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3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Washington A, 3rd Floor Roundtable Conversations Networking, Navigating the Labyrinth, and Nurturing International Cultural Engagement Explore the role and critical nature of relationship building in the development of international projects; gather tips on how international projects can be shaped to reflect community interests; learn the importance of contextualizing international work; and, review examples of successful practices. Connect with resources for international projects and receive guidance on visa and tax issues. - Pennie Ojeda, Director International Activities, National Endowment for the Arts, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Commonwealth BCD, 2nd Floor Performance Showcases Conferees are invited to shine, if you are willing to share. This is your window of opportunity to showcase a moment, a soundbite, a clip, a chapter, a stanza, or scene. The showcase will feature conferees presenting a sampling of their work in a variety of art forms. - Master of Ceremonies: Dr. Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, Independent Scholar 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Washington B, 3rd Floor Transcultural Chicana Strategies for Producing in Mexico Workshop: Zoot Suit and the National Theatre Company of Mexico The National Theatre Company of Mexico (CNT) premiered Luis Valdez’s play Zoot Suit - the first Chicano play ever produced by this government-funded entity. In February 2011 Zoot Suit was award the Best Mexican Musical of the Year by the Association of Theatre Journalists in Mexico City. This was first award ever given to a non-Mexican production, play and playwright. Learn strategies for producing in Mexico in this engaging workshop. - Presenter: Alma Martínez, PhD., Artist 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Asian Arts Initiative 1219 Vine Street Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Preserving Diverse Cultures Division For PDC Organizations New Approaches in Today’s World: What do you get back, exchange or move on?

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Asian Arts Initiative 1219 Vine Street “Illuminate Me” Exhibition by Las Gallas 14-minute walk from Loews Hotel Highlighting the shared stories and struggles of immigration and migration within the Asian and Latino communities, Illuminate Me is the multi-sensory culmination of a cross-cultural exploration. Complimentary dinner and reception sponsored by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Preserving Diverse Cultures Division. 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Dinner on Your Own 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Penn Museum 3260 South Street NALAC Lifetime Achievement Awards and Performances Board bus at 7:00 pm and 7:15 pm in front of 12th Street entrance Honoring Jesse Bermudez, Performer and Arts Advocate Performance by Papo Vazquez, Grammy Nominee Trombonist, Composer and Arranger, accompanied by Artistas y Musicos Latinos Americanos AMLA Youth Latin Jazz Ensemble Honoring Tina Ramírez, Dancer, Choreographer, National Medal of Arts Winner Performance by Ballet Hispanico Honoring René Buch, Dramaturg, Director and co-founder Repertorio Español Video Performance by Repertorio Español 11:00 pm – 1:00 am Locations: 2nd Floor Commonwealth B & D, with piano After Hours Open Mic - Master of Ceremonies: Clyde Valentin, Producer & Executive Director, Hip-Hop Theater Festival - Open Community Event After Hours Late Night Music Jam - Hosted by Philadelphia Musicians - Open Community Event

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2012 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Vendor/Exhibitor Area Open Loews Hotel, Washington Room Foyer 3rd Floor 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Conference Registration Loews Hotel, 2nd Floor

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2012 NALAC Conference Program Booklet  

The 2012 NALAC National Conference: Seizing the Moment NOW! was hosted in Philadelphia on October 17-21, 2012. Learn more about the National...

2012 NALAC Conference Program Booklet  

The 2012 NALAC National Conference: Seizing the Moment NOW! was hosted in Philadelphia on October 17-21, 2012. Learn more about the National...