Monday, September 22, 2014

Call for Mural Artists: Homelessness, Urban Nomads, Migration, Displaced

Artists Call: Right 2 Dream Center Murals

Deadline: Midnight Oct 14, 1014

Who: All Mural Artists, teams & individuals are invited to submit concepts for a series of murals for the new people powered Right 2 Dream park walls, shelters, tents, banners, flags and other structures and objects we get permission to paint.

Themes: Homelessness, Urban Nomads, Migration, Displaced

When: Concepts Due by Oct. 14, midnight. Designs subject to comments and input from the community that will be living with them. Please be open to possible changes, and discussions. That said, no bars held. We do encourage artists to arrange to visit the site and get to know more about the project and it's residents. Each artist will be assigned a space to paint.

Painting will start Thursday October 16. Expect to be cleaned up for the day by 9:30pm.

Painting Time: Thursday October 16 Noon - 9:30pm

Materials: We will prep the walls and apply a final top coat. Some limited paints will be supplied, but please prepare to being your own materials.

Props: Artists will be thanked in all possible ways, when mentioning the park, on blogs and in newsletters. 

To apply:

1) Come up with an idea or concept for the project. Surfaces might include park walls, shelters, tents, banners, flags and other  objects we get permission to paint.
2) Create a jpeg of your images or ideas.
3) Send your contact information and short email of  your willingness to participate in the project.
4) Include a short bio, your website and a profile image.

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Female StoryTellers presents Make it Work!

Join Female StoryTellers and Tucson Arts Brigade Wednesday, September 10 for Make it Work!

Doors open at 6:30PM, show starts at 7.
Suggested donation is $7; cash only, please!
Flycatcher 340 E 6th St (formally Plush)
ASL interpreters will be provided. Venue is 21+.
Our beneficiary this month is Tucson Arts Brigade.

Hi-ho, hi-ho, it’s off to work FST! goes! This month, FST! Female StoryTellers presents our most professional tales—from the janitor’s closet to the espresso machine to the glass ceiling and beyond, the women of FST! will share our funniest stories about the things we’ve done—or keep on doing—to make our daily wage. Punch your humpday timecard and head on over to Flycatcher

FST! Female StoryTellers is a community of women in Tucson, AZ dedicated to expressing creativity through storytelling. FST! was founded in 2012 as a platform and showcase for the smart, talented women of Tucson. Each month FST! invites four or more women to write and perform original stories based on a common prompt.

With each story presenting a unique perspective on that month’s theme, every FST! performance combines hilarity, personality, and insight to entertain and inspire audiences. As passionate as FST! members are about telling great stories, FST! also uses its powers for good by raising funds for local arts and community organizations.

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