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Women in the Arts & Media Coalition March Newsletter




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Newsletter
Newsletter V:3                                                                                                                    March 2015
In This Issue
Quick Links
Join Our Mailing List!MailingList
New Member Orgs &
Member Opportunities

We are thrilled to announce that SVA School of Film & Animation is our first Academic Affiliate, a new level of association with the Coalition. We are so excited to have SVA join our other newest members: NYWICI (N.Y. Women in Communications), Associated Musicians of Greater New York Local 802 AFM, and affiliate member org, LA FPI (Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative). More organizations are coming aboard all the time! Please let us know if you are involved with an organization which might be interested in membership.

We hope you can join us for our yearly free SWAN Day Event, always on the last Saturday of March. They're always great screenings with talkbacks and networking, free to all, and many Coalition board members and organization reps will be in attendance--a great time to meet us and each other. If you're in another city, check out all the SWAN Day events happening worldwide on the WomenArts website, all through March.

All Coalition member org members get the "Member" rate for League of Professional Theatre Women's upcoming star-studded Awards Celebration and Big Mingle on March 16. Check out the link for more information. And don't forget the LPTW Online Auction.

If you have any problem reading  the flyers below, you can see them on our Online Blog.  More events are there and on our

Hope to see you soon,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents

SWAN Day - Free Screening & Reception
SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day

OBVIOUS CHILD
directed by Gillian Robespierre
March 28, 2pm
at SVA Theatre
Screening, Q&A, & Reception



 

Join the Women in Arts and Media Coalition, NYWIFT, SAG-AFTRA, 
School of Visual Arts (SVA) Film & Animation Department, and HerFlix 
for a screening, Q&A with the filmmaker, and reception 
in recognition of SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day, 
an annual event on the last Saturday of March that celebrates women artists.

2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28
at the SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street

Special thanks to Reeves Lehman and the School of Visual Arts for the venue
and SAG-AFTRA for providing the reception.

This event is FREE and FIRST COME FIRST SERVED.

LPTW Awards & Big Mingle
LPTW Awards Celebration & Big Mingle
 
Hosted by Kristine Nielsen

PROMO CODE: MEMBER
Member rate of $100 per ticket all inclusive for all Coalition org members.
Questions about ticketing?  E-mail lizzy@theatrewomen.org.

LPTW Auction
LPTW Online Auction

 


Make Your Bid to Support Women in Theatre!
Want to get a fabulous prize and help support women in theatre? Visit the 2015 LPTW Annual Auction online and bid on exciting items! All proceeds will go to the League of Professional Theatre Women to help further our mission of promoting visibility and creating opportunity for women in the arts.

The auction will run through Tuesday, March 17 with items ranging from Broadway tickets to Hugh Jackman recording your voicemail message! 

CLICK HERE TO BEGIN BIDDING!

2015 Collaboration Award


REQUEST FOR SUBMISSIONS


THE WOMEN IN THE ARTS AND MEDIA COALITION, INC. ANNOUNCES THE 2015 COLLABORATION AWARD:
WOMEN WORKING WITH WOMEN
The Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc. will present the 2015 Collaboration Award recognizing Women Working with Women.

The $1,000 Collaboration Award and additional honorable mentions are designed to encourage professional women in the arts and media from different specializations to work collaboratively on the creation of a new artistic work.  As the aim of the award is to encourage women to work collaboratively with women of other disciplines, each collaborative team must be comprised of female members of different Coalition associations, unions, guilds and affiliates of The Coalition.  Eligible teams may submit any form of creative collaboration on a new work that had its first public performance within the last two years 2013-2015. A Public Performance can include, but is not limited to a staged reading, gallery show, screenings, concert series, etc.
Submissions will be judged on the basis of artistic excellence, diversity, and clarity.  All topics and subjects will be considered.  Special attention shall be given to those projects which reflect the goals of the Coalition:  to advance women's work and women's issues.
The team that has been selected and the honorable mentions will be invited to be recognized at an awards ceremony in New York in October 2015.  Women outside of New York may send a designee to speak about their project and accept the award.
Teams of two or more women working together on the creative project may apply for the 2015 Collaboration Award.  Applicants must be members in good standing of two different organizations and/or affiliates with The Coalition.  (See organizations below.)
The application is online at www.womenartsmediacoalition.org and can be saved and re-worked there until submitted to us. A pdf of the application may also be accessed there in order to work on a submission offline.

Deadline:  The deadline for the return of completed applications is midnight 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015.  Award winners will be announced by September, 2015.

Send all inquiries and questions to: collaborationaward@womenartsmediacoalition.org 


JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to receive Submission Opportunities for writers, directors, actors and more for Stage and/or Screen.  (You get to pick what you receive, and we will not send you information that is not requested.)
Link to #ScreenOpps online


Link to  #Stage Opps online


Link to #Stage Opps online
Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
on the WomenArts website.

Members
Member Organizations:              


Affiliate Member Organizations:

We have more new Member Organizations pending! Watch this space ...
Forward this email


This email was sent to womenartsmediacoalition.news@blogger.com by presidents@womenartsmediacoalition.org |  

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc. | 244 Fifth Avenue | Suite 2932 | New York | NY | 10010

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New Member Orgs & More Discounted Events




Coalition Logo
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Newsletter V:2c                                                                                                        February 2015
In This Issue
Quick Links
Join Our Mailing List!MailingList
New Member Orgs,
Member Opportunities,
& the 2015 Collaboration Award
#CollabAward Submissions

We are so thrilled to announce that NYWICI (N.Y. Women in Communications) has re-joined the Coalition, and that our newest member is Associated Musicians of Greater New York Local 802 AFM! Much more information about both of these organizations to come. And we have one new affiliate member org, LA FPI (Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative). More organizations are joining us all the time!

We've re-scheduled Drinks With the Girls - the weather had better hold up! See the info below. There are also online auction from League of Professional Theatre Women, our founding organization, to support women in theatre. Discounts for workshops at Women Make Movies.

We are also continuing to develop our social media team and our

If you have any problem reading  the flyers below, you can see them on our Online Blog.  

Hope to see you soon,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.

Drinks With the Girls - 2/24 @ Pranna
 
Drinks With the Girls
at Pranna
(one of our favorite haunts)
light-wine-pour.jpg
Tuesday, February 24 | 7:00 pm 

In the media today you often read about how biased the arts still are. Female producers and directors are an anomaly even now, and don't even think about female technicians. So let's change it. Let's bring together all the smart talented women we know (and ones we don't), put us all in one space, and get some s**t done! 

The plan: Drinks! 

Most independent projects start out as just that: an idea over coffee or cocktails that then grows into a fully realized production. For thousands of years that's the way women have moved the world: get everyone together for some social time and let's talk. 

So we're starting an event once a month that brings together women from all over the arts. We'll find a bar, hunker down and just see what happens.

No agendas, no plans, just drinks with the girls.

Please join us for our kickoff night (our first one got snowed out last month):

Tuesday, February 24th, 7p-9p
Pranna Restaurant
79 Madison Avenue (28th Street)
New York, NY 10016

Happy hour specials all evening!

Bistro Awards - 3/4 - Member Discount
30th Annual Bistro Awards
produced by Sherry Eaker
 directed by Shellen Lubin
Wednesday, March 4 | Gotham Comedy Club 

 

LPTW Auction
LPTW Online Auction

 


Make Your Bid to Support Women in Theatre!
Want to get a fabulous prize and help support women in theatre? Visit the 2015 LPTW Annual Auction online and bid on exciting items! All proceeds will go to the League of Professional Theatre Women to help further our mission of promoting visibility and creating opportunity for women in the arts.

The auction will run through Tuesday, March 17 with items ranging from Broadway tickets to Hugh Jackman recording your voicemail message! 

CLICK HERE TO BEGIN BIDDING!

Women Make Movies - Member Discount
 
Women Make Movies - member discount


Secrets of Successful Proposals with Michelle Materre
Thursday, February 26 | 6:30 - 8:30PM
Regular Rate: $35.00 | (discount rate) $25.00
Sign up

As film funding becomes increasingly scarce and the competition for every dollar skyrockets, how will you make your grant application grab a funder's attention? Proposal writing is a skill, equal parts art and science. Join us to learn these essentials skills and build your confidence so you can put your best foot forward and make your proposal stand out in a crowd. In this workshop, we will cover the essentials of grant-writing, provide an overview of the major film funders, review what they fund, how best to approach them, and how to avoid common mistakes. Presented by Michelle Materre, Assistant Professor of Media Studies and Film at the New School. Michelle has more than 25 years experience as film producer, writer, arts administrator, distribution and marketing specialist and is a member of WMM's Board of Directors.

