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A to Z Grantwriting Arts and Education Newsletter April 2011

Thanks to Linda Vallejo for posting this on LA Culture Net.


April 2011


Federal Grants Wire



Arts and Culture

National Endowment for the Arts -

State Arts Agencies -

Artdeadline -

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JOB: Youth theatre education org seeks Technical Coordinator

The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company seeks a Technical Coordinator to implement all technical aspects of our youth theatre programs. Details:


Reporting to the Program Director, the Technical Coordinator (TC) provides and oversees all technical aspects of performances and staged readings, which include but are not limited to: lights, audio, multimedia, chairs, cables, stands, furniture, set pieces, and props. The TC is responsible for communication and coordination of technical production. The TC will evaluate and assess the technical needs of the artistic team and determine how to best accomplish all production related requirements. Other requirements include but are not limited to:

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by and for: democracy and art call to artists

by and for: democracy and art

Juror: Carol A. Wells, Founder and Executive Director
Center for the Study of Political Graphics

Organized by: Southern California Women's Caucus for Art


In the 1930s when the Works Progress Administration (WPA) was formed, our
government, by and for the people, understood the importance of art in
sustaining the American spirit and focusing the American public on shared
values. Since that time, art has acted as a forum for public opinion and as
a powerful tool for critique and communication in our democracy.

Artists at all career levels are asked to submit works that speak-to and
question the shifting meanings of freedom and equality, censorship and civil

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Pasadena Conservatory of Music Seeks an Administrative Assistant


Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and
the ability to interact positively with a wide variety of people on a daily
basis. The candidate is organized, detail-oriented, reliable, capable of
multi-tasking and supporting multiple positions. Familiarity with Quark,
Microsoft Office Suite and Filemaker Pro required. Facility with Facebook
and other common social networking programs required. Prior experience in
the non-profit arts and/or education sectors preferred.

*Job Description*

This is essentially a front office position involving frequent daily
interactions with students, parents, faculty members, staff members, and the
general public. It is also a support position for the Conservatory’s

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Documentary film festival competition open

Documentary filmmakers are invited to submit their work to an international contest.

The XI International Documentary Film Festival Flahertiana is named in honor of American filmmaker Robert J. Flaherty, known for his groundbreaking documentary Nanook of the North. The festival will take place in Perm, Russia on October 11-17, 2011.

Entries must reflect the documentary style of Flaherty, be longer than seven minutes and include English subtitles.

There is no application fee and directors of selected movies will be invited to the festival with their three-day stay covered by the event organizers.

There are a four prizes for international contestants plus one for Russians, with prize money totaling RUB500,000, or about USD$17,000.

For more information, click here.

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Artists are invited to apply for the 7th ANNUAL OF MINIATURE ART Online Global Art Annual Competition /Exhibition. All accepted works that pass the first screening will entry into competition and will be exhibited 12 months beginning with the date of the inclusion.

The first screening is conducted by submitting Jpeg [.JPG] image files versions of the submitted works inline or attachment send to Applicants will be notified by e-mail immediately after reception.

Submitters whose entries pass the first screening are included in competition /exhibition.


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The European Publishers Award for Photography is accepting nominations

Promoted by five European publishers, the contest is open to photographers of all nationalities.

The competition requires a substantial, completed and unpublished photographic book project. The winning project is published in book form simultaneously by each publisher in their own country resulting in one of the most extensive cultural collaborations currently existing in Europe.

Now in its 18th year, it is organized by Actes Sud (France), Apeiron (Greece), Dewi Lewis Publishing (Great Britain), Kehrer Verlag (Germany) and Peliti Associati (Italy).

Previous winners include Klavdij Sluban whose book `East to East' brings together photographs made following the route of the Trans-Siberian Railway and Haris Kakarouhas for his photos of Cuba.

For more information, click here.

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Fourth International Prints for Peace 2011

Dear friends of Prints for Peace,
This is a friendly reminder of our deadline April 15 2011
for the reception of the Prints in Monterrey.

We still have time. Please help us distribute this call to other printmakers,

thank you very much and Saludos from México.

The complete call in English and in Spanish is in

please write with questions to printspeace@gmail

Theme : Peace, No fee no return, 10 x 10 inches , deadline April 15, 2011.

Dra. Guadalupe Victorica
Cuarta Convocatoria Internacional Grabados por la Paz M€ ¦éxico 2011
Tercera Colectiva Internacional de Grabado 2011
Fourth International Prints for Peace 20111, Third International Printmaking Collective 2010

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Arts and culture fellowship program seeks journalists

U.S. journalists interested in theater and the arts can apply for a fellowship.

The Arts Journalism Institute in Theater and Musical Theater, sponsored by the University of Southern California and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), is an 11-day intensive theater program for journalists. It coincides with the Theater Communications Group National Conference, which brings together more than 1,000 influential theater producers, artists and journalists.

Fellows will take part in sessions on the media industry, meet theater professionals and attend as many as 10 performances or rehearsals.

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URGENT CALL for LAPTOP MUSICIANS Bring Your Own Laptop Event in Montreal this Friday


Offrandes pour le Japon / Offerings for Japan

April 1, 2011 from 8PM to 3AM
SAT, 1201, Boulevard Saint-Laurent

Open Call to all Laptop/iPhone Musicians in Montréal

Bring Your Own Laptop Orchestra

matralab (Hexagram Concordia) in collaboration with the SAT (Société des arts technologiques)
is organizing an artistic response to the disasters in Japan (see the website for more info).
The event will take place this Friday at the SAT, 1201, Boulevard Saint-Laurent in Montréal.

Around midnight we would open the stage for all Laptop/iPhone musicians to come together
and create a collective sound work, led and inspired by Eldad Tsabary, founder and director of the Concordia Laptop Orkestra (CLOrk).

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