Channel 56, InsideOut Literary Arts Project will be featured in a 20-minute segment.
A Poet in Every Classroom will show Detroit Filmmaker Joel Silvers and Wayne State University film student Eric Daniel as they explore the work of InsideOut Literary Arts Project and its City Wide Poets Program as they teach poetry and self expression to area youth.
The 20-minute segment will begin airing at 9:40 p.m., immediately following the Friday Night Film Festival.
The Spring deadline for major grants is quickly approaching. Drafts are due Feb. 27 and final applications are due March 15. For more information, visit www.michiganhumanities.org or call the Council at (517) 372-7770.
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A booming city since the 1960s, Troy represents a variety of cultures from around the world. With a population of 81,000, more than 80 languages are spoken in the area and represent countries such as India, Pakistan, China, Japan, the Philippines and more. With its diverse culture, one organization is making it their mission to raise cultural awareness in the community.
Don't miss out on an amazing opportunity to see powerful poetry recitation by high school students throughout Michigan. The Michigan Poetry Out Loud Championship will be held March 9 and 10 at Saginaw Valley State University's Rhea Miller Recital Hall.
In celebration of the 400th anniversary of the first printing of the King James Bible, an exhibit supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities will be touring the country and making a stop in Michigan.
The Michigan Humanities Council is entering the spring granting period with its call for major grant applications. Michigan nonprofits may apply for a major grant award of up to $15,000 for public humanities projects.