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Next AFABW “Mail Art” Campaign will be Launched this coming January 2013

AFABW Mail Art CampaignHollywood: This coming January, Artists For A Better World International will be launching a new “Mail Art” campaign. The campaign will center around celebrating artists and will also support Art Day, an international holiday for the arts.

Art Day falls on the 2nd Friday of each August.

Art Day 2013 will be on August 9.

“Mail art” includes all types of unique creations represented on hand-decorated postcards, cards and/or envelopes.

Stay tuned for details in January!

UPCOMING EVENT: AFABW Holiday Event & Networking Party on Dec 17, 2011

AFABW Holiday Party
Hollywood: Join Artists For A Better World for an end-of-the-year Holiday Event and Networking Party at Celebrity Centre International in Hollywood, CA. Enjoy music, food, networking and a few presentations about AFABW activities.

All are welcome and attendees will learn more about opportunities to use their talents in upcoming events and projects.

WHEN: Saturday, December 17th, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
WHERE: Celebrity Centre International – Room 406

5930 Franklin Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90028

Reception: 6:30 – 7:00PM
Event: 7:00 – 8PM
Networking: 8:00 – (around) 9PM

  • Pot Luck dinner
  • Poetry, Music, Entertainment
  • Art Displays
  • Networking
  • Commendations for those who contributed to AFABW in 2011
  • Opportunities to use your talents in upcoming events and projects

11th Annual AFABW Arts Festival Coming in October 2011, Hollywood, CA

What are the 3 ways you can participate in the 11th annual AFABW arts festival at Celebrity Centre International in Hollywood, CA?

1) As an attendee at the festival, you can participate in any of the workshops, seminars or performance events.

2) As an artist, you can display your work or perform at the festival. However, there are limited slots for art displays: Click Festival Guidelines for Visual Art Exhibit to reserve your space. For performing artist opportunities click “CONTACT” to make your interest known as soon as possible.

3) Finally, if you would like to help create the festival, your volunteer support will be greatly appreciated! Just click “CONTACT” for more information.

Click here for the AFABW 2011 Arts Festival Schedule.

AFABW Call for Short Film Submissions to be Viewed at CCI on 10/8/11

MovieAFABW is seeking high-quality compelling video projects to be featured at the 2011 AFABW Arts Festival on Saturday, October 8th, at Celebrity Centre International in Hollywood, CA. Submissions can be short films, documentaries, PSA’s and music videos. Comedies, dramas, romance, fantasy, etc., are all acceptable.

The ideal project would make some sort of an uplifting statement that clarifies, enlightens or brings understanding to some area of life.

This effect can be created through humor, visual storytelling or characters. Please keep all films G rated.

The selected films will be presented in the Celebrity Centre International Theatre, at 5930 Franklin Avenue, Hollywood, CA, as part the AFABW Arts Festival, at 4:00pm on October 8th, 2011. There is no cost for submissions. There is a $5.00 donation to attend the viewing of the selections for the AFABW 2011 Short Film Festival.

DEADLINE: Sept 15th, 2011

LENGTH: Films can be up to 20 minutes long to be considered
for selection into the AFABW 2011 Short Film Festival.

SHORT FILM AWARD: Five minutes or less qualifies for the
“Best Short Film Award,” which will go to a movie that best
demonstrates the concept of making a better world.

HOSTED BY: Indie Film Producers, Bayou Bennett and Daniel Lir.

Please click “CONTACT” to submit your video link and include the following information:

COMMENTS (Optional)

Video creators retain full rights to their productions.

We look forward to seeing your short film!

Please click “CONTACT” to submit your video link with the above contact information.

Artists For A Better World 11th Annual Arts Festival (in Hollywood) : 10/8/11


2011 AFABW Arts Festival


at Celebrity Centre International, 5930 Franklin Ave. LA, CA 90028

(Corner of Bronson and Franklin)

11am to 10pm – ART DISPLAYS: FREE

Click for Art Display Guidelines and Donations for Exhibiting Artists.

View the Fine Art Display in the Pavilion Area, FREE


Art Activities for Kids

In the Pavilion Area, FREE

Noon to 5pm – LIFE DRAWING: $10.00

Draw Live Models, Hosted by Professional Artist, Ian Espinosa. In the Pavilion Area, $10.00


Enjoy a Variety of Talented Performers. Produced by Award-Winning Songwriter, Harriet Schock. In the Pavilion, $5.00


For Singers and Singing Actors With All Levels of Experience and All Styles. With Celebrity Vocal Coach, Jeannie Deva. In the Theatre, $20.00

4:00 to 6:30pm – SHORT FILM FESTIVAL: $5.00

See a variety of entertaining independent films. Hosted by Indie Film Producer, Bayou Bennett. In the Theatre, $5.00

7:30 to 10:00pm – AWARDS EVENT & CONCERT: $10.00

An Event Acknowledging Top Artists Who Are Changing Conditions In The World For The Better. Produced by AFABW Founder, Barbara Cordova Oliver. In the Pavilion, $10.00

More Information

For more information, click “CONTACT.”