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New Brunswick, NJ – The Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities (CWAH) at Rutgers University is pleased to announce that in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Douglass Residential College renowned feminist artist and Rutgers graduate, Mimi Smith, has been named the 2017-18 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist at Rutgers University. RECEPTION - October 24, 2017: There will be a reception in honor of Mimi Smith and a public lecture by Smith with introductory remarks by the Dean…
Come read the fall issue of the Persimmon Tree, an online magazine of the arts by women over sixty! We have fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and other great content. There's something for everyone!
Positions is a fictional imagining of the life of the painter Edgar Degas, told by twelve of the dancers he painted. Their stories echo the history of the theater; each voice desperately struggling to present her position, as one by one they vanish from the stage. Ranging from the beautiful to the violent, these "paintings" construct a fragmented depiction of the power and chaos enacted by artists on their creations.
Bobby Pin Girls tells the story of Ana and Bree as they are forced to do some rapid bonding over the course of a wild night. Ana is an uptight actress struggling to convince herself to stick with a show she not-so-secretly despises while navigating mixed signals from her director. Visual artist Bree attempts to boost her new roomie’s self-confidence while dealing with her impulsive and reckless ex reentering her life. Will the toxic people in their lives bust up…
We already observe Women's History Month. Now it's time to celebrate Women-Loving-Women's History Month. Pride Films & Plays presents History Lezons, a festival of short plays spotlighting the formidable fortitude of our foremothers: both factual figures in history and fictional figures of the playwrights' own creations. Written and directed by women, these plays refine, define, and redefine the expression "out with the old."