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TransCultural Exchange’s Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts: The Interconnected World

January 18th, 2011

TransCultural Exchange’s Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts: The Interconnected World. From April 7-10, 2011, artists (of all disciplines and career levels), teachers, residency directors, curators, collectors, arts administrators and critics will converge on the city to attend programs focused on opportunities for artists throughout the world.

The Conference is internationally known as the only forum of its kind for networking, showcasing, supporting and promoting artists. More than 70 representatives from around the world will be on hand to present their programs and provide networking opportunities for artists to interact with their international peers.

The 2011 Conference will be TransCultural Exchange’s largest yet, with an additional day of workshops and sessions, networking events, off-site activities, screenings, talks, tours, international presentations (now integrated into topic-focused panels), expanded portfolio review/mentoring sessions and a new exhibitors’ hall (showcasing the latest products, additional residency programs and opportunities).

Experience Boston’s cultural offerings with tours of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Institute of Contemporary Art, MIT’s Art, Culture and Technology Program and the Boston Public Library. Attend events, concerts, readings, exhibits and talks by leading arts researchers at such institutions as MIT, the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Northeastern University, Boston University and Harvard University.

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BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP – Instructor: Carol FitzSimonds

January 18th, 2011

Studio/Gallery 297

2nd floor space in Green River Silver Co.

3-day BookBinding Workshop:

In this workshop students will construct a traditionally bound Coptic style-book. Students will learn how to plan and measure, how to fold and sew paper into book signatures, and several techniques for gluing paper and book cloth.

Dates: Friday, February 11 – Sunday, Feb. 13th, 2011

(Snow dates – Feb. 18th – 20th, 2011)

Time: Friday & Saturday 10am – 4pm

Sunday noon – 4pm

Price: $150 plus $25 material feeCall Carol at 401-683-1549 or email

Size limit: 4 students

Price: $150 plus $25 material fee

Call Carol at 401-683-1549 or email

fitzsimjc@cox.net fitzsimjc@cox.net to reserve a place

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Call For Entries: Garden City Center Art Festival

January 14th, 2011

Festival Fete presents the first annual Garden City Center Art Festival on June 11th, 2011 in Cranston RI. Garden City will host over 100 artists plus farmers, street performers, children’s activities, food and drinks for a full day of fun.

The Garden City Center Art Festival is currently accepting all forms and styles of painting, sculpture, drawing, ceramics, glass, jewelry, textiles, crafts and photography for consideration. All entries will be reviewed by a qualified panel of judges. Notification of acceptance will be mailed or emailed by February 1, 2011.

There will be a limit to artists within any given category. Exhibit space provided will be approximately 10’x10’. No electricity will be provided and no generators allowed. All exhibits must be professionally presented. Please, be prepared to bring your own tent as the show will only be rescheduled in case of extremely inclement weather. All participants must provide a valid RI Sales Tax Permit on the show date or you may purchase a temporary permit at the show.

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Artists attend RISCA workshop on using Google

January 13th, 2011

Manya K. Rubinstein, MBA & MA, works with artists on understanding the tools available through Google as part of RISCA's Professional Artist Development (PAD) program. Manya used to work with the Google Corporation.

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Creative Communities Exchange: Attend/Present

January 11th, 2011

Creative Communities Exchange:
a New England Creative Economy WorkShare (n)
An event in which creative and cultural leaders share successful industry work

May 19 & 20, 2011
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), North Adams, MA
Hosted by New England Foundation for the Arts and Berkshire Creative

Building upon the Connecting Creative Communities Summit in Providence RI in 2010, the Creative Communities Exchange is a day and a half of workshops prepared by creative and cultural community leaders. The Exchange is an opportunity to move beyond connecting with peers to learn about model projects directly from those developing creative communities on the local level.

Thirty two workshops will focus on the implementation of successful creative economy work and presenters will provide participants with information and actionable tools that can be executed in their own communities. Two presenters will be recognized with NEFA’s first-ever creative economy award, which includes a cash prize.

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Free Professional Development for Artists Workshop: Google Search, Analytics and Tools

January 11th, 2011

RISCA Professional Artists Development (PAD) WORKSHOP

Google Search, Analytics and Tools: free and paid online resources for your arts business

Thursday, January 13, Noon – 1:30 PM

Department of Administration Building

One Capitol Hill, Providence 

Executive Dining Room, Ground Floor


This Workshop is Free.

