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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LA Dance Audition - Benita Bike's DanceArt

Benita Bike's DanceArt, the chamber modern dance company based in Los
Angeles, is looking for a few good women for next season (READ: hard-working
thinking dancers). Get a feel for what we do at There is
pay for performances, and training will begin soon. Auditions are being
arranged after a preliminary phone call to Benita (818-353-5734).

Benita Bike


Benita Bike's DanceArt Company

(818) 353-5734

(818) 353-1476 fax

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Call for Art - Blue Planet - Deadline Sat. 4/24

CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR "BLUE PLANET" exhibition on the theme of water.

DEADLINE: SAT. April 24, 2010


OPENING: SAT. June 26, 2010, 5 to 7 pm

VENUE: SOMArts, San Francisco

BLUE PLANET examines the social, political and economic aspects of
water. Exhibit runs in conjuction with Elements: An EcoArt Conference
on Friday, 6/25 that features panels, film-festival, discussion
groups, art-making, performance events and awards ceremony.

PROSPECTUS online at

Open to all California based artists whose art addresses the topic of
water. Submit up to 3 high-res images or video on CD (see prospectus
for details) plus short Artists Statement.

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Call for Proposals: Temporary Public Art in NW Pasadena, $1,000 honorarium (Los Angeles area / May 15)

The Armory Center for the Arts is seeking proposals from Southern Californian artists and architects for a temporary site-specific Land/Environmental art installation or structure in a vacant lot in Northwest Pasadena.

Proposals are due via email by May 15th. Winner will be notified by May 31st. Winning project will be installed in June and run from July - December, 2010.

A $1,000 honorarium will be provided to the selected artist/architect to cover expenses related to the creation of the work.

Download complete details and application requirements at:

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Argentine Consul General Seeks Gallery Space for Photographic Exhibit (Los Angeles)

The Consul General of Argentina in Los Angeles, the Honorable Jorge T. Lapsenson, is searching for a gallery in which to mount an exhibit of 75 photographs, each 16" x 20" , titled Five Argentine Photographers, A View from the South, in celebration of 200 years of Argentine independence in September 2010. The exhibition space should have an adjacent space for an opening night reception, and access to the public for a period of 2 to 3 weeks, if possible. Any interested parties are invited to contact the Argentine Consulate at telephone number 323.954.0347, or attention Barbara Blanco Rodriguez, Assistant to the Consul General.

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P/T position open - Managing / Ops Director for Long Beach Playhouse (LA area)


Position Description:

This is a part-time (estimated 25hrs per week,) on-site
(no-telecommuting,) exempt / salaried position with benefits. Occasional
evening / weekend hours required to ensure smooth operations of Opening
Nights, benefit performances and special events. Position will start
immediately after hire.

The Managing Director (MD), under the supervision of the Board of
Directors (the Board), is responsible for the overall general management
of The Long Beach Community Players, Inc. (the Company). The MD, with
the assistance of Board of Directors and assigned committees, shall
oversee all business operations, ensure quality a customer / patron

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Employment Opportunity: LA Music Center, special events planning

Assistant Director, Support Organizations

The Music Center/Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, one of
the nation's premier performing arts institutions located in
Downtown Los Angeles, seeks a skilled professional to serve in the role
of planning and coordinating special events logistics.

Reporting to the Director, Support Organizations the Assistant Director
is responsible for the development, management and coordination of
special events and fundraising projects for one or more Music Center
support organization as determined and assigned by the Director. In
addition, the Assistant Director will also have responsibility for the
coordination of department-wide events such as a large scale annual

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Preparator Needed for Art Museum (LA area)

City of Torrance Community Services Department

Cultural Services Division


RECREATION SPECIALIST -- (Exhibition Preparator)
$15.87 - $17.50 per hour

The City of Torrance Community Services Department is currently accepting applications for a Recreation Specialist (Exhibition Preparator) with the Cultural Services Division.


Under general supervision, the Recreation Specialist (Exhibition Preparator) works mostly during the times when exhibits at the Torrance Art Museum (TAM) are being installed and taken down.

* Plan and organize exhibition elements for TAM, working with curators and artists;
* Advise curators and artists on feasibility of installation and availability of materials;

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Employment Opportunity (LA area): Director of Development, Venice Arts

Position: Director of Development Venice Arts seeks a Director of
Development to oversee and implement its development and communication
strategies. Working under the supervision of the Executive Director,
this full–time position has responsibilities in the following key
1. Donor Development

2. Annual Campaign

3. Events

4. Supervise Grants Manager in Grant–based Development

5. Marketing and Communications

6. Related Administrative Duties


The ideal candidate is an individual with:

1. A proven track record in each area outlined, above, with at least
2 years experience working in a management level position in
development; existing relationships with local and national foundation,
public, and corporate funders a plus

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Open Call to Artists for Valley Artists Studio Tour (VAST) (LA area)

San Fernando Valley artists are invited to submit their work for
consideration for the Valley Artists Studio Tour (VAST) 2010. Artists
will open their studios during the October 2-3 weekend for the public to
tour, meet the valley's many fine artists, and purchase their works.
Proceeds from the ticket sales will benefit the non-profit programs
sponsored by the San Fernando Valley Arts Council. The application
deadline is April 23. To download an application, access the web at .

Established in 1969, The San Fernando Valley Arts Council is a
non-profit organization dedicated to providing arts programs for the
public. The SFVAC meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Monday of every month

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Need Band Members


I currently live in Kernville, but need band members in LA. SF is acceptable. Need to make a video to use for bookings as I launch new album. Music on . I could use a guitarist and a drummer or, even better, someone who bangs on drum machines like my busy husband (youtube Jeremy Ellis). Thanks! Amy

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