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April 2015

Family Style Open Mic Night at Asian Arts Initiative

Asian Arts Initiative presents Family Style open mic night. May will be a special Asian Pacific American Heritage Month event, doubling as a fundraiser in support of Manavi, an organization that works to end all forms of violence against South Asian women Featuring Leeway Foundation Program Director and poet, Sham-e-Ali Nayeem, Poet/Storyteller, Kao Kue filmmakers, Anula Shetty (LTA ‘07, WOO ‘04, HG ’02) and Mike Kuetemeyer. Friday, May 17 at 7:30pm at Asian Arts Initiative [learn more]

Juntos and Decarcerate PA Rally for Immigrant Mothers Imprisoned with Children

Community partners Juntos and Decarcerate PA rally for immigrant mothers imprisoned with children at Berks Family detention center on May 2. [learn more]

CFEVA Announces Fellows and Finalists: Colette Fu and Marie Alarcon

Colette Fu (LTA '13) was named a 2015 Visual Artist Fellow for the Center for Emerging Visual Artists. Marie Alarcon (ACG '09) was one of four finalists for the fellowship. [learn more]

Susan DiPronio Performs at SEXx Interactive

Susan DiPronio (LTA '13) is performing her piece "Surrender" at SEXx Interactive on May 8 and her photography is included in a group show of erotic photographs on display May 9 & 10. [learn more]

Jennifer Yee Reads New Work

Jennifer Yee (ACG '14) is reading from her new screenplay First Chair at the Prince Music Theater April 27. Free. [learn more]

Anne-Marie Mulgrew Choreographs and Directs New Work

Anne-Marie Mulgrew (ACG '12, WOO '03, '01) presents From the Vault, an evening of dance and theatre at the Christ Church Neighborhood House Theatre from May 21-23. Tickets are $15-20. [learn more]

Nanci Hersh Paints Delaware Flower Market

Nanci Hersh (ACG '13, '10) was selected to create artwork for the 95th Annual Wilmington Flower Market 2015 in Delaware. [learn more]

PIFVA Finishing Fund Grant Program

Philadelphia Independant Film and Video Association (PIFVA) announces their next Finishing Fund deadline, May 15. [learn more]

Chana Rothman’s Rainbow Train Release Party

Chana Rothman's (ACG '13) family-friendly album release party for Rainbow Train, music to invite every child to co-create a world free of gender barriers, on May 3 at William Way. [learn more]

Women’s Writing and Spoken Word at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore

Sarah Sawyers-Lovett is featured at this month's Women's Writing and Spoken Word at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore. [learn more]

Harpo Foundation Announces Project-Based and Individual Artist Grants

Harpo Foundation is seeking applications for their New Work Project Grants and Grants for Visual Arts. Deadline: April 29 and May 6. [learn more]

Call for Artists: FringeArts Festival Registration Now Open

FringeArts is now accepting registrations for their September festival. Deadline: June 4. [learn more]

Philadelphia US Social Forum June 25-28

The third US Social Forum will take place in Philadelphia on June 25 to 28. [learn more]

Showing Face: LGBTQ Mural Workshop from Mural Arts

City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is hosting a workshop for Philadelphia LGBTQ artists on April 23 at the Anderson Apartments. [learn more]

Bartol Offers New Teaching Artist Workshops

Bartol offers an online workshop, Sharing Creative Work and Knowledge: A New Take on Intellectual Property on April 29 and an in-person workshop on Working with Students with Trauma on April 30. [learn more]

He Who Burns at Twelve Gates Arts

Wendy Jehlen's He Who Burns will be performed by Pradhuman Nayak and Jun Lee on April 10 at Twelve Gates Arts. [learn more]

William Way LGBT Archives Seeks Philadelphia Transgender History

Ezra Berkley Nepon (LTA '14, ACG '07) is curating Defiant Archives: Trans Histories of Existence, Resistance, and Brilliance in conjunction with the William Way Center LGBT Archives and is seeking contributions from Philadelphia trans communities. Attend two information sessions in April for more information. [learn more]

GALAEI Hosts David Acosta Revolutionary Leadership Award and Moves to North Philly

GALAEI is hosting their annual event, the David Acosta Revolutionary Leadership Award on April 24 at Crane White Space and moves their offices North Philly. [learn more]

Grant Writing for Artists Workshop

Andrew Simonet of Artist U teaches Grant Writing for Artists: Real-World Tools and Tactics for Funding Your Work on June 15 at Fringearts. Free. [learn more]

Valerie Gay Installs Mural in Her Neighborhood

Valerie Gay (ACG '14) and the neighbors of the 900 block of South Paxon Street in West Philadelphia are installing a mural made out of ceramics, mirrors and other home goods on April 11. [learn more]

Lisa Jo Epstein Teaches Two Theatre of the Oppressed Intensives

Lisa Jo Epstein (ACG '09) is teaching two Theatre of the Oppressed intensives at Gas & Electric Arts this summer. [learn more]

Call for Artists: Gas & Electric Arts Seeks Actors Interested in Theatre of the Oppressed

Gas & Electric Arts seeks actors to audition on April 13 to be part of an actor and facilitator ensemble utilizing Theatre of the Oppressed techniques. [learn more]

Denise Allen’s Solo Show Post Ferguson: My Son Matters!

Denise Allen (ACG '14) has a solo show, Post Ferguson: My Son Matters!, on view at the Mount Airy Art Garage from April 10 to May 31. The opening reception is April 17. Free. [learn more]

Lynn Denton Teaches Drawing with a Brush

Lynn Denton (LTA '11) is teaching a painting class, Drawing with the Brush, at her studio and off-site locations for eight weeks in May and June. [learn more]

Pheralyn Dove Reads at Clef Club

Pheralyn Dove (ACG '14) reads new work at the Clef Club on April 16. [learn more]

Betty Leacraft and Toni Kersey Exhibit in City Hall

Betty Leacraft (ACG '14, LTA '11, ACG '09, WOO '99) and Toni Kersey (ACG '07) are featured in the Art in City Hall exhibit, All That's Jazz. The opening reception is April 8. [learn more]

Jax Peters Lowell’s Gluten Free Revolution

Jax Peters Lowell (LTA '09) published her third book, The Gluten Free Revolution, in February. [learn more]

Jennie Shanker and Michelle Angela Ortiz Selected for Mural Arts Open Source Program

Jennie Shanker (ACG '12, WOO '99) and Michelle Angela Ortiz (ACG '13, ACG '12, LTA '08, ACG '05) have been selected for Mural Arts' Open Source: Engaging Audiences in Public Space. [learn more]

Michelle Angela Ortiz Hosts Workshops in Mexico and Honduras

Michelle Angela Ortiz (ACG '13, ACG '12, LTA '08, ACG '05) leads workshops in Mexico and Honduras this Spring. [learn more]

Tomorrow’s Girls & Women Hosts First Annual Pre-Mother’s Day Brunch

Tomorrow's Girls and Women hosts First Annual Pre-Mother's Day Brunch at the Germantown Church of the Brethren on May 9. [learn more]