Daily Archives: August 22, 2010

Burton Barr Library Issues Call For Artists For 2011

[Source: City of Phoenix Public Information Office]

Photo credit: all in green on Flickr

Burton Barr Central Library is seeking submissions from artists for exhibition in 2011 in its @Central Gallery, located on the first floor at 1221 N. Central Ave.  Proposals will be accepted from artists residing in Arizona, 18 years or older, and not currently represented by a gallery.

Artists may submit up to 10 images on CD following the prospectus instructions.  Works previously exhibited in @Central Gallery and artists who have had a solo exhibition at the library in the past two years are not eligible for consideration.

The submission fee is $15.  Submissions must be postmarked or hand-delivered by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15.

For a prospectus and submission form, visit phoenixpubliclibrary.org or send an e-mail to centralgallery.lib@phoenix.gov.

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Share Your “Best of Light Rail” Picks

Be sure to include your downtown Phoenix favs!

[Source: Phoenix Business Journal]

CityCircles, a Phoenix media start up, announced creation of a Best of Light Rail contest.

The company, which develops tools for hyperlocal communities, is seeking the public input in a variety of categories for businesses located within walking distance of the light rail line.

According to a news release distributed by CityCircles, the goal of the survey is to increase awareness of life around light rail and to make mass transit more attractive.

There are 36 topics in four main categories: food, drink, services/shopping and the light rail experience. Examples include best sushi restaurant, best example of historic preservation and best public restroom. The polling closes Fri., Oct. 1. The winners will be announced Oct. 15.

Click here to access an online ballot.

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