All Coalition members are welcome to WMM workshops for the member rate!

2015 Collaboration Award


REQUEST FOR SUBMISSIONS


THE WOMEN IN THE ARTS AND MEDIA COALITION, INC. ANNOUNCES THE 2015 COLLABORATION AWARD:
WOMEN WORKING WITH WOMEN
The Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc. will present the 2015 Collaboration Award recognizing Women Working with Women.

The $1,000 Collaboration Award and additional honorable mentions are designed to encourage professional women in the arts and media from different specializations to work collaboratively on the creation of a new artistic work.  As the aim of the award is to encourage women to work collaboratively with women of other disciplines, each collaborative team must be comprised of female members of different Coalition associations, unions, guilds and affiliates of The Coalition.  Eligible teams may submit any form of creative collaboration on a new work that had its first public performance within the last two years 2013-2015. A Public Performance can include, but is not limited to a staged reading, gallery show, screenings, concert series, etc.
Submissions will be judged on the basis of artistic excellence, diversity, and clarity.  All topics and subjects will be considered.  Special attention shall be given to those projects which reflect the goals of the Coalition:  to advance women's work and women's issues.
The team that has been selected and the honorable mentions will be invited to be recognized at an awards ceremony in New York in October 2015.  Women outside of New York may send a designee to speak about their project and accept the award.
Teams of two or more women working together on the creative project may apply for the 2015 Collaboration Award.  Applicants must be members in good standing of two different organizations and/or affiliates with The Coalition.  (See organizations below.)
The application is online at www.womenartsmediacoalition.org and can be saved and re-worked there until submitted to us. A pdf of the application may also be accessed there in order to work on a submission offline.

Deadline:  The deadline for the return of completed applications is midnight 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015.  Award winners will be announced by September, 2015.

Send all inquiries and questions to: collaborationaward@womenartsmediacoalition.org 


JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to receive Submission Opportunities for writers, directors, actors and more for Stage and/or Screen.  (You get to pick what you receive, and we will not send you information that is not requested.)
Link to #ScreenOpps online


Link to  #Stage Opps online


Link to #Stage Opps online
Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
on the WomenArts website.

Members
Member Organizations:              

Affiliate Member Organizations:

We have more new Member Organizations pending! Watch this space ...
Forward this email


This email was sent to womenartsmediacoalition.news@blogger.com by presidents@womenartsmediacoalition.org |  

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc. | 244 Fifth Avenue | Suite 2932 | New York | NY | 10010

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February 2015 - More Free & Discounted Events




Coalition Logo
Newsletter
Newsletter V:2b                                                                                               February 2015
In This Issue
Quick Links
Join Our Mailing List!MailingList
Free & Discounted Events
& the 2015 Collaboration Award


Tonight's event from the Martin Segal Theatre Center is FREE to all and important to anyone who makes performing arts happen in NYC. Hope to see you there.

Discounts for new workshops at Women Make Movies and a new play about rigid gender roles in the U.S. and India.

Do you have a creative project that is a collaboration between two or more women from two or more of our member organizations? It's time to submit for the 2015 Collaboration Award! See the info below and on our website.

We are also continuing to develop our social media team and our

If you have any problem reading  the flyers below, you can see them on our Online Blog.  

Hope to see you soon,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.

Town Hall on Performing Arts in NYC - FREE -Monday 2/9
 
Crisis to Creation

Town Hall on the Future of NYC Performing Arts
Free + Open to the Public

Monday, February 9 | 6:30pm 

At the Proshansky Auditorium, The Graduate Center CUNY
produced by the Martin Segal Theatre Center

Join the Segal for a call for all theatre and performance artists, students, company managers, producers, and all those interested in the future of the performing arts and arts in general in New York City.

NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl will talk about his agency's recently-announced diversity initiative and what it means for the city's performing arts community.
The first ever Segal Center Award for Civic Engagement in the Arts will be given to councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.

This Town Hall will feature short presentations from the major arts service organizations in the city, representing all 5 boroughs and full cultural diversity of New York including:
The Actors Fund | Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York | Arab Stages | ART NY | ArtsPool | Asian American Arts Alliance | BAAD | Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance | Department of Cultural Affairs | The Field | Fourth Arts Block | League of Independent Theater | The LIT Fund | The New Black Fest | New York Innovative Theatre Foundation | One Percent for Culture | Staten Island Arts Council | Theatre Communications Group

Come learn what new initiatives have sprung up since the financial crisis 5 years ago and where we are headed as an industry. See what services are available to you in the city as an artist of any kind, especially in the performing arts and theatre.

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is located at The Graduate Center, CUNY.
365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street.

For more about the Segal, please visit our web site, www.theSegalCenter.org

Women Make Movies offers their member discount
 
Women Make Movies - member discount


Fundraising: An Essential Overview of the Basics with Tracie Holder
Thursday, February 12 | 6:30 - 8:30PM
Regular Rate: $35.00 | (discount rate) $25.00
Sign up

Fundraising for documentaries can be intimidating and evenoverwhelming but without it, even the best film ideas will never be realized. This workshop is designed to build your confidence and help you devise a fundraising strategy whether you're new to fundraising or need a refresher. Topics include: proposal writing, grant-seeking from private and government foundations, fundraising from individuals, and targeted appeals through events and on-line solicitations. Come, take the plunge and learn fundraising basics that will help move your project from idea to reality. Presented by Tracie Holder, filmmaker, fundraiser and engagement specialist. Holder has raised nearly $2 million for her own projects from numerous funders including the MacArthur and Ford Foundations, ITVS, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, New York State Council for the Arts and Corporation for Public Broadcasting, among others.

Secrets of Successful Proposals with Michelle Materre
Thursday, February 26 | 6:30 - 8:30PM
Regular Rate: $35.00 | (discount rate) $25.00
Sign up

As film funding becomes increasingly scarce and the competition for every dollar skyrockets, how will you make your grant application grab a funder's attention? Proposal writing is a skill, equal parts art and science. Join us to learn these essentials skills and build your confidence so you can put your best foot forward and make your proposal stand out in a crowd. In this workshop, we will cover the essentials of grant-writing, provide an overview of the major film funders, review what they fund, how best to approach them, and how to avoid common mistakes. Presented by Michelle Materre, Assistant Professor of Media Studies and Film at the New School. Michelle has more than 25 years experience as film producer, writer, arts administrator, distribution and marketing specialist and is a member of WMM's Board of Directors.

All Coalition members are welcome to WMM workshops for the member rate!

Discount to SPOILED
 
SPOILED

at STAGE LEFT STUDIO / 214 W. 30th St. / 6th floor

2/15 at 3 & 7 PM, 2/16 & 2/17 at 7 PM

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS

TICKETS $22. DISCOUNT TICKETS ($5 OFF) AVAILABLE FOR ALL COALITION MEMBER ORG MEMBERS WITH CODE LPTW, SENIORS WITH DISCOUNT CODE SENIOR AND FOR STUDENTS WITH DISCOUNT CODE STUDENT

Distorted gender roles damage both sexes. SPOILED dives beneath the unspoken truths of fathers and sons, brothers and lovers - both in America and India - in this solo play that uncovers the tangled, messy roots of violence against women by embodying the male point of view. Ripped from headlines that dominate the news in New York and New Delhi, this timely play grapples with burning issues such as military sexual assaults, college frat parties, impotent jobless boys, vulnerable child brides and infanticide. Through a lens that is compassionate yet clear-eyed, SPOILED reveals how rigid gender roles box in both sexes, with devastating consequences for all.


2015 Collaboration Award


REQUEST FOR SUBMISSIONS


THE WOMEN IN THE ARTS AND MEDIA COALITION, INC. ANNOUNCES THE 2015 COLLABORATION AWARD:
WOMEN WORKING WITH WOMEN
The Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc. will present the 2015 Collaboration Award recognizing Women Working with Women.

