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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Summer Issue and other news

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Check out our current issue of Adventures for the Average Woman. We have some terrific artwork featured!

Other news: We have a special issue, TOUGH LIT devoted to crime and mystery writers due out this month. Stay posted to www.ideagems.com

AND I'll soon be teaching an online university course called The Art of Writing Horror. It is my hope to get another publication going on the topic of horror, including horror artwork. Start date: TBA. If you have horror artwork, we'd be happy to include it. Contact me at ideagems@aol.com

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Summer Issue Cover Page
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Taproot Foundation: Request for Proposals

The Taproot Foundation in partnership with MetLife Foundation, our Lead
ServiceGrant Sponsor for the Arts in 2010-2011, announces the
opportunity for high-potential performing arts organizations to receive
capacity building grants. Metlife Foundation sponsorship is restricted to
only performing arts organizations, which is why this makes this
an excellent opportunity for your organization to apply to one of our
many capacity building service grants.

Performing arts organizations who meet our basic eligibility criteria
have a strong chance to be selected for a capacity building grant which
ranges in value between $45,000 and $70,000. These Service Grant projects
provide a new set of tools for those organizations striving, now more
than ever, to do more with less.

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Call for entries: 17th International Contemporary Art Festival SESC_Videobrasil

Call for entries

Associação Cultural Videobrasil
Av. Imperatriz Leopoldina, nº 1150
Vila Leopoldina, São Paulo - SP - Brasil
cep: 05305-002
tel: +55 (11) 3645-0516
fax: +55 (11) 3645-4802
www.videobrasil.org.br

SOUTHERN PANORAMA COMPETITIVE SHOW
1st VIDEOBRASIL OPEN STUDIO PRIZE

With significant shifts in focus and scope, reflected in a new name, the 17th International Contemporary Art Festival SESC_Videobrasil opens enrolment for two different modalities of selection and prizes.

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Employment (PT): House Managers, 24th St. Theatre (Los Angeles)

24th ST Theatre is pt hiring house managers for upcoming season of events. If you've ever been to 24th St, you should have been greeted warmly by very competent house staff. We need excellent communicators and critical thinkers who are detail oriented people and can provide the public with what they need before they even have to ask for it. This is pt work, when we have public events at 24th ST. Send Cover letter stating what makes an excellent house manager and a resume to Allegra theatre@24thstreet.org

24th STreet Theatre
Los Angeles
More Than Just Plays
www.24thstreet.org

from LA Culture Net

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Job Opportunity: Program Director Position at Collage Dance Theatre

COLLAGE DANCE THEATRE (CDT) is seeking a PART-TIME PROGRAM DIRECTOR

This is a part-time (estimated 20 hours per week,) on-site
(no-telecommuting,) exempt/salaried position. Occasional evening/weekend
hours required to ensure smooth operations of all performances and special
events. Position will start immediately after hire.

The PROGRAM DIRECTOR (PD), working closely with the Artistic Director and
Managing Director, is responsible for the overall project management of the
company, including the planning and physical realization of each production.
In addition to overseeing projects, the PD would research new opportunities
for long-term program development in areas such as university residencies
and partnerships with presenting organizations in order to ensure

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Membership Manager position opening at The Broad Stage

Membership Manager, at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica

§ Work with Director of Marketing and Membership to determine membership goals and manage budget based on departmental strategic plan.

§ Act as primary liaison for membership and encourage interdepartmental efforts to increase membership sales and fulfill member benefits.

§ Responsible for generating ideas, conducting programs and providing benefits designed to increase overall membership. (ie The Broad Stage pass program)

§ Develop membership marketing campaigns, including acquiring solicitation lists and researching potential markets.

§ Create and implement strategies for effective renewal campaigns to attract lapsed members.

§ Supervise on-site membership sales activities and volunteer training.

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Request for Proposals - Arts Council for Long Beach (deadline September 24)

The Arts Council for Long Beach (Arts Council) is seeking proposals for temporary exhibitions and
site-specific installations for a new visual art gallery in downtown Long Beach. Artists, curators, directors,
as well as gallery, museum and public art professionals are invited to apply. In addition, non-profit,
visual arts organizations may explore the use of the gallery as a satellite, or primary exhibition space.

All complete proposals must be received no later September 24, 2010 at 4pm.

The selection panel will evaluate complete submittals according to the following criteria:
• Artistic merit of the proposal
• Experience in exhibition design and planning as demonstrated by applicant's resume or organization's history
of completed exhibitions

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HanseArt Bremen 2010 - call for applications (deadline September 4)

HanseArt - International fair for artists

Kunstmesse HanseArt
Theodor- Heuss- Allee (Bürgerweide)
28215 Bremen
Germany
Phone: ++49 40 89700676
Fax: ++49 40 89700676
info@kunst-kuenstler.com
http://www.kunstmesse-hanseart.de

The HanseArt Bremen will take place from 12th to 14th November 2010
In an area of 4.500 square meters, more than 150 exhibiters can show their exhibits
The most reasonable stand fee is 325€
The application deadline is
September 04th, 2010

Welcome to HanseArt which will take place from November 12th to 14th, 2010 in Bremen.

Below you will find important information related to the exhibition, as well as a summary of the different participation possibilities.

The HanseArt

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Call for Submissions: Sacred Memories: Cross-Cultural Celebrations of Day of the Dead (Los Angeles)

El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument will be presenting an art exhibit entitled Sacred Memories: Cross-Cultural Celebrations of Day of the Dead from October 24 to November 28, 2010. Sacred Memories will explore the world's rituals that venerate the departed including Dia de los Muertos, first observed by the indigenous people of Latin America, China's Qingming, Korea's Chuseok, and other rituals practiced in United States, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean.

Artists are asked to submit for consideration two and three-dimensional work (including ofrendas/altars) that examines rituals honoring the deceased and/or pays tribute to departed ancestors. Interactive and interpretive works will be particularly encouraged.

Submissions should be sent to:

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