BRIEFLY COWBOY FESTIVAL TO GET $10,000 GRANT.SANTA CLARITA Santa Clarita, city (1990 pop. 110,642), Los Angeles co., S Calif., suburb 30 mi (48 km) NW of downtown Los Angeles, on the Santa Clara River; inc. 1987. Situated in the Santa Clara valley and nearby canyons, Santa Clarita includes the former towns of Canyon Country, - The National Endowment for the Arts National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
Independent agency of the U.S. government that supports the creation, dissemination, and performance of the arts. It was created by the U.S. will contribute $10,000 to next year's Santa Clarita Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival and the festival's outreach programs to local schools.
In requesting the funds, officials defined the festival as one that enlightens patrons about the rich history of California See History of California to 1899 or History of California 1900 to present. through song and verse while developing an educational component for school children.
U.S. Rep. Howard P. ``Buck'' McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, helped secure the funding. McKeon, a former Santa Clarita mayor, sits on the National Council of the Arts, which works with the NEA NEA
1. National Education Association
2. National Endowment for the Arts
NEA (US) n abbr (= National Education Association) → Verband für das Erziehungswesen on grants.
The 2004 festival is scheduled for March 24-28.
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