The $1,000 Collaboration Award and additional honorable mentions are designed to encourage professional women in the arts and media from different specializations to work collaboratively on the creation of a new artistic work.  As the aim of the award is to encourage women to work collaboratively with women of other disciplines, each collaborative team must be comprised of female members of different Coalition associations, unions, guilds and affiliates of The Coalition.  Eligible teams may submit any form of creative collaboration on a new work that had its first public performance within the last two years 2013-2015. A Public Performance can include, but is not limited to a staged reading, gallery show, screenings, concert series, etc.
Submissions will be judged on the basis of artistic excellence, diversity, and clarity.  All topics and subjects will be considered.  Special attention shall be given to those projects which reflect the goals of the Coalition:  to advance women's work and women's issues.
The team that has been selected and the honorable mentions will be invited to be recognized at an awards ceremony in New York in October 2015.  Women outside of New York may send a designee to speak about their project and accept the award.
Teams of two or more women working together on the creative project may apply for the 2015 Collaboration Award.  Applicants must be members in good standing of two different organizations and/or affiliates with The Coalition.  (See organizations below.)
The application is online at www.womenartsmediacoalition.org and can be saved and re-worked there until submitted to us. A pdf of the application may also be accessed there in order to work on a submission offline.

Deadline:  The deadline for the return of completed applications is midnight 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015.  Award winners will be announced by September, 2015.

Send all inquiries and questions to: collaborationaward@womenartsmediacoalition.org 


JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to receive Submission Opportunities for writers, directors, actors and more for Stage and/or Screen.  (You get to pick what you receive, and we will not send you information that is not requested.)
Link to #ScreenOpps online


Link to  #Stage Opps online


Link to #Stage Opps online
Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
on the WomenArts website.

Members
Member Organizations:              

Affiliate Member Organizations:

We have more new Member Organizations pending! Watch this space ...
Forward this email


This email was sent to womenartsmediacoalition.news@blogger.com by presidents@womenartsmediacoalition.org |  

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc. | 244 Fifth Avenue | Suite 2932 | New York | NY | 10010

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Newsletter - February 2015 - Coalition Award Submissions & Free LPTW Event Tonight



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Newsletter
Newsletter V:2February 2015
In This Issue
Quick Links
Join Our Mailing List!MailingList
2015 Collaboration Award
Open for Submissions & More

Do you have a creative project that is a collaboration between two or more women from two or more of our member organizations? It's time to submit for the 2015 Collaboration Award! See the info below and on our website.

Tonight's event from the League of Professional Theatre Women is happening as long as the New York Public Library system stays open. Hope to see you there.

We are also continuing to develop our social media team and our

If you have any problem reading  the flyers below, you can see them on our Online Blog.  

Hope to see you soon,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.

2015 Collaboration Award


REQUEST FOR SUBMISSIONS


THE WOMEN IN THE ARTS AND MEDIA COALITION, INC. ANNOUNCES THE 2015 COLLABORATION AWARD:
WOMEN WORKING WITH WOMEN
The Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc. will present the 2015 Collaboration Award recognizing Women Working with Women.

The $1,000 Collaboration Award and additional honorable mentions are designed to encourage professional women in the arts and media from different specializations to work collaboratively on the creation of a new artistic work.  As the aim of the award is to encourage women to work collaboratively with women of other disciplines, each collaborative team must be comprised of female members of different Coalition associations, unions, guilds and affiliates of The Coalition.  Eligible teams may submit any form of creative collaboration on a new work that had its first public performance within the last two years 2013-2015. A Public Performance can include, but is not limited to a staged reading, gallery show, screenings, concert series, etc.
Submissions will be judged on the basis of artistic excellence, diversity, and clarity.  All topics and subjects will be considered.  Special attention shall be given to those projects which reflect the goals of the Coalition:  to advance women's work and women's issues.
The team that has been selected and the honorable mentions will be invited to be recognized at an awards ceremony in New York in October 2015.  Women outside of New York may send a designee to speak about their project and accept the award.
Teams of two or more women working together on the creative project may apply for the 2015 Collaboration Award.  Applicants must be members in good standing of two different organizations and/or affiliates with The Coalition.  (See organizations below.)
Send all inquiries and questions to: collaborationaward@womenartsmediacoalition.org 

LPTW Oral History 2/2/15

Yes, it's happening tonight!

League of Professional Theatre Women 
presents Oral History: 

STOCKARD CHANNING
interviewed by Patrick Pacheco

Monday, February 2, 2015 at 6:00PM
Bruno Walter Auditorium
New York Public Library 
for the Performing Arts at
Lincoln Center
65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue
This program is produced by Betty Corwin.
FREE Admission, Seating First Come First Served
This program is made possible, in part, with public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.
The Oral History program enjoys continued support from The Edith Meisner Foundation.
 




(from Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, 

League of Professional Theatre Women, and WomenArts)

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to receive Submission Opportunities for writers, directors, actors and more for Stage and/or Screen.  (You get to pick what you receive, and we will not send you information that is not requested.)
Link to #ScreenOpps online


Link to  #Stage Opps online


Link to #Stage Opps online
Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
on the WomenArts website.

Members
Member Organizations:              

Affiliate Member Organizations:

We have more new Member Organizations pending! Watch this space ...

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Social Media Push for Petition - need 100,000 signatures by 2/6 - please share

Funding Women Artists

100,000 Signatures Needed to Support Equitable Funding for Women Artists by Feb 6th

Inspiring Change for Women in the Arts

During President Obama's administration, the fight for equality has had a renewed energy and significance. The national call for "equal pay for equal work for women" has been heard by the arts community, as well. Women artists have a stake in the call to raise the minimum wage to a living wage, as they often take on day jobs in order to support their families and themselves as artists. Women have the civil and human right to participate equally in opportunities for creative expression in programs supported by taxpayer funds.
The "Cromnibus" bill, recently passed by the House of Representatives, approved $146 million for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities each; $30 million for the Office of Museum Services; and $25 million for the U.S. Department of Education's Arts in Education program. What would equitable distribution of these funds mean for women artists nationally?Everything.
To this end, a petition calling for legislation guaranteeing women equal access and opportunity for employment in government funded arts organizations has been launched. At least 100,000 signatures are needed by February 6, 2015 in order to receive an official response from the White House.
People can view, sign and share the petition here:

Equitable Distribution of Funds

The petition states: "We the People petition the Obama administration to enact legislation whereby any nonprofit arts organization or institution that is receiving city, state or federal funding should be mandated to allocate an equitable portion of that funding to women artists across the board, thereby ensuring that women receive grants and/or employment opportunities that are still being denied them.
"For example, studies show that in the American Theatre women receive less than 20% of production opportunities nationwide. With this new legislation, playwrights, directors, designers, dramaturgs, etc. would have a fair shot at working and/or creating in their chosen field. Commercial theatre producers will continue to produce and/or employ whomever they choose—man or woman. But when government monies are involved, the petition asks for a mandate for parity in the disbursement of those dollars for all women in the literary, performing and visual arts."
President Obama said in his 2014 State of the Union address,"When women succeed, America succeeds." Ensure that women artists can succeed by signing this petition which can change their lives as well as the landscape of work created by women artists for the enjoyment and betterment of arts and culture in communities, cities, and states across America.
Opportunities to sign the petition are open until Feb. 6, 2015.
View, sign and share this petition today here:
Shortened link for posting:
Some hashtags:
#LeanIn
#ChangeTheRatio
#Ask4More
#EqualVoice
#parityraid
#paritypetition
#theatrewomen
#womeninfilm
#glasscurtain
#glassceiling
#womencallingtheshots
#halfthesky
#heforshe
Shellen Lubin & Avis Boone
Co-Presidents

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Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.
244 Fifth Avenue
Suite 2932

New York, NY  10010
212-592-4511

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TIMELY: Arts Funding Petition for Gender Parity

Here is the link to the petition: http://1.usa.gov/1Ao26IW

And here is a link to the press release with social media suggestions: http://onepagerapp.com/rm17

Yvette Heyliger (an LPTW member), has come up with a petition 
about how to connect gender parity to public funding. 

It was not written under the aegis of any particular group or network but was submitted by her.

It already has the requisite 150+ signatures for it to go from "invisible" to "visible" on the White House site. Now it needs 100,000 by Feb 6th to get an official response from the White House.

One person who responded to Yvette right away was Gloria Steinem; Ms. Steinem said she would also explore how this effort might be done without crafting new legislation, via Title IX. That said, we must pursue multiple avenues, and this one might very well help that one along. I propose that we:

1. all sign this petition if we haven't already
2. disseminate it widely to others that would sign via email and/or social media.  
3. officially endorse this petition as an organization and recommend that all our member orgs do the same and put a link to it on our home page; get the word out on eblasts etc; encourage other organizations to do same. 

