Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund
The MN Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund receives 19.75 percent of the sales tax revenue resulting from the Legacy amendment to support arts, arts education and arts access, and to preserve Minnesota’s history and cultural heritage. Based on current sales tax revenue, Minnesotans will invest more than $1.2 billion in arts and cultural heritage fund projects and programs over the 25 year life of the tax.
KMOJ Heritage Live Series
The KMOJ Heritage Live Series is developed to provide showcase opportunities for local artist that will provide them exposure to the overall community. These events will provide a chance for the artist to perform live to a diverse audience and receive valuable feedback from industry professionals. KMOJ will also utilize several community events that take place each year to execute this project. These events will include: The 5th Annual Soul Bowl, The KMOJ 9th Annual Voyage “Trip Down the Mississippi” Boat Ride, The Juneteenth Celebration, The Rondo Days Celebration, WBC Arts Crawl/FLOW, The Minneapolis Urban League Family Day, 2nd Annual KMOJ Unity Day, The 3rd Annual KMOJ Car and Bike Showcase, The Lowery Open Streets event and the 9th Annual Celebrating the Sistas Recognition and Awards Celebration.
KMOJ Comedy Series
The KMOJ Comedy Series is a monthly showcase of Local Comedians in the Twin Cities. These talented Comedians have varied venues to display their talent and this series will give them an opportunity to present their talents to a broader audience. The series will include local established comedians along with open mic opportunities for would be comedians.
KMOJ Gospel Explosion
The KMOJ Gospel Explosion is a one day event that will highlight Minnesota’s Gospel Artist. This showcase will feature individual artist, quartets, trios and choirs from across the state of Minnesota. This annual event will take place in September during Gospel Music Heritage Month.
Rush It or Flush It Live Series
The Rush It or Flush It Live Series is a monthly series of live performances that will showcase the artist that are featured nightly on the KMOJ award winning Rush It or Flush It segment that is currently airing on KMOJ Monday through Friday at 8pm. The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund will also be featured as a sponsor on the nightly Rush It or Flush It segment. The monthly showcases will give each local artist whether they were winners or losers an opportunity to perform live in from of an audience.