The 2014 Grantees were awarded at the FAB!
Annual Meeting & Grants Awards Presentation on May 20, 2013.

Click here to view/download the 2013 Annual Meeting Grant Awards Booklet.

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Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra
Concerto Competition and Winners Concert
Ars Flores will present gifted high school and college students from South Florida in the 13th Annual Young Artists Concerto Competition and Winners Concert. The musicians will compete and give three performances open to the public including a free Music for Munchkins Concert at the Miniaci Performing Arts Center at NSU.
ArsFlores-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014 copy
Association of Performing Arts of India
Spiritual Sound of Violin
APAI is hosting a musical performance of “Violin” (fretless lute) performed by international musician Kala Ramnath, demonstrating a spiritual music tradition from India. There will be 1 performance at the Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center.
 APAI-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Broward Performing Arts Foundation
Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra

The Broward Performing Arts Foundation presents the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Russia’s oldest symphonic ensemble, as part of its Classical Series. There will be 1 performance at the Au-Rene Theater.Funding Partner: Helen Ingham Foundation
BPA-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014b
Florida Grand Opera
Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco

Florida Grand Opera presents “Nabucco”, Verdi’s monumental work in the Italian Grand Opera style. There will be two performances at the Broward Center for Performing Arts Au-Rene Theater.Funding Partner: Craig Zinn Automotive
 FGO-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Florida’s Singing Sons Boychoir
FSSB Spring Concert

Florida’s Singing Sons Boychoir will present their Spring Concert at the Parker Playhouse culminating months of intensive music education with approximately 200 boys in 4 choirs.
 FSSB-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Florida Youth Orchestra
2014 Spotlight Family Concert

Florida Youth Orchestra, resident youth orchestra of Nova Southeastern University, will present 1 concert at Coral Springs Center for the Arts. Approximately 200 children through age 19 will perform under the direction of prominent local musicians.Funding Partner: The Burwick-Mills Group
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The Girl Choir of South Florida
Sound Sense

Girl Choir of South Florida will present 2 concerts called “Sound Sense”, which will include choreography and lighting effects as well as music. One of the concerts, performed by all of the choirs, will be at the Amaturo Theater in the Broward Center for Performing Arts. A second performance featuring the older girls will be given at a local church.
 GirlChoir-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Gold Coast Jazz Society
2014 Winter/Spring Jazz Project

Gold Coast Jazz Society will present 3 jazz concerts at the Amaturo Theater in the Broward Center for Performing Arts and 6 free jazz outreach activities including 3 free public jazz concerts in Coral Springs, Sunrise and the Northwest Regional Public Library and 3 free jam sessions.Funding Partner: Alice and Joe Smith
GCJazz-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014b
Master Chorale of South Florida
Songs of War and Peace

Master Chorale of South Florida’s 110 members will perform “Songs of War and Peace,” accompanied by the South Florida Symphony and nationally acclaimed soloists. The concert will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Pompano Beach. (“Pink Church”)
MasterChorale-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Old Dillard Foundation
2014 Cannonball Jazz Series

Old Dillard Foundation will present a jazz series which will include 3 mini-concerts in the auditorium at the Old Dillard Museum and 1 full concert celebrating the birthday of the late jazz musician Julian “ Cannonball” Adderley. The concerts will feature local musicians.
 OldDillard-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Seraphic Fire
2014 Broward Season

Seraphic Fire, Miami’s professional chamber choir, with the Firebird Chamber Orchestra, will present 5 concerts of under-performed choral and orchestral works spanning 17th Century Baroque compositions to 20th Century pieces. The concerts will be performed at the All Saints Episcopal Church in Fort Lauderdale.
SeraphicFire-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Symphony of the Americas
Classics Events

Symphony of Americas will present 5 Guest Artist Subscription Performances in 2014 and performances of Summerfest 2014 in Broward County. Each subscription performance is held in the Amaturo Theater of the Broward Center for Performing Arts and features an international guest artist for one week Broward residency in public and educational performances.Funding Partner: Beaux Arts
 SymphonyofAmericas-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014


Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida
The Rite of Spring

Arts Ballet Theater of Florida will choreograph and present an original ballet of Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring” at 2 performances at the Amaturo Theater, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the piece.Funding Partner: BBX Captial, Dara and Jarett Levan
ArtsBallet-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Miami City Ballet
Nacho Duato’s Jardi Tancat

Miami City Ballet presents its Broward premiere of “Jardi Tancat” (“Closed Garden”) at a minimum of 3 performances at the Broward Center. This modern piece portrays the great human spirit of a people working a barren land.Funding Partner: Nova Southeastern University
 MCB-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014


Fantasy Theatre Factory
Cultural Arts Program for Community Audiences

Fantasy Theatre’s Cultural Arts for Community Audiences – FTF will provide 35 performances for family audiences in 25 community venues throughout Broward County, including Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. These will be free of charge and reach an audience of 5000+ children.Funding Partner: David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation
FTF-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre
Through the Looking Glass

FLCT will present 3 public performances of “Through the Looking Glass” at Bailey Hall, on BCC in Davie.Funding Partner: Northern Trust
 FTCT-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
The Women’s Theatre Project
Girl Play, 5th Annual Lesbian Reading Festival

Girl Play Lesbian Play Reading Festival consists of 16 original short plays celebrating lesbian themes, selected from worldwide submissions, presented by local professional actors, then voted on by the audiences for Best of the Fest and Audience Favorite.
WTP-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014

Visual Arts

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
Augustina Woodgate: The Skin Rug Collection

The Skin Rug Collection is an interactive exhibition of mixed-media works by Augustine Woodgate that incorporates recycled stuffed animals into large-scale rug mosaics displayed on the floor.
Funding Partner: Bonnie Eletz
ACCH-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Broward County Film Society/FLIFF
Classic Hollywood Exposed

Classic Hollywood EXPOSED! Take 2 will have six presentations taking place on the second Sunday of each month, presenting 12 Classic American Films including an introduction and a post-film Q&A lead by Robert Davis.
 FLIFF-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Coral Springs Museum of Art
2014 Saturday Chautauqua : A Community Arts Infusion

Chautauqua, the infusion of culture and entertainment into the heart of the community, comes to life in CSMART’s 2014 Saturday Chautauqua Series. Performances by a kaleidoscope of Broward artists will immerse families in a series of musical and cultural experiences.Funding Partner: Henry E. Haller Foundation
CSMART-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Girls’ Club
TM Sisters Curated Exhibition and Related Programs

Multi-media artist/curator team TM Sisters will create an exhibition that will include interior/exterior projections and installations of contemporary art providing a new context for wall-mounted works and feature creative print and online publications.Funding Partner: William and Mildred Lasdon Foundation
 GirlsClubTeodora Dakova Photography-2014
Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale
William J. Glackens Survey Exhibition

The first comprehensive museum survey of the artist William J. Glackens’ work since 1966, the exhibition will bring together over 100 of his most important works from nearly 50 of America’s finest private and public collections.Funding Partner: Casa D’Angelo Ristorante
 MOAFL-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014
Young At Art Children’s Museum
YAA Artist Collaborative

YAA will present the 2014 YAA Artist Collaborative for children and families, allowing artists to share their creative energies through pop-up installations, lectures, demonstrations and guest appearances thus challenging the community to discover their own relationships with art.Funding Partner: Peck Foundation
YAA-Teodora Dakova Photography-2014b