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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Sherwood internship (Los Angeles - deadline February 5)

The Sherwood Internship is offered to emerging and aspiring arts professionals. It will be offered annually as a professional internship for the duration of six months.

The terms of the internship are as follows:
- Intern will receive a stipend of $2,000.
- Intern will receive a mentorship in contemporary theatre.
- Intern will create a database of applicants and track any of their work being presented in Los Angeles.
- Intern will conduct research on the candidates and offer weekly updates to members of the panel.
- Intern will work under the supervision of the Producer, answer communications and liaise with Press and Marketing departments regarding the award, and assist in honing the group of applicants down to three finalists to be reviewed by the panel as a whole.

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Winter Partnership Program for Theatre Companies Now Accepting Applications (Los Angeles area - deadline March 17)


Applications for the 2010-11 season ARE NOW AVAILABLE AND DUE MARCH 17,

MARCH 2 AT 7:00P.M.


On November 7, 2008, the Arts Commission launched the [Inside] the Ford
Winter Partnership Program. Recognizing that many Los Angeles
County-based theatre companies do not have permanent performance homes
and that the cost of producing theatrical works has become prohibitively
expensive in the area, the Arts Commission provides an opportunity for
theatre companies without a permanent performance venue to produce in

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Sound, Sight, Space and Play 2010: Call for Works

Sound, Sight, Space and Play 2010

Postgraduate Conference for the Creative Sonic Arts
Wednesday 2nd – Friday 4th June 2010
Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre,
De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom

Exploring the Future of the Sonic Arts

We would like to invite you to take part in Sound, Sight, Space and Play
(SSSP) 2010, a conference for postgraduate students working in the creative
sonic arts, organised by postgraduate students of the Music Technology and
Innovation Research Centre (MTIRC), De Montfort University. The ideals of
this event are to stimulate co-operation and inspiration between
postgraduate students, across institutional boundaries, leading to new
perspectives on current works and research. We encourage submission of

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The Other Side

The Other Side
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So Much

This is our time, right now. I can feel it when I read a great book or manage to write something I think is good.

Tonight as I peruse "What A Long Strange Trip It's Been (Twenty Years of Rolling Stone)", after having just finished Murakami's KAFKA ON THE SHORE, I am moved by the weight of recent history, reading interviews with John Lennon from 1971, Pete Townshend as he is creating Tommy, Michael Jackson in 1983. This is what I feel. The time is now.

This moment is a fulcrum, tipping what was/has been into what will be. As I sign off here I am going to sit and stretch out in the now. Within this space I will strive to create a drawing
or two.

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i am a fan of owen meany

i am a fan of owen meany
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REALITY PLAYINGS: experiments in experience/participation performance


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, January 30th

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

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Announcing open auditions for Urinetown: The Musical

Directed by Valerie Rachelle

Performance run Mar. 13 - Apr. 10

Saturday, Jan. 16, 1 to 5pm

Sunday, Jan. 17, 6 to 9pm

Breakdowns and details at

Please no advance submissions.

Jennifer Polhemus

Community Liaison

Morgan-Wixson Theatre

2627 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-828-7519

Current show

from LA Culture Net

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Paid Internship: City of West Hollywood Cultural Affairs/Public Art

Be part of a progressive City that recognizes public art as a vital
component to urban living.

Working closely with the Cultural Arts Administrator, you will gain
valuable, hands-on experience assisting with the coordination and
marketing of public and performance art projects, workshops and City
events. Some events/projects include (but are not limited to): "The Big
Read", Summer Sounds, Pride Month, the Cornerstone Theatre Project, and
the City's celebration of 25 years of cityhood.

Current enrollment at an accredited College or University and in good
standing is required (graduate student preferred). Flexible work
schedule is available which may include weekends and evenings. Hours
offered are approximately 20 hours per week. Pay rate is $12.41 - $15.06
per hour.

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