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This newsletter will be on hiatus until early 2014, when artists & performers may register for our 6th annual free all weekend HK: ArtiST Festival. Now workers welcome for high reward sales & video. We just did PR, documentary film & sold “At The Edge” at the giant Contemporary Art Fair NYC. Herein find parties, shows, career & networking opportunities, videos, talks, contests, grants & hyperlinks to web sites & more for artists/writers/theater/film talents + aficionados. Patiencein sifting is amply rewarded!
From this summer our Arts & Culture Magazine “At The Edge” (only for a short while available free at above link until sold on Apple app.) easily exceeded 500 + newsstands & bookstores! Esteemed & emerging artists, writers & collectives featured, in depth writing (fiction, personal idea(l)s, prose/poetry, profiles) & visionary/detailed-expressive or surreal art & photography especially welcome. We have copious content & are laying out our 3rd issue, but quality work still may be immediately accepted: just CAREFULLY follow all directions at: ArtistsintheKitchen.org/submit.
The newest private gallery & arts hub in East Harlem! Artists preview weekend & Halloween parties! We show, create, produce & encourage artists to interact & share. connecting all disciplines + the public. See works in painting, photography, music, & dance, interactive experimental media & sculpture. We are currently in the fundraising stages. Gallery website, links to events, ticket buying: RedCircleNY.com. FB Page: like it, confirm event attendance, comment: facebook.com/redcircleny.
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TRIBUTE FIESTA at Gramercy Theatre LIVENATION event this Saturday featuring tributes to Pink Floyd, Billy Joel, Rage Against the Machine, Tool, & Pantera! Discount (removes all ticketmaster & other fees) tickets::firstname.lastname@example.org.Special Guest TABLA MASTER ALOKE DUTTA. $15 for general admission, $25 for the meet and greet with the tabla master.
Tool tribute band Schism with Aloke Dutta @ COSM.
Now: the Hell’s Kitchen Artists Guild approved All Hallow’s Eve Bash!! Masquerade Art Gala 10-31, 7 PM – 2 AM.
Holy Apostles Ballroom in Chelsea, 296 9th Ave, by 28th Street.
Benefit for Freedomladder.com to stop child sex slave trafficking
Costume Fashion Show by Vogue featured designer Yesterdaynight
Fashion Show from Celebrity Designer Jason Christopher Peters
Designer Phil Harris presents A Walking Piece of Art-For Your Eyes Only
A great HOST for 2 HK: ArtiST Festival parties, see him HERE.
The Set NYC presents: A Masquerade Art Ball: A Costume Fashion Show by “Yesterdaynight”. A benefit for Freedomladder.com: Stopping child sex slave trafficking. A Costume Fashion show by Vogue and Inside New York featured designer Yesterday night. Early fashion show by Celebrity designer Jason Christopher Peters (People, US Weekly, MTV). Designer Phil Harris presents: A Walking Piece of Art – For Your Eyes Only as the grand finale. Hosted by philanthropist and award winning actress Qurrat Ann Kadwani. Artwork and art presentation by Tobin Eason (BalletNext, American Ballet Theatre). Free gifts and beauty masks from Grand Central Beauty and Elucid Fashion Magazine.
No cover before 9pm. $10 afterwards which includes free drink. $5 drinks all night which includes wine, beer, and mixed drinks. Food catered by Noel’s Kitchen available for purchase. Artwork and masks available for purchase. Best mask of the event receives gifts from Exhale Spa. Email email@example.com for RSVP, Press, permitting cameras, and VIP tables. Thursday Oct 31, from 7pm – 2am. At Holy Apostles Ballroom in Chelsea Manhattan, 296 9th Ave, by 28th St. 21 and over event.
Freedom Ladder uses popular vehicles of education and entertainment, such as comic books, to educate at-risk children about the danger of sex trafficking and empower them to protect themselves and live lives of courage, power, and inspiration. Art Shows by BarraVision (www.rebeccabarra.com), Jimmy Aponte (instagram.com/jimmyaponte), Jessica Glick Photography (www.jessicaglick.com), Gylliayn Art (www.thegmedia.com), Lindsay Risk (www.rosybleu.com), Jessica Slagle, Devon Morgan, and CVLC Photography (www.cvlcphotographyartiste.com).
Ceres Gallery Exhibition Opportunity. 11th National Juried Exhibition.
May 28 – June 21, 2014. Deadline: February 15, 2014
Juror: Lauren Hinkson,Assistant Curator for Collections, The Guggenheim Museum, NYC.
She conducts permanent collection research with a focus on modern, contemporary time-based art. She also works closely with the museum’s acquisition committees and assists with collection and database management. She has co-curated several collection exhibitions including Surface, Support, Process: The 1960’s Monochrome in the Guggenheim Collection;Pop Objects and Icons from the Guggenheim Collection; and Paired, Gold: Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Roni Horn. APPLY HERE.
Also in our wheelhouse, the great space doing int’l business & always on our HK: ArtiST open studio festival map-95 DOLLAR STORE SALE with free gorgeous hardcover book, to the end of the year as supply lasts! Both here & in an UWS location, see links for all details! artforhealingnyc.org/95dollarstoregallery.htm And when & where?
