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Thursday, May 13, 2010
CALL TO DESIGNERS: WESTWORD MUSIC SHOWCASE 2010
Designers, this is an amazing opportunity to get your designs out to thousands of people at the Westword Music Showcase! Each registered designer will get a vendor space to sell and display fashion and handmade goods. Westword will accept up to 30 vendors, aiming to create a flea market atmosphere near the
VIP area and across from the main stage outside. Cost is $200 to be on-site. Approximately 10,000 people will be in attendance.
Please contact Anya Strauss at [email protected] to apply and for questions!
You are invited to join Governor Ritter as he signs bills that will strengthen
‘s Creative Industries. From to enjoy light refreshments, the Industrial Design students’ gallery show and interactive student artwork in the fields of design, culinary arts, media arts and fashion. At , Governor Ritter will sign the bills and provide remarks. He will be joined by lawmakers and members of the creative community.
The Art Institute of
DDP MEMBER FORUM: BIENNIAL OF THE
The Biennial of the
, the largest international event planned for 2010 in the Americas , will take place this July in United States . As the first event of its kind, the Biennial seeks to define Denver as a center for Hemispheric understanding, innovation and action. Join us to hear about this month-long “Hemis-Faire”, which includes arts and cultural programming, the Biennial Hall of Innovation in the Denver and a public dialogue series.
Register Online or e-mail [email protected]
(registration will close at on Wednesday, May 19)
CALL FOR DESIGNERS: SUMMER FASHION MARKET
If you are a designer of clothing, jewelry, handbags, accessories, etc., this is the time to jump on the summer market and get involved with Fashion Denver! Located in the beautiful and historic
, fashion and history will take over every room as we celebrate our local creatives!
Booth spaces are $150 to be on the main level and $100 to be in the downstairs ballroom. Entertainment will be happening in both locations and tables are available for rent for an additional $10.00.
Download application at http://fashiondenver.com/summer_application.pdf
For our May Member Meetings we’ll discuss pricing and rates. Why is money such a taboo subject? Why do many other industries have up-front pricing and creative services seem to be wrapped in a veil of secrecy?
Our discussion will cover a handful of topics including: “ballpark” pricing, project-based fees vs. hourly rates, price ranges, posting pricing on your website marketing materials and more. Bring your ideas and questions, and help us decode the aura of mystery surrounding pricing for creative services.
13th and Grant
RSVP at our website
Art Directors Club of
Think of this as 15 shows in one. There are 15 categories in all, such as broadcast advertising, design-posters, interactive, illustration, etc. You can win gold, silver, or bronze, but what you really want is to be the top winner in that category. Each category winner will be represented as part of the greater
creative community. You want to be part of this. Learn more at adcdawardshow.com.
May 21, 2010
All work must have been produced in
between Colorado January 1, 2009 and April 30, 2010.
Register now at adcdawardshow.com
SHARP TOOLS BUSINESS: HOW
INDIES, SMALL BUSINESSES AND SOLOPRENEURS CAN LEVERAGE CLOUD-BASED PRODUCTIVITY APPS
Mile High Social Media Club
Whether you’re an indie, startup or rapidly growing business, there are many online tools you can use. Our panelists, Sunir Shah of FreshBooks and Derek Scruggs of SurveyGizmo will discuss leveraging online tools, online marketing strategies and growing from a small shop to a major business. For more information, click here.
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2ND ANNUAL SPRING SPECTACULAR YARN EVENT
Bags By CAB
Artisans and entrepreneurs in the handmade industry are invited to attend this annual Knit & Crochet Community Event. Special guests include Cheri Paxson, knitting entrepreneur; Madelyn Parker, owner of Fiber Antics and Sue Viders, author, artist and marketing expert.
Tamarac Square Mall
More information at http://www.bagsbycab.com/Up_Coming_Events.html
12TH ANNUAL DOWNTOWN
The 12th annual Downtown Denver Arts Festival will exhibit the work of more than 125 local artisans during Memorial Day Weekend at Denver Pavilions, located at 16th and
The festival is dedicated to supporting and showcasing the work of visual artists. This festival is the only major event to solely feature Colorado artists.
The newly remodeled Denver Pavilions,
‘s open air, premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination, is once again hosting the event which is located in the heart of Downtown Denver on the Colorado
The event schedule is as follows:
For more info and a preview of our artists, visit www.DowntownDenverArtsFestival.com
WORKSHOP: INTRODUCTION TO SCREENWRITING
$69 for BDA members, $89 for non-members
Register at www.boulderdigitalarts.com
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