Registration Open for “Transforming Lives Through the Arts”

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

“Transforming Lives Through The Arts” online registration is now closed.

There is still space available to attend this pre-conference. If you have not pre-registered for this pre-conference, you are still welcome to attend. However, there is only space for 100 participants for this event. Once 100 people have arrived the pre-conference will not accept any additional participants – show up early to ensure your participation.

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Pre-Conference Arts Institute

Friday, August 21st, 2009

“Transforming Lives Through The Arts” online registration is now closed.

There is still space available to attend this pre-conference. If you have not pre-registered for this pre-conference, you are still welcome to attend. However, there is only space for 100 participants for this event. Once 100 people have arrived the pre-conference will not accept any additional participants – show up early to ensure your participation.

For a Transforming Lives Through the Arts flyer click here.

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Performers Needed

Friday, August 21st, 2009

We will be offering reasonably priced meals (approximately $14 each) with cabaret-style entertainment in the hotel’s Liberty Tavern on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. We need talented performers who can provide easy-to-listen-to music: jazz, show tunes or instrumentals. A piano will be provided; bring guitars or other instruments. If you’d like to perform, please contact Gayle Bluebird at gaylebluebird@aol.com.

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Invitation to Artists

Friday, August 21st, 2009

ALTERNATIVES 2009 encourages artists to submit work that reflects their very personal stories or that raises consciousness about mental health issues. Selected artwork will be at a “virtual” art display through a PowerPoint presentation that will be shown as part of a gathering in the main ballroom.

If you would like to participate in this national “virtual” art display, E-MAIL UP TO TWO PHOTOS of your artwork to: tracimurry31@gmail.com. You do not need to attend the conference in order to participate.

The Alternatives 2009 Arts Committee requests that artists do their own self-review for appropriateness of material for a large, diverse audience of viewers with the understanding that the Committee reserves the right to make final selections.

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Open Mic & Ice Cream Social

Friday, August 21st, 2009

(Friday, October 30, 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. - Saint Nicholas Room)

Come to this exciting event, where our healing and recovery are revealed through our artistic expressions. Performances of all types are encouraged: songs, poetry, narratives, dance, and humor. Be original! Be creative! But please limit your act to five minutes, so that everyone who wants to has time to perform. A sign-up sheet will be provided at the event. Sign up early: “First come, first up on stage.” As always, we encourage everyone to come and be our appreciative audience.

ICE CREAM AND BEVERAGES WILL BE PROVIDED!

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Registration Open for “Transforming Lives Through the Arts”

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Registration for the pre-conference institute, “Transforming Lives Through the Arts” is now open.

You can access the online registration form here.

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