Art for Healing Gallery NYC & its meetup group is decorating Hell’s Kitchen at 405 West 50th Street Downstairs space & offering original art works priced as high as only 95 Dollars! As supplies lasts, 6- 8 PM!
CALENDAR. Each total purchase receives a free Coffee Table Art book of the biography of a museum collected artist! BUY YOUR HOLIDAY PRESENTS NOW! We need to sell out our entire collection (in a bulk sale) to make room to offer our FREE workshops and FREE gallery use to artists, writers, musicians and actors! See SCHEDULE at 2 venues.
We encourage young people & people with limited budgets to collect original art! We accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover, Paypal, cash & checks + offer layaway. Part of our mission offers FREE art installations at public locations. Please visit our public art installations of huge sized mixed media art!
Also free & on our festival map: Three day SPECIAL EVENT, November 1st-3rd! Stop by and participate in this interactive exhibition. Stranger than Fiction, an intimate look into the lives of the strangers around us. A collaboration between The Strangers Project & Fountain Gallery. Opening Reception THIS FRIDAY, November 1st, 6-8pm at Fountain Gallery, 702 9th Ave at 48th Street. Facebook page Details.
Estelle Levy is a member here at HKAG & runs a woman’s group like this one: womenartsalon.blogspot.com-a great resource with 100’s of mutually supportive career & general creative ladies! Ms. Levy is amongst 28 featured at the American Society of Contemporary Artists. Annual exhibition: 11/5-16, “Diverse Impressions”, opening reception 11-9, 2-4:30 PM. The High Line Loft, 508 West 26th Street, 5th floor.
Tuesday-Saturday 11 AM- 6 PM, Thursday 11 AM- 8 PM.
Established before World War 1, ASCA provides its members opportunities to exhibit and sell their art. Networking & community are crucial to us. At its various receptions, meetings & studio visits, exchanges of ideas & friendships occur, adding to our vitality. By exhibiting, selling, and connecting with other artists, the needs of the painter, sculptor, and printmaker are met. Membership of about one hundred artists are curators, critics, teachers, & members of other important art organizations. ascartists.org.
So many great exhibits & performances free, a few venues in midtown & uptown, from lobbies to Brooklyn! See Chashama.org. Historic nonprofit group of theaters, gallery spaces, and studios.
Publisher Paul Cabezas has a free group show w/charming Tracey Von Becker, she has contributed to our own art rag. 😉 Chelsea Eye Gallery until to 11-5, 157 West 19 Street.
Arts & Crafts Indoor Market. Saturday & Sundays 11-7 PM.
Original/artistic products including visual art, literature, apparel, jewelry, ornaments, furniture, decorations, services (i.e. make-up), music etc.
Entertainment and light refreshments will be provided
Located on 757 4th Ave, between 25th/26th street, Brooklyn.
VENDORS: if interested in selling your products at this event firstname.lastname@example.org or 917 529 3445 for more info, space limited.
ARTS group through Linkedin! Subject: Your ARTS blogging business. David Nordella, moderator of NAMMATIMES specialist subgroup BLOGS is ready to help with your existing or start up your first blogging business. Visit BLOGS and share your own blogging content with the group HERE & then reach out to David. View his profile & contact him at email@example.com to connect.
Amongst the many great groups for artists, here is one for newbies & Professional mentors. meetup.com/NYCreativeInterns. They also just changed their name to “FindSpark“, & have various internships, jobs, scholarships…Need Account & Sales Executives, Graphic Designers, Program Coordinators, workshops & conferences on Resumes, pitching & marketing…Mixers with the like of Etsy, COnde Nast, Traveler…
Learn the art of the informational interview at #FindPassion from creatives from Crown Publishing Group, Bloomingdales, ABC News, Ruder Finn, Inc., & SNL! Conference LINK.
Affordable Care Act & Freelancers Presentation.
Join us for a presentation at Silent Barn with Nadege Noel, Outreach Manager for Health Republic Insurance of New York. HRI is a new health insurance company established through the Affordable Care Act sponsored by the Freelancers Union. Health Republic Insurance of New York is the only consumer-operated and oriented (CO-OP) non-profit health insurance plan in New York State. It is one of the most affordable plans on the New York State of Health website.
The presentation will provide an overview of what artists and freelancers should know about the Affordable Care Act and a description of Health Republic Insurance of New York’s plan, with plenty of time for questions and answers.
This program is presented in Bushwick as part of Brooklyn Arts Council’s Creative Coalitions program, but all are welcome to attend.
For more information, please contact Ethany Uttech by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (718) 625-0080, x227.
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From the great Arts in Bushwick, largest/Mother of all open studios with 3 big annual weekends. JOIN them at artsinbushwick.org/bos2013, & another great Brooklyn resource/year round 6 week shows & opportunityies for artists is BWAC.org in Red Hook.
Combine these with a tour of numerous West Chelsea galleries & a walk on the amazing Highline above ground park: Invitations for several shows & a publication opening from leahoates.com. Curate NYC ’13, Selected for Top 150 artists. Open until 11-2, Rush Arts Gallery, 526 West 26th Street.
