What's Happening

Arts for Life Podcast Series
Episode 1 - Arts for Life: African Voices, a pilot featuring Gcina Mhlophe and Kim Berman
 
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The new Brandeis minor in Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST) presents:

2016 CAST Annual Report
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CAST Design Lab Reports


American Theatre Magazine Features CAST, Peacebuilding and the Arts
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Article: New minor brings social purpose to the arts

Highlights

Creating Profits with Passion Bootcamp
December 6 & 8
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Muktadhara 2016
7th Bi-annual International Forum Theatre Festival
December 5-20, 2016
Badu, India
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Call for Submissions: PARtake - the journal of performance as research
Deadline: December 15, 2016


Songwriting Contest: Musician’s United To Protect Bristol Bay (MUTPBB)
Deadline: December 31
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Call for Submissions: Writing and Art focused on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) Action at Standing Rock
Broadsided Press
Deadline: January 10, 2017
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Call for Sessions: VSA Kennedy Center's 2017 Intersections: Arts & Special Education Conference
Deadline: January 15, 2017
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Call for USDAC LAB Project Proposals
Deadline: February 8, 2017
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Women In Music
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International Community Arts Festival (CAF)
March 27 - April 2, 2017
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Professor Cynthia Cohen Solves the World's Problems with Creativity
The Brandeis Hoot
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Featured News from the Field Theme: "Arts and the 2016 Presidential Election":


Featured News from the Field Theme: "Creative Reflections on Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability":


Oakland Arts Review
Call for Submissions
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Theater of Witness
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Featured News from the Field Theme: "African-led Initiatives at the Intersection of the Arts and Social Transformation"


Monitoring and Evaluation of Participatory Theatre for Change
Search for Common Ground, UNICEF
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2016 Films Online Launch - Global Action Project
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Art for Social Change & State of the Art Reports
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Artist Protection Fund (AFP)
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IIE

Music Versus Gun Violence
#PutTheGunsDown
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Video: Workshop with Jane Wilburn Sapp
Part of the event series Now As Then: Events focusing creative attention on the struggle for voting rights 
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Acting Together Documentary

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Newsletter

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“Acting Together” Documentary Selected to Receive a
2012 Telly Award

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June 8, 2012 –
 The Telly Awards has named Cynthia Cohen and Allison Lund as winners in the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “Acting Together on the World Stage.”  Selected from nearly 13,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, Telly Award is the most well-known and prestigious professional video industry award, this is a tremendous honor for the production team including Theatre Without Borders, Brandeis University’s Peacebuilding and the Arts program, and filmmaker Allison Lund.

The Telly Awards was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding professional video and film productions. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.

“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, executive director of the Telly Awards.  “Cohen and Lund's accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”A prestigious judging panel of over 500 accomplished industry professionals, comprising the Silver Telly Council (Silver being the highest presented award), judged the competition, upholding the historical standard of excellence that Telly represents.  “Acting Together on the World Stage” won a Bronze Telly in the Education category.

ATThis July will mark one-year anniversary of completion of the documentary, “Acting Together on the World Stage.” This award is both a tremendous honor and great recognition of our on-going effort for promoting peace through the use of arts. If you want to get involved in the Acting Together project, please contact Polly Walker at pollyowalker@gmail.com. View the screening event calendar and learn more about the Acting Together project.


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