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Harvard Rocks NYC Seeks Band/Artist Submissions

Harvardwood is pleased to present the first ever... HARVARD ROCKS NYC!

Whether you've been to Coachella, South x Southwest, or All Points West - see what happens when Harvard reveals it's very own best...

From the school that gave you Chester French, Weezer, & Rage Against The Machine (yes, all bands carry 1 or more Crimson diplomas)—be there when we reveal tomorrow's IT bands today!

Bringing the freshest indie music to alums, by alums at one the hottest joints in town...

Come shake off work & drink in a night of young Crimson blood, contacts, and cocktails when
Harvard ROCKS NYC:

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2009 Harvardwood Screenplay Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2009 Harvardwood Screenplay Competition, sponsored by Circle of Confusion! It was a very competitive pool of scripts, and we thank all of the writers who participated. To read the winning screenplays, please email a request to: hwpcontest@harvardwood.org

1st place: RESPONSIBLE ADULTS by Alex Schemmer

An immature college grad reconnects with his childhood babysitter, sparking an instant attraction. To prove that he’s become a RESPONSIBLE ADULT worthy of her attention, the college grad "adopts” a spunky elderly lady as a community service project and – despite his initial intentions – does some actual growing up.

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Seeking Casting Director for Harvardwood Showcase

Harvardwood is looking for pro-bono casting help for our August Showcase of Harvardwood Writers and Actors. We will draw from a dedicated pool of Harvardwood Actors, "Friends of Harvardwood," and outside recommendations - and we need help making the selections. There will 5-9 pilots (12-20 pages each) presented in the showcase, casting will take place over 2-3 sessions during the last week of June and the first week of July. Please lend us your expertise! Contact Allison Kiessling at: actors@harvardwood.org

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Join the SF Harvardwood Activities Committee!

Hello SF/Bay Area Harvardwood Members,

Have ideas for events? Want to get involved? We would love to have you on board to make this summer and fall an active one for our club!

Join us for an SF/Bay Area Harvardwood Activities Committee meeting on Thursday, June 25 at 7pm in North Beach. Come meet other members, enjoy snacks, and share your ideas with us! Please RSVP by Tuesday, June 23 to Chapter Head Julia Ogrydziak at sf@harvardwood.org and we will follow up with details.

If you cannot make it on Thursday but are still interested in being a part of this Committee, please email Julia at sf@harvardwood.org.

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Harvardwood Georgia Chapter Launches!

Calling all Georgia residents working (or strongly interested) in the arts, media, and entertainment! Harvardwood is starting up a Georgia Chapter, and we are in the process of planning an exciting series of events and activities in and around Atlanta, Georgia that will be informative, fun, and great for networking. If you are in Georgia, please join the Georgia Chapter through the Harvardwood website (instructions below), or feel free to send an email with any questions, concerns, or ideas to Chapter Head Ashley Filip: georgia@harvardwood.org

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Volunteers needed for Harvardwood Actors Advisory Committee

Harvardwood is starting an informal advisory committee to beef up (or tofu up :)) our services for Harvardwood actors. Help us help you! What do you need to: find work, showcase your talent, and raise your brand as a Harvardwood actor? The first meeting will be a brainstorming session to find out what you really need to succeed. We will be looking for great ideas and volunteers to help lead the charge! If you would like to help develop better services, workshops, panel discussions, and website features, please drop us a line: actors@harvardwood.org

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Seeking Volunteers/Speakers for LA Visual Arts Panel

We are seeking Harvardwood members and/or friends involved in the Visual Arts (dealers, curators, collectors, and artists) who might be interested in participating in a panel event in Los Angeles. If you fit this description or know someone who does, please contact George Melrod to express your interest: gmelrod@earthlink.net

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Seeking Authors for Harvardwood Books

AUTHORS WANTED. Harvardwood Books is seeking manuscripts for publication!

This collaboration between Harvardwood and Unlimited Publishing LLC offers writers the chance to get their non-fiction or fiction books into print - and there is no charge. Harvardwood Books offers national distribution of hardcover and paperback books and the chance for authors to earn royalties. Unpublished and previously published books are eligible for consideration.

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Harvardwood Writers Program for Fiction

Attention Harvard writers! We will soon be launching a Harvardwood Writers Program module for fiction writers (novels, short stories, poetry, and the like) in Los Angeles. The group will meet on a regular basis to workshop manuscripts as well as to host guest speakers.

If you are an interested writer (literary only, please), please email the following information to:
hwpfiction@harvardwood.org

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CT Harvard Clubs Interested in Arts-related Events

The Harvard Clubs in Connecticut would be interested in organizing events for their members in conjunction with local performances by Harvardwood members and Harvard alumni. Successful past events have included post-performance receptions with musicians, cast members, and playwrights; gallery openings and film premières. Meet-and-greets with notable alumni filming in CT are also of interest to the clubs. If you are aware of upcoming performances in CT with direct Harvard tie-ins please contact Roger Cole the Harvard Alumni Association Regional Director for CT. His e-mail address is rcole_mba1985@post.harvard.edu

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Seeking Space for Harvardwood Panel Events - NYC

Dear Harvardwood NYC Members:

We are in search of a location to host upcoming panel events, either a room in a members club or a corporate auditorium that would seat at least 50.

For next month, we are seeking a space to hold a panel featuring alumni editors from top glossy magazines on a Saturday afternoon in November.

Of course the host organization will be credited for its donation of space. We can also work with you to invite members of your organization to attend.

If you can provide space for either our November event or future events, please contact nyc@harvardwood.org

Thanks!

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Seeking Profile Writers for Harvardwood Highlights

Interested in earning a Harvardwood byline and a place in our hearts? We are looking for people interested in writing profiles of intriguing members of the Harvard community in the arts, entertainment and media fields. Student writers welcome. These profiles appear monthly in Harvardwood Highlights and run in the range of 1,000 to 1,500 words, though we are flexible.

If you are interested in coming aboard, please contact us.

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