Friday, September 26, 2008

Archives Bazaar

Archives Live! The 3rd Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar

Southern California history comes alive in exhibits by 65 historical collections and archives on Saturday, October 25 at the USC - Davidson Conference Center. Browse rare collections, consult with experts, learn about family genealogy, preserving your own history, and numerous other topics. Presented by L.A. as Subject, a research collective hosted by the USC Libraries, the Bazaar offers a wealth of resources for exploring Los Angeles history, including educational programs, panels and book signing by authors, and documentary films about the hidden stories of Los Angeles neighborhoods will be shown throughout the day.

FREE Admission.

Archives Bazaar visitors receive FREE admission to Exposition Park museums, including the California African American Museum, the California Science Center, and reduced admission to the Natural History Museum (NHM). The NHM provides Teachers, Active Military and USC students FREE admission with photo ID, courtesy of NHM.

For more information visit

Location: USC - Davidson Conference Center, 3415 S. Figueroa St. (at Jefferson Blvd), Los Angeles, CA 90089. Suggested Parking is Parking Structure D, immediately east of Davidson Center.

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Admission: FREE

If you would like a poster sent to your location contact Gilbert Estrada at

RTNA scholarships

The Radio & Television News Association of Southern California (RTNA) is pleased to announce that it is offering three (3) scholarships up to $2,000 to college students who are working toward a career in broadcast journalism. Students are eligible if their career objective is broadcast journalism and they are from Southern California. The deadline is October 24, 2008. Please encourage any interested student to apply.

Enclosed in this mailing are fliers announcing the Scholarships and application procedure, as well as applications for your distribution.

Please post the fliers in your classroom and other appropriate areas. Students may also apply on-line at

Applicants must complete and submit the enclosed form, with three professional must be postmarked by October 24, 2008 and other documents as outlined in the enclosed application must be received no later than November 15, 2008. Finalists may be selected and interviewed by a panel of local journalists and media executives. The scholarship winners will be presented their checks and plaques at the Golden Mike Awards Banquet on January 24, 2009.

Thank you for your help and support. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions, at 949-278-8349 or

(If you need the forms please contact and I will email them to you)

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

New Occidental Film Video

We've just embedded a new video about the program under the "Program" tab on the Oxy film website that you should check out.

Freewaves 11th Festival of experimental media art

Mark your October calendar for Freewaves' 11th Festival where we will feature experimental media art along the Boulevard in Hollywood.

Come experience ART IN THE STREET (160 videos/films/media art in/on over 50 venues & locations in Hollywood over 5 days. Even the wrap-around zipper display at Hollywood & Highland will show experimental art!

- Sip a glass of vino by the David Hockney pool at the Roosevelt Hotel Tropicana Bar on the 9th with experimental shorts around and in the pool

- Treat your senses to a night of "visual music" (a live VJ/DJ event) at the Knitting Factory on the 10th featuring Berlin's Pfadfinderei, one of the world's most highly acclaimed visualist crews (

- Wander upon musical & dance performances by bicyclists (bike ballets!) during Saturday's "Streetwise Mobile Media"

All this and MORE during Freewaves' 11th biennial festival "Hollywould."

Read all about the festival at:

Most events are FREE. Invite your friends & please spread the word!

Monday, September 22, 2008

30 Below Contest!

Open to writers, visual artists, photographers, performers, and filmmakers ages 30 and under

* We are interested in narrative in the many forms it takes:
the word and the image, the traditional and the innovative,
the true and the imaginary.

* First Prize is $1,500, Second Prize is $750, and Third Prize
is $300. Ten finalists will be named, and all entries will be
considered for publication.

Entry deadline: October 27. No fee to enter.