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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Media That Matters Film Festival calls for submissions (deadline January 9)

Media That Matters Film Festival calls for submissions

Filmmakers from around the world who focus on social issues may
submit their best works to The Media That Matters Film Festival.
Deadline: January 9.

The festival highlights short films on the most important topics of
the day for local, global, and online communities with the goal of
engaging audiences and inspiring them to take action.

Entries must be no longer than 12 minutes. Possible themes include:
Media Literacy, Human Rights, Elections & Democracy, Sustainability &
the Environment, LGBTQ & Sexual Identity, Youth Activism and Racial

The festival will select 12 finalists, who will receive US$1,000 each
to assist them in future filmmaking efforts.

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'Green' Art Museum

I saw the below posted on the Art4Development Yahoo! Groups listserv. I'm very happy when things go green, and I think some of you are too.


'Green' Art Museum to Open in Buffalo, NY

BUFFALO, NY.- When the Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State
College opens to the public Nov. 22, it is expected to be the first
art museum in New York State to be certified by the Leadership in
Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program of the U.S. Green
Building Council.

Designed by the award-winning international firm Gwathmey Siegel and
Associates Architects, the $33 million art center fronts Buffalo's
historic museum district. It is one of the largest regional art
museums in the country and is slated for LEED silver certification.

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Call for Submissions: Film Festival seems works on human rights from independent filmmakers (deadline 12/15)

Film Festival calls on independent filmakers to submit works on human

Documentary and filmmakers worlwide, whose work focuses on human
rights, are invited to the 11th International Film Festival DerHumALC
to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in May and June, 2009. Deadline
for submissions: December 15.

The Festival was created to provide a forum for debate and reflection
about human rights issues. According to the event's organizers,
Instituto Multimedia DerHumALC, "through the screenings of artistic
interpretations of independently produced films and videos, the event
aims to provide a lens to view and consider human rights issues from
around the globe."

In addition to the film screening, the Festival will contain panel

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Call for Entries: Dance Camera West Film Festival (deadlines 12/16, 1/15)


JUNE 5– 28, 2009 Los Angeles, CA

Early Deadline: December 16, 2008
Final Deadline: January 15, 2009

Celebrating our 8th annual dance film festival, Dance Camera West
welcomes dance media in any dance style or genre.
Categories include: screendance, experimental movement based film,
short films, features, documentary, installations, and
interactive dance media. The 2009 festival will feature Latin American
artists in a panel discussion and special screening event.

Dance Camera West’s June 2009 festival will feature an international
selection of dance media and special screening events
throughout the month at prominent Los Angeles venues such as Walt
Disney Concert Hall’s REDCAT Theatre, the Hammer Museum,

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Call for women - arts / poetry magaZINE (deadline December 13)

We encourage women of all ages and cultures to join and submit:


Mujeres de Maiz
ZINE 2009
Calling all creative women of color! In honor of Women, let us publish your expressions in our annual community arts and poetry maga-ZINE!

Submissions should be centered around the following theme:
La Sagrada
(That Which is Sacred)

*** spaces are limited **


All languages welcome.
Although we will have an editing committee to oversee this project, please make sure all written entries are well edited including grammar, spell check, etc.

Each artist may email up to 2 submissions from
each category:

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Apprenticeship for Dancers - Collage Dance Theatre of LA



WHEN: January 5 - February 19,

WHERE: Downtown Los Angeles @ 7+FIG

TO APPLY: Send resume, Artist's Statement
(1 page, 10-12 pt, WORD document),

Short answer to the

What does
"the power of place" mean to you?

Send to:

DEADLINE TO APPLY: December 15, 2008 (receipt deadline)


Collage Dance Theatre will be in residence at the urban office complex 7+FIG
in downtown Los Angeles, January 5-19, 2009. During this period company
artists and apprentices will explore themes of place, location and how they
intersect with the body and the self to define who we are. We will examine
the question of what does it mean to "know our place"? Taking inspiration

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Call for Performers (LA area - deadline December 5)

Boston Court Performing Arts Center seeks local applicants for its
2009 "ARTTalk." ARTTalk is part of Pasadena ARTWeekend.

"ARTTalk" is scheduled to take place in the Marjorie Branson
Performance Space at Boston Court on Saturday, March 14th, 2009 from
11:00am until 5:00pm. Participants will be allotted one half hour to
perform a piece that focuses on Words and Communication. All
performances must be acoustical in nature. Boston Court will provide
general lighting and no rehearsal time is allotted.

Previous performance genres include poetry, storytelling, singing, and
theatrical performances. Participants will be provided a small
stipend. Please send proposals to Meg Hackney, Events Manager at
Boston Court Performing Arts Center, P.O. Box 60187, Pasadena, CA

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the mind's eye

the mind's eye
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Listen and submit yourself to be interviewed!!!

In this episode of YourPR, an interview episode, James Tobkin talks about a Mayan Calendar and its reflection and insight into our times:

More information on the Mayan Calendar:

More information on the 6th Day which started on the 13th of November:

For links and more detailed information, email James Tobkin at:

Thanks for listening,

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An Interview Episode of YourPR

In this episode of YourPR, an interview episode, James Tobkin talks about a Mayan Calendar and its reflection and insight into our times:

More information on the Mayan Calendar:

More information on the 6th Day which started on the 13th of November:

For links and more detailed information, email James Tobkin at:

Thanks for listening,

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