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Women's Work 2014

Thanks for another successful celebration!

Our Eighth Annual Women's Work Festival has wrapped up, and we thank the more than 30 presenting artists who shared their work and their talent with our audiences. Thanks to our IndiGoGo supporters, we were able to distribute some (modest) compensation to the presenting artists. Women's Work will be back next year with another exciting roster of women and their creations -- if you're interested in submitting to present in 2015, please join our mailing list - the sign-up form is in the top right quadrant of every page of the web site. While you're at it, please click the Facebook link at the right side, to like our page and follow the everyday discussion.

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Here's the roster of presenters for the Eighth Annual Women's Work Festival:

  • May 2, 7:30 pm — Theater: Reading of the full-length play, Madeline J. Small Is Getting Smaller by Emily Feldman.
  • May 3, 7:30 pm — Dance Night: Performances by Chinese Arts Alliance, Epiphany Dance Company, Husted Dance, and Marci Murphree – Reasons Contemporary Dance Ensemble.
  • May 4, 2:30 pm — Films: Documentaries The Art of Healing by Edith Costanza and A Portrait of Ultra Violet by Karen Linton; Embalmer’s Gray, a dramatic short by Jennifer Bonior, and short films from Nashville Public Television.
  • May 8, 7:30 pm — Theater: Steak and Donuts by Anna Hammonds; and Performance Art: Storybook Heroin Presents: The Lil’ Mermaid by Heidi Ervin and Shawn Cornelius.
  • May 9, 7:30 pm — Theater: Staged reading of the full-length play, The Osanbi Deal by Marilynn Barner Anselmi.  
  • May 10, 7:30 pm — AN EVENING OF SONG AND STORY featuring readings by Myra Stephens and Francie Murphey, and singer/songwriters Ashley Mintz and Lauren Pratt.
  • May 11, 2:30 pm — Poetry: The Eighth Annual Mother’s Day Poetry Show includes Tina Murray, Alita Terry & Kana Gaines, Edith Costanza, Amy E. Hall, Melanie Wallace, Amy Wright, Leslie Bohn, Sylvia Crawford and Jessica Polish. A FREE ROSE FOR EVERY MOTHER!
  • May 15, 7:30 pm — Theater: Staged reading of the play Six Triple Eight by Mary McCallum.
  • May 16, 7:30 pm — One-woman Show: From the Motherland to the Promised Land by Sherre Bishop. (Note: Dress Kiss Me has been cancelled, because the playwright, Marlene Nichols, is unable to travel due to illness.)
  • May 17, 7:30 pm — One-woman Show: My Name is Rachel Corrie by Katharine Viner and Alan Rickman, produced and performed by Jaclyn Johnson Tidwell.
  • May 18, 2:30 pm — AN AFTERNOON OF SHORT PLAYS featuring works by playwrights Judy Klass, Robyn Brooks, Madeleine Hicks and Melanie Vare. 
Visual Arts
Works by Theresa Dyer, Ashley Mintz and Clients of Room in the Inn
will be on display for the run of the festival


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