(Attendees may bring a brownbag lunch or purchase lunch at the Corporate Chefs Cafeteria)

Manya K. Rubinstein, MBA & MA, will give you the benefit of her experience working with the Google Corporation.  She will provide a basic overview of the tools that Google offers for free online.  You will also learn ways to increase your Google presence on “natural” Google searches and explore whether investing in paid Google ads is right for your arts business. Learn the Anatomy of a Search Page – Paid vs. Natural; Natural Search basics; Paid Search basics (and is the investment right for your business); Google Analytics and other free Google Tools.

This PAD workshop is presented in partnership with RISCA’s Creative Impact Series.

To register for this event, click on this link:   http://riscapad.eventbrite.com

For more information, contact Cristina DiChiera

cristina@arts.ri.gov or 401/222-3881

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Portrait of Governor Carcieri installed at State House

January 11th, 2011

Former Governor Carcieri poses in front of his official portrait with RISCA Executive Director Randall Rosenbaum (l) and artist Harley Bartlett (r)

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Creative Capital’s Next Grant Round:

January 11th, 2011

Creative Capital’s next grant round, for Film/Video and Visual Arts, will open on February 1, 2011.

To be eligible to apply, an artist must be:

A U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident

At least 25 years old

A working artist with at least five years of professional experience

Not a full-time student

Though the Inquiry Form will not be available until February 1, complete grant guidelines are now available on our website. We will also be hosting info sessions online and in select cities nationwide.

About the Projects We Fund
Creative Capital provides integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing innovative and adventurous projects. Acting as a catalyst for the development of exceptional and imaginative ideas, we support artists whose work is provocative, timely and relevant; who are deeply engaged with their artforms and demonstrate a rigorous commitment to their craft, yet are also boldly original and push the boundaries of their genre; who create work that carries the potential to reshape the cultural landscape.

About the Application Process
To apply for a Creative Capital grant, an artist must first submit an online Inquiry Form regarding his or her project. The Inquiry Form for Film/Video and Visual Arts will be available on the Creative Capital website on February 1, 2011. Inquiry Forms must be submitted by March 1, 2011. After the Inquiry phase, selected applicants will advance through two further application phases during the year, and grantees will be announced in January 2012. The Inquiry Form will reopen in February 2012 for Emerging Fields, Innovative Literature and Performing Arts.

About the Inquiry Form
Applying artists should be prepared to describe how a grant would be a catalyst for artistic and professional growth at this time, the influences that inform their work, and how their work takes an inventive and original approach to form and content. The Inquiry Form also asks for a total budget figure and for artists to identify audience(s) for their project and any possible presenting venues.

Questions? Email grants@creative-capital.org.

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2 Calls for Entries in Pawtucket

January 10th, 2011

Members’ Juried Exhibition: “The Literary As Muse”

JUROR: Nancy Gaucher-Thomas, Painter/Educator, exhibit runs Feb 20-April 1

How does the literary word inspire us as artists? Art has inspired literature and artists have visually imagined the written word in different ways. Poetry, novels, stories, nursery rhymes, quotations, song lyrics, advertising and journalism provide us endless sources to tap into our creative spirit. What is yours?

The work must be accompanied by the text and the author’s name. All media accepted. Submission fee is $10 for up to two submissions. Hand delivered to the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Office at 260 Main Street in Pawtucket 11am-2pm Friday, February 11 and Saturday, February 12. 

JUROR BIO:  Nancy Gaucher-Thomas studied advertising design and photography at the New York Pheonix School of Design before establishing a prominent design studio before moving to RI. A signature member of the National Watercolor Society, Nancy has instructed classes and workshops privately and at various museums and art organizations, among them the Providence Art Club. She has received numerous awards in juried exhibitions across the country and the founder of the Art League of RI. Visit Nancy at www.gaucher-thomas.com

Call for Entries

Pawtucket Foundation Prize Juried Exhibition  

JURORS: Mim Fawcett, Executive Director of the Attleboro Arts Museum & Kenn Speiser, Sculptor, exhibit runs May1-June 24

The Pawtucket Foundation Prize $1000 and $250 Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Prize will be awarded. All media welcome. Open to all artists. $20 for one submission only on CD. Deadline for submission postmarked by April 13, 2011. Hand delivered work only upon acceptance.

