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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Calling All Bisexual/Fluid/Pansexual Artists and Performers!!!

SAVE THE DATE: CBD Weekend 2010

The Los Angeles Bi Task Force (LABTF) has a CALL-OUT for any bi/fluid/pansexual men and women with creative talent! We are organizing a mini Bi Arts Fest on Thursday, September 23rd at 7:30pm for Celebrate Bisexuality Day Weekend. This will be at the Village @ Ed Gould Plaza at the LA Gay & Lesbian Center.

We want:
Performance artists
Stand-up comedians
Spoken word artists
Fiction writers
...other creative types!

Each performer/group will have a 10-15 minute set. Or if you know of anyone, please forward this request.

Please contact us at with a sample of your work by Wednesday, September 1st.

Mimi Hoang
Chair, Steering Committee
Los Angeles Bi Task Force (LABTF)

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SAVE THE DATE: CBD Weekend 2010

SAVE THE DATE: CBD Weekend 2010
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Jaipur film contest seeks submissions

India's Jaipur International Film Festival seeks film submissions in feature, short, documentary and animation categories. Deadline: October 31.

In 2010, JIFF screened 87 movies (out of 350 submissions) and presented 12 awards. The festival includes a red carpet film festival award ceremony, galas, fashion shows and screenings. A workshop on cinema in Jaipur will run in advance of the festival, from October 12 to 16.

For more information, click here.

from Art4Development

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Photo competition seeks images related to water, technology, environment

A photo competition seeks works related to people, water, technology and the environment. Residents of the European Union and the 78 member states of the Cotonou Agreement can apply. Deadline: October 19.

Winners will compete for prizes up to EU€5,000 (US$6,400) to be awarded at the "People's Choice Photo on People, Water and ICTs" seminar sponsored by the ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) in Pretoria, South Africa.

For more information, click here:

from Art4Development

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Call for Art: ReCREATE @ Tubman-Mahan Art Gallery (Washington, DC)

Authentic Contemporary Art (ACA), a five year old virtual and community-based resource for contemporary art by emerging artists announces a new partnership with the Center for Green Urbanism to showcase exhibitions of contemporary art. The Center is a new business incubator providing office space for small to mid-size businesses and start-ups interested in locating in Ward 7 in far northeast Washington, DC. The Center is located at 3938 Benning Road NE on the edge of Fort Mahan Park, a national park site and gateway to the Fort Circle Park Trail. The building is located directly across the street from the new Benning Road Library and is walking distance from the Minnesota Avenue metro stop on the orange line.

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On September 21, 2010, we will be launching the largest single day new college student volunteer event in the country. We are looking for muralists to help us design art in early September for some local schools and shelters to be painted by our students.

Media coverage from last year:

We will pay artists fees. If interested, contact David Bloome at

from LA Culture Net

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Call for performance works submissions – REDCAT’s Studio: Fall 2010

REDCAT is seeking original performance works for the next edition of Studio, REDCAT's quarterly series of new works and works in progress in dance, theater, music, performance art or multidisciplinary. If you have a project 15 minutes or under and would like to be considered—apply now.

Application Deadline: Thursday, September 16,

Showings: Saturday, September 25, 2010

Performance dates: Saturday & Sunday,
November 6 – 7, 2010 at 8:30pm

*Visit our website
and complete the online application


Here’s a direct link to the application:

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Call for Artists: Funding Opportunity of up to $4,500 for Chinatown (Los Angeles)

The Chinese American Museum (CAM) invites visual artists to participate in (de)Constructing Chinatown, a new exhibition that re-examines Los Angeles’ Chinatown to open in October 2011. Stipends of $3,000 will be awarded to selected artists to help support and subsidize the completion of the project to be exhibited at the museum, with possible additional funding of $1,500. Application deadline: 3:00PM October 6, 2010

This exhibition aims to provide an alternative to the commonly held preconceived notions about Los Angeles’ Chinatown and aspires to re-envision a new perspective that includes real understanding and appreciation of Chinatown as an essential part of Los Angeles’ changing landscape.


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Events & Outreach Internship at non-profit (Los Angeles)

Events and Outreach Intern

Inside Out
Community Arts, an award winning non-profit organization serving at-risk Los
Angeles youth in arts and education, is looking for a motivated individual who
is interested in learning how a non-profit coordinates and manages fundraising
events to support its programming.

In this
position, you will directly assist the Event Coordinator for a large
fundraising event, providing support leading up to and on the event day of Oct.
24, 2010.

Dates: August 2010 – Oct 2010


commit to a full work day on Sun. Oct. 24

5-10 hours per week

schedule depending on event staff needs



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8/23 DEADLINE - Call to Artists - Metro Expo Line (Los Angeles)

Call to Artists

Artists are invited to submit qualifications for art opportunities at Farmdale Station on the Metro Expo Line, which is currently under construction. This is an ideal opportunity for both emerging and established artists with a background in any two-dimensional media and a desire to expand their studio practice to include public art. Previous public art experience is not a requirement for this project.

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