Call For Artists – Northside Festival & Bushwick Film Festival

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One view of art is that the artist’s role is to create not for themself alone, but for the community they are a member of. This community centered view of art prioritizes the concept of resonance. Something is said to be resonant when it is able to move beyond itself as a point of origin and reverberate deeply throughout its environment. Are you resonant as an artist? Here are a few opportunities for you to let your work reverberate in your Brooklyn community. Continue reading

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Submissions Now Open For Greenpoint Film Festival

Attention local filmmakers!

The third annual Greenpoint Film Festival is now accepting submissions for its 2013 event.

This year’s festival, which returns this Fall, is looking for film in the following categories:  Experimental/ Avant-Garde, Narrative, Documentary & Animation.

Last year’s four day festival was a hit and brought together a great variety of films, including several intimate stories that covered many of the concerns and landmarks of our neighborhood and the emotional struggle of urban life.

You’ve got until March 31, 2013 to submit your own film, so don’t delay.   Click here for more information and submission guidelines.

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This is a great opportunity for local artists to show at the new Mama’s coming to Brooklyn soon!


Show Your Love for Mama’s! 
Your favorite East Village comfort food is soon to have its third address! (in Brooklyn!)
After launching a hotspot outpost at Veronica’s, owner Jeremiah Clancy announced the new Mama’s Brooklyn will open in late October 2011.
The Clancy family is asking for some extra TLC with an open call to submit a photo, sketch or painted portrait of your mom to be featured in the new restaurant.
Selected submissions will be rewarded with dinner for 2 courtesy of Mama herself, and a chance to say ‘Hey that’s my Mom!’ when the new spot opens.
Email submissions to [email protected]
Send your piece to Mama’s Food Shop
Attn: Sweet Mama  200 E. 3rd Street NY NY 10009.
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