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The scholarship, established in memory of the late actor David Coleman Dukes, is awarded annually to a third-year Theater Arts student working toward a career in stage acting. A bronze plaque commemorating the scholarship benefit held in David Coleman Dukes' name can be seen in the lobby of the Bing Theater, off Queen's Court on the USC campus.
— Madeline Puzo, Dean, USC School of Theatre
2010 Annual Conference & Bookfair April 7-10, 2010 Denver, Colorado
Association of Writers & Writing Programs
Friday, April 9, 2010 at 9PM MIDNIGHT WILLA (Women in Letters and Literary Arts) Goes Live: A Benefit Evening of Burlesque, Literature and Roller Derby The Denver Press Club, 1330 Glenarm Place
Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 10:30AM-11:45AM Black Holes No More: The Importance of Science Storytelling Across All Genres Colorado Convention Center, Room 207, Street Level
• 4/1/10: 4th Annual Bold Ink Awards
The 4th Annual Bold Ink Awards will be held at The Recording Academy & GRAMMY Foundation in Santa Monica on Thursday, April 1st, from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. The award was created to celebrate the empowering work of ‘fierce’ women writers.
This year's honorees are: Nancy Meyers, writer/director "It's Complicated"; Elizabeth Sarnoff, executive producer/writer "Lost"; Marisa Silver, author "The God of War"; Patricia Seyburn, poet "Hilarity"; and Lynda Resnick, entrepreneur/author "Rubies in the Orchard".
The evening will kick off with a cocktail reception and a silent auction of high-end items, followed by the awards ceremony. Special guest presenters include past Bold Ink honorees California Poet Laureate, Carol Muske Dukes and screenwriter, Robin Swicord (“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”).
Tickets are $75 and $150 for VIP tickets which include preferred seating, a copy of WriteGirl’s new anthology “Silhouette” and a gift bag.
HOP ON THE MAGIC POETRY BUS! (An Evening with the California Poet Laureate & Friends)
March 1, 2010 ~ 5 P.M.
USC Davidson Conference Center
Welcome by Howard Gillman, Dean of the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, Prof. Meg Russett, Chair, Dept. of English & Prof. Carol Muske-Dukes, California Poet Laureate
Readings and performances by:
THE GET LIT PLAYERS (teen "proactive" poets of LA!)
Dana Goodyear Tom Healy Cecilia Woloch Gabrielle Calvocoressi Carol Muske-Dukes
Guest reading by Stacy Keach Guest reading by George Wendt
Cocktail reception & book-signing following program
~ Admission Free ~
Enter through Gate 4 at Jefferson Blvd. and Royal St. Parking Structure D Fee - $8.00
Please direct all questions concerning the event to Diana Arterian: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College and the Dept. of English with support provided by the Office of the Provost
• Santa Monica Mirror - Samohi Poetry Slam
February 10, 2010
Teenagers may squirm when learning about poetry in a classroom but when poetry lives, breathes, and dances, they get with it. Certainly that was the case at Santa Monica High School’s first annual Poetry Slam event on February 10. (continue to read article)