All posts tagged: Florida

MidWeek Scene: Artists & Makers Bootcamp

6. 13. 18 Hey there again! Arts Business Institute has some activities going on for the next few months. The first is a boot camp… Credit source: Arts Business Institute   Arts Council of Hillsborough County  presents a professional development event for creatives Artists & Makers Bootcamp August 11, 2018 Entrepreneur Collaborative Center 2101 E. Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL Join us for an intensive program focused on providing actionable, step-by-step strategies for artists and makers who want to grow strong, sustainable businesses.   Schedule at a Glance 9:00 a.m.                          Registration opens 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.     Making Work that Sells 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Creative Marketing Strategies  11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   Lunch Break 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.     Pricing for Profit 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.       How to Sell Your Work Online   Individual Topics (all include Q&A) Making Work that Sells Create a body of work in a cohesive signature style, and use smart strategies to build in collectability, and repeat …

Wknd Scene: American Black Film Festival 2018

6. 2. 18 Last post for today. I’m glad that I found this and I wish I could go, well maybe next year! The American Black  Film Festival 2018 will be held in Miami Florida. Got the short detailed description and ticket information below… Credit source: American Black Film Festival    AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL 2018 JUNE 13 – 17, 2018 MIAMI FLORIDA Overview of the festival… ABFF® OVERVIEW The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is an annual event dedicated to showcasing quality film and television content by and about people of African descent. Founded by Jeff Friday, it supports emerging artists to foster a wider range of images, stories, and storytellers represented in the entertainment industry. The ABFF is committed to the belief that Black artists deserve the same opportunities as their mainstream counterparts, and is recognized as a vital pipeline for Black talent in front of and behind the camera. Annually held during the month of June, the festival is comprised of five action-packed days of films, engaging panels, networking events and more…from the star-studded opening …

Updates, Updates….

January 20 / 18 Updates…AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Program) Conference & Bookfair and Arts Business Institute Summit… Credit source: AWP   AWP Conference & Bookfair. I’ve posted information about this event and I’m just going to give the key dates. As far as I know, nothing has changed, so is what they have so far… 2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair Tampa Convention Center  & Marriott Tampa Waterside March 7–10, 2018 Key Dates January 4, 2018: Preregistration closes January 5, 2018: Will-call registration opens February 7, 2018: Deadline for accessibility requests February 21, 2018: Deadline to submit offsite events February 21, 2018: Deadline for press pass requests February 21, 2018: Deadline to assign Bookfair Setup Access (BSA) registrations March 7, 2018: Onsite registration opens March 8, 2018: Conference events begin May 1, 2018: #AWP19 event proposal deadline Materials to View/Download Attendee Guide Conference & Bookfair App Social Networking Facebook Event Twitter Use #AWP18 Bookfair Facebook Page Conference Queries Registration registration@awpwriter.org 301-226-9716 Conference Events events@awpwriter.org 301-226-9711 Want to know more? Click here to register. You may or may not have time to register, …

Wednz Scene: AWP Conference & Bookfair 2018 updates

January 3 / 18 First Wednesday of the year! As I’ve mentioned yesterday, the 2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair (Association of Writers & Writing Program) will be held in Tampa, Florida, March 7-10, 2018. Preregistration closes tomorrow, but I’m sure you can still register. Here are some key dates to remember….. Credit source: AWP   2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair Tampa Convention Center  & Marriott Tampa Waterside March 7–10, 2018 Key Dates January 4, 2018: Preregistration closes January 5, 2018: Will-call registration opens February 7, 2018: Deadline for accessibility requests February 21, 2018: Deadline to submit offsite events February 21, 2018: Deadline for press pass requests February 21, 2018: Deadline to assign Bookfair Setup Access (BSA) registrations March 7, 2018: Onsite registration opens March 8, 2018: Conference events begin May 1, 2018: #AWP19 event proposal deadline   Materials to View/Download Attendee Guide Conference & Bookfair App   Social Networking Facebook Event Twitter Use #AWP18 Bookfair Facebook Page   Conference Queries Registration registration@awpwriter.org 301-226-9716 Conference Events events@awpwriter.org 301-226-9711   Future Conferences Portland, Oregon March 27–30, 2019 | Oregon Convention Center San Antonio, Texas March …

