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From October 19 to November 27, 2009, El Pueblo Historical Monument
will present Sacred Memories: Cross-Cultural Celebrations of Day of the
Dead. Sacred Memories follows El Pueblo $B!G (Bs acclaimed 2007 exhibition
which explored celebrations that venerate the departed including Dia de
los Muertos, first observed by the indigenous people of Latin America,
China $B!G (Bs Qingming, 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
Submissions should be sent to:
History Division, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
125 Paseo de la Plaza, Suite 400
Skirball Cultural Center, School and Teacher Programs Proudly presents:
Teaching Our World Through the Arts, 2009-2010
Become an Arts Educator-even if you can't dance or sing!
No prior experience required.
Teach core subjects using music, drama, movement, film, photography, and other media.
Learn arts-based techniques to help bring your curriculum to life.
Develop activities and lessons around visual and performing arts presented in your school community.
Teaching Our World through the Arts is a multidisciplinary program comprised of four distinct strands, each covering one specific genre of the arts. Each strand consists of four full Saturdays of highly interactive training as well as a live performance or exhibition tour-at no additional charge!
Hip Hop Dance Festival
CALL FOR WORK
Deadline for submission: June 15, 2009
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL:
The J.U.i.C.E. Hip Hop Dance Festival is an annual showcase of cutting-edge street dance choreography and hip hop culture produced by J.U.i.C.E. (Justice By Uniting In Creative Energy) at the outdoor, 1241-seat Ford Amphitheatre. It will take place on Sat. Oct. 3rd, 2009.
JHHDF unites the rhythmic virtuosity and extreme physicality of street dance to â€œexpand [hip hopâ€™s] creative horizonsâ€ (Lewis Segal, L.A. Times).â€ Artistic Directors Amy â€œCatfoxâ€ Campion and Jacob â€œKujoâ€ Lyons bring LAâ€™s freshest street dance choreographers to the stage to celebrate and to reinvent hip hop culture.
WHAT WEâ€™RE LOOKING FOR:
I have constructed a gigantic loom in my Project Space in Lincoln Heights, workspace.
The warp spans the entire length of the front room, using the walls for tension and support.
I am hoping that people will bring their own materials, everything from yarn to old clothing, bed sheets, fiber, old bathing suits, plastic bags, and anything else that can be cut into strips and stuck into this very simple apparatus.
It will only take 5 minutes for me to teach you how to weave, and the more the merrier. You can weave one inch, or more, it's up to you.
Final Call for Submissions:
SUBMIT NOW: www.bluecatscreenplay.com
Deadline: May 1st - Winner receives $10,000, finalists $1500
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another new version of one of the deck I for myself on three by five cards..by candlelight..in Florida...several years ago...based loosely on Ryder deck....