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Archive for October, 2010

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival 1 – 24 October

Now a regular on the arts scene, the 4th Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival has grown to become one of Scotland’s most valued cultural events with nearly 200 exciting and affordable events taking place across the country to help challenge attitudes towards mental health through the arts. See what’s on  at www.mhfestival.com or […]

WRITING FOR PERFORMANCE: KAITE O’REILLY, MIKE PEARSON AND SARAH WOODS

WRITING FOR PERFORMANCE: KAITE O’REILLY, MIKE PEARSON AND SARAH WOODS 1-6 November  2010. Ty Newydd Writers Centre, Criccieth, Gwynedd, Wales. This is a dynamic and diverse residency for writers of performance keen to explore different source materials, processes, and dramatic structures, whilst seeding new work. The course will be intensive and stimulating, allowing participants to […]

New Study Reveals Lack of Characters With Disabilities on Television

1% Representation Creates Extreme Lack of Employment Opportunities for Performers With Disabilities Los Angeles (September 29, 2010) — October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and a new report released today on minority representation on broadcast television shows that scripted characters with disabilities will represent only one percent of all scripted series regular characters — […]

‘see me’ Creative Writing Competition

Launch of ‘see me’ Creative Writing Competition 2010 ‘see me’ is delighted to launch its new and exciting national creative writing competition for 2010. The competition is open to anyone living in Scotland who is interested in writing whether you are someone who scribbles at home, have a keen interest or are an accomplished writer. There are three […]

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