10 Greensboro artistic packages obtain metropolis grants totaling $ 60,000 | Native information

• Magnolia House Foundation Inc., www.thehistoricmagnoliahouse.org/foundation, $ 3,667 in support of a virtual reality project showing the historic Magnolia House hotel as it looked and operated in 1949 and as it did in the 1950s, 60s and 70s has changed.

• Reconsidered Goods, reconsideredgoods.org, US $ 4,543 in support of a creative art reuse and recycling program for immigrant and refugee families with children ages 5-13.

• TAB Arts Center Nonprofit Inc., www.tabartscenter.org, $ 8,500 to create a functional ancestral sculpture garden in the East White Oak Community Center.

• Royal Expressions Contemporary Ballet, www.royalexpressions.org, US $ 5,976 in support of a weekend celebration at Juniteenth that highlights local black art and culture through workshops, awards, storefronts, and a marketplace.

• Josephus Thompson III, www.josephusiii.com, $ 2,593 for April 15, invited poets from across the country to compete in the Spoken Word Contest “The Freedom Slam” for a cash prize of $ 1,000 compete. The event will be filmed and virtually streamed, Deal said.

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