• Posts Tagged ‘2016’

    Possible Opportunity for local small businesses, craftspeople, and artists with Wynn Boston Harbor

    by  • December 26, 2016 • Events, News

    (via Jill Lacy Griffin, Director of Workforce, Supplier, and Diversity Development, Massachusetts Gaming Commission)

    Wynn Boston Harbor to the Creative Community:

    “Our interior design and purchasing teams encourage artists to attend the January event if interested in working with us.  They should bring portfolios and be able to talk with the purchasing team about their production,...

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    An End of Year Message by MCC Director, Anita Walker

    by  • December 22, 2016 • News

    On behalf of Anita Walker, Massachusetts Cultural Council Director:

    MCC newsletter header

    Be not afeared, the isle is full of noises.  

    The Tempest
    William Shakespeare

    We are a sanctuary for hope. An incubator for social justice. The stewards of our collective memory. The scientific rigor that explains our world,...

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    SAG-AFTRA calls out Video Game Publishers

    by  • December 9, 2016 • Issues, News

    One of the recent clashes around IP rights reported somewhat recently in news media concerns residuals for voice actors. SAG-AFTRA called for a strike against 11 video game publishers this past October.

    “The strike comes in light of an unsuccessful 19 months of negotiations after the existing labor contract known as the Interactive Media Agreement...

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    MA Open Enrollment for health insurance: happening NOW

    by  • December 1, 2016 • Calls to Action, News, Positions

    Affordable Care Act’s Open Enrollment Period for health insurance in MA is OPEN!

    Enroll now for proper health care coverage!

    There has been much talk and speculation around the fate of the Affordable Care Act with the new, incoming Trump administration. While we don’t yet know the specific policy changes Trump and the Republican Congress will enact,...

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    Take two minutes: urge your Senator to co-sponsor CREATE Act

    by  • November 30, 2016 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    Help advance the CREATE Act (S. 2948). Click below to take just two minutes to urge your Senator to co-sponsor this important legislation.

    Urge your Senator to co-sponsor the Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy (CREATE) Act:
    https://www.votervoice.net/BroadcastLinks/jeSifBo4Q7ojKiaiB-hO_Q

    Of importance to note is that this legislation covers some key...

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