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Cianne Fragione has the exhibit “Lo Studio” at John D Calandra Italian American Institute Queens College, CUNY. This is a link to The episode of Italics that covers the opening is now online. On view through 1-10, 2014. Artists’ Talk: Tuesday,November 19, 2013, 6 PM
Gallery Hours:Monday-Friday, 9 AM-5 PM. Artists’ Talk: Tuesday, 11-19, 2013, 6 PM. Campus Website/location.
Lectures, scholarships, (Empire State) partnership for college credit, residencies here & overseas, special exhibitions, art workouts & workshops, grants, model/work, soooo much more at the legendary, since 1875 & to be featured in our next issue: theartstudentsleague.org.
Before the summary: another great opportunity for writers & theatre enthusiasts & in/for our beloved Hell’s Kitchen!
Things are looking up for the Fourth Annual Midwinter Madness Short Play Festival (Feb. 10 – Mar. 1, 2014). But I’m under a lot of pressure from my competitors to improve things even more (well, from my own Midtown International Theatre Festival, but I’m sure some other festivals will catch on in their own good time), so I’m offering a few features unheard of in this particular corner of the business. First, in keeping with the previous 3 seasons of the Festival:
There are absolutely no fees associated with being in the Festival.
This seems like a fairly conservative principle, until you realize that all other theatre festivals in New York City charge application and participation fees (and other fees for insurance, Equity waiver charges, and God knows what else). Every time I post on LinkedIn I get static for my application and participation fees, and while I love controversy, today I’d rather cut the BS and the fees in one fell swoop.
NOTE: We require that you provide your own board op, who will become part of your production budget. We’ll offer you a list of board ops from which you can hire, which will cost you a modest amount.
All participants will receive 10 hours of free rehearsal time (during off-peak hours, usually daytime weekdays). This is something new, adopted from the MITF of recent years. The theory is that I can buy rehearsal time in bulk where you have to pay retail, so a modest expense for me saves a bundle for you. I’m glad to do it if it’ll encourage you to take part in the Festival.
You will receive half the net, defined as half the difference between your gross and 40% of the maximum possible gross. People ask me, “How much you going to pay me to be in your Festival?”, and I say, “Why should I pay you when I don’t charge you to be here in the first place?” But I understand that putting on a play costs money, so here’s an incentive for you to go out and sell tickets. I love that!
The Midwinter Madness Short Play Festival, now in its 4th season, is inaugurating a Children’s Theatre Division. We are searching for companies who want to try out new material in this genre, either to see it on its feet, test it with a young audience, or develop an audience for themselves. To create a special focus for the genre, we’re reserving special slots early on weekend mornings & daytime on Thursdays and Fridays (Mondays through Wednesdays–reserved for tech rehearsals).
Here are the salient details of the Festival:
Dates for the Festival are Feb. 10 – Mar. 1, 2013.
We are looking to expand on last year’s Festival, with 2 theatres.
Plays should run 30-45 minutes or 45-60 minutes. Better short than long. The plays will be timed at tech and cannot go over.
Scripts should be submitted in standard playscript format.*
Any subject matter okay, including musicals.
The Festival will not combine shorter plays to make full programs. All plays must be off-book. There will be no staged readings. We have no interest in shows that require projections or other special effects. Smoke and fire are prohibited.
Production requirements must be minimal: rehearsal cubes, a table or two, some chairs (all provided by the Festival), and your own props and costumes. There is some storage during your run only.
Tickets will be $14-17. There are no fees. The Festival splits the door with the shows, giving the shows half the net (the net is defined as 40 percent of the maximum-sized house). (This feature is new this year.)
Festival participants may see their own and other shows for free, seating permitting. Seating is reserved for producers, writers, and directors at their own shows. We honor press comps, by reservation. No comps may be transferred to anyone else. There are no other comps.
We prefer shows to be non-Equity. Equity showcases may be permitted under special circumstances.
The Festival will provide a press agent, venue manager, lighting designer, and box-office manager. You must provide your own board op. (The Festival has a list of available qualified technical staff from which you may draw. They are competent and reasonably priced.)
While the Festival provides the venue and staff, you must provide the production. Roy Arias Studios may offer discounts on rehearsal space, at its own discretion. The Festival will provide 10 hours of free rehearsal time, during “off-peak” hours, probably at Roy Arias Studios.
There will be a tech rehearsal running 2.5 times the running time of your show, during business hours on Thurs. and Fri.
All performances will take place from 6 pm to 11 pm weekdays or 11 am to 11 pm weekends.
Each show will receive at least 3 performances, probably all in the same week. Shows that sell the most tickets in advance may receive more performances.
The Festival will provide a program “wrapper”: you must provide a program specific to your show, and insert it into the wrapper for distribution to your patrons.
There will be a juried award ceremony after the Festival. Last year’s awards were combined with the Midtown International Theatre Festival Awards, held in Sept. 2013.
I’ve presented a lot of Festivals, and I have a special interest in children’s theatre. Festivals are an easy, cheap, and fun way to see your work on its feet. To submit a script, send it as an attachment in .doc or .pdf format to email@example.com.