Art marketing and writing mentorship opportunities

  Letting everyone know about a relatively new website, MySoiree, http://www.mysoiree.net, where people may showcase, buy and sell various kinds of artwork. What makes this place unique is the cosmopolitan warm feel to the site and the way the publicists reach out and promote people’s work and the local, physical events which occur throughout the world […]

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American Society of Professional Journalists Awards – looking for nominees

  SPJ’s Excellence in Journalism Competition Recognizing the best work in journalism – print, online and broadcast These awards honor the journalists whose work best reflects the SPJ ideals of initiative, integrity, talent and compassion. In addition to our regular categories, we are adding three new ones this year to reflect the ongoing evolution of the delivery […]

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Call for Submissions: San Francisco’s Space Gallery…the Beatles! Artwork for a September show.

Introducing – THE BEATLES! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – SAN FRANCISCO On September 9th 2009 (9-9-09) Space Gallery is hosing a dramatic and intense exhibition that explores the extent and magnitude of popular culture’s biggest influence – The Beatles. The Beatles’ influence on rock music and popular culture was, and remains, immense. Their commercial success started […]

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Northern California’s East Bay Coffeehouse Culture: Transformative, Unique, Challenged, but Probably Here to Stay

  “Bars don’t invite activism. They invite, well, drunkenism. So repressive regimes don’t always go after the beer bars, but they do shut down the coffeehouses and teahouses.” Tim Holmes, owner and manager of San Leandro’s Zocalo’s coffeehouse, explains the transformative cultural and social role he hopes his business and other community centers play in […]

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Petition to free the imprisoned journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee

Help Release Laura Ling and Euna Lee Target: The government of North Korea Sponsored by: http://www.lauraandeuna.com Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two American journalists, were recently sentenced to 12 years of prison in North Korea. On March 17, 2009, Laura and Euna were shooting video along the China/North Korea border for a story they were […]

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News and Notices, the Educational Edition

First of all, this coming week the Women’s Ministry of Neighborhood Church invites all women, regardless of faith or church affiliation, to a free celebration of Chocolate, Coffee, and the Arts. The event, part of their Summer Nights Out with Women (SNOW) series, takes place at 7pm Thursday July 23rd in D-3, a large upstairs […]

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Announcement – Award-winning Independent Documentary on Burma’s Independent Journalism Movement – opens this week

  Documentary on Burma’s Saffron Revolution – the 2007 national uprising against a fascist government, led by Buddhist monks and ordinary people. Opens this week in the San Francisco Bay Area, check your local area for screenings and/or contact the filmmakers to request a showing. Synchronized Chaos Magazine stands with writers and journalists everywhere persecuted […]

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