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The Space Between US

July 24, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2017

In honor of women all over the world and the Million Women March, Pacifica Radio is hosting a live call-in radio program every 3rd Monday starting March 20, 2007. It is the first intentional, international consciousNESS raising group ever. The Space Between Us, is an hour long call-in show to share our stories of who we are and stories of who and what we think about other women we are not connected to.  The Space Between Us will look at the…

24-Hour Fest Volume V

September 2, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

NOTHING WITHOUT A COMPANY PRESENTS: 24-HOUR FEST VOLUME V A showcase of 6 new site-specific ten minute plays written, rehearsed and performed in 24 hours. Saturday, September 2nd Berger Park Cultural Center 6205 N. Sheridan Rd (Sheridan/Granville) Show begins promptly at 7:30pm -- On the evening of Friday, September 1st, six playwrights, six directors, and eighteen actors are randomly sorted into teams of five. Each team is composed of one writer, one director, and three actors, and assigned one location…

Exhibit Reception and Lecture by Mimi Smith

September 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - December 15, 2017 @ 10:00 pm

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…

Persimmon Tree Fall Issue

September 15, 2017 - December 15, 2017

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 by Daniel Ciba

October 19, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - October 28, 2017 @ 9:30 pm

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.

Berkshire Leadership Summit

October 28, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

The Berkshire Leadership Summit, is a pilot, two-day event, for women aspiring to, or already in, leadership positions (in early, mid and late career) in the non-profit theatre in both the artistic and management tracks. This Summit continues the work of shifting consciousness and perception around women and leadership in the non-profit theatre world. This pilot Summit will provide deep dive, nuts and bolts sessions into four areas that female theater professionals identified as main barriers to the next step…

Bobby Pin Girls

October 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - December 3, 2017 @ 9:00 pm

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…

Grab Your Power Workshop

Grab Your Power Workshop & Panel Discussion

November 4, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

The Grab Your Power Workshop & Panel Discussion is designed to further community empowerment through teaching, and a robust dialog that engages artists, financing sources, media, and those responsible for community development. The half-day workshop will include practical training to educate attendees on how to effectively “tell their story.” Participants will gain an understanding, and learn the foundational strategies of how to seek grant and sponsorship partnerships to produce and present independently, as well as how to work with presenting…

The Very Perry Show

November 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The cleanest show in town folks. Featuring a pair of glasses, a wooden spoon, goggles and a can of WD40. A happy hour of funny monologues inspired by people Perry has ‘collected’. An Amish woman with Shoofly Pie envy, an unhinged documentary maker, a pious pigeon fancier, a celebrity obsessed pensioner, a short-sighted butcher and a six year old ‘entertaining’ a captive audience on a long distance flight. Perry’s hilarious sketches have enthralled audiences on BBC R4, London, Dublin, Edinburgh…

A New Life Cabaret

January 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Boiling Point Players is back for our annual tradition, the cabaret, and the theme of the evening is "A New Life." Now this year's cabaret has a little twist to it. We will still have improv, songs, and short plays but for this show, we asked three local male playwrights to write original pieces. Why male playwrights you ask? Our mission statement is to bring authenticity, fun and females to the stage. Research shows that men get produced more than…

Heavenly Bodies: A Celestial Celebration in Song

January 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Please join Voices Rising for our winter concert “Heavenly Bodies.” Our concert explores the inspiration we receive from looking heavenward. The universe has provided composers and poets as wide ranging as Randall Thompson, Van Morrison, Sara Teasdale and Sappho of Lesbos with ample fodder for beautiful verse in music, prose, and poetry. Our song offerings this season revolve around this celestial inspiration, and the comfort we can find in knowing we are a part of something bigger than ourselves. Voices…

PlayGround Solo Performance Festival / Nina Wise

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on January 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Join us in January for an all-new “pop-up” festival, featuring the best in Bay Area solo performance, including new works by Lisa Evans, Malcolm Grissom, Marjorie Hazeltine, Michael Phillis, Katie Rubin, Thomas Robert Simpson, Nina Wise, and Dan Wolf! Tickets are $21-$36 and All-Festival Passes start at just $88 (Pick-4 Passes are $68). Nina Wise WHAT JUST HAPPENED? Jan 14-3PM / Jan 26-7PM / Jan 27-6PM Nina Wise’s What Just Happened? is an improvisational performance based on personal and political…

Faculty Recital

February 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

FREE ADMISSION. Musical Theatre Faculty artists, Drs. Amelia Rollings and Julie Lyn Barber, will share solos and duets from the Musical Theatre repertoire, including selections from: The Baker's Wife, Little Women, Gypsy, Jane Eyre, Grey Gardens, Nunsense, and more. Assisted by Julie Pride. http://www.ameliarollings.com http://www.julielynbarber.net

Laura Love at Freight and Salvage February 15

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Unbridled and socially conscious songwriter Laura Love is an award winning "folk-funk" singer/songwriter/bassist who has been touring throughout the world since the early 1990s. Laura has released 11 CDs on major and minor labels, she has performed at nearly every great music festival in North America and Australia, she has composed commissioned music for dance and theater productions and is a published author. She is currently working a new album, Sad Songs. http://www.lauralovemusic.com/home https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfQnjCswWjw https://www.gofundme.com/lauralovesadsongs

“Time to Make Your New Year’s Adaptations”

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An afternoon with filmmaker and author Alexis Krasilovsky.  She will be discussing the Heroine's Journey and international storytelling, reading from her new book, "Great Adaptations: Screenwriting and Global Storytelling (Routledge: NY/London).  She will also discuss sexual harassment, reading from her new novel, "Sex and the Cyborg Goddess" (published as paperback, eBook and audiobook under the pseudonym Alexis Rafael).  Moderated by Emmy-winning Drama Writer & Producer, Georgia Jeffries.  Conversations / Networking / Small Bites.

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