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upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

February 2017

iele paloumpis and Jai Arun Ravine Perform in Shadow Play at BAX

iele paloumpis (ACG '10) and Jai Arun Ravine (ACG '16) are performing in Shadow Play at Brooklyn Arts Exchange in Brooklyn, NY on Friday, March 3. This event, curated by Marissa Perel, is an evening of interdisciplinary performances addressing the shadow aspects of identity, intimacy and community. What kinds of bodies are permitted to survive? What kinds of bodies are worth being cared for? [learn more]

Jennifer Baker Exhibits “Portraits of People on the Move” at Wilma Theater

Jennifer Baker’s (ACG '10) exhibit "Portraits of People on the Move" is being presented in the lobby of the Wilma Theater to accompany the performance of "Adapt!" There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6:30pm before the first performance of "Adapt!" The exhibit and the play will run through April 22. [learn more]

Michelle Angela Ortiz Featured in Commonspace Podcast

Michelle Angela Ortiz (LTA ’08, ACG ’13, ’12, ’05) is featured in episode 2 of the Commonspace podcast, "Immigrants: Home of the Brave." Listen at acommonspace.org. [learn more]

niv Acosta in Creating Black Futures at Live Ideas 2017

niv Acosta (ACG '10) will join E Jane, Reina Gossett, Andre Carrington, and others for Happy Hour: Creating Black Futures at New York Live Arts Studios on March 15 at 5:30pm. This event is part of NYLA's Live Ideas 2017 series: Mx'd Messages, curated by Mx Justin Vivian Bond. The series examines the idea of a world without binaries–across gender, politics, theology, sensory perception and race. [learn more]

Nimisha Ladva Performs “Uninvited Girl: An Immigrant Story” at Haverford College

Nimisha Ladva (ACG '15) will perform her solo-performance play, "Uninvited Girl: An Immigrant Story," at Haverford College in the Marshall Auditorium on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm. This FREE performance is open to the public. No tickets required. (No late seating.) [learn more]

Call for Submissions: ICA Open Video Call

Institute of Contemporary Art Open Video Call accepts submissions of new video works by Philadelphia-area artists and filmmakers, for exhibition on the first floor of the museum April 28 - August 13, 2017. [learn more]

Nanci Hersh at DIAE and Workshops with YoungMoms

Nanci Hersh (ACG '16, '13, '10) is the new Executive Director of Delaware Institute for the Arts in Education. Watch a video clip of her series of art workshops with YoungMoms of Kennett Square on Vimeo. [learn more]

Nicole Bindler Offers Body Mind Centering, Contact Improv, and Clitoral Embodiment

Nicole Bindler (ACG '15) is teaching a Body Mind Centering series at The Whole Shebang on reflexes, continuing March 18 and April 22, 11a-2p, as well as a Contact Improvisation class at Headlong Studios on April 16, 23, 30 and May 7, 1-3p. Nicole's article on Clitoral Embodiment: a somatic practice and a non-binary approach to experiencing the genitalia, was published in Contact Quarterly. [learn more]

Join MMP as a Movement Media Fellow

Media Mobilizing Project accepts applications for the Spring 2017 Movement Media Fellows program. It's a 3-month hands-on training in community media production. This is a great program for someone who wants to learn media strategies for organizing, pick up some video production experience, and get more involved with MMP. Applications are due March 1. [learn more]

Sara Zia Ebrahimi’s Short Films Screen on March 3 and 9

Sara Zia Ebrahimi's (LTA '14, ACG '13, '09) short film The FBI Blew Up My Ice Skates will be screened as part of the Philadelphia Film Society's Philly Film Showcase on March 3. The film will also screen on March 9 at the Newtown Theatre's Independent Film Night in Newton, PA. [learn more]

Bartol Foundation Presents Two Workshops on March 7 and 18

Bartol Foundation presents Marketing Yourself as a Teaching Artist Series: Let's Talk Money workshop on March 7. This session will work through how to set fair prices for your teaching artist activities, budget for all parts of a project, and develop ‘what if’ scenarios to make budgeting a useful tool in your teaching artist life. Bartol Foundation also presents Talking About Race in the Classroom and Community workshop on March 18. Join New York’s Border Crossers for this intensive training about strategies to recognize and address racism in your classroom and community. [learn more]

Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County Presents Music Out Loud Concert on March 4

Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County presents Music Out Loud Concert on March 4. The annual event features musicians Crys Matthews and Summer Osborne and benefits UUCDC's LBGTQ outreach programs. [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative Presents Race, Motherhood & Creativity and The PAPA Sessions on March 3 and 20

Asian Arts Initiative presents Race, Motherhood, & Creativity on March 3. Join Jaishri Abichandari, curator of Loving Blackness, as she facilitates a panel discussion with a group of South Asian artists and activists who are all mothers of Black children using their creativity to address racism and bridge cultures. AAI also presents The PAPA Sessions on March 20, an evening showcasing the vibrancy of the Asian American theater and performance community in this quarterly showcase series. [learn more]

Artists Wanted for BrideNext 2017 Project at the Painted Bride

The Painted Bride is seeking to engage two artists working in any performance medium as part of its BrideNext Project. These artists must be based in Philadelphia, between 21 and 38, and looking to create an immersive, interactive, collaborative performance. One artist’s focus will be on Educational Justice and one will be on Racial Justice. Deadline: March 3. [learn more]

Corzo Center Presents Copyrights vs Trademarks Workshop on March 2

Corzo Center presents Copyrights vs Trademarks workshop on March 2. Learn the differences between copyrights and trademarks, when to use, and how to obtain them for your creative work and business. [learn more]

Creative Philadelphia Accepts Applications for Performances in Public Spaces

Creative Philadelphia accepts applications from organizations or individuals for Performances in Public Spaces, a program that provides opportunities families to see high quality performances in their neighborhoods for free. Deadline: March 27. [learn more]

Call for Artists and Teaching Artists: Mural Arts Program Artist Residency and Wednesday Workshops

Mural Arts Philadelphia accepts applications for the Tacony Library and Arts Building (LAB) 2017 Spring-Summer Artist Residency, open to visual artists based in the Philadelphia area with experience in public art and/or community engagement. The Tacony LAB also seeks teaching artists to lead evening art workshops for adults, which will be held every other Wednesday from 7pm-9pm in the LAB’s studio space. Deadline: March 6. [learn more]

Teen Lounge at Fleisher Art Memorial Seeks Teaching Artists

Teen Lounge at Fleisher Art Memorial is accepting project proposals from teaching artists for paid residencies. Teen Lounge provides young people with opportunities to work with experienced Teaching Artists from around the region. Deadline: March 6. [learn more]

Scribe Video Center Seeks Students for 2017 Documentary History Project for Youth

Scribe Video Center seeks students for the 2017 Documentary History Project for Youth, an annual after-school, weekend and summertime digital media production workshop for middle and high school students. Deadline: March 3. [learn more]

Bread & Roses Community Fund 2017 Women of Equity Applications Due March 3

Bread & Roses Community Fund accepts applications for the 2017 Women of Equity cohort, which is a free of cost, peer leadership-development initiative for women of color. Deadline: March 3. [learn more]

Diane Monroe Presents Protest Music for Social Change on March 17

Diane Monroe (ACG '16) and the Diane Monroe Jazz Septet present "What is This Thing Called Freedom?: Protest Music for Social Change," on March 17, 5:00pm at the Johnson House. The evening will feature a short opening lecture, performance/open rehearsal, talk-back, and reception focusing on songs of resistance and progressive imagination. Participants include Leeway Board member Germaine Ingram (ACG '12, LTA '08). [learn more]

Catherine Pancake presents Queering Sound and Image on March 10 and 26

Catherine Pancake (ACG '16) presents Queering Sound and Image, a project consisting of a free workshop and panel on March 10, and a live performance on March 26, both at The Rotunda, focusing on diverse approaches to sound and music for film. Participants include Camae Ayewa (LTA '15, ACG '07) and Iris Devins (ACG '16). [learn more]