Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Seeking Elle Woods Legally Blonde open call photos and video

Pride participant
Man with excellent make-up
San Francisco Gay Pride 2007

(My mother, Mammatelli, has something to say) "As Moomers (Mark's cat) lay on the mousepads and the mouse, she decided to change positions. While I was trying to type, she moved around and settled in another place: with her tail placed right on top of a small candle I had burning nearby. Suddenly I realized that she was in danger! I grabbed her and her almost, but not quite, burned tail, now drenched in melted wax.

So, she is resting now with a small waxy tail, with a small near burn, which is covered in antibiotic cream.

She is fine. Her tail is fine. She says you may use this story in your Improv Cabaret."

Ladies and gentlemen...Mammatelli.

Oh My God, Oh My God You Guys
Did anyone go to the open call in Oveido for the Elle Woods Legally Blonde Reality show? Anyone take photos of video? If you did, please send it to me. I'll pay. Not much, but I'll pay. I want footage and photos. Spread the word please. (It's for my blog, orlandoartsblog.com.

To: All Individual Artists
From: United Arts Grants Department (Trudy D. Wild)
Subject: Upcoming deadlines for grant opportunities.

Individual Artist "Artist Enhancement" Grants: April 14, 2008
Applications for the next round, the 1st quarter of 08-09, are due on April 12, 2008, for projects in the grant period of July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009. Grant applications will be available on Feb 12 from the State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs, on their website: http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/ae/documents/guidelines.ae.2006-07.pdf Similar to United Arts Professional Development Grants, Artist Enhancement Grants are awarded in the amounts of either $500, $750, or $1,000 and are used to support specific, career-building opportunities that will advance an artists work and careers. For more information on the Artist Enhancement Grant Program, please contact Morgan Lewis at mblewis@dos.state.fl.us. (The) next cycle will be due July 12, 2008 - For the grant period of October 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009

Individual Artist Fellowship Program Grants: June 1, 2008
Grants in the genres of Literature, Interdisciplinary, Theatre, Dance, Folklife & Music will be available on April 1, with a deadline of June 1, 2008. http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/fellowship/index.htm $5000 awards for artistic excellence. The Individual Artist Fellowship Program recognizes the creation of new artworks by individuals of exceptional talent and demonstrated ability. Fellowship awards support the general artistic and career advancement of the individual artist. Visual and Media Arts will be offered again in April '09, deadline of June 1, 2009.

Local Baker:

Pink cupcakes from Sweet Tooth Bakery
One type of cupcakes they made for the 2007 Grandma Party

Sweet Tooth Vegan Goodies = Awesome
I was almost able to get Sweet Tooth Vegan Goodies to mini-cater "A Night With the Girls 2" but the timing didn't work out. The company sells their cupcakes and cookies and breakfast stuff at Dandelion Communitiea. Everything is vegan and home-made right here in Orlando. If you want to support locally-produced food, go to Dandelion and snatch up some Sweet Tooth Vegan Goodies. If they did shipping I'd have them sent to me on tour.

"All your life you are told the things you cannot do. All your life they will say you're not good enough or strong enough or talented enough; they will say you're the wrong height or the wrong weight or the wrong type to play this or be this or achieve this. THEY WILL TELL YOU NO, a thousand times no, until all the no's become meaningless. All your life they will tell you no, quite firmly and very quickly. AND YOU WILL TELL THEM YES."(Nike ad)

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