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NEWPORT BEACH : City Approves Arts and Culture Grants

August 27, 1994|RUSS LOAR

The City Council has approved arts and culture grants for six regional groups for the 1994-1995 fiscal year.

The city's Arts Commission reviewed presentations by a variety of arts groups and chose the recipients based on who could offer the greatest benefit to residents, particularly children and senior citizens.

The grants, approved Monday, are:

* $4,000 to Opera Pacific to provide a series of educational programs for students, including a performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

* $4,000 to the South Coast Repertory company for programs for elementary pupils.

* $3,500 to Ballet Pacifica for a high school-level program.

* $3,000 to the Pacific Symphony, for a 40 training clinics for Corona del Mar High School students and three ensemble performances at the Oasis Senior Center.

* $2,000 to the Master Chorale for four quartet performances at schools.

* $2,000 to the Pacific Chorale for seven outreach programs for children's choruses directed at students in second through 12th grades.

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