April Wing Tips
Lots of good tips and opportunities this month! As always, make sure you do your research before applying to any contest. We give you the links, you figure out which opportunities are right for you. Philadelphia Arts Capital Grants Fund Mayor John F. Street is announcing a Request for Expressions of Interest for the $5 million City-wide Capital Grants Fund, a new source of funding for Philadelphia’s cultural community made possible through the $150 million Cultural and Commercial Corridors Bond Ordinance. The City-wide Capital Grants funding will be available to eligible organizations to help fund capital projects and will be allocated through a competitive grants process. Capital projects are those dedicated to improvement, expansion, or rehabilitation of existing buildings owned or leased by nonprofit cultural institutions. To read the announcement and get more information please visit: www.phila.gov/capitalgrantsfund Philly Fringe Call for Artists Online The participation form for the 2007 Philly Fringe is now online and ready for your use. Completing this form is the first step youâ€™ll need to take to be a part of the Philly Fringe which runs from August 31 - September 15, 2007. Just go to “How to Participate in the Philly Fringe” to learn more and fill out the participation form. Here youâ€™ll find details on what it means to be a Fringe artist, a timeline for Festival planning, and instructions on how to fill out the form. Participation Deadline: April 13, 2007 www.livearts-fringe.org 1812 Productions accepting submissions to The Jilline Ringle Solo Performance Program This initiative was founded in summer of 2005 to honor the memory of Jilline Ringle, the incomparable Six Foot Red Head Amazon From Hell Whom All Men Desire. Jilline was best known to Philadelphia audiences for the one-woman cabarets she created and performed â€”shows like La Dolce Vita, Come Fly With Me, and the joyful Mondo Mangia. This current submission call is for the â€œCouple Extra Bucksâ€ Fund portion of the program. Grants from this fund range between $250 and $1000. They are open for individual artists who have a solo performance scheduled in the upcoming year (May 2007- May 2008) and need a â€œcouple extra bucksâ€ for set, lights, costumes, graphic design, tech support, marketing â€“ anything related to the production of their solo piece. Application deadline: May 1, 2007. Complete guidelines and applications are available at www.1812productions.org. CMJ Music Marathon accepting submissions CMJ Network Inc. has announced the dates of the 27th annual CMJ Music Marathon, Tuesday, October 16 - Saturday, October 20 in New York City. Band/Artist Showcase submissions are being accepted NOW with discount application prices. Submission deadline: July 16. www.cmj.com/marathon 2nd Annual Womenâ€™s Music Commission Competition Opens Ralph N. Jackson, President of the BMI Foundation, Inc., has announced the opening of the 2nd Annual Women’s Music Commission. The winning composer will receive a $5,000 commission to create a new work to be premiered by the Colorado Quartet at Symphony Space in NYC. This commission commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the Colorado Quartet and the 30th Anniversary of Symphony Space, and celebrates both organizations’ long and outstanding commitment to American composers and new music. Submission deadline: May 15. bmifoundation.org Neil Young Cover Song Contest for Women Musicians American Laundromat Records and Daisy Rock Guitars are co- sponsoring a contest inviting female artists and female-fronted bands to submit a cover version of Neil Young’s “Only Love Can Break Your Heart” to win a Daisy Rock guitar, consideration for an official Daisy Rock endorsement, and a guaranteed slot on the upcoming American Laundromat Records benefit CD “Cinnamon Girl - Women Artists Cover Neil Young.” All proceeds from the Cinnamon Girl project will be donated to Casting For Recovery, a national non-profit support and educational program for women who have or have had breast cancer. Submission deadline: May 15. www.myspace.com/cinnamongirltribute Independent Music Video Festival Call For Entries Get your independent music video submission into this year’s international Indie Music Video Festival (IMVF). All genres accepted. Premiering at the NXNE Film Festival. Call for entries is underway now, and submission deadline is April 15. www.imvf.com
Submitted by canary on Tue, 04/03/2007 - 3:24pm
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