Yvette also has a press release I can forward you if you are interested; it includes some suggested social media hashtags that we at the LPTW Think Tank have compiled. I will bring next week.

A few things are intriguing about the petition:
• it calls for legislation, but given the character count limit on whitehouse.gov, does not actually spell out the legislation, so at the moment has no actual or potential drawbacks
• it does not call for a quota but for equal access and opportunity
• theatre is mentioned as an example, but it applies to all the arts and to all arts institutions — so we should get it to go beyond our community as well

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Coalition Newsletter - January 2015 - New Networking Event & More




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Newsletter
Newsletter V:1bJanuary 2015
In This Issue
Drinks With the Girls 1/26
Drama Desk Panel 1/12
#StageOpps & #ScreenOpps
Member Organizations
Quick Links

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Find us on Pinterest

Visit our blog



Join Our Mailing List!MailingList
New Networking Event & More

Besides the Drama Desk panel on 1/12 for only $5 to Coalition member org members, we've got our newest networking event: Drinks With the Girls, on Monday 1/26. See below for more info.

We are looking for some great folk for 2015, for the following projects:
     2015 Collaboration Award and Gala
     #StageOpps & #ScreenOpps Newsletters
     Fundraising & Grantwriting
     Social Media

We are also continuing to develop our

If you have any problem reading  the flyer below, you can see it on our Online Blog.  

Stay tuned for info on our Collaboration Award which will be opening for 2015 submissions on February 1.

Hope to see you soon,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.

Drinks With the Girls 1/26/15
Join us for the kick-off of a new Coalition monthly event:
DRINKS WITH THE GIRLS

In the media today you often read about how biased the arts still are. Female producers and directors are an anomaly even now, and don't even think about female technicians. So let's change it. Let's bring together all the smart talented women we know (and ones we don't), put us all in one space, and get some s**t done!

The plan: Drinks!

Most independent projects start out as just that: an idea over coffee or cocktails that then grows into a fully realized production. For thousands of years that's the way women have moved the world: get everyone together for some social time and let's talk.

So we're starting an event once a month that brings together women from all over the arts. We'll find a bar, hunker down and just see what happens. 

No agendas, no plans, just drinks with the girls. 

Please join us for our kickoff night:

Monday, January 26th
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pranna Restaurant
79 Madison Avenue (corner of 28th Street)                      


Happy hour specials all evening!


Drama Desk Panel 1/12/15 - see additional info below
Drama Desk panel
BOB STILLMAN JOINS DRAMA DESK'S FIRST PANEL OF 2015
Bob Stillman, currently in the company of the Broadway hit 
It's Only a Play, is an eleventh-hour addition to the upcoming Drama Desk panel discussion, "Art Imitates Art:  The Enduring Appeal of Theater About Theater."  The event, moderated by Drama Desk member Adrienne Onofri, will take place on Monday, January 12, 2014, at 6 pm at ASCAP headquarters, One Lincoln Plaza, 1900 Broadway (between West 63rd and West 64th Streets) in New York City.

Stillman joins the following previously announced panelists (in alphabetical order): Jim Brochu, the Drama Desk winning creator and star of Character Man and Zero Hour; T.R. Knight, who was recently seen off-Broadway in Pocatello, co-starred inA Life in the Theatre and Noises Off on Broadway,  and is probably best known for his role in TV's Grey's Anatomy; five-time Tony Award nominee Jan Maxwell, who has played an actress in Follies, The Royal Family and To  Be or Not To Be, and starred in City of Conversation last year at Lincoln Center Theaterplaywright Sarah Ruhl whose Stage Kiss was produced last year by Playwrights Horizons, and who was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for In The Next Room, or The Vibrator Play and The Clean House and Marilyn Sokol, whose many credits as a screen and stage actor include the theatrical-set plays Light Up the Sky, Scenery and In the Wings.

Admission to the panel discussion is $5 for Drama Desk members and all members of Coalition member organizations; $10 for non-members, with payment (cash or check only) at the door.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Because of security policies of the venue, advance reservations are requested.  

Reservations:  DramaDesk58@gmail.com


JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to receive Submission Opportunities for writers, directors, actors and more for Stage and/or Screen.  (You get to pick what you receive, and we will not send you information that is not requested.)
Link to #ScreenOpps online


Link to  #Stage Opps online


Link to #Stage Opps online
Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
on the WomenArts website.

Members
Member Organizations:              

Affiliate Member Organizations:

We have more new Member Organizations pending! Watch this space ...




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Coalition Newsletter - January 2015 - News and Member Discount




Coalition Logo
Newsletter
Newsletter V:1January 2015
In This Issue
Drama Desk Panel
#StageOpps & #ScreenOpps
Member Organizations
Quick Links

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Find us on Pinterest

Visit our blog



Join Our Mailing List!MailingList
News and Member Discount

Stay tuned for info on our Collaboration Award which will be opening for 2015 submissions by February 1.

We are looking for some great folk for 2015, for the following projects:
     2015 Collaboration Award and Gala
     #StageOpps & #ScreenOpps Newsletters
     Fundraising & Grantwriting
     Social Media

We are also continuing to develop our

If you have any problem reading  the flyer below, you can see it on our Online Blog.  

Hope to see you soon,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.

Drama Desk Panel 1/12/15
Drama Desk panel


JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to receive Submission Opportunities for writers, directors, actors and more for Stage and/or Screen.  (You get to pick what you receive, and we will not send you information that is not requested.)
Link to #ScreenOpps online


Link to  #Stage Opps online

Link to #Stage Opps online
Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
on the WomenArts website.

Members
Member Organizations:              

Affiliate Member Organizations:

We have more new Member Organizations pending! Watch this space ...




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Newsletter - December 2014 - Two Great Events on Wednesday w/ Discounts




Coalition Logo
Newsletter
Newsletter IV:12bDecember 2014
In This Issue
Today's 'Modern American Woman' Discussion - Discount
WMM Workshop - Discount
She's Beautiful When She's Angry - w/ NYWIFT & WMM
#StageOpps & #ScreenOpps
Member Organizations
Quick Links

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Find us on Pinterest

Visit our blog



Join Our Mailing List!MailingList
A Few More December Treats

Two great discounts for Wednesday night, and one great documentary you should see this week if you haven't already.

Also, we are still looking for some great folk for the following projects:
     2015 Collaboration Award and Gala
     #StageOpps & #ScreenOpps Newsletters
     Fundraising & Grantwriting
     
If you're on facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, etc. and would like to be on our Social Media Street Team, send your email address to socialmedia@womenartsmediacoalition.org. We'll let you know when we're doing special postings online, and you can help spread the word.

We are also continuing to develop our

If you have any problem reading  these flyers, you can see them on our Online Blog.  

Hope to see you soon,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.





Join our Co-Presidents and Board Members at this fascinating panel 
co-sponsored by the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition.

Women Make Movies Workshop - Discount



MEET THE BROADCASTER: EPIX

The next WMM workshop is on Wednesday, Dec. 10th at 6:30pm, Meet the Broadcaster: EPIX.  EPIX is a premium movie and original programming entertainment service delivering the latest movie releases, classic film franchises, original documentaries, comedy and music events on TV, on demand, online and on devices. Recent Epix documentaries include Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, Altman and TWA Flight 800. Director of Documentary Programming and Acquisitions, Jill Burkhart, will be here to provide an inside look at what Epix is looking to acquire and how best to position your film.

Register here - WAMC is the discount code for all members of member orgs.

She's Beautiful When She's Angry



SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY
is still playing through Thursday
at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema
143 E. Houston St.

 See it if you can. It's SO important!
#StillBeautifulStillAngry

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement from 1966 to 1971. 

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL does not shy away from the controversies over race, sexual identity and leadership that arose in the women's movement.

US * 2014 * 16:9 * Stereo * 92 mins * Not Rated 


JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to receive Submission Opportunities for writers, directors, actors and more for Stage and/or Screen.  (You get to pick what you receive, and we will not send you information that is not requested.)
Link to #ScreenOpps online


Link to  #Stage Opps online


Link to #Stage Opps online
Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
on the WomenArts website.

Members
Member Organizations:              

Affiliate Member Organizations:

We have more new Member Organizations pending! Watch this space ...