JUROR BIOS:  Mim Fawcett holds her BA in Graphic Design and Cinema from The State University of New York at Binghamton, and has also received a MFA in Graphic Design from Boston University. She trained in Life Drawing at New York City’s Art Student’s League, has exhibited at Boston’s Kingston Gallery, The Copley Society of Boston and other New England venues. Ms. Fawcett served as Art Director for Boston-based Scudder Funds and Waterline Publications before becoming the Sr. Art Director of Boston’s Keane, Inc., responsible for the development of visual/creative marketing for 16 years. In 2006 she joined the Attleboro Arts Museum as Executive Director in July 2006, delivering arts education and unique cultural experiences to visitors of all ages and backgrounds.

As a leader for the City of Attleboro’s Expo for the Senses and Winter Night Festivals and a partner in the City of Attleboro’s Big Read/National Endowment for the Arts literacy initiative, Ms. Fawcett recently is a Co-Coordinator of the Creative Impact Series, which provides career enriching panel discussions, workshops and networking forums to New England artists.

Kenn Speiser has had over a thirty-five year career living and working as an artist, sculptor, and printmaker in Providence, Rhode Island. With a degree from the Rhode Island School of Design, Speiser has an extensive background working on commissioned projects for corporations and public institutions from Miami, Florida to Boston, Massachusetts, and as far away as Finland. He exhibits in galleries and museums worldwide and is held in private collections. Visit his website at www.speisersculpture.com

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Project One – Public Art Newport

January 10th, 2011

Hello from Project One – Public Art Newport!

We are inviting area residents to a public meeting
Tuesday, January 18 from 6:30– 7:30 pm
at the Newport Public Library in the Program Room

Project One team leaders will present overviews of different projects and outline ways that area residents may become involved in these upcoming events. Project One is hoping for feedback and input about recent and pending projects, and actively soliciting artists, event organizers, and other volunteers to participate in upcoming projects.

Project include:

VIEWPORT 2011 – a proposed temporary sculpture installation at King Park on Wellington Avenue in Newport, RI in September, 2011.

Newport’s new Art*o*Mat – a cigarette vending machine that has been converted into a traveling fund-raising, art-vending machine available to community organizations.

A developing mural project – a substantial mural being planned for Hunter Park, to be implemented in summer 2011.

The Ghost Box – a mailbox for posting letters to the departed

Project One, founded in 1997, is a non-profit organization concerned with public and community art in Newport, RI. The volunteers of Project One have staged dozens of public art projects for over a decade, including annual productions of Wind Sea Sky at Easton’s Beach, Banner Projects throughout the city, and most recently the re-appearance of a Newport Art*o*Mat and VIEWPORT 2010 at King Park this past September.

For more information contact Ben Ellcome or Kate Dana:

Ben Ellcome – Project1Newport@gmail.com or 716-531-8403
Kate Dana – Project1Newport@gmail.com or 401-573-6456

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A poem on the occasion of the Inauguration of our new governor

January 10th, 2011

Our good friend (and State Poet) Lisa Starr composed what’s known in the biz as an “occasional poem” on the “Glad Occasion” of the Inauguration of Lincoln Chafee as Governor of the State of Rhode Island.  Thanks to Lisa – and our good friends at Projo.com – for an opportunity to reprint the poem.

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RI Film Collaborative Networking Meeting

January 10th, 2011
 
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
7:00 pm
at the Wild Colonial,
250 South Water Street, Providence, RI.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Come meet other members of the RI Film Collaborative and share ideas, find out about upcoming productions, events and what is going on with your fellow independent film makers. 

