Monthly Archives: August 2009

S.C. Arts Commission start-ups for new artists

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Are you a local artist just waiting for your big break?

Maybe you had to spend some paint supply money on rent this month?

If you can relate to this, then listen up!

The South Carolina Arts Commission will gift state artists up to $5,000 to start up new arts-based businesses through its S.C. Artists’ Ventures Initiative. An advisory committee of business expects will review your proposal. If chosen, your project will receive help from the board three times a year to stay on track.

Make sure to send a proposal before November 20th. Guidelines are available at www.SouthCarolinaArts.com.

Artists interested in applying should contact Katie Fox, S.C. Artists’ Ventures Initiative program coordinator, at 803.734.8767 or kfox@arts.sc.gov.

Good luck!

Music at Muse!

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Come to Muse for a night of music. This restaurant on Society Street has the ambiance of a quaint home in the Mediterranean, and with 100 wines by the glass, there is something for everyone. Add a little entertainment by the Little City Musical Theatre, and you’ve made your Wednesday feel like the weekend.

Hope to see you there!

-Charleston Art Mag

What Does Peace Mean to You?

peaceHelp the WALK Gallery bring awareness to September 21, the International Day of Peace and Cease Fire by expressing visually what peace means to you. There are no age limits on the show — the WALK Gallery asks only that you give an open interpretation of what a day of peace means to you.

Submit your bio, artist statement, and an example of your work to entry@walkgallery.org by August 24, 2009. The WALK Gallery will contact you via email on details of the show. There is a $5 entry fee, which will be collected when the artwork is dropped off for installation. If you have submitted work to WALK Gallery in the past, your fee will be waived.

Need help getting started? Go to PeaceOneDay.org for some inspiration!

Second Installment of “Movies on the Green” at 103

Eye Level Art is proud to present the second installment of Movies on the Green at 103 on Tuesday, August 4 at 103 Spring Street. Beginning at dark, the art gallery will screen Jim Marmusch’s “acid-western” Dead Man, starring Johnny Depp, Billy Bob Thornton, Iggy Pop and others, along with a striking soundtrack by Neil Young.

Tickets will sell for $5 and are available the night of the event, or by calling Eye Level Art at 843.425.3576 for group orders. Doors open at 8:00, with the movie starting at nightfall. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets. Beer, wine and food will be sold. Guests may also bring their own beer and wine for $5 corking fee.