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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
September 11, 2014

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California Poetry Out Loud has new program leads

The Arts Council's newest staffers, Jason Jong and Shelly Gilbride, will team up to lead the California Poetry Out Loud program for 2014-15. Kristin Margolis had been the lead and was known as "the Poetry Lady" in the Capitol because of generous Cal Channel broadcasting. The move allows Kristin to focus on her duties as legislative liaison, and highlight a new "Poetry Lady" and "Poetry Gentleman" at the agency. SEE POL PAGE

Nat'l Guild on Community Arts Ed conference in LA Nov 19-22

Over 500 arts leaders and arts education experts are expected at the annual conference of the National Guild for Community Arts Education this fall in Los Angeles. "The focus of this year's conference-catalyzing positive change through arts education-has profound implications for all involved," notes the website. The conference takes place November 19-22, and the regular registration rates close on September 30. SEE WEBSITE  MORE >>

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Studio Coordinator
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles

Stage Supervisor
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Beverly Hills

Associate Director of Development, Corporate Relations
La Jolla Playhouse
La Jolla

Membership Sales Associate (Hello Kitty)
Japanese American National Museum
Los Angeles

Executive Director
Fresno Art Museum



artist calls

Japan Foundation Accepting Proposals for Performing Arts Touring and Collaborative Projects
Japan Foundation
Deadline: 2014-10-27

Filmmakers From Underrepresented Communities Invited to Apply for Tribeca All Access
Tribeca Film Institute
Deadline: 2014-11-05

Kurt Weill Foundation Announces 2015 Grant Program
Kurt Weill Foundation for Music
Deadline: 2014-11-01


All Self-Directed and Instructional Artist Residencies in 2015
Arquetopia International Artist Residency
Puebla and Oaxaca, Southern Mexico

Broma Sole Artist Residency - Costa Rica
Impresas Visionarios
San Rafael de Alajuela, Costa Rica

Two Fellowships Available! Call for application - Residency in Italy
La Macina di San Cresci
Greve in Chianti - Italy

1st Day of School Art Competition
Focus Point Shape International Online Art Gallery
Tucson, AZ

The View Over Here
Crossing Art
Queens, NY




77th Conference on Community Arts Education
National Guild for Community Arts Education
Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2014-11-19

Sustainable Funding Equals Greater Impact (3-Part Webinar Series)
Foundation Center
Online webinar
Date: 2014-09-16

TOP 10 Things All Professional Artists Should Consider When Starting And Operating Their Businesses
California Lawyers for the Arts
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2014-10-14


Arts and business: partnerships that work
Australia Business Arts Foundation

Causes Count: The Economic Power of California's Nonprofit Sector


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