Rhode Island Film Collaborative
 
401.484.RIFC
172 Exchange St. Pawtucket, RI

 

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A New Virtual Gallery for the New Year-Submission period: Jan. 15 – Feb. 11

January 10th, 2011

 The Newport Art Museum invites artists to participate in its third online Virtual Gallery, which opens on January 15, 2011. The Virtual Gallery theme is “collage“. Interested artists may submit an image of their original collage (or collaged images) through the Museum’s page on Facebook by clicking the “contests” tab to upload an image. The submission period runs between January 15 and February 11. Guest juror William Klenk, whose collage paintings are on exhibit at the Museum through March 13, 2011, will select six finalists from among the entries. The Museum’s Facebook fans will then vote to determine the overall favorite collage, February 14 to the February 28. The winning collage will be exhibited at the Museum’s art school, the Coleman Center for Creative Studies and on the Museum’s website. The winner will be announced on the Museum’s page on Facebook on March 1st. For more information call (401) 848-8200 or visit www.newportartmuseum.org 

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Call to Artists from Imago Gallery in Warren

January 10th, 2011

This is a call to all artists!

Open Community Exhibit
Feb 3 – 19, 2011



 

Gallery Hours:Thursday 4PM – 8PM

Friday, Saturday Noon – 8PM

Sunday Noon – 4pm

36 Market Street | Warren | RI | 02885

401.245.3348

 

4th Annual Open Community Exhibit
All Media Welcome
February 3 – 19, 2011

-Drop off up to 3 works of art at the gallery on Jan 29 or Jan 30. 12-4pm

-Exhibition Opens Thursday, Feb 3 and runs through Feb 19

-Artist Reception Friday, Feb 4 7-9pm

-Pick up artwork at end of exhibit Sunday Feb 20 from 12 – 4PM

-$12 per piece, 3 for $30, 3 pieces maximum, whatever fits through the door; work will be edited for space requirements only.

Sponsored by Imago Foundation for the Arts

 

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Gallery Night Providence Seeks New Members

January 10th, 2011
Gallery Night’s 15th Season Starts in March !
We are looking for new galleries to become members, and we are forming a new category, “Artists Studio Galleries”. We are looking for artists with studios in Providence who would like to become part of Gallery Night.
Participating members pay $600/year. Membership includes placement in the brochure and on the GN website, and being a stop on the artbus tour route each month.
For information and guidlines  please contact Gallery Night Coordinator Ida Schmulowitz at idahs@cox.net or call 401 490-2042.
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Public Art Discussion Series

January 10th, 2011

January 26, 2011

PUBLIC ART DISCUSSION SERIES
WHEN:
January 26, 2011
4:00PM – 6:00PM

WHERE:
Channel Café
300 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210

COST:
FREE ADMISSION
(bar & menu available for purchase)
Sign up today!

CONTACT:
Mary Tinti
Public Art Fellow
mtinti@nefa.org
617.951.0010 x243

Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations should contact NEFA staff above.

NEFA SUPPORTS ARTISTS WITH GRANTS AND PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES; ESTABLISHES VITAL CONNECTIONS BETWEEN ARTISTS, ARTS PROGRAMMERS, AND THE PUBLIC; AND STRENGTHENS THE REGION’S CREATIVE ECONOMY THROUGH RESEARCH THAT INFORMS PUBLIC POLICY.
Learn more about NEFA.

CONNECT WITH NEFA!

Join us for a series of gatherings in the Boston area to discuss critical topics in public art. Come hear from field experts and peers, network with artists, and participate in the discussion.

THIRD SESSION TOPIC:
Participatory Public Art – What’s Your Story?
The third discussion series will feature twelve short, five-minute presentations of recent participatory public art works by New England artists. Come learn about contemporary work being done by your peers in a sort of happy hour/show and tell. This event will be collegial evening of public art networking and story swapping with colleagues and experts in the field at the Channel Café in Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood. All levels of public art experience are welcome!

Interested in being one of the twelve artists who will have a chance to present their work? Email a short project description and up to twenty images of your work to Mary Tinti. Remember, the theme of the session is participatory public art works!

January 26, 2011 | 4:00PM – 6:00PM
Channel Café | 300 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210
Cost: FREE ADMISSION (bar & menu available for purchase)

SIGN UP HERE!

THE 2010/11 PUBLIC ART DISCUSSION SERIES WILL HOST FOUR SESSIONS ON ALTERNATING MONTHS.

Other topics in the works may include public art in private development, collaborating with communities, and a mock panel. For the subsequent session dates and times, visit NEFA’s Events Calendar and check your email for future announcements from NEFA.

