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Southern Oregon Guild Hosting Concert and Cakewalk

Southern Oregon region’s 3 Rivers Chorale has been invited to join choral groups & musicians from around the world to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City, April 15th!

Bid on Beautiful Cakes & Enjoy Celtic Songs plus Music from Wailin’ Jennys Performed by the Songbirds from the 3 Rivers Chorale (Jeni Foster, Kate Campbel, and Alisa Bary)

Saturday, March 17, 3:00 – 5:00P.M.

Southern Oregon Guild Gallery and Art Center

RCC Kerby Campus, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby


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Chelsea International Photography Competition Call to Artists

Chelsea International Photography Competition Enter the Chelsea International Photography Competition for your chance to exhibit in NYC! Submissions open until September 13

The Chelsea International Photography Competition (CIPC) is an opportunity for both amateur and professional photographers to submit their artwork for a chance to exhibit in New York City and receive valuable promotional benefits.

The work of selected artists will be presented at Agora Gallery, an elegant street-level space located in the heart of the Chelsea arts district next to the High Line in New York City. Agora Gallery attracts thousands of visitors with its welcoming interiors and striking exterior. For complete details on the competition’s awards, please click here. All awards are geared toward giving the winners valuable exposure with an aim to accelerate their art careers and encourage future productivity.


How the Arts Lead Me to a New Career (from The pARTnership Movement)

About 18 months ago, my boss informed me that they had decided to shut down the New York City branch of my division and, as the saying goes, “my position was being eliminated.” I saw this as my big chance to do something different. Just exactly what that was I had no idea; I just […]

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Art Works Podcast: Yeohlee Teng

July 12, 2012 By Josephine Reed Yeohlee Teng’s storefront in the Garment District. Photo by Yvonne Brooks In this week’s podcast, we talk with clothing designer Yeohlee Teng. When Teng heard New York City’s mayor announce possible changes in zoning regulations that protect manufacturing space in Midtown Manhattan’s Garment District, she got to work. As […]

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Celebrating Poem in Your Pocket Day

April 26, 2012 by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York City Photo by NEA staff People of all backgrounds engage with words and rhymes on a daily basis, from famous poets and spoken word artists to Broadway lyricists and rap sensations. In schools, poetry allows students to explore the diversity and power of language. […]

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How Can Local Arts Agencies Engage Their Communities?

It seems that “community engagement” and “community arts” are paving the way to a new paradigm in the local arts sector. By browsing through some local arts agency (LAA) websites, I got the sense that most organizations were somehow relating to their local communities already. But what exactly IS community engagement and how do you […]

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i3 Grantee Lessons: District 75, New York City

In 2010, the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation competition awarded District 75 (New York City’s special education district) and Manhattan New Music Project (MNMP), a $4.6 million, five-year grant to develop and implement Everyday Arts for Special Education (EASE). EASE is a professional development program designed to improve student achievement in the areas […]

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Art Works Podcast: Youngblood

June 9, 2011 Washington, DC By Josephine Reed Joshua Conkel, Anna Moench, and Patrick Link. Advertising image from Youngblood’s latest festival of new works, UNFILTERED This week’s podcast is a conversation with the directors of Youngblood, the theater group focused on playwrights under 30. Theater is not an easy business. Getting a play produced is […]

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