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Deadline to apply for “The Moment” art project coming soon

Brad Williams

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The old year of 2020 ended just a week ago, and now another end is a week away in La Crosse. 

January 15th is the deadline to get in on a local arts project aimed at interpreting events of 2020. 

The city arts board is accepting proposals for the project called ‘The Moment’ through next Friday. 

A $12,000 budget has been set aside for grants to produce two-dimensional works of art related to COVID-19, the elections, or other things which occurred in the past year. 

As of Friday morning, seven artists have applied for those grants, and the arts board is leading a final publicity push before the deadline.    

Drawings, paintings, or photos with a 2020 theme will be chosen for a special art display in the near future.     

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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