This series is sponsored by the New England Foundation for the Arts with support from the Boston Art Commission and generous funding from Anonymous.

NEFA’S ONLINE PUBLIC ART FORUM

Have you glanced at the forum lately? In the past 24 hours alone, four NEW calls to artists and organizations – both local and international – were advertised on the NEFA Network! Your next commission could be waiting for you here.

The Public Art section of the NEFA Network is an online resource and discussion center for artists, administrators, and community members interested in Public Art.

Visit the network to:

find and post calls to artists in New England
share information on recent public art projects
publicize your own public art initiatives
continue conversations begun at NEFA Public Art Discussion Series events
get connected to public art resources
New information is added daily to make this a dynamic forum for the public art field.
Join the public art community on the NEFA Network today!

New England Foundation for the Arts | 145 Tremont Street, 7th Floor | Boston | MA | 02111

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Governor Chafee issues call for integrity and ethics for state agencies

January 10th, 2011

As you know, Lincoln Chafee was sworn in as Rhode Island Governor last week.  As the State Poet, Lisa Starr, memorialized in her wonderful ceremonial poem (see next posting), read at the Inaugural, the Arts Council is “thrilled” to be working with him and his staff.

The first Executive Order Governor Chafee issued called for all state agencies and employees to commit themselves to the highest ethical standards.  I wanted to share in this post the statement included in his Executive Order in its entirety, for two reasons.  First, I wanted to recommit our agency to this level of standard.  And, second, I call upon you to let us know if, in your opinion, we ever stray over the line in adhering to these standards.

Some of these issues can be highly subjective, but need to be aired if they cause any question or concern.  Thanks for your help with this!

STATEMENT ON INTEGRITY AND ETHICAL PRINCIPLES FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES
I declare my commitment to conduct myself at all times according to the highest principles of integrity and professional conduct in carrying out my public responsibilities and will adhere to the following standards:

• I will not use public service for private gain. In all matters of official concern, the public interest will take precedence over any private interest.

• All my acts will be guided and inspired by a commitment to public service and by respect for the Constitution and the laws that emanate from it.

• I will perform my duties to the best of my ability without favor or prejudice and in a manner that merits the trust and confidence of the public.

• I will properly care for and preserve all public property in my custody or control and will not use public property in a manner inconsistent with the laws or regulations of this State.

• I will respect and safeguard all confidential information to which I have access in the course of my official duties and will not abuse or misuse any information with which I am entrusted.

• I will serve the public with respect, concern, courtesy, and responsiveness.

• I will uphold the ethical and moral principles in the Code of Ethics in the R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 36-14, the rules and regulations promulgated under such Code of Ethics, and this Code of Conduct.

Randy

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Seeking Adults with Physical Disabilities For Performance

January 7th, 2011

VSA arts is looking for Adults with Physical Disabilities to participate in a performance

at Roger Williams University with The GIMP Project on Saturday, February 5, 2011.

The GIMP Project is a performance that examines movement, body image and “difference” featuring four trained dancers & four performers with physical disabilities. GIMP premiered in NYC in March of 2009 and has since been successfully performed at locations around the world. www.thegimpproject.com

GIMP artistic director Heidi Latsky will be in Bristol, RI on the Roger Williams University campus February 3, 4 & 5 to work with the RWU Dance Theatre and community members to create a new prologue for the performance on Saturday Evening Feb 5th.

No performance experience is necessary, just curiosity & interest! 

Rehearsals will take place during the evenings on Feb 3, 4 and during the
day of the performance Feb 5.

I’ve attached a flyer & I’m hoping you will share it with people who might
consider participating….thank you, -jeannine  
 
Contact :    
Gary Shore, RWU 401-254-3623, gshore@rwu.edu 

 
or VSA arts RI at 401-725-0247
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Feb 1 Deadline for the Big Read

January 6th, 2011

GUIDELINES & APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2011
PROGRAMMING DATES: SEPTEMBER 2011—JUNE 2012

APPROXIMATELY 75 ORGANIZATIONS WILL BE SELECTED


The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture and to encourage citizens to read for pleasure and enlightenment. The Big Read provides U.S. communities with grants and comprehensive resources that support their efforts to read and discuss a single book or the work of a poet.