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Newsletter - December 2014 - More Member Events & Discounts




Coalition Logo
Newsletter
Newsletter IV:12bDecember 2014
In This Issue
Today's 'Modern American Woman' Discussion - Discount
She's Beautiful When She's Angry - w/ NYWIFT & WMM
#StageOpps & #ScreenOpps
Member Organizations
Quick Links

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Find us on Pinterest

Visit our blog



Join Our Mailing List!MailingList
Upcoming Events
and More

As we head towards the end of the year, we are looking for some great folk for 2015, for the following projects:
     2015 Collaboration Award and Gala
     #StageOpps & #ScreenOpps Newsletters
     Fundraising & Grantwriting
     Social Media

Please reply to this email if you're interested in becoming more involved with us in the coming year.

We are also continuing to develop our

If you have any problem reading  these flyers, you can see them on our Online Blog.  

Hope to see you soon,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.




 

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY
w/ NYWIFT & WMM


Please join us on Sunday, December 7 at 7:15 p.m.
At the Landmark Sunshine Cinema for a Special Presentation of:
SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY

Followed by a Q&A with Producer/Director Mary Dore,
Producer Nancy Kennedy &
Exec Producers Elizabeth Dreihaus & Pamela Tanner Boll

This special celebration of women filmmakers
is co-presented by: 
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition
New York Women in Film & Television 
Women Make Movies
The Chicken & Egg Pictures Team
Fork Films Team 

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement from 1966 to 1971. 

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL takes us from the founding of NOW, when ladies wore hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical factions of women's liberation; from intellectuals like Kate Millett to the street theatrics of WITCH (Women's International Conspiracy from Hell!).

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL aims not to romanticize the early movement, but to dramatize it in its exhilarating, quarrelsome, sometimes heart-wrenching glory. The film does not shy away from the controversies over race, sexual identity and leadership that arose in the women's movement.

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY captures the spirit of the time -- thrilling, scandalous, and often hilarious.
 
US * 2014 * 16:9 * Stereo * 92 mins * Not Rated 


JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to receive Submission Opportunities for writers, directors, actors and more for Stage and/or Screen.  (You get to pick what you receive, and we will not send you information that is not requested.)
Link to #ScreenOpps online


Link to  #Stage Opps online

Link to #Stage Opps online
Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
on the WomenArts website.

Members
Member Organizations:              

Affiliate Member Organizations:

We have more new Member Organizations pending! Watch this space ...
Forward this email



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Coalition, NYWIFT & WMM: She's Beautiful When She's Angry - 12/7 at 7:15pm

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY
December 7th - w/ NYWIFT & WMM



Please join us on Sunday, December 7 at 7:15 p.m.
At the Landmark Sunshine Cinema for a Special Presentation of:
SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY

Followed by a Q&A with Producer/Director Mary Dore,
Producer Nancy Kennedy &
Exec Producers Elizabeth Dreihaus & Pamela Tanner Boll

This special celebration of women filmmakers
is co-presented by: 
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition
New York Women in Film & Television 
Women Make Movies
The Chicken & Egg Pictures Team
Fork Films Team 

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement from 1966 to 1971. 

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL takes us from the founding of NOW, when ladies wore hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical factions of women's liberation; from intellectuals like Kate Millett to the street theatrics of WITCH (Women's International Conspiracy from Hell!).

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL aims not to romanticize the early movement, but to dramatize it in its exhilarating, quarrelsome, sometimes heart-wrenching glory. The film does not shy away from the controversies over race, sexual identity and leadership that arose in the women's movement.  

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY captures the spirit of the time -- thrilling, scandalous, and often hilarious.
 
US * 2014 * 16:9 * Stereo * 92 mins * Not Rated 

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Newsletter - December 2014 - Upcoming Events and More




Coalition Logo
Newsletter
Newsletter IV:12December 2014
In This Issue
She's Beautiful When She's Angry - 12/7 - w/ NYWIFT & WMM
The Brightness of Heaven - Discount
#StageOpps & #ScreenOpps
Member Organizations
Quick Links

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Find us on Pinterest

Visit our blog



Join Our Mailing List!MailingList
Upcoming Events
and More

As we head towards the end of the year, we are looking for some great folk for 2015, for the following projects:
     2015 Collaboration Award and Gala
     #StageOpps & #ScreenOpps Newsletters
     Fundraising & Grantwriting
     Social Media

We are also continuing to develop our

If you have any problem reading  these flyers, you can see them on our Online Blog.  

Hope to see you soon,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY
December 7th - w/ NYWIFT & WMM


Please join us on Sunday, December 7 at 7:15 p.m.
At the Landmark Sunshine Cinema for a Special Presentation of:
SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY

Followed by a Q&A with Producer/Director Mary Dore,
Producer Nancy Kennedy &
Exec Producers Elizabeth Dreihaus & Pamela Tanner Boll

This special celebration of women filmmakers
is co-presented by: 
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition
New York Women in Film & Television 
Women Make Movies
The Chicken & Egg Pictures Team
Fork Films Team 

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement from 1966 to 1971. 

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL takes us from the founding of NOW, when ladies wore hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical factions of women's liberation; from intellectuals like Kate Millett to the street theatrics of WITCH (Women's International Conspiracy from Hell!).

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL aims not to romanticize the early movement, but to dramatize it in its exhilarating, quarrelsome, sometimes heart-wrenching glory. The film does not shy away from the controversies over race, sexual identity and leadership that arose in the women's movement.  SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY captures the spirit of the time -- thrilling, scandalous, and often hilarious.
 
US * 2014 * 16:9 * Stereo * 92 mins * Not Rated 




THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN
a new play by Laura Pederson
directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser
Cherry Lane theatre
38 Commerce Street

 
$38 per ticket with our special code:  BHWAM
(a portion of your ticket price will be donated to the Coalition)

The Kilgannons are a typical Irish family in 1974 Buffalo. However, the world is changing fast, the generation gap is widening, and the future is up for grabs. Will the Kilgannons find the serenity to accept the things they cannot change and the wisdom to know that what needs changing most is sitting around the dinner table? THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN is a witty drama about Family, Faith, and the ties that bind - sometimes too tightly.

YOU CAN USE THIS CODE FOR ANY PERFORMANCE
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE until December 14:
Wednesdays at 3PM & 7PM, Thursdays & Fridays at 7PM
Saturdays at 3PM & 7PM, Sundays at 3PM

A drama with comedy that may be inappropriate for anyone under 10.
Approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
Schedule & pricing may change at any time.



JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to receive Submission Opportunities for writers, directors, actors and more for Stage and/or Screen.  (You get to pick what you receive, and we will not send you information that is not requested.)
Link to #ScreenOpps online


Link to  #Stage Opps online

Link to #Stage Opps online
Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
on the WomenArts website.

Members
Member Organizations:              

Affiliate Member Organizations:

We have more new Member Organizations pending! Watch this space ...
Forward this email



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Giving Tuesday - a day to receive that good feeling of giving




Be a Part of Giving Tuesday!
#GivingTuesday inspires personal philanthropy and encourages bigger, better and smarter charitable giving during the holiday season, show that the world truly gives as good as it gets.

Today is the third annual #GivingTuesday.

The Women in the Arts & Media Coalition gives you so much all year. Won't you consider giving to us to help us do the work of bringing information, events, and opportunities to you?

#ScreenOpps and #StageOpps

The Women in the Arts & Media Coalition gives to you all year by bringing you these two newsletters with Submission Opportunities for Theatre and Film/Video with a special focus on women and special populations.

Don't you want to help keep them coming?

Our Signature Events

We just produced our 2014 VintAge Event including the first Elsa Rael VintAge Award to Morgan Jenness for Advocacy for Women Aging in the Arts and Media. 
(pic: Co-Pres Avis Boone [l] Awardee Morgan Jenness [c] Co-Pres Shellen Lubin [r])

Next year is our famed Collaboration Award - will you be submitting a project?
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition
and Blog

Every day you can find out what's happening in events and openings of special interest related to women, the arts, and/or the media--today, tomorrow, or well in advance. Our calendar is color-coded and a Google calendar, so you can add it to your own.

We also have additional info on all the events on our Blog. 

