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450th Update
Street Closures

Streets within green outline will be closed Friday and Saturday nights between 5:30 and 11 pm for entertainment. 

Streets within green outline will be closed Friday and Saturday nights between 5:30 and 11 pm for entertainment. 

Main stage and spectator areas (yellow and green) for Fri-day and Saturday evening entertainment.
Call to Dancers "Duende"
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (July 25)

 

Broward Cultural Divison presents, "Duende" - a 100-year grand finale celebration. Dancers of all genres are invited to audition under the artistic direction of renowned choreographer, Pablo Marco. Times are 11am for Open Call and 1pm for Special Acts. Location is 300 SW 1st Ave., Third Floor, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Please RSVP and submit: Name/Genre/Individual or Group Audition to duendeauditions@broward.org. 

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AUDITIONS

Auditions for Ring of Fire 2 p.m. Saturday, July 25
Johnny Cash hits! In 38 musical numbers, a mosaic of American
experience is pieced together in Ring of Fire.
  • Bring resume, head shot, a monologue, be prepared to read from the script; bring an instrument if you plan to perform at the audition
  • Arrive 30 minutes in advance to fill out audition forms and warm up.
  • Rehearsal schedules will be determined by cast availability. Please bring a list of conflict dates for rehearsals.
  • Performers cast in the show must be available for all performances.
  • All Limelight actors are volunteers; there is no pay.
  • Box office: 904-825-1164
  • Limelight Theatre: 11 Old Mission Ave., uptown St. Augustine; free parking 
  • www.limelight-theatre.org for more details
Saint Augustine Ballet to Hold Auditions for The Nutcracker
Saturday, August 15, 2015

Location: Abella's School of Dance. 

1711 Lakeside Avenue, Unit 9, in Saint Augustine, Florida 32084. All dancers, male and female, who are currently studying ballet are encouraged and invited to try out for a part. Auditions are open to all students of ballet regardless of dance studio affiliations. For audition  info visit

http://www.saintaugustineballet.com/#!auditions/chc2

 

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CALL FOR ... 

Call to Artists for Paint the Beach Plein Air Art Festival - Fort Myers Beach, FL (Deadline: October 30)

 Planning is well underway for the 6th annual Paint the Beach, a plein air painting competition and art show. This festival is free to the public and will take place on November 2-8, 2015 on Fort Myers Beach. Paint the Beach will present over $3,000 in cash awards and prizes to the Plein Air painters. The first place winner will receive $1000 and a 1/3 page ad in Plein Air Magazine. Second Place winner receives $750 and Third Place $500. Several other cash and prize awards will be given. For more info, visit here . 


CALL FOR ARTISTS:  

50th Annual St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival

APPLICATION DEADLINE - August 14, 2015

QUESTIONS? CONTACT US

904.824.2310  --  festival@staaa.org

 

Call to Artists for Last Exit: Painting at The Bakehouse Art Complex - Miami, FL (Deadline: August 1)

The Bakehouse Art Complex offers affordable studio and shared workshop spaces, artist advancement and exhibition opportunities to professional emerging and mid-career artists. For its September exhibition, Last Exit: Painting, artists are invited to submit artworks addressing painting and its current relevance. The exhibition will be held in the Audrey Love Gallery (561 NW 32nd St. Miami, FL 33127). Entry fee is $10.50. For more info, visit here


 

Call to Artists for Embracing Our Differences 2016 - Sarasota & Bradenton, FL (Deadline: January 4)

Embracing Our Differences invites all artists to participate in its 13th annual outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion. 39 artists will be selected, and national and international submissions are encouraged. Final selections will be made by a three-judge panel of professional artists, curators, and art professionals and based on artistic excellence and originality in the reflection of the theme "enriching lives through diversity." $3,000 in awards will be presented. There is no submission fee nor limit on the number of entries. The exhibition will be held in April and May at Sarasota's Island Park  and Bradenton's Riverwalk. For more info, visit here 


 

Call to Artists for Space Coast Art Festival Poster Contest - Port Canaveral, FL (Deadline: August 17)

The Space Coast Art Festival is accepting submissions for its poster contest. All work must be unpublished, original art created since

2013. Artwork can be any reproducible two-dimensional work

(painting, drawing, photograph, mixed media, etc.) The winning design will also be reproduced on a T-shirt and may be used in Space Coast Art Festival advertising materials. For more info, visit here. 

 

Call to Visual Artists for 2015 Miami Photo Salon Second Edition, Miami, FL (Deadline: August 8)

Miami Photo Salon is an International Photography Festival that takes place during Art Basel week every year. The goal of this project is to create a salon-style event for photographers to showcase and exhibit work to huge international audiences. This event will take place at Spectrum Art Fair in Downtown Miami, where foot traffic between visiting art fairs will bring in thousands of visitors. Dates for the event: December 1-6, 2015. Entry fee is $45 and is non-refundable and non-transferable. Multiple entries or different bodies of work are allowed, as well as collaborations. For more info, visit here. 


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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Got any? Let us know and we'll post them for you. sjcc@historiccoastculture.com

 

The Saint Augustine Film Festival will be returning for the 6th year in January 2016. Volunteers are needed to help plan for this exciting event located around Downtown Saint Augustine. Reliable volunteers will help plan and participate in many areas of the festival, including: special events, marketing, sponsorship, and more! Please contact Caroyln Smith at  caroler@comcast.net if interested. Make sure to Like and Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. #staugfilmfest"

 

 


The St. Augustine Historical Society Research Library is looking for volunteers with computer experience to help archive their photo collection. Volunteers scan and document the images so they can be added to the online catalog. Other computer related projects are available as well. For more information contact: Debra Willis at  sahslibhelp@bellsouth.net or call (904)825-2333.

The Research Library is located in the Segui Kirby-Smith House (the old public library) on Aviles Street.  Parking for library volunteers is at the Oldest House on Charlotte and St. Francis Street.

 

A Classic Act Theatre
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
For Ushers, Stage Manager, concessions, technical as well as many other opportunities - any age (male or female)
If you'd like to be part of any of our productions, please contact us at aclassictheatre@hotmail.com.  We'd love to have you join us.

 
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WEBINARS

Creative Capital webinars. 

 Visit PDP's Online Calendar for a complete list of upcoming webinars and dates. Select webinars are now available on demand! View all offerings.  

    

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It may take 2- 5 days for your event to appear on the calendar
so we suggest submitting at least
2 weeks before your event.


 State of the Arts License Plate Grants

Two opportunities to apply:

due April and October of each year.

    

Drive the Arts License Plate

Arts Micro-Grants 
 Available

 

 

 All of the money from the State of the Arts License plates sold in St. Johns County is returned to our county.

 

The St Johns Cultural Council uses that money  to fund 
 micro-grants
for non-profit organizations,
 individual artists, and teachers. 
  
For more information visit:
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 The Cultural Council is funded in part by:

 

  

 

and through the generous support of our stakeholders.