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Call: VSA Seeks Contract Proposals

Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is seeking contract proposals from eligible and qualified contractors to perform the following eight VSA programs. VSA Arts Connect All – Professional Development Program VSA Arts Connect All – Workshop/Residency Program VSA

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Call for Comedic & Character Actors, Jan. 21

Busch Gardens Tampa

Call for Comedic & Character Actors at Busch Gardens Tampa January 21 starting at 8 pm at the Entertainment Office at Busch Gardens Tampa Seeking strong comedic and character actors. No singing or dancing required. This is an actor-only call specifically

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Call: Morean All-Florida Exhibition, Deadline March 16

2015 All-Florida Juried Exhibition The Morean Arts Center invites visual artists currently residing in Florida to submit entries for possible exhibition in the 2015 All-Florida Juried Exhibition, to be held at the Morean Arts Center May 9 – June 28, 2015. The

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Call: Altamonte Springs Art Fest, Deadline Feb. 13

Call for Artists

The 4th annual Uptown Art & Music Festival in Altamonte Springs, Florida will feature 150 art & fine crafts with displays of glass, jewelry, mosaics, paintings, photography, pottery and sculpture and more. Show dates are March 28-29. Applications available at:

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Last Call for Films: 2015 Gasparilla International Film Fest

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Calling filmmakers! One of the area’s largest film festivals is coming March 24-29. The multi-day festival is filled with films, panels and parties; and its popularity continues to grow each year. For filmmakers, the final deadline to submit a film for

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Call: Deland 50th Annual Art Festival

Call for Artists

Two juried festivals in one location: Fine Arts and Crafts; Traditional Arts and Crafts in  DeLand, FL Saturday and Sunday, March 28 & 29, 2015 Limited to 95 Fine arts and crafts exhibitors  and 77 traditional artists and crafters. $6,000 in cash

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Call: Files and Film Juried Show

Call for Artists

Files & Film: A Juried Photographic Art Show is the only event of it’s kind in the Tampa Bay area. Files & Film does NOT require an artist statement. Files & Film does NOT require submissions to be 100% completed

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Call for Davidson Fine Art Gallery, St. Petersburg

Davidson Fine Art Gallery

The Davidson Fine Art gallery in St.Petersburg presents the work of emerging and established local artists with month-long solo exhibitions. They are currently accepting artist submissions for 2015. All mediums and genres are eligible. Submission Guidelines Email a link to your

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Call: Young Storytellers for 35th Storytelling Festival

35th Storytelling Festival

Call for Young Storytellers 35th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Story Telling Festival Seasoned and star quality storytellers will teach children in Grades 1-5 how to tell a folktale or fairytale through characterization, projection, movement and imagination. Contact your local librarian prior to

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UPA Gallery Photography Portfolio Reviews

United Photographic Arts Gallery

United Photographic Artists Gallery is holding photography portfolio reviews January 10, 10 am-1pm. Portfolio reviews are the ultimate test for commercial and fine art photographers alike, often as a stepping-stone towards creative growth. Genres, style, sequencing, presentation, technique and cohesiveness are reviewed

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Call for Performers for Nick Cave’s HEARD; Also Need Volunteers

Nick Cave Soundsuits

The Creative Movement Company is seeking local performers to participate in a performance with internationally recognized performance artist and sculptor Nick Cave for Lights on Tampa 2015. Lights On Tampa is commissioning Nick Cave to produce HEARD•Tampa, which will bring a herd of

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Call: National Arts, Humanities Youth Program Awards

National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards

Calling for applications to the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards, online submissions only by Mon., Feb. 2. The twelve award-winning programs will receive $10,000 and an invitation to accept their award at the White House. After-school and out-of-school time

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Call for Artists: Music Festival Poster

2014 GMF Poster by artist Natalie Kuehn

The Gasparilla Music Festival organizers took the holiday off and extended their 2015 Festival Poster contest to Monday, January 12, 2015.  They want a local artist to create their next collectible poster and are looking for artwork from artists showing passion for

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Call: Famous Dead Authors, Venue Theatre

Call for Auditions

Venue Theatre’s educational group, The Famous Dead Authors, is seeking actors to portray Famous Dead Florida Actors for the upcoming SunLit Festival (March 2015). The format is that the actor physically recreate a living portrait of the author, speak about the author​’s

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Literary Call: UT Tampa Review, Deadline Dec. 31

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Submissions for the TAMPA REVIEW PRIZE FOR POETRY must be postmarked or submitted online by December 31, 2014 The winner will receive $2,000 and the winning manuscript will be published in both hardback and paperback editions. Every entry for the prize receives a one-year subscription to Tampa Review. To enter, visit TAMPA REVIEW PRIZE FOR POETRY GUIDELINES

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Don’t Miss This! Gasparilla Call for Emerging Artists

Gasparilla Festival of the Arts

The Emerging Artist Program The Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts is proud to showcase the work of emerging artists, representing a diversity of styles and media, as part of our annual event. The Emerging Artists Program was created

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Auditions: Red Hot Lovers, Stageworks

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AUDITION NOTICE Last of the Red Hot Lovers written by Neil Simon Directed by Georgia Mallory Guy SYNOPSIS: A middle-aged, overweight and married restaurant owner tries to join the sexual revolution before its too late! Three women, three afternoons, three

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Residency: 23 Days at Sea, Deadline Feb. 3

Call for Artists

Call for submissions for Twenty-Three Days at Sea residency, Vancouver to Shanghai. From their site: Travelling Artist Residency Access Gallery invites submissions for its new Travelling Artist Residency Program, in partnership with Burrard Arts Foundation and with Contraste agence d’art,

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Calls for Student Short Films from C-SPAN and White House Festival

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White House Student Film Festival Now through January 20, submissions are open for the second White House Student Film Festival. The theme of this year’s festival is “The Impact of Giving Back,” and it’s open to U.S. students, grades K-12.

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Venue Theatre: Male Actor Needed ASAP for Paid Lead Role

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Venue Theatre, Pinellas Park is casting MALE LEAD ROLE,  lots of dialogue and activity — paid role “Caught in the Net” sequel to “Run for your Wives” a British farce by Ray Cooney. Taxi driver who has two families, now two

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