This year's conference is Wednesday, May 29 to Friday, May 31, 2013 at The Sainte Claire Hotel in San Jose. You will not want to miss this year’s Annual Membership Conference (formerly Artist Information Exchange). Connect with your peers while enjoying the vibrancy of downtown San Jose. The 2013 California Presenters conference promises to be the perfect blend of meaningful, relevant content coupled with great networking.
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The California Arts Council is in the process of creating a new Strategic Plan and wants your input.
The Arts Council is conducting a "listening tour," a series of meetings to ask for input from the arts field and other interested Californians. California Presenters encourages its members to attend a nearby meeting and let the CAC know what you need and what you'd like to see them do to help our field.
May 9 - Fresno
University Square Hotel
4961 North Cedar Avenue, Fresno
May 21 - Redding
Turtle Bay Exploration Park
844 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding
May 23 - San Francisco
10:30am-12:30pm (new start time and extended duration)
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
Gallanter Family Hall, Room 206
3200 California St., San Francisco
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa recently announced that California Presenters is one of 817 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. CP is recommended for a $10,000 grant to support the 2014 Annual Membership Conference, taking place May 28-30, 2014 in San Diego. Full announcement>>
Founded in 1985, California Presenters is a statewide coalition committed to connecting, engaging and developing performing arts professionals from organizations of different sizes and structures; and advocating for important issues in the presenting field.
Congratulations to SFJAZZ's Randall Kline, named one of the 2013 JJA 'Jazz Heroes' for his work with SFJAZZ and Western Jazz Presenters Network. JJA 'Jazz Heroes' are activists, advocates, altruists, aiders and abettors of jazz who have had significant impact in their local communities. The 'Jazz Hero' awards, made on the basis of nominations from community members, are presented in conjunction with the Jazz Journalists Association's annual Jazz Awards honoring significant achievements in jazz music and journalism.
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The City of Temecula’s Old Town Temecula Community Theater received an Award of Excellence from the California Park & Recreation Society for “All the World is a Stage” 2012-2013 Theater Season Brochure. Temecula Theater’s recognition in the category of Marketing & Communications was honored at the 2013 California and Pacific Southwest Recreation and Park Training Conference, held in San Jose, CA, March 6-8, 2013. Temecula Community Services Commissioner, Charolette Fox, accepted this award.
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