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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Art Platform - Los Angeles launches

Art Platform—Los Angeles will launch September 30
Inaugural edition of fair boasts top international galleries, curated projects and art installations

Art Platform—Los Angeles, the modern and contemporary art fair for Los Angeles, set to launch September 30th for invited guests, will present outstanding work by the region's most innovative artists and will place emphasis on Los Angeles as a site of historical and contemporary cultural and artistic production.

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Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is open for entries! (deadline July 29)

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2011: One Upon a Time

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival
The Maltings, Eastern Lane
Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1AJ
Phone: +44 (0) 1289 303355

The next festival is set to return Friday 23 – Sunday 25 September 2011, and is currently seeking moving image works of all types - narrative and artist video, live action and animation, fiction and documentary, and dance on film – to screen as part of the Festival.

Please go to for the guidelines & form

The Festival closes for entries on Friday 29 July 2011.

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is open for entries!

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Seeking craft artists for Consignment (Brea)

We are a city run Art Gallery with a Gift Shop in need of artsy, fun items for consignment. Items should generally be able to be priced in a $5-25 range.

Please follow the link for more information and email me 5 photographs of your work and pricing to be considered.

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REGISTRATION OPEN (for event organizers) - The Big Draw LA 2011

Why not get young people, artists, seniors, scientists, and teens drawing together? Ryman Arts is partnered with Los Angeles museums and other organizations to present the The Big Draw LA 2011.

Together, Los Angelenos will expand the boundaries of drawing, experimenting not only with pencils, paint, charcoal, and digital imagery, but also with sand, clay, choreographed movement—anything that makes a mark! Participation is open to all, and organizations of all sizes and kinds, from established institutions to small groups, are invited to sponsor, organize,or host an event during the month of October.

Share your October community drawing event with the public by registering it here for The Big Draw LA 2011.


from LA Culture Net

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Freak Machine Needs Freaks (LA area)

Freak Machine is looking for performers.
All kinds. All levels. All disciplines.

Freak Machine is an experimental variety show produced by Circle X in partnership with Darren R. Schroader.

Anyone can sign up for five minutes of uncensored stage time.
This means you.
Sign up begins one hour before the show.
Acts will be presented in the order in which they sign up.
The performers within each act will need to handle any technical cues.
The five-minute rule is non-negotiable.
Not an audition, a contest or a talent show.
Come in drag.
Bring your chicken suit.
Get weird.

July 25, 2011 at 8:00 PM.
Subsequent events will follow on the last Monday of every month.

Atwater Village Theater, 3269 Casitas Ave., Atwater Village, CA 90039.

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14th HOLLYWOOD SHORTS Filmfest - Winter Submission Deadline is July 15


Submit your short films & animation!

Season 14 kicks off Oct. 2011


HOLLYWOOD SHORTS is currently accepting submissions for our monthly
industry short film screening series. We are programming our 14th year
of our year round film fest, focusing on shorts and animation showcasing
the outstanding talent of emerging filmmakers and their creative teams
from around the globe. Our screenings are held at DIM MAK STUDIOS
(formerly CINESPACE) - the movie lounge right in the heart of Hollywood.
We continue our popular industry screening series with brand-new short
films, music videos, webseries, documentaries & animation. Our

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Art Classes for Adults and Children!

It's summer time! Pass the time with Instructor Daryl Gordner learning oil painting.
All the adult oil painting classes are held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 9 pm in the Brea Art Gallery. Ages 16 and up.
The kids oil painting classes are for those ages 6 - 12. They are all held on Sunday afternoons from 1 - 3 pm in the Brea Art Gallery.
The fee for each session of three classes is $75. All skill levels are welcome and individual attention will be given during each class. All materials including paints and canvas will be provided.
Call 714-990-7100 to register
More information at:
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Los Angeles Printmakers Show - Closes in one week!

Event Time:
12-5pm Wed-Sun

Cost of Admission:
$2, Children Free!

Event Website:

The Gallery is pairing up with the LA Printmaking Society to co-sponsor this exhibition featuring fine art printmaking entries juried from LAPS’ members. With over 500 members worldwide, this exhibition features an expansive number of print techniques including engravings, woodcuts, linocuts, etchings and lithographs. This year’s juror, Mike McGee, is the Director of the Exhibition Design/Museum Studies program and Director of the Begovich Gallery at California State University, Fullerton. You won’t want to miss this exhibition highlighting some of the greatest contemporary printmakers in the world!

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(Job) Managing Director, Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre (Los Angeles)


Position Description:

This is a full-time on-site (no-telecommuting,) exempt/salaried position.
Occasional evening/weekend hours required. Position will start immediately
after hire.

The MANAGING DIRECTOR, working closely with the Artistic Director and the
Board of Directors, is responsible for the overall management of HDDT
including financial management, development, programming, marketing, public
relations, board development and the overall daily operations of the
organization. She/he will be key in strategically planning and organizing
HDDT's programs in Los Angeles, nationally and internationally. The MD will
work in close partnership with Founder/Artistic Director, Heidi Duckler, to

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Szpilman Award 2011: Call for Submissions

Szpilman Award 2011

Szpilman Award
Baseler Platz 3
60329 Frankfurt

Closing date:
September 30, 2011

Members of the jury - Bernd Euler, Dirk Fleischmann, Lise Harlev, Leonard Kahlcke, Patrick Koch, Tina Kohlmann, Sara Nuytemans (prize winner 2010), Arya Pandjalu (prize winner 2010), Tina Schott, and Michal Sznajder - are glad to announce the SZPILMAN AWARD again in 2011.


The SZPILMAN AWARD is awarded to works that exist only for a moment or a short period of time. The purpose of the award is to promote such works whose forms consist of ephemeral situations.

Everyone can apply. Worldwide!
There is no participation fee.
Closing date: September 30, 2011 (postmark)


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