upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

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Posts tagged "Storytelling"

Astrology, Outer Space, and the Cultural Alien with Alice Sparkly Kat

Explore the intersections of astrology, sci fi, and culture in a fun afternoon workshop! [learn more]

Gabriela Sanchez's (ACG '16) Pa'Lante at First Person Arts Festival

Sanchez's FPA directorial debut will show as part of the 2018 First Person Arts Festival. [learn more]

Nimisha Ladva (WOO '18, ACG '15) at First Person Arts Festival 2018

Nimisha hosts a SlamCamp for Beginners Workshop at FPA Festival on November 4. [learn more]

Julie Rainbow (LTA '16, ACG '14) Receives NEH Funding

In August, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced its awardees, including Rainbow. [learn more]

Art Sanctuary Presents Covered: Celebrating Muslim Women

The exhibit opens on September 15th at the neighborhood art institution. [learn more]

Transcribez Writing Group Returns for 2018 Fall Semester

A number of Leeway grantees will facilitate this season's offerings. [learn more]

Katie Rauth (ACG '18) hosts Substantial: An Open Forum on Radical Fatness

One of Leeway's newest grantees hosts a two part forum on radical fatness for women and nonbinary individuals. [learn more]

Getty Images and ARRAY Launches New Grant to Support Underrepresented Communities

Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, in partnership with ARRAY Alliance, a creative collective founded by director Ava DuVernay to amplify the work of women and people of color filmmakers, today announced the launch of the first Getty Images ARRAY Grant, open to both filmmakers and photographers from around the world who are using their art forms to create diverse and inclusive visual stories. June 8 is the deadline. [learn more]

Power Street Theatre Company presents Las Mujeres

A play, by Erlina Ortiz, centering the voices of marginalized womyn from Herstory’s past. Las Mujeres will premiere at West Kensington Ministry in March 2018 for Womyn’s Herstory Month. [learn more]

Kristin Schwab Opens PHLA Kitchen on September 9

Philadelphia Assembled Kitchen (PHLA Kitchen) is a culinary experience that offers recipes and dishes from a dozen Philadelphia residents, sharing their visions of survival, resistance and victory. PHLA Kitchen will be open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 AM -2:30 PM from September 9 through December 10 [learn more]

M. Asli Dukan Featured in Generocity

M. Asli Dukan (LTA '16, ACG '16, '14), nominated for the 2017 Philly Geek Awards 'Geek of the Year' at this year’s Philly Geek Awards and a recent recipient of our Transformation Award, works to create short films that fall under the “speculative fiction” genres. [learn more]

Susan DiPronio In A Tale Of Two Badasses

Susan DiPronio and Erika Hart talk living beyond breast cancer as queer women at A Tale of Two Badasses on November 2 presented by SEXx Interactive. [learn more]

Scribe Video Center Presents the Great Migration Project

The Great Migration Project is a series of exploratory audio and video works that celebrates the historic passage of African Americans to the North. [learn more]

Black Quantum Futurism/ The AfroFuturist Affair Celebrates Opening of Community Futures Lab

Camae Ayewa (LTA ’15, ACG ’07) and Leeway board member Rasheedah Phillips of Black Quantum Futurism/ The AfroFuturist Affair, is celebrating the opening of Community Futures Lab (2204 Ridge Ave) June 18 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Community Futures Lab will function as a resource library, community studio and gallery, workshop space, story recording booth, thinktank, experimental space and more. All ages are welcome [learn more]

Philadelphia Public History Truck is Looking for Fairhill Residents to Share their Stories

Erin Bernard (ACG '15) and José Ortiz-Pagán of the Philadelphia Public History Truck are looking to crowd-source public memory to create meaningful sculptures, which represent the Fairhill neighborhood's history and contemporary lived experience. [learn more]

The Redline Project Launches New Website

Lisa Nelson-Haynes (ACG ’15) launches a new website for The Red Line Project which uses digital storytelling and community engagement to shed light on residents' experiences with gentrification from the Graduate Hospital area through to Point Breeze in South Philadelphia. [learn more]

Win a $1,000 prize for your original 3 minute video!

USA Our Way is a short-form video art contest that asks artists to imagine American identity as one that encompasses all of our complexities and histories. Five finalists will have their films screened at ArtChangeUS REMAP: Bay Area, an event held on April 15-16 in San Francisco, Deadline: April 1 [learn more]

BlackStar Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions

Submissions for the 2016 BlackStar Film Festival is now open. BlackStar, a celebration of cinema focused on work by and about people of color in a global context [learn more]

Nimisha Ladva Shares her Immigration Story at First Person's Story Slam

Nimisha tells the story of her family’s brave immigration to America, in search of a better life. [learn more]

Let’s Dance Project Classes Start Next Week!

Melissa Talley Palmer (ACG '15) will be hosting a series entitled, The Let’s Dance Project which will consist of Bop and Cha Cha dance instruction and story circle time. [learn more]

Yowei Shaw's Intro to Radio Storytelling Workshop

Yowei Shaw (LTA '13, ACG '13, '12, '11, '10, '09) is hosting an Introduction to Radio Storytelling workshop at Asian Arts Initiative on December 19. [learn more]

Rasheedah Phillips' Storytelling, Science Fiction, Technology and Time Travel Workshop

Rasheedah Phillips is hosting a Storytelling, Science Fiction, Technology and Time Travel workshop at CultureWorks on Saturday, December 13. [learn more]

Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela at Monday Poets and First Person Arts Festival

Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela (ACG '12, LTA '05) will be reading at Monday Poets on Monday November 3 at 6:30pm and First Person Arts Podcast LIVE! on Wednesday November 12 at 9:00pm. [learn more]

Cassendre Xavier and Susan DiPronio at the next Queer Memoir

Queer Memoir provides an avenue to share queer/LGBT lives and celebrate the ritual and community-building value of storytelling. Sunday, September 28 at 3:00pm William Way Community Center. [learn more]