All posts tagged: Washington D.C.

Where To…Washington, D.C.

12.22.18 Last stop of the year, Washington D.C., our nation’s capital. Art galleries, museums, theatre…you just have to find what you can do in D.C. Credit source: washington.org ART GALLERIES/MUSEUMS   Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery  8th & F St. NW Washington, DC 20001 Penn Quarter/Chinatown CONTACT (202) 633-8300 / (202) 633-8290 fax WEBSITE   Artechouse  1238 Maryland Ave. SW Washington, DC 20024 Southwest Waterfront CONTACT info@artechouse.com WEBSITE       THEATRE    Ford’s Theatre 511 10th St. NW Washington, DC 20004 Penn Quarter/Chinatown CONTACT (202) 347-4833 / (202) 638-1001 fax or onstage@fords.org WEBSITE   Experience Unlimited 8775 Centre Park Dr. Suite 774 Columbia, MD 21045 DC Metro Area CONTACT (410) 880-6111 or becky@liaisonrecords.com WEBSITE   LIVE MUSIC   9:30 Club   815 V St. NW Washington, DC 20001 U Street CONTACT (202) 265-0930 / (202) 265-1392 fax or human@930.com WEBSITE   Union Stage 740 Water St. SW Washington, DC 20024 Southwest Waterfront CONTACT (703) 224-8039 or events@unionstage.com WEBSITE To learn more go to washington.org. Winter Reads and Best of 2018 will continue next week! Enjoy the rest of your weekend, be blessed.    Featured image source: Washington DC

Weekend Scene: 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair Updates

Jan. 21 / 2017 Afternoon everyone. It’s a rainy day in my neck of the woods, but that’s not going to stop me from posting a few things today. I’m giving you an update on the 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair. cred: awp (association of writers & writing programs 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair Washington Convention Center & Washington Marriott Marquis February 8 – 11, 2017 Celebrating AWP’s 50th anniversary! Key Dates November 1, 2016: Offsite event listings accepted December 21, 2016: Preregistration deadline December 22, 2016: Will-call registration begins January 4, 2017: Accessibility requests January 17, 2017: Offsite event submissions close February 8, 2017: Onsite registration begins Materials to View/Download Attendee Guide Conference & Bookfair App Social Networking Facebook Event Twitter Use #AWP17 Bookfair Facebook Page   Future Conference dates: Tampa, Florida March 7 – 10, 2018 | Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside 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 …

More Wednesday Scene: AWP Conference & Bookfair 2017 Updates…

December 7 / 16 Hey again….I’m sending info about the AWP Conference & Bookfair 2017 that’s taking place in Washington D.C. I found some information about registration. The preregistration is still open, so you still have a chance to attend. The information is all laid out here, so read on…… cred: awp 2017 Conference & Bookfair Registration Preregistration is now open! Click to register now at our discounted rates. Conference events begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2017, and conclude at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The bookfair is open 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. from Thursday, February 9 to Saturday, February 11, 2017. Registration includes admission to AWP’s bookfair, meetings, panels, readings, and public receptions for the duration of the conference period. Meals, lodging, and travel are not included. Visit the Hotel & Travel section for information on lodging at AWP’s official conference hotels. The purchase of a bookfair table or booth includes two complimentary Exhibitor Access Badges, which will allow you full access to the conference and bookfair. Please access the Exhibit Space Management …

Scene Weekend: 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair

July 30 / 16 Hello and Good Afternoon! I did say that I will get information about the 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair and this is what I’ve found so far…… (cred: Association of Writers & Writing Programs AWP) AWP Conference The AWP Conference & Bookfair is an essential annual destination for writers, teachers, students, editors, and publishers. Each year more than 12,000 attendees join our community for four days of insightful dialogue, networking, and unrivaled access to the organizations and opinion-makers that matter most in contemporary literature. The 2016 conference featured over 2,000 presenters and 550 readings, panels, and craft lectures. The book fair hosted over 800 presses, journals, and literary organizations from around the world. AWP’s is now the largest literary conference in North America. Join us in Washington, DC, in 2017 to celebrate the best of what contemporary literature has to offer. 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair Washington Convention Center & Washington Marriott Marquis February 8 – 11, 2017 Celebrating AWP’s 50th anniversary! Key Dates May 1, 2016: Deadline for #AWP17 Washington, …

