April 17th, 2013 by steveWP
LAST HOUR AND A HALF TO VOTE!!!
We at Art Share are VERY close in the running to get a huge grant. I WOULD LOVE YOUR VOTE, no dough, thank you, just that vote. Yes there is a quick registration for the organization, but it’s not an obnoxious group, so if you could (and haven’t voted already) it would be great. Here’s the deal if this is news to you:
Need your help for a quick minute:
Art Share L.A. needs your vote! Help us to create jobs at Art Share LA and realize the full potential of our sanctuary for the Arts in The Downtown Los Angeles Arts District!
Click here to vote: http://myla2050.maker.good.is/projects/artsharela and please help us spread the word.
In 2012, under a brand new board and staff of 1, Art Share re-opened the doors to host over 2 dozen concerts, 6 gallery exhibitions, a free summer event series and a 10-day community festival. With momentum from the events in 2012, Art Share relaunched it’s educational programs in February of 2013.
The demand for Art Share’s space and services is beyond supply. Our Saturdays are booked with community events through mid-July! We get requests for the space on a daily basis–everything from drawing workshops, to rehearsal space, to theatrical performances, to poetry readings, to community meet-ups and on and on and on… CA Lawyers for the Arts heard about us and sought us out as a co-presenter. The Robotics Club (with over 1,500 members) has sought us out as a co-presenter. The magnitude of artists and organization we’re attracting will only continue to climb.
While we’ve managed to make it this far with a staff of one, it can’t last much longer. We NEED to hire staff. We need to formalize our outreach and marketing. We need to have a clear strategy for short and long-term fundraising. We need to form a program board consisting of our artistic collaborators. We need time to assess so we can move forward in confidence.
WE NEED YOUR VOTES! If Art Share is awarded 1 of the 10 LA2050 grants, we will be able to accomplish all of this. We will be able to immediately hire 6-10 part time staff. We will bring on a team of 3 consultants to work with our organization specifically in the areas of assessment, marketing and fundraising. We will have marketing budget to allow for website development and traditional medium. We will operate smoothly and work towards our full potential. With this grant, Art Share will become fully sustainable in 6 months and the 6-10 part time jobs created will carry well into the future.
Art Share supporters are encouraged to do the following:
· Click here to vote: http://myla2050.maker.good.is/projects/artsharela and please help us spread the word.
Add a line at the end of your signature: VOTE for JOBS at Art Share L.A.!!! – http://myla2050.maker.good.is/projects/artsharela
Use this email as a template to blast out to your entire network!
Change your Facebook photo (see attached jpeg!) and make lots of posts about it on your social media
Thank you for your support!!!
Thalo finally posted this little video of the Pasadena show from last year. I talked about each and every one of the artists in the show, but they edited it down, so don’t get ya hate motors going if you are not it this cut.
Pretty funny, this little interview for “Switched at Birth.” I talked for ten minutes about L.A. but they cut it down to just about nothing. At least I got to say that the 213 is the cutting edge! http://beta.abcfamily.go.com/shows/switched-at-birth/video/PL55124026/_m_VD55239376
October 5th, 2012 by steveWP
We would like to invite you, your friends, and followers to join us. Please see the below message, feel free to spred the word.
Come out support HIP HOP ELEMENTS in full effect. HEX & SKILL will be on view at the Crewest Gallery Sept 8th thru Sept 29th. Join us for the Opening Reception Sep.8th 7:00pm – 10:00pm. DJ HALLUCIN8 on the Turntables….GRAND OFFICIAL CREW …LA DONT PLAY…..visit *
http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/352309388185962/ *for more info and sneek
For those that don’t know Dave Robeson, AKA PANIC, he is a terrific artist who has been in L.A. since childhood (coming from Chile with his family ). He recently tried to get legal status and instead got picked up by the brownshirts at ICE, throwing his family (wife and two young children) into complete chaos. He came up in front of judge that would make Stalin proud and is being sent back to Chile. Long story short, anyone that knows Dave and feels like contributing to the large costs of moving his family to Chile and setting up home can do so anonymously through Paypal using firstname.lastname@example.org as the account you are donating to. Any amount is good!
The most common painful story to hear from writers is about their albums or shoe boxes of photos disappearing or getting stolen or taken by police, never to be seen again. SO, get a decent scanner (Epsons are good and not expensive), scan everything as TIFFs (not JPEGS), then have one copy on an external hard drive, and burn copies to CD or DVD and leave that copy in a secure place that’s other than where your HD copy is, some trusted friend or relative. As long as you’re at it, put basic info on there such as date and location. You’ll appreciate it at some point.