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Harpo goes Vegan (for a week)

February 21, 2011 § Leave a comment

Over at Get Natured, I learned that Oprah and the rest of the Harpo crew are challenging themselves to go Vegan for a week. There are some interesting and useful resources on the website:

It’s simple and straightforward, and of course addresses the myths of eating vegan. Plus, I always love getting new meal ideas, which is why I was checking out Get Natured in the first place. Can’t wait to try her recipe for Breakfast Cookies!

Calypso in Miami, January 28 and 29

January 6, 2011 § Leave a comment

Friday and Saturday

Jan. 28 and 29, 2011
8 p.m.

Miami Dade College
North Campus
William and Joan Lehman Theater
11380 N.W. 27 Ave., Miami

This performance celebrates women’s contributions to the classic Caribbean art form of Calypso – a musical world traditionally dominated by men. Three prominent women of the genre – Singing Saundra, Queen Fayola and Princess Kizzie – will perform their celebrated form with a unique twist. All three have won hosts of awards and regularly place in the finals of Calypso competitions during Carnival and year-round in Trinidad.

TICKETS
General admission: $15
Students and seniors: $10
MDC Students/Staff/Faculty Discount with MDC ID

INFORMATION
For detailed venue information and secure
online tickets:
www.mdc.edu/culture • 305-237-3010

museum job (new york)- el museo del barrio

September 2, 2008 § Leave a comment

Received this info and thought I should pass it along. It would be a great place to work, especially if you are interested in Latin American and Caribbean art.

Here’s the info:

Interested in working at El Museo? Please feel free to check out our job opportunities at http://www.elmuseo.org/jobs.html

Also, if you are looking for an internship, El Museo del Barrio relies on the support from Interns for numerous programs, projects, and events throughout the year. Opportunities are available for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students who are considering careers in the arts, education, and museum profession. Positions offer rewarding and valuable learning experiences with chances to meet and interact with new people, and develop overall familiarity with El Museo’s collection and Latin American and Caribbean art and culture.

Go to: http://www.elmuseo.org
Click on EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS (on the left)
Then Click on INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEER (on top right)

unique art fundraiser/ diaspora vibe (miami)

August 24, 2008 § Leave a comment

a whole new Wynwood

August 1, 2008 § Leave a comment

This image appeared in the Biscayne Times, in the Community News section, in reference to the plans for the future Wynwood Arts District. What is particularly shady about this project is that apparently the “community” didn’t know about it. When they asked gallery owners, such as Brooke Dorsch, they said they were unaware of the redevelopment plan. So, who did know about the Wynwood Arts District Proposal? And, what will it mean for the future of the area? One of the goals, according to Tony Goldman, a real estate developer is to keep the “artistic aspect” of the community. But, the only mention of how that will be maintained is through the opening of bars and clubs.

The Biscayne Times also featured this nifty map which shows what they consider to be the Wynwood Arts District. Dorsch’s gallery, by the way, isn’t even included in this zone.

two museum jobs (michigan)

July 29, 2008 § Leave a comment

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