To learn more about The Big Read, including current programming, visit www.NEABigRead.org.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The purpose of The Big Read is to encourage literary reading and enrich the cultural life of communities. The following information outlines the expectations and requirements for Big Read organizations.

Organizations applying to The Big Read must select from the reading choices listed below. Organizations selected to participate will receive a grant, access to online training resources and opportunities, educational and promotional materials to support widespread community involvement and participation, an Organizer’s Guide for developing and managing Big Read activities, inclusion of the organization and its activities on The Big Read Web site, and the prestige of participating in a highly visible national program.

Grant size

Organizations may apply for grants ranging from $2,500 to $20,000. Grant size will be determined based on:

  • Community population—for example, the suggested grant range for a small community with fewer than 50,000 residents is $2,500–$7,500; the suggested grant range for larger cities or towns is $7,500–$20,000.
  • Number of activities planned—applicants demonstrating innovative and detailed plans to host more than the minimum required activities (see Event plans) may be considered for grants at the upper end of the grant range.
  • Overall strength of the application— based on the selection criteria.

Grants must be matched at least 1 to 1 with nonfederal funds. Grant funds may be used for such expenses as book purchases, speaker fees and travel, salaries, advertising, and venue rental. Please see the program budget instructions for more information

Reading choices

Applicants must choose one of the following selections. Previous grantees must select a different reading choice from their previous programming.

Book titles

The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
(1809–1849)

Programming may focus on Poe’s poems, short stories, or essays. Works to consider for programming are included in the Edgar Allan Poe Reader’s and Teacher’s Guides available on this Web site.

The Poetry of Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)
Programming should celebrate Dickinson’s poetry.  Poems to consider for programming are included in the Emily Dickinson Reader’s and Teacher’s Guides available on this Web site.

The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962)
Programming should focus primarily on Jeffers’s lyric poems. Poems to consider are included in the Robinson Jeffers Reader’s and Teacher’s Guides available on this Web site.

The Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Programming should focus on Longfellow’s narrative or lyric poems. Specific poems to consider for programming are included in the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Reader’s and Teacher’s Guides available on this Web site.

In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
My Ántonia by Willa Cather
Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
Sun, Stone, and Shadows: 20 Great Mexican Short Stories edited by Jorge F. Hernández
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Washington Square by Henry James
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin
The Call of the Wild by Jack London
The Thief and the Dogs by Naguib Mahfouz
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick
The Stories and Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe
Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
The Bridge of San Luis Rey and Our Town by Thornton Wilder*
Old School by Tobias Wolff

*Applicants choosing Thornton Wilder’s The Bridge of San Luis Rey must include in the application plans for a live, full-length production of Our Town performed by a local school drama department, community theater, or professional theater company. The Big Read educational materials address both the novel and the play.

Poets

Emily Dickinson
Robinson Jeffers
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 

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Fotoblur Magazine Call for Submission

January 5th, 2011

Fotoblur Magazine is holding a Call for Submission for its upcoming issue. Submissions have already begun and end on Jan 31st. Submit your best photos now for a chance to get your work published in this renowned creative photography publication.

Here are the details:

  • Join a premium community of some of the worlds top photographers.
  • Submit your best photos for possible publication in Fotoblur Magazine.
  • Submit as many photos as you like. No restrictions and its FREE!
  • Photos will be selected by the Fotoblur community and Fotoblur Magazine editors.
  • Be sure to visit Fotoblur Magazine FAQ for the details.

Submission Requirements:
Submit your photo as a 300dpi jpg file. Save your image so that the width is 7 inches or greater (7″ @ 300dpi = 2100px). We ask that you submit your images in high (80 – 100%) quality. Please keep the file size below 10 MB. Please refrain from adding borders, watermarks, or text of any kind.

Relevant links:
Fotoblur: www.fotoblur.com
Fotoblur Magazine: www.fotoblur.com/magazine
Fotoblur Magazine FAQ: www.fotoblur.com/faq#print_edition

About Fotoblur:
Fotoblur Magazine is a community generated photography magazine where each quarter we publish the most inspiring photos submitted and selected by you. We’ve reinvent the process by which photographers can get their photos published. From submitting photos online to open community voting, our publishing process involves our entire community. Learn more at www.fotoblur.com/community.

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