Join New England Presenters in Hartford, CT for our December meeting!
We will be meeting at the Free Center, a community space located in the former Goodwin Library, to discuss non-traditional presenting forms with local artists, as well as how to prepare for the upcoming APAP conference.
Members who register by December 11 pay only $15. After December 11, regular price is $20 for members, and $30 for non-members.
Schedule for the day
10am – 10:30am
Check in / Light breakfast provided by NEP
10:30am - 10:45am
Introduction to Free Center with Zoë Chatfield, Community Coordinator
10:45am – 12pm
Non-Traditional Presenter Case Study: Jasmin Agosto - La Sala Femme
12pm – 12:30pm
Lunch provided by NEP (please indicate any allergies or dietary needs)
12:30pm – 2pm
NEP Updates, block booking and APAP preparation
Afternoon Performance by Mixashawn sharing Work-In-Progress “An American Songbook”
“An American Songbook“ is a non linear journey through “American“ music from indigenous to modern.
Mixashawn is an internationally acclaimed jazz artist and educator who has worked with artists such as Bobby McFerin, Rashid Ali, Ravi Coltrane to name but a few.
For more info- www.mixashawn.com.
Jasmin Agosto is the founder of Sageseeker Productions, an event/experience curation company based in Hartford, CT that centers Black womxn, womxn of color, non binary folks, and the queer POC community, as shown with her latest performance installation series, La Sala Femme. During the day, she maintains her position as the Education and Community Outreach Manager at the Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library. She has been working with artists, activists, students, and elders to organize cultural arts and history/herstory focused festivals, events, exhibitions, and programs for more than a decade.
FREE CENTER is a community space located in the former Goodwin library. The goal of this space is for the rooms to be dynamic and flexible in use: for programming, meetings, and events. Community members, groups, and organizations are welcome to utilize the space free of charge. http://www.colabinc.com/colab-introduces-free-center/