Scene Wednesday: AWP Conference & Bookfair 2017

June 1 / 16 Good Morning! The first day of June has come and I have some news to share with you. AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) just had their Conference and Bookfair back in April in Los Angeles. Next year it will take place in Washington D.C. Here’s what they have so far….. (cred: AWP) The AWP Conference & Bookfair is an essential annual destination for writers, teachers, students, editors, and publishers. Each year more than 12,000 attendees join our community for four days of insightful dialogue, networking, and unrivaled access to the organizations and opinion-makers that matter most in contemporary literature. The 2015 conference featured over 2,000 presenters and 550 readings, panels, and craft lectures. The bookfair hosted over 800 presses, journals, and literary organizations from around the world. AWP’s is now the largest literary conference in North America. Join us in Washington, DC, in 2017 to celebrate the best of what contemporary literature has to offer. 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair Washington Convention Center & Washington Marriott Marquis February 8 …

The Scene Wednesday: Art Competitions

January 11 / 16 Good Morning peeps! The Artist’s Magazine is having their annual art competition for 2016 and the Portrait Society of America is having their annual competition as well. You have plenty of time to get your art work together. Here’s how it goes…. THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE’S ANNUAL ART COMPETITION See your work in The Artist’s Magazine! EARLY-BIRD DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2016 Compete and Win in 5 Categories Portrait/Figure ♦  Landscape ♦  Still Life/Interior  ♦  Animal/Wildlife  ♦  Abstract/Experimental Jurors: Candice Bohannon, Duane Wakeham, Olga Antonova, David N. Kitler and Donna Watson $24,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES! Your Art In Print ♠  Winners will be featured in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Student Winners will be featured in the December 2016 issue. Your Story In Its Pages ♠ Nine finalists will be showcased in the magazine’s Competition Spotlight feature. Let fans of your work learn a bit more about you — and your inspiration. Your Work Online ♠ Twelve finalists will be featured as Artist of the Month on our website, which attracts hundreds …

The Scene Wednesday: Art Business Workshop Scholarships

12.16.15 Good Afternoon! I didn’t forget about Wednesday’s post, just have a lot to do this week for Shadowbox. I’ve posted the Arts Business Institute Winter Workshop (ABI) back in November and the deadline has already passed, but you still have a chance, please read on…..   (from ABI email) The Arts Business Institute Winter Workshop 2016 has three full scholarships available for artists and makers who are interested in growing their small businesses. Deadline is December 23, 2015.   ART BUSINESS WORKSHOP / WASHINGTON D.C. /  JANUARY 16-17, 2016   Are you interested in attending the upcoming Art Business Workshop in Washington, DC on January 16-17, 2016? Our workshop roster is filling, but The Arts Business Institute has set aside three seats in our program to be filled by scholarship winners. The three scholarships awarded will be for the full tuition of $250 for the weekend event, but do not include travel, meals or other expenses. The workshop program includes interactive presentations on Art Marketing, Sales Strategies, Wholesaling, Pricing Your Work, Copyright Protection, Selling Art Online, The Corporate …

The Scene Weekend: Art Business Workshop 2016

October 31, 2015 Morning! To those who celebrate Halloween, Happy Halloween! Now let’s get to the nitty-gritty of what’s happening in the creative world. The Art Business Institute has another workshop coming in January 2016….. (from the website) ART BUSINESS WORKSHOP  WASHINGTON D.C. JANUARY 16 – 17, 2016   The Arts Business Institute will present a comprehensive business workshop for artists and craftspeople on January 16-17, 2016 in Washington, DC. This event will provide essential information in a highly focused program, as well as optional personal consultations for participants. Artists who would like to enter the national marketplace for handmade goods will learn how to build a collection, price profitably at wholesale, market and sell their work. Fine artists are also perfect candidates for the workshop, as information will be presented on pricing artwork, marketing, selling online and offline, and entering the corporate art market. Topics to be covered in this two-day workshop are: Wholesale 101 Creative Marketing Selling your Work Online Copyright Protection Create an Effective Art Website Pricing for Profit/Pricing Fine Art Art and the Corporate World Sales Strategies …