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The Underground Hit!
CRITIC'S CHOICE: East Bay Express
THE UNCOMFORTABLE ZONES OF FUN
experiments in experience/participation performance
Frank Moore, world-known shaman performance artist, will conduct improvised passions of musicians, actors, dancers, and audience members in a laboratory setting to create altered realities of fusion beyond taboos. Bring your passions and musical instruments and your senses of adventure and humor. Other than that, ADMISSION IS FREE! (But donations will be accepted.)
Saturday, March 27
The fourth Annual TriArt Festival will take place September 11/12th, 2010 along Mesa Street in historic downtown San Pedro. For more about the Festival please see their web site at: http://www.triartfestival.com
There is an interest in all dance forms performed by professional companies including traditional ballet and modern as well as ethnic dance forms and hip-hop.
To apply contact Joe Caccavalla, Founder/Director at Triartfestival@aol.com or Louise Reichlin, Dance Coordinator at: louisehr@LAChoreographersAndDancers.org. Please send a link to a proposed work and digital press packet. If you prefer a DVD, please email Louise to request address.
from LA Culture Net
The Ahimsa Collective presents "This is Your Brain on Poetry", an event where performers from all mediums and people from all walks of life are invited to revitalize classic and contemporary poetry with their own super-brilliant touch.
Here's how it breaks down. Anyone and everyone is/are invited to submit to be a participant. A participant will need to pick a classic or contemporary poem to present off of the Poetry Out Loud website (www.poetryoutloud.org). Then he or she will need to e-mail event administrator Kit Steinkellner at email@example.com with contact info and choice of poem. Entries MUST BE RECEIVED by 11:59 PM on MONDAY MARCH 15TH to participate (Yeah, okay, if you get your e-mail in at 12:02 AM, we'll let it slide…)
from LA Culture Net:
2009 was a difficult year for a lot of people. In response to the lost jobs, lost homes, major and minor tragedies, personal frustrations, heartbreak, etc., I am working on a project that called 2009 Was A Rough Year and I am hoping that you would be willing to help me.
Please visit the project website, http://aroughyear.com/home.html , to view the project.
In order to participate I would need you to:
1. Take a picture that represents the worst, most heartbreaking, or most frustrating moment you experienced in 2009.
2. E-mail it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Include as much or as little additional information as you would like.
Please pass this on to anyone who might be interested.
Thank you for your help.
Greater Lyon – Urban Authorities
Recruitment of Artistic Consulting and Technical Direction Services, to define a programme of Public Art and to produce and mount works of art, as part of the redevelopment of the banks of the river Saône, Lyon, France
Contract using an adapted restricted procedure (Article 30 of the French Public Contracts Code (Code des Marchés Publics)) – Framework Agreement (Article 76 of the French Public Contracts Code)
The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs is a proud supporter of Los Angeles' 2010 Asian & Pacific Islander American Heritage Month. This celebration will promote and encourage an awareness of the significant contributions made by our City's Asian & Pacific Islander Americans in culture, education, politics, business, technology, and the arts.
Rogue Artists Ensemble, a collective
of multi-disciplinary artists who create Hyper-theater, an innovative
hybrid of theater, puppetry, masks, dance, music and modern technology,
seeks contributions of original music and art to be incorporated into a
new performance event titled HYPERBOLE: origins, scheduled to premiere
in Los Angeles in September, 2010. Music and media will a featured
element of the show and will be heard and seen by thousands throughout
HYPERBOLE: origins is an original, adventurous celebration of myth,
music, movement, and mania, all inspired by stories of creation.
Resembling a collection of music videos performed live onstage,
HYPERBOLE: origins will play out as a torrent of short scenes set to and
smax: Curatorial Grants – Practice and Networking
Application Deadline 15 April 2010
Grants: 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011
Monthly allowance: 1,250 Euro
Curatorial Grants – Practice and Networking
In July 2010, the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and the Fonds BVKB (NL) will inaugurate a new model for promoting postgraduate curatorial work by offering a programme-based grant for three curators.
The Armenian Allied Arts Association (AAAA) - dedicated to promoting
talent of Armenian descent is holding it's 70th annual arts competition.
Monetary prizes vary from $50 to $500.
The categories are:
Art (oil, water color, ceramics, photography etc..)
Dance (solo or group)
Literature (poetry, short story, essay)
Instrumental (piano, violin, guitar etc..)
Over the years, AAAA has given many artists and performers their first
"break" such as:
Violinist George Pehlivanian
Pianist Sarkis Baltaian
Sopranos Kallen Esperian and Isabel Bayrakdarian
and many more.
The AAAA is very proud to have awarded more than
$ 250,000 over the course of its 75 year history.
For more info. including downloadable application, categories and open