AMP connects artists and behind-the-scenes collaborators of all genres, including musicians, painters, performance artists, writers, dancers, and many more, with resources, opportunities, and personal connections. Many AMPers also provide free temporary lodging for other members. With thousands of members in 86 countries, AMP enthusiastically and energetically builds bridges between artists, audiences, and producers through our website, as well as at AMP-hosted parties and multimedia events worldwide. AMP is free to join. The only 'cost' is your energy and enthusiasm in building a global artistic community and helping fellow artists.
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THE UNCOMFORTABLE ZONES OF FUN experiments in experience/participation performance 3.27.10


The Underground Hit!

CRITIC'S CHOICE: East Bay Express

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

511 48th Street
Oakland, CA 94609-2058
For more information
Call: 510-526-7858

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TriArt Dance Festival - Applications (Los Angeles area)

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:
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 or Louise Reichlin, Dance Coordinator at: 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

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Call for Participants: This is your Brain on Poetry (Los Angeles, deadline March 15)

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 ( Then he or she will need to e-mail event administrator Kit Steinkellner at 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…)

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Call for Submissions: 2009 was a rough year

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, , 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

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.

Lilly McElroy

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Greater Lyon – Urban Authorities Recruitment of Artistic Consulting

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)

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Call for Submissions: 2010 Asian & Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Calendar

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.

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Rogue Artists Ensemble seeks submissions of original music and art for upcoming project

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
Southern California.

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

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Derik-Baegert-Gesellschaft - smax: Curatorial Grants - Practice and Networking (deadline April 15)

smax: Curatorial Grants – Practice and Networking

Schloss Ringenberg
46499 Hamminkeln
Dr. Gudrun Bott, Marcus Lütkemeyer
Phone: 0049-2852-9229

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.

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Call for Entries - Armenian Allied Arts Association - Deadline March

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)
Music composition
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

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