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From the Parks & Points website:

Our annual fall essay contest invites nonfiction submissions of up to 1,500 words in the form of autobiographical essay, reportage, profile, memoir, or narrative nonfiction. We seek essays that express a moment of significance — personal transformation, awakening, adventure, exploration, reward, accomplishment, revelation — that is inspired by or set within a park space or public land. Essays need not be about a U.S. national park—national forests, municipal and state parks, BLM lands, beaches, lakeshores, campgrounds, designated woodlands—and more—are great subjects. Also note that the writer does not need to be the subject of the essay. First, second and third place entries will be published on Parks and Points, as will the names of finalists. All entries are considered for publication.

Winners will be selected by contest judge Melissa Faliveno, Senior Editor of Poets & Writers magazine.

The submission deadline is November 1, 2017, 11:59 p.m. E.D.T. 

PRIZES

We have chosen prizes that we hope will support your impulse to travel:

1st Place  $250 Southwest Airlines gift card
2nd Place $150 Marriott gift card
3rd Place  $50 AirBnB gift card
Honorable Mention awardees will receive a copy of the book Crown Jewel Wilderness, The Making of North Cascades National Park, by Lauren Danner

CONTEST RULES

Winners will be announced by November 30, 2017 and published on Parks and Points shortly thereafter.
Submissions of original and previously unpublished work should be no more than 1,500 words. Facebook and blog posts are considered “published” writing.
Upon publication all rights to written work will revert to the author. 
A $3 submission fee is required to enter. Multiple entries are permitted, but each requires a separate entry.

http://www.parksandpoints.com/fall-writing-contest/

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Art Underground in Crystal City will celebrate its launch on Saturday, March 16 with an open house and free mega paint-off hosted by ArtJamz from 6pm – 10pm at 2100 Crystal Drive.

This event is an opportunity for the public to get a taste of the newest arts and cultural destination in the area with tours of brand new artist studios (Studios Underground) the Gallery Underground curated by the Arlington Artists Alliance, music, beverages, and snacks.

For more information, visit http://www.crystalcity.org/do/art-underground-open-house

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The lounge / Re: Word.
« on: February 08, 2013, 03:03:31 PM »
sweetie

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The lounge / Re: Word.
« on: February 03, 2013, 06:22:37 PM »
Nose

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The lounge / Re: Word.
« on: February 03, 2013, 04:00:44 PM »
spaghetti

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The lounge / Re: Word.
« on: January 28, 2013, 09:15:50 PM »
sponge

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The lounge / Re: Word.
« on: January 28, 2013, 12:19:49 AM »
Pan

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The lounge / Re: Word.
« on: January 27, 2013, 02:44:29 PM »
ballet

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The lounge / Re: Word.
« on: January 26, 2013, 07:32:39 PM »
tofu

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Artist opportunities / Re: Arlington County Public Library - ongoing (VA)
« on: January 25, 2013, 11:52:55 PM »
Yes, it is! I looked at the list of upcoming exhibits and previous exhibits and was pleased to see some artdc members on the schedules.

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Artist opportunities / Arlington County Public Library - ongoing (VA)
« on: January 25, 2013, 11:38:48 PM »
Arlington County Library seeks artists for exhibits at each of its locations.

Work is selected 4 times a year. Deadlines for submissions are:

February 1
May 1
August 1
November 1

To download an application and to review exhibit policies, visit http://library.arlingtonva.us/eventscalendar/art-exhibits/opportunities-for-artists/

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The lounge / Re: Word.
« on: January 25, 2013, 06:09:04 PM »
Fruit

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The lounge / Re: Word.
« on: January 25, 2013, 09:33:42 AM »
 :smt006 back. Mmmm. Chocolate--one of my favorites.

New word for the game is: Cocoa

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The lounge / Re: Word.
« on: January 25, 2013, 08:58:31 AM »
Milk

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Artist opportunities / Athenaeum (VA) - ongoing
« on: January 24, 2013, 10:14:19 PM »
The Northern Virginia Fine Art Association actively seeks local and regional artists interested in having an exhibition at the Athenaeum. If you want work considered for a future exhibition, please send the following materials to the Athenaeum:

A CD with 10 images (jpgs or PDFs) of work that best represents your art. Please include the titles and sizes of the art. Also include a PDF of your resume, contact information, website address and an artist's statement. Have your name clearly marked on the CD.

The NVFAA Visual Arts Committee reviews submissions once a month. After reviewing submissions, a committee member will contact the artist with a decision regarding exhibition of the artist's work. Submitted materials will not be returned.

Please send your submissions to the Athenaeum, 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, Va, 22314. If you have any questions, contact nvfaa@nvfaa.org or call 703.548.0035. http://nvfaa.org/submissions

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The lounge / Re: Word.
« on: January 24, 2013, 10:08:21 PM »
chemical

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The lounge / Re: Word.
« on: January 24, 2013, 04:12:11 PM »
Chalk

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Artist opportunities / Allegany Magazine
« on: January 23, 2013, 11:57:53 PM »
Allegany Magazine, a full sized magazine that began in February 2006, is looking for creative writers who can tell a true story, photographers who can illustrate a point, person, or place -- and even poets -- to be published in upcoming editions of Allegany Magazine. For more information, email Angie Brant, managing editor, at abrant@times-news.com or log on to www.alleganymagazine.com.

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Artist opportunities / Potomac Review
« on: January 23, 2013, 11:49:44 PM »
Potomac Review accepts submissions of poetry, prose and art/photography.

Submission Deadlines: Reading period September 1st – May 1st; only one submission per genre per reading period.

For submission information, visit http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/edu/alt.aspx?id=18937

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The National Park Service offers opportunities for two- dimensional visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, composers, and craft artists to live and work in the parks. Contact information for participating parks is available on the website http://www.nps.gov/getinvolved/artist-in-residence.htm

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