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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CALL FOR ENTRIES - California Open Exhibition (deadline June 27)

"2009 California Open Exhibition" call for entries
Deadline: June 27, 2009

TAG Gallery in Santa Monica, California announces a call to artists for
the 2009 California Open Exhibition, August 19 - September 4, 2009.

The Prospectus and entry details are available at

JUROR: Michael Zakian

, Director, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu.

Open to all U.S. artists 18 years or older working in computer art,
drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.
$30/1 to 2 entries, $5/each additional, 6 maximum (slides or jpgs). Cash
prizes and every image selected for the show will be printed in the 2009
CA Open Catalogue.

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Boston Author Event — Men and Feminism


Shira Tarrant
Men and Feminism: Seal Studies

Tuesday, May 26 @ 7:00PM

Lir Irish Pub, 903 Boylston St., Boston

There’s no denying that men’s involvement and interest in feminism is key to its continuing relevance and importance. Shira Tarrant, an expert in gender politics, feminism, pop culture, and masculinity, in her new work Men and Feminism, addresses the question of why men should care about feminism in the first place.

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Adan After A Rainy Day

Adan   After A Rainy Day
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California Artists: Investing in Artists Grant Guidelines Now Available!

Investing in Artists Grant Guidelines Now Available!

The Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) is pleased to announce that the Guidelines and Application Form for Round IV of the Investing in Artists grants program are now available for download at

The Investing in Artists grants program was established in 2007 to enhance the working lives and strengthen the creative support system for California artists working in all disciplines. Following an initial three rounds of funding made to 54 artists in 2007 and 2008, CCI is pleased to continue the grants program from 2009-2011, supported by The James Irvine Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

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Abbot Kinney Festival - Call for Exhibitors (Venice, CA)

Abbot Kinney Festival

Call for Exhibitors

Early-Bird Rates only until Monday, May 25, 2009

Venice, CA (May 22, 2009) — The Abbot Kinney Festival Association (AKFA) is now accepting online applications from exhibitors interested in selling or promoting their products and services at the 2009 Abbot Kinney Festival. Now in its 25th year, this popular community event will take place on Sunday, September 27, 2009, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. At least 300 booth spaces are available, which will be mostly allocated to arts and crafts exhibitors through a juried process.

Applicants who apply before May 25, 2009 are eligible for discounted rates. Don’t delay! Booths sell out every year. For more details and to apply, visit

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the last two white pebbles

the last two white pebbles
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The Art of Photography Show call for entries, deadline May 31st

Call For Entries!
Extended Deadline: May 31, 2009

The ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW 2009 is an international exhibition of
photographic art which will take place August 29 through November 1, 2009 at
the elegant Lyceum Theatre Gallery
, located in the historic
Gaslamp Quarter of downtown San Diego, California. The Opening Reception
Gala will be on Saturday, August 29th, and will be a world class event!


The Prospectus and entry details are available:
. The online entry
process is very easy, simply filling out a short registration form:
and then uploading

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Applications for the Working Artist Ventura (WAV) project available (Southern California)

On June 1, 2009, artists of all types, working in any medium, at any stage in their career and from any geographic area are invited to apply for one of the 54 live/work units at the new Working Artists Ventura (WAV), located in the cultural district of downtown Ventura, California at the corner of Ventura Avenue and Thompson Boulevard. Applications are due JUNE 15th, 2009.

PLACE, a nonprofit developer working with the City of Ventura to create this unique mixed-use, mixed-income community, has contracted with The John Stewart Company to manage the application and selection process.

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In The Beginning

In The Beginning
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