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March 2015

Octavia’s Brood with adrienne maree brown

adrienne maree brown co-editor of Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction from Social Movements will be reading at the Wooden Shoe Bookstore on April 8. The anthology contains visionary science fiction and speculative fiction written by organizers and activists. [learn more]

Melissa Hamilton Lectures on Mapping Memory: Trauma, Life Narrative and Comics

Leeway Foundation's Program Assistant Melissa Hamilton lectures at Temple University on April 2 on Mapping Memory: Trauma, Life Narrative and Comics. [learn more]

Call for Applications: Fire Island Artist Residency for Emerging Artists

Fire Island Artist Residency is seeking applications from LGBTQ emerging visual artists for their summer residency program. Deadline: April 12. [learn more]

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project Seeks Paid Intern for Summer 2015

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project is searching for a Summer 2015 intern. [learn more]

Building a Creative Life as a Teaching Artist

Are you a new teaching artist? Someone considering teaching in community settings as a way to sustain your creative life? Presented by the Tyler School of Art of Temple University and the Bartol Foundation, this discussion will bring together four teaching artists to share their journeys as teaching artists and practicing artists. April 9 at Temple University. [learn more]

Producers’ Forum: United In Anger and On Strong Shoulders

United In Anger: A History of Act Up is a documentary about the birth and life of the AIDS activist movement from the perspective of the people in the trenches fighting the epidemic. April 7 at International House. [learn more]

Elba Hevia y Vaca’s Pasión y Arte Flamenco Performance Cosas de Mujeres (Things of Women)

Elba Hevia y Vaca's (LTA '08, WOO '04) Pasión y Arte Flamenco is performing Cosas de Mujeres (Things of Women) on April 10-12 at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery. [learn more]

Jen Blazina Exhibits at the Corning Museum of Glass

Jen Blazina's (WOO '04) exhibit opens at the Corning Museum of Glass on March 20. [learn more]

Headlands Center for the Arts Announces 2016 Artist Residency

Headlands Center for the Arts announces their 2016 Artist-in-Residence program. Deadline: June 5. [learn more]

Betty Leacraft, Neighborhood Time Exchange Artist-in-Residence, Featured in Local News

Betty Leacraft (ACG '14, '09), Neighborhood Time Exchange artist-in-residence, is featured in local news. [learn more]

Sonia Sanchez Documentary Premieres in Durham, NC

Directors Janet Goldwater (LTA '11, ACG '09, WOO '04) and Barbara Attie (LTA '11, ACG '09) premiere BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez, a documentary about African American activist and poet Sonia Sanchez (LTA '05), on April 11 at Full Frame Festival in Durham, NC. [learn more]

Cassendre Xavier Hosts Women’s Writing and Spoken Word Series

Cassendre Xavier (LTA '05) is hosting the Women's Writing and Spoken Word series on the second Thursday of every month at Big Blue Marble Bookstore. Michele Belluomini is featured April 9. [learn more]

Book Signing and Artist Talk with Kay Wood

Kay Wood (ACG '14) is signing copies of "The Big Belch" on March 20 at Ten Thousand Villages and giving a talk on March 27th at iMPeRFeCT Gallery. [learn more]

Lisa Jo Epstein Presents Forum Theatre 2015 Summer Intensive

Lisa Jo Epstein (ACG '09) teaches "Forum Theatre 2015 Summer Intensive," a six day training for facilitators from July 21-26 at Summit Presbyterian Church. Registration before May 21 is $450 and $500 after. [learn more]

Emmett Ramstad and Ezra Nepon in Museum of Transgender Hirstory and Art Exhibit in LA

Emmet Ramstad (ACG '12) and Ezra Nepon (LTA '14, ACG '07) are included in The Museum of Transgender Hirstory and Art's exhibit "Transgender Hirstory in 99 Objects: Legends and Mythologies" at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives in Los Angeles from March 21 to July 11. [learn more]

CFEVA Hosts Crowdsourcing Campaign Workshop

Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) hosts a crowdsourcing workshop, "Focus Your Crowdsourcing Tactics," on March 19 at the University of the Arts. [learn more]

Patricia Goodrich Exhibits in Switzerland

Patricia Goodrich (WOO '04, '03) is one of two American artists showing work at the Intercultural Links exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland at the United Nations Palace. The opening reception is March 23. [learn more]

Elliott batTzedek’s Art of Craft Workshops

Elliott batTzedek (ACG '12) is hosting a weekly series of craft talks and workshops for poets and poetry enthusiasts alike on Thursday nights from April 9 until May 14 at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore. $50 each or $200 for all six weeks. [learn more]

Betty Leacraft Lectures at Belmont Mansion

Betty Leacraft (ACG '14, LTA '11, ACG '09, WOO '99) is giving a lecture on quilts by artists in South Africa and the United States on March 14 at Belmont Mansion. [learn more]

Marilyn Kai Jewett’s Second Annual Sacred Libation Ceremony for Black Women Lynched in the U.S.

Marilyn Kai Jewett (ACG '09) asks people of African descent to join her at the Second Annual Sacred Libation Ceremony for Black Women Lynched in the U.S. on March 29 at Congo Square (also known as Washington Square). [learn more]

Glen Foerd Artist in Residence Program Accepting Applications

Center for Emerging Visual Artists and Glen Foerd present the Glen Foerd Artist in Residence Program, a six month residency for visual artists. Deadline: April 24. [learn more]

Philadelphia Folklore Project Co-presents a Forum on Peacebuilding and Traditional Arts

Join PFP as they explore the relationship between traditional/folk arts and historical memory, reconciliation, anti-violence, immigration rights and other justice work through a screening of the documentary, Acting Together on the World Stage, and a panel discussion featuring artists, activists and scholars. March 21 at The Performance Garage. [learn more]

Sacatar Residency Fellowship Now Accepting Applications

The Instituto Sacatar in Bahia, Brazil is now accepting applications for two-month Fellowships. Individuals of all nationalities, working in all disciplines and of any age, may apply. Applications must be submitted electronically. Deadline is April 15. [learn more]