Wednz Scene: Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference Updates

November 15 / 17 Hello there everyone! Wanted to give you guys an update on the AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) Conference & Bookfair for 2018. Not much has changed, but here are a few key things…. Credit source: AWP    2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside March 7–10, 2018 Key Dates March 7, 2017: #AWP18 Tampa event proposal system opens May 1, 2017: Deadline for #AWP18 event proposals July 31, 2017: Registration opens July 31, 2017: Accepted events announced August 14, 2017: Hotel & Travel information released to attendees March 8, 2018: Conference events begin Materials to View/Download Attendee Guide Social Networking Facebook Event Twitter Use #AWP18 Bookfair Facebook Page   Conference Queries Registration registration@awpwriter.org 301-226-9716 Conference Events events@awpwriter.org 301-226-9711   Future Conferences Portland, Oregon March 27–30, 2019 | Oregon Convention Center San Antonio, Texas March 4–7, 2020 | Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Kansas City, Missouri March 3–6, 2021 | Kansas City Convention Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania March 23–26, 2022 | Pennsylvania Convention Center   Hopefully, more updates will be available soon. …

Wednz Scene: Upcoming Art Fesitvals & Events @ MoMA

October 10 / 17 Hello ladies and gentlemen…time to see what’s out in creativity land. Credit source: artfestival.com and moma Artfestival.com has plenty of festivals in November. People living in Sarasota, Venice, and Delray Beach Florida, here are a few art festivals you may be interested in….     For more information on these and other festivals, or apply, go to http://www.artfestival.com. It’s been awhile since I posted anything from MoMA. Here are some upcoming events happening next month in November…. Alternative ’80s: Club 57 and New York’s Downtown Scene Thursday, November 2, 12:00–6:00 p.m. Friday, November 3, 12:00–6:00 p.m. Saturday, November 4, 12:00–6:00 p.m. 1 more upcoming occurrence MoMA PS1 Radical Edits: Reassessing Cultural Narratives Sunday, November 12, 3:00–6:00 p.m. MoMA PS1 Spittle of the Moon Sunday, November 19, 3:00–6:00 p.m. MoMA PS1 Go to http://www.moma.org for more information.     Image source: Artfestival.com & MoMA

Wednz Scene: 14th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival

October 4 / 17 Hello…A poetry festival, sounds fun right? Well thanks to the Association of Writers and Writing Program, the 14th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival will be held in Delray Beach, Florida January 15-20, 2018. Here is a peek at what this festival is about. Credit source: AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Program) 14th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival Delray Beach, Florida, United States   DETAILS JAN 15 – JAN 20, 2018 Festival APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 10, 2016 TUITION / COST: $895 Poetry Workshops, Auditors $495, Individual Conference $99 SCHOLARSHIP: Available A small number of partial tuition scholarships are available. Inquire with an application. CONTACT: Susan R. Williamson, Director PHONE: 561-868-2063 EMAIL: news@palmbeachpoetryfestival.org WEBSITE: http://www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.org Poetry workshops for qualified writers of poetry are limited to 12 participants and 3 auditors. Workshops are 16 total hours over six days. Individual manuscript conferences are also available. 14th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival in Delray Beach, Florida, January 15-20, 2018. Focus on your work with America’s most celebrated poets: Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Chard deNiord, Beth Ann Fennelly, Ross Gay, Rodney Jones, …

The Scene Wednesday: Spectrum Miami 2015

November 11, 2015 Morning peeps! I probably or maybe posted this, but next month Spectrum Miami will arrive at a new location. Read on…..   SPECTRUM MIAMI 2015 / DECEMBER 2-6, 2015 performing arts district (from the website) A FIVE-DAY FINE ART EXPERIENCE SPECTRUM Miami, a juried, contemporary art show, featuring a slate of artists and galleries—during the popular Art Week Miami. OPENING PREVIEW Wednesday, Dec. 2 / 6-10pm SHOW HOURS Thursday, Dec. 3 / 12pm-8pm Friday, Dec. 4 / 12pm-8pm Saturday, Dec. 5 / 12pm-8pm Sunday, Dec. 6 / 12pm-5pm NEW LOCATION Show Address SPECTRUM Miami Tent 1700 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33132 Spectrum Miami’s convenient new location is at the corner of NE 2nd Avenue and NE 17th Street, just a short walk away from our headquarter hotel, the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay. Located in the Edgewater District, nestled between Midtown and Downtown and known for its abundance of performing arts venues, Spectrum Miami is now conveniently close to several area hotels, restaurants, and museums. In addition to the ample onsite parking …