On Thursday, June 7th, 2012 from 2pm-5pm, the Nuvein Foundation for Literature and the Arts will host the “Young Artists Expo” at the Club Cubano del Valle de San Gabriel/San Gabriel Valley Cuban Club (Cuban Club) located at10960 Lower Azusa Rd., El Monte, CA 91731.
The Nuvein Foundation, sponsored by the Community Building Initiative or CCF, will host an event that will provide educational resources as well as information to high school age students in El Monte interested In pursuing a degree and career in the Arts. This event will also host featured speakers from various artistic disciplines who will speak to the students about how to pursue a career in these fields.
The Nuvein Foundation will also be providing all participants with information on various artistic support groups, events, and organizations throughout the San Gabriel Valley. Juniors (11th graders) in attendance will be given an application for the Nuvein Foundation’s Enrique Diaz Visionary Scholarship, which will award scholarships for arts oriented and college bound students.
ITINERARY OF EVENT
11am-12pm: Nuvein Opens Location
12pm- 1:30pm: Event set up (Speakers,Table presentors)
1:30pm-2:00pm: Sound Check
2:00pm-2:40pm: Opening Mixer/Resource Tables
2:40pm-3:00pm: Welcome & Introductions – Chris Trevilla/Nuvein
3:00pm-3:15pm: First Speaker (Theater/Theater Production) –Jose Esparza
3:15pm-3:30pm: Second Speaker (Dance/Choreography) –Luisa Macias
3:30pm-3:45pm: Third Speaker (Writing/Publishing) –Scott Noon Creley
3:45pm-4:00pm: Fourth Speaker (Art/Animation) –Raul Aguirre Jr.
4:00pm-4:20pm: Panel Discussion
4:20pm-5:00pm: Closing Mixer/Resource Tables/Nuvein Scholarship 5:00pm: Closing and Acknowledgments
5:00pm-6:00pm: Clean up and Close Location
Featured Speakers will include:
Raul Aguirre Jr. – Artist/Animator/Creator and Director/Producer behind Studio Raul and Host of the Man vs. Art blog and podcast show.
Luisa Macias- Dancer/Dance Instructor and Director of Studio Danza of Whittier and Ballet Folklorico de Colores.
Jose Esparza – Dancer/Actor/Dance & Theatre Instructor and Production Team member of the Santa Fe Springs Community Playhouse.
Scott Noon Creley – Adjunct English and Creative Writing Instructor at Whittier College, Writer/Author/Poet & Committee member of the San Gabriel Valley Literature Festival.
Inquiries for this event can be sent to the Nuvein Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org, while parties interested in participation and exhibiting at this event are urged to contact any member of the Nuvein Executive Board.
Event page (Facebook)