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22nd Annual VISION FESTIVAL

VISION FESTIVALThe 22nd Annual Vision Festival presents the world’s premier talents in Free Jazz music, dance, poetry, and visual art. Arts for Art is proud to honor multi-instrumentalist Cooper-Moore with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his uncompromising artistic vision over the past four decades.

Date: May 29 – June 3
Venue: Judson Memorial Church – New York City (55 Washington Sq S, New York, New York 10012
Buy tickets here: http://vision22.brownpapertickets.com/

Full schedule available at: www.artsforart.org/vf22

Monday May 29
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MFM’s “Make Music Your Business” #3 Workshop this Monday!

Matthew Flaherty photoStrength Training, It’s Not Just For Athletes! 

Make Music Your Business! For doing so good health is a “must” for a successful career!

A health workshop for musicians with Matthew Flaherty leading a special workshop for MFM members and aspiring musicians making music and business work hand in hand.

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MFM Workshop “Make Music Your Business” #2 with LegalShield’s Associates

Date: Monday, May 23, 2016
Time: 5pm to 6:30pm
Venue: WeWork Wall Street (110 Wall Street, NY, NY)
Ticket: free, but RSVP via Eventbrite here: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/musicians-for-musicians-inc-10586797435
Genre: workshop

Limited seating: 50

 LegalShield‘s associates Mike Juliano & Brad Bolnick will lead a legal workshop for MFM (http://www.MusiciansForMusicians.org) members and aspiring musicians, making music and business work hand in hand.

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NY’s Castillo Theatre Presents: “Even Under Bitterness,” a multi-media performance piece

Otto Rene CastilloCastillo Theatre is proud to present the American premiere of Even Under Bitterness being directed by the Munich-based theatre artist, Hans Melzer. Even Under Bitterness is an avant-garde, multi-media performance made up of poems written by our namesake, the Guatemalan poet and activist, Otto René Castillo.

We at Castillo Theatre have long wanted to create a performance piece using Otto René Castillo’s poems so when Melzer reached out to us with a show he had been touring throughout Europe we were thrilled. Obviously Castillo’s poems and life have been inspirational to us here. His poems are passionate, sometimes sad, often outraged by poverty and injustice. Our work is an attempt to answer the question raised in Castillo’s “Apolitical Intellectuals”: What did you do when the poor suffered?”

Even Under Bitterness will be performed in English and German featuring German actress, Gabi Heller, and two Castillo actresses: Madelyn Chapman and Olivia Luna. The poems will be accompanied by improvised live music along with video projections.

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