Many events we co-sponsor and/or offer discounts to all the members of all our member organizations (that's over 80,000 people!).
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to help further our Mission, please send a check or money order to us at:

Women in the Arts and Media Coalition, Inc.
244 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2932
New York, NY 10000

You can also make an online donation through the PayPal button below:
Whether or not you spent on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, please consider kicking off your holiday giving season with an end-of-year charitable gift on #GivingTuesday. Thank you!
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Newsletter - November 2014 - Member Offers




Coalition Logo
Newsletter
Newsletter IV:11bNovember 2014
In This Issue
The Brightness of Heaven - Coalition Night with discount
The Imitation Game - Free from WGAE
#StageOpps & #ScreenOpps
Member Organizations
Quick Links

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Find us on Pinterest

Visit our blog



Join Our Mailing List!MailingList
Upcoming Events
for
Coalition Organization Members!

Come see The Brightness of Heaven with us on Tuesday November 25!
It's a benefit for the Coalition, but is still at a discounted rate and includes a talkback. Below that is a WGAE screening free to all Coalition members (but you must RSVP).
AND REMEMBER:  if you are a member of any of our member orgs, you are a member of the Coalition!  See list of member organizations at the bottom of this newsletter.

We are also continuing to develop our
Please send all events of interest to us at: calendar@womenartsmediacoalition.org or submit it on our website. All of you can help us make this calendar THE central place for events and programs of interest to women in the arts and media. 

If you have any problem reading  these flyers, you can see them on our Online Blog.  

Hope to see you at one of these events,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.





THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN
a new play by Laura Pederson
directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser
Cherry Lane theatre
38 Commerce Street
 

 
Tuesday, November 25 at 7 p.m.

Performance plus Talkback on Collaboration
(leading up to the start of our next Collaboration Award submission!)
with collaborators from Brightness of Heaven, and others
including Lorca Peress, honoree at two Collaboration Awards Events

$38 per ticket with our special code:  BHWAM
(a portion of your ticket price will be donated to the Coalition)

The Kilgannons are a typical Irish family in 1974 Buffalo. However, the world is changing fast, the generation gap is widening, and the future is up for grabs. Will the Kilgannons find the serenity to accept the things they cannot change and the wisdom to know that what needs changing most is sitting around the dinner table? THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN is a witty drama about Family, Faith, and the ties that bind - sometimes too tightly.

YOU CAN USE THAT CODE FOR ANY PERFORMANCE
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE until December 14:
Wednesdays at 3PM & 7PM, Thursdays & Fridays at 7PM
Saturdays at 3PM & 7PM, Sundays at 3PM
No performance 11/27 at 7PM.

A drama with comedy that may be inappropriate for anyone under 10.
Approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
Schedule & pricing may change at any time.


THE IMITATION GAME - Free Screening from WGAEwmm

An Invitation from the Writers Guild of America EastThe Weinstein Company and Writers Guild of America, East

invite you and a guest to a screening of

 
THE IMITATION GAME
 
Followed by a Q&A with screenwriter Graham Moore
 
Moderated by Scott Silver (8 Mile, The Fighter)
RSVP
at the Beekman Theatre at 1271 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10065
As a courtesy to Mr. Moore, please do not RSVP to this event 
unless you are available to stay for the Q&A
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During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of 'gross indecency', an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality - little did officials know, they were actually incriminating the pioneer of modern-day computing. Famously leading a motley group of scholars, linguists, chess champions and intelligence officers, he was credited with cracking the so-called unbreakable codes of Germany's World War II Enigma machine. An intense and haunting portrayal of a brilliant, complicated man, THE IMITATION GAME follows a genius who under nail-biting pressure helped to shorten the war and, in turn, save thousands of lives. Directed by Morten Tyldum with a screenplay by Graham Moore, the film stars BenedictCumberbatchKeira KnightleyMatthew GoodeRory KinnearAllen LeechMatthew BeardCharles Dance and Mark Strong.
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All Coalition members are welcome, but YOU MUST RSVP. Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no shows. This invitation is non-transferable.  Please bring your photo ID for admittance. No cameras allowed and no recording permitted.  Violation of this prohibition is subject to civil and criminal liabilities.



JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to receive Submission Opportunities for writers, directors, actors and more for Stage and/or Screen.  (You get to pick what you receive, and we will not send you information that is not requested.)
Link to #ScreenOpps online


Link to  #Stage Opps online


Link to #Stage Opps online
Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
on the WomenArts website.

Members
Member Organizations:              

Affiliate Member Organizations:

We have more new Member Organizations pending! Watch this space ...


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Coalition Newsletter - November 2014 - Member Discounts



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Newsletter
Newsletter IV:11October 2014
In This Issue
NYWIFT-Women Aren't Funny?
WMM-Workshop on Crowdfunding
The Brightness of Heaven discount
The Underclassman
#StageOpps & #ScreenOpps
Member Organizations
Quick Links

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Find us on Pinterest

Visit our blog



Join Our Mailing List!MailingList
News and Upcoming Events
for
Coalition Organization Members!

There are four member discounts in this Newsletter.
AND REMEMBER:  if you are a member of any of our member orgs, you are a member of the Coalition!  See list of member organizations at the bottom of this newsletter.

We are also continuing to develop our
Please send all events of interest to us at: calendar@womenartsmediacoalition.org or submit it on our website. All of you can help us make this calendar THE central place for events and programs of interest to women in the arts and media. 

If you have any problem reading  these flyers, you can see them on our Online Blog.  

Hope to see you at one of these events,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.

NYWIFT-Women Aren't Funny?


nywift.org
NYWIFT
Women Aren't Funny: Debunking the Myth
Event: Thursday Nov. 6, 2014

NYWIFT and Caroline's On Broadway have teamed up to createWomen Aren't Funny: Debunking the Myth as part of the 2014 New York Comedy Festival.  Moderator and comedian Bonnie McFarlane will delve into the themes of her recent documentary, "Women Aren't Funny" with our group of illustrious panelists.  These women include television and film talent, all of whom have made a major impact on the world of comedy.  They will share their journeys as performers, writers and producers - from behind the scenes to the front lines.  With this array of diverse and special talent, it's sure to be a remarkable evening of hilarious, extraordinary women!
Photo Credit: Sophy Holland
Photo Credit: Sophy Holland
Lea DeLaria seems to have achieved overnight stardom with her stand-out role as Big Boo in the Netflix hit series Orange is the New Black. In fact, Lea was the first queer comic to perform on television in America which launched her into world recognition.  Prior to her success onOrange, she appeared in countless television series (includingCalifornicationLaw and Order SVUWill and Grace), films (First Wives Club) and on and off Broadway.  As if that's not enough, she has five records on the Warner Jazz and Classics label and her book, Lea's Book of Rules for the World is in its third printing.

Marina Franklin is emerging as one of the hottest comedians in the comedy scene today, with notable appearances on Wanda Sykes'Herlarious, Showtime's Women Who KillThe Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Jay Leno ShowChapelle's ShowTough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Season 2 of NBC's Last Comic Standing andShowtime at the Apollo.  Based in New York, she is a favorite in Comedy Festivals across the world.  Originally from Chicago, Franklin made her acting debut at the Illinois Rep Theatre and earned her MFA in acting at Syracuse University.  Franklin is viciously likeable, if there is such a thing.
  


  



Judy Gold, Emmy Award winning actress and comedian, is best known as the star of her two critically acclaimed, long running Off Broadway hit shows: The Judy Show - My Life as a Sitcom and 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother. In addition to numerous guest starring appearances on television (including 30 Rock2 Broke GirlsUgly Betty), her many hosting duties have included The View, Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time and the GLAAD Media Awards. Her stand-up specials include Comedy Central Presents: Judy GoldTough Crowd Stands Up and her own HBO half-hour special, for which she received the Cable Ace Award.  Judy won two Emmy Awards for writing and producing The Rosie O'Donnell Show.

M. Blair Breard is the Executive Producer on the award winning comedy series entitled Louie. She also produced Louis C.K. Live from the Beacon Theater, and Louis C.K. Oh My God for HBO. Next year, Ms. Breard will executive produce, with Louis C.K., a comedy series starring Zach Galifianakis, entitled Baskets.


Bonnie McFarlane
 (Moderator) is a national headlining comedian who has performed several times on The Late Show with David Letterman, has an HBO special, a Comedy Central special and an adorable 7 year old daughter. But don't ask her to pick a favorite because she loves them all equally.  She most recently directed a movie called Women Aren't Funny that she calls "probably the most important film of our generation." You can get it on iTunes.  Big act, Rich Vos is her husband. She's required by marriage vows to include him in any bio.
  



