Newsletter: Performing Arts Newsletter August 2016

Greetings Utah Performing Arts Community

I hope this finds you well. Visit the performing arts page of our website for more resources. Also, please let me know if you have any suggestions or are aware of resources that I should list. All the best Jason Bowcutt801-236-7554.

Performing Arts Newsletter August 2016
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Greetings Utah Performing Arts Community

I hope this finds you well. Visit the performing arts page of our website for more resources. Also, please let me know if you have any suggestions or are aware of resources that I should list. All the best Jason Bowcutt801-236-7554.


Funding to Attend Regional Performing Arts Booking Conferences
Performing Artists and Presenters
 
The Utah Division of Arts & Museums provides funding support for professional presenters or performing artists to attend annual booking conferences. Booking conferences are gathering places for performing arts professionals.  These conferences provide opportunities for performing artists to market their art to presenters who are looking to bring performance to their communities.

Funding covers registration costs up to $1000.

Upcoming Conferences:
 

NEA - Our Town Grants
Applications Due: September 12, 2016

Guidelines for 2017 Our Town funding are now posted on the National Endowment for the Arts website. Grants will be offered in Arts Engagement, Cultural Planning, and Design Projects as well as in Projects that Build Knowledge About Creative Placemaking.

 

Levitt AMP (Your City) Music Series
Deadline to Apply: October 10, 2016

Do you believe in the power of free, live music to bring people together and invigorate community life? Does your town or city have an underused public space that would be ideal for outdoor concerts?

The Levitt AMP Music Series was created in 2014 by the Levitt Foundation, a pioneer in the creative placemaking movement and the national nonprofit behind the largest free outdoor concert series in America. Levitt AMP brings the joy of free, live music to people of all ages and backgrounds living in small to mid-sized towns and cities, transforming neglected public spaces into thriving community destinations. 

 
Updated Now Playing Utah website 

Now Playing Utah has recently gone through a major update. Visit the page to see how they have changed. Also, be sure to submit your events to be listed on the calendar. 
 

Funding Opportunity: USArtists International 2016-2017
Round 1 applications due September 7, 2016


USArtists International supports performances by American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. 

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is pleased to announce the release of the revised program guidelines and 2016-2017 application deadlines.

 

National Endowment for the Arts Presents the United States of Arts: Utah
 
In collaboration with the Utah Division of Arts and Museums, the National Endowment for the Arts looks at the arts and culture of Utah. Developed as part of the National Endowment for the Arts 50th Anniversary United States of Arts: Tell Us Your Art Story series.

This great video highlights a few of Utah's cultural treasures.

 

RadioWest Local Music Webpage 

This is a great site for exploring the music scene in Utah. Take a look.

"There's a young and vibrant music scene right here in Utah. From Provo to Ogden and beyond, bands are playing in house concerts, live venues and local record labels are making them availalbe to the public. RadioWest brings some of the newest and the best bands into the studio to talk about and to play their music live."

 

#ifindart
 
The Utah Division of Arts & Museums recently launched a new campaign to encourage everyone to look for art in every day encounters and experiences. Tell us what you find and use #ifindart.

We're gathering photos and experiences to share with all of our arts and museums audiences. Our hope is to encourage everyone to recognize how art plays a vital role in their everyday life. 

If you ride UTA Frontrunner, look for our new ads featuring visual arts fellowship recipients Pam Bowman and David Brothers.

 
 
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