City Council renewed an $80,000 contract with the Union County Performing Arts Center to provide “technical and programming assistance” for downtown events and certain programs offered at the facility.
The arts can often be the linchpin to redevelopment efforts in many towns, some successful and some not so much. Arts organizations had a tough time slogging through the recession, especially smaller local and regional nonprofits. The Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) has always been one of the key targets for downtown redevelopment in Rahway.
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For the third time in about five years, the Union County Performing Arts Center will have a new executive director.
An application for a 58-unit affordable housing complex geared toward people who work in the arts and entertainment field is scheduled to come before the Planning Board on Tuesday.
City Council last month awarded a contract of up to $80,000 for the Union County Performing Arts Center to provide “technical and programming assistance on an as-needed basis for certain arts-based events offered by the city.”