  

  

Produced by Terry Greenberg and Susan B. Ades 




Thursday, November 6 from 6-7:45 p.m.
$15 for NYWIFT members
$15 for Members of the Writers Guild of America East (WGAE), Directors Guild (DGA), Producers Guild (PGA), SAG-AFTRA
$15 for Members and Affiliate Organizations of the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition including Actors' Equity Association (AEA), The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), and the Dramatists Guild, Inc. (DG)
$25 for Nonmembers
RSVP by prepayment or online
Location:Carolines on Broadway
1626 Broadway
(Between 49th and 50th Streets) 
Register





WMM-Workshop on Crowdfundingwmm

The next Women Make Movies workshop is coming up on Wednesday, Nov. 19th at 6:30pm, Crowdfunding: Case Studies from Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Seed & Spark.  This workshop will bring together filmmakers who have successfully raised funds through a variety of platforms including Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Seed & Spark. Come join us for a lively, informative discussion about the new frontier of independent financing.  You can register at:
http://www.wmm.com/filmmakers/workshops_registration.shtml. 

This is also your last chance to register for the three workshop pass for only $55 - beginning with Crowdfunding on Nov. 19th. That's a savings of over 25%!  Additional workshops in the package include: Creating The Right Festival Strategy for Your Film on Thursday, Dec. 4th and Meet the Broadcast: Epix on Wednesday, Dec. 10th.  For more information, go to link above.





$38 per ticket with our special code:  BHWAM

The Kilgannons are a typical Irish family in 1974 Buffalo. However, the world is changing fast, the generation gap is widening, and the future is up for grabs. Will the Kilgannons find the serenity to accept the things they cannot change and the wisdom to know that what needs changing most is sitting around the dinner table? THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN is a witty drama about Family, Faith, and the ties that bind - sometimes too tightly.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE from October 16-December 14:
Wednesdays at 3PM & 7PM
Thursdays & Fridays at 7PM
Saturdays at 3PM & 7PM
Sundays at 3PM
Added performances 10/21 at 7PM, 10/28 at 7PM and 11/25 at 7PM.
No performances 10/22 at 3PM, 10/31 at 7PM or 11/27 at 7PM.
10/26 is opening no tickets available.

A drama with comedy that may be inappropriate for anyone under 10.
Approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
Schedule & pricing may change at any time.


THE UNDERCLASSMAN - LPTW/COALITION Discount! 

On Thursday, November 20, there will be a special 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE pre-show talk by a wonderful Fitzgerald scholar, Ann Margaret Daniel, discussing the role of women in F. Scott Fitzgerald's work.  A ticket from or for any performance entitles you to attend this lecture.

THE UNDERCLASSMAN
A New Musical Inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald


TICKETS: Dukeon42.org or 636-223-3010
or in person at The Duke on 42nd Street a NEW 42ND STREET® project
229 W 42nd Street  (between 7th & 8th Avenues)
Or visit www.ProspectTheater.org for details on season memberships and $16.50 member tickets!

Use promo code LPTW and save 30% with $38.50 tickets!
Must purchase by 11/14.  Subject to availability.



Music & Lyrics by PETER MILLS
Book by Peter Mills & Cara Reichel
inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald's
This Side of Paradise


Directed by CARA REICHEL
Choreography by CHRISTINE O'GRADYMusic Direction & Orchestrations by DANIEL FEYER

1915.  Brilliantly talented, young F. Scott Fitzgerald is swept into the hierarchy of Ivy League society and the antics of the Princeton Triangle Club, in pursuit of the beautiful and elusive debutante Ginevra King. Their romance inspired one of the greatest novels of the 20th century . . .


JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to receive Submission Opportunities for writers, directors, actors and more for Stage and/or Screen.  (You get to pick what you receive, and we will not send you information that is not requested.)
Link to #ScreenOpps online


Link to  #Stage Opps online


Link to #Stage Opps online
Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
on the WomenArts website.

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Newsletter V:10cOctober 2014
In This Issue
NYWIFT Conversation with Lee Grant
LPTW International Award
WGAE High Maintenance
LPTW London Trip
The Brightness of Heaven discount
Member Organizations
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Upcoming Free & Discounted
Events & Adventures
for
Coalition Organization Members!

REMEMBER:  if you are a member of any of our member orgs, you are a member of the Coalition!  See list of member organizations at the bottom of this newsletter.

We are also continuing to develop our
Please send all events of interest to us at: calendar@womenartsmediacoalition.org or submit it on our website. All of you can help us make this calendar THE central place for events and programs of interest to women in the arts and media. 

If you have any problem reading  these flyers, you can see them on our Online Blog.  

Hope to see you soon,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.
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NYWIFT - Lee Grant Conversation - 10/27 - FREE!nywift


A Conversation with Lee Grant
Join us for an evening with Lee Grant, whose talent, intelligence, grit and passion have made her one of the most respected and beloved figures in the entertainment world. Grant first gained acclaim as an award-winning star of stage and screen, then went on to have a distinguished three-decade career as a director, a remarkable achievement for a woman of her day. In 1989, Women in Film honored Grant with its first ever Lifetime Achievement Award.  She received NYWIFT's Muse Award in 2004. 

Grant recounts her fascinating story in her new memoir, I Said Yes to Everything. There will be a book signing directly following the event.

Film critic Jeffrey Lyons will be conducting the interview with Grant.

A Conversation with Lee Grant - produced by Terry Greenberg
Date/Time:Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Pricing:Free for NYWIFT members
Free for Members and Affiliate Organizations of the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition including Actors' Equity Association (AEA), The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), Dramatists Guild, Inc. (DG), the Writer's Guild of America East (WGAE), SAG-AFTRA and Women Make Movies.
Free for Members of the Actors Studio, the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and Employees of AMC Networks.
Free for Students (with Valid I.D.)
$20 for Nonmembers
RSVP online
Location:Tribeca Film Center
375 Greenwich Street
(Between N. Moore and Franklin)  


LPTW - International Award international

WGAE - High Maintenance Invitationwgae
   RSVP - limited space!
Please join WGA-Brooklyn for a conversation with

 
HIGH MAINTENANCE
 
Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair

 

Wednesday, October 29, 6:30pm
61 Local ~ 61 Bergen Street (at Smith Street)
Cobble Hill, Brooklyn (Adjacent to the F Train Station)
 

In HIGH MAINTENANCE, a critically-acclaimed web series, a nameless cannabis dealer 
delivers to clients with neuroses as diverse as the city they live in. The series was 
created by husband-and-wife team Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair. 
They produce this series in New York with their manager, Russell Gregory, 
as Janky Clown Productions. Check out the WGAE Write On Blog interview with 
Katja and Ben here.

6:30-7:15pm:
Mingle, eat and drink

7:15-8:15pm:  
HIGH MAINTENANCE co-creators and writers Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair in conversation with the New York Observer's Drew Grant.

8:15pm: 
More mingling, eating and drinking


LPTW - London (& Dublin) Triptrip




$38 per ticket with our special code:  BHWAM

The Kilgannons are a typical Irish family in 1974 Buffalo. However, the world is changing fast, the generation gap is widening, and the future is up for grabs. Will the Kilgannons find the serenity to accept the things they cannot change and the wisdom to know that what needs changing most is sitting around the dinner table? THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN is a witty drama about Family, Faith, and the ties that bind - sometimes too tightly.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE from October 16-December 14:
Wednesdays at 3PM & 7PM
Thursdays & Fridays at 7PM
Saturdays at 3PM & 7PM
Sundays at 3PM
Added performances 10/21 at 7PM, 10/28 at 7PM and 11/25 at 7PM.
No performances 10/22 at 3PM, 10/31 at 7PM or 11/27 at 7PM.
10/26 is opening no tickets available.

A drama with comedy that may be inappropriate for anyone under 10.
Approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
Schedule & pricing may change at any time.



JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to receive Submission Opportunities for writers, directors, actors and more for Stage and/or Screen.  (You get to pick what you receive, and we will not send you information that is not requested.)
Link to #ScreenOpps online


Link to  #Stage Opps online

Link to #Stage Opps online
Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
on the WomenArts website.

Members
Member Organizations:              

Affiliate Member Organizations:

We have more new Member Organizations pending! Watch this space ...
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VintAge Event - Tomorrow!




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VintAge




Supporting the Voice and Vision 
of Women in the Arts & Media As They Age

Award and Event 
Saturday, October 18
1-5:30 p.m.
featuring
Tisa Chang, Morgan Jenness, Isa Goldberg, 
Barbara Davis, Liz Rosenberg, Yvonne Curry



 
 Screening of ADVANCED STYLE
a new short film starring Leslie Uggams

and presentation of the 1st Elsa Rael VintAge Award
to Morgan Jenness by Tisa Chang

 
with Estelle Parsons and Gretchen Cryer on video

 
co-hosted by co-presidents
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone

 
includes a reception and networking

 
46 West 116th Street (just off #2 & #3 train stop)
1-5:30 
Only $20 for Coalition member org members
VintAge celebrates the voice and vision of women in the arts and media as they age. This year's VintAge features a about older women with their own personal styles and philosophies, and a short, JUST THE THREE OF US, starring Leslie Uggams. The event will also have an esteemed panel (t.b.a.). Estelle Parsons and Gretchen Cryer will be speaking in recorded videos. Tisa Chang (Artistic Director, Pan Asian Rep) will then be presenting the 1st Elsa Rael VintAge award to Morgan Jenness, agent & dramaturg, for her advocacy work on behalf of playwright Maria Irene Fornes, which will be followed by a reception and networking.

This year's VintAge features the 1st Elsa Rael VintAge Award Winner for advocacy for women in the arts & media as they age being presented to Morgan Jenness, dramaturg & agent, for spearheading the cause célèbre that has protected Maria Irene Fornes and her playwriting work in her elder years. The award will be presented by Tisa Chang, artistic director of Pan Asian Rep. There will also be pre-taped personal statements made about Elsa Rael and the importance of celebrating women in the arts and media as they age by Estelle Parsons and Gretchen Cryer.

It will be an afternoon both entertaining and illuminating, beginning with the new documentary, ADVANCED STYLE, by Lina Plyoplyte, the story behind the fashion blog which became an international phenomenon (70 minutes); and JUST THE THREE OF US, a short film by Angela Tucker starring Leslie Uggams (15 minutes).

Following will be a panel on breakthroughs and issues of women aging in the arts and media moderated by Isa Goldberg, President of the Drama Desk; panelists include Barbara Davis, COO of the Actors Fund; Morgan Jeness, agent & dramaturg; Tisa Chang, Artistic Director of Pan Asian Rep; Liz Rosenberg, poet/novelist; Yvonne Curry, choreographer/director.

The award presentation will then be followed by a reception and networking. Hosts for the day will be Co-Presidents of the Coalition, Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone.

Presented by the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, and co-sponsored by NYWIFT, SAG-AFTRA, Dramatists Guild, and the League of Professional Theatre Women.

Saturday, October 18, from 1-5:30 p.m. at MIST Harlem 46 West 116th Street (between Lenox and 5th Avenues, right by the 116th Street stop of the #2 and #3 trains). Tickets $20 for all members of all member orgs; $40 for the general public. There are also a very few $100 premium tickets with reserved seating and special gifts.



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VintAge Event - This Saturday - last day for Early Bird Tickets




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VintAge




Supporting the Voice and Vision of Women in the Arts & Media As They Age

Today is the last day to order Early Bird Tickets
for Award and Event 
Saturday, October 18
1-5:30 p.m.
featuring
Tisa Chang, Morgan Jenness, Isa Goldberg, 
Barbara Davis, Liz Rosenberg, Yvonne Curry, and more
with Estelle Parsons and Gretchen Cryer on video



 
Screening of ADVANCED STYLE
plus THE THREE OF US,
a new short film starring Leslie Uggams
and presentation of the 1st Elsa Rael VintAge Award
to Morgan Jenness by Tisa Chang
includes a reception and networking
46 West 116th Street (just off #2 & #3 train stop)
1-5:30 
Only $15 for Coalition member org members
until October 14
VintAge celebrates the voice and vision of women in the arts and media as they age. This year's VintAge features a about older women with their own personal styles and philosophies, and a short, JUST THE THREE OF US, starring Leslie Uggams. The event will also have an esteemed panel (t.b.a.). Estelle Parsons and Gretchen Cryer will be speaking in recorded videos. Tisa Chang (Artistic Director, Pan Asian Rep) will then be presenting the 1st Elsa Rael VintAge award to Morgan Jenness, agent & dramaturg, for her advocacy work on behalf of playwright Maria Irene Fornes, which will be followed by a reception and networking.

This year's VintAge features the 1st Elsa Rael VintAge Award Winner for advocacy for women in the arts & media as they age being presented to Morgan Jenness, dramaturg & agent, for spearheading the cause célèbre that has protected Maria Irene Fornes and her playwriting work in her elder years. The award will be presented by Tisa Chang, artistic director of Pan Asian Rep. There will also be pre-taped personal statements made about Elsa Rael and the importance of celebrating women in the arts and media as they age by Estelle Parsons and Gretchen Cryer.

It will be an afternoon both entertaining and illuminating, beginning with the new documentary, ADVANCED STYLE, by Lina Plyoplyte, the story behind the fashion blog which became an international phenomenon (70 minutes); and JUST THE THREE OF US, a short film by Angela Tucker starring Leslie Uggams (15 minutes).

Following will be a panel on breakthroughs and issues of women aging in the arts and media moderated by Isa Goldberg, President of the Drama Desk; panelists include Barbara Davis, COO of the Actors Fund; Morgan Jeness, agent & dramaturg; Tisa Chang, Artistic Director of Pan Asian Rep; Liz Rosenberg, poet/novelist; Yvonne Curry, choreographer/director.

The award presentation will then be followed by a reception and networking. Hosts for the day will be Co-Presidents of the Coalition, Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone.

Presented by the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, and co-sponsored by NYWIFT, SAG-AFTRA, Dramatists Guild, and the League of Professional Theatre Women.

Saturday, October 18, from 1-5:30 p.m. at MIST Harlem 46 West 116th Street (between Lenox and 5th Avenues, right by the 116th Street stop of the #2 and #3 trains).


Early bird member tickets*  $15; early bird non-member tickets $30; after October 14, member tickets $20; non-member tickets $40. There are also a very few $100 premium tickets with reserved seating and special gifts. (*members are all members of all member organizations of the Coalition)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - VintAge Award & Event 10/18 at MIST Harlem


244 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2932, New York, New York 10010

Contact:          Leslie Shreve
                        212-592-4511
                        press@womenartsmediacoalition.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 8, 2014

WOMEN IN THE ARTS & MEDIA COALITION ANNOUNCES
VintAge
Supporting the Voice and Vision of Women in the Arts & Media As They Age
Early Bird Tickets Still Available through the holiday weekend (10/14)
for the October 18th Award & Event
featuring
Tisa Chang, Morgan Jenness, Isa Goldberg, Barbara Davis, and more
with Estelle Parsons and Gretchen Cryer on video
Screening of ADVANCED STYLE documentary
plus new short film starring Leslie Uggams


The Women in the Arts & Media Coalition is producing VintAge, one of its two Signature Events, supporting the voice and vision of women in the arts & media as they age, on Saturday, October 18, from 1-5:30 p.m. at MIST Harlem

The 1st Elsa Rael VintAge Award Winner for advocacy for women in the arts & media as they age will be presented to Morgan Jenness, dramaturg & agent, for spearheading the cause célèbre that has protected Maria Irene Fornes and her playwriting work in her elder years. The award will be presented by Tisa Chang, artistic director of Pan Asian Rep. There will also be pre-taped personal statements made about Elsa Rael and the importance of celebrating women in the arts and media as they age by Estelle Parsons and Gretchen Cryer.

It will be an afternoon both entertaining and illuminating, beginning with the new documentary ADVANCED STYLE by Lina Plyoplyte, the story behind the fashion blog which became an international phenomenon (70 minutes); and JUST THE THREE OF US, a short film by Angela Tucker starring Leslie Uggams (15 minutes).

Following will be a panel on breakthroughs and issues of women aging in the arts and media moderated by Isa Goldberg, President of the Drama Desk; panelists include Barbara Davis, COO of the Actors Fund, Liz Rosenberg, poet/novelist; Yvonne Curry, choreographer/director, and more.

The award presentation will then be followed by a reception and networking. Hosts for the day will be Co-Presidents of the Coalition, Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone.

A limited number of tickets to VintAge are available to the public. Ticket prices are: $15 for members of any of the Coalition's member organizations / $30 for non-members (early bird rate now extended through October 14), $20 for members after October 14; $40 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased online at www.womenartsmediacoalition.bpt.me