SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day DaytonPerformance
Saturday, March 30, 2013
2pm - 4pm
Contact information: http://swandaydayton.blogspot.com
Building off of the success of last year’s inaugural standing-room only event, SWAN Day Dayton 2013 will be held on Saturday March 30th at 2pm at the Dayton Metro Library Main Branch Auditorium at 215 E. Third St. Join artists and community members in a celebration of Ohio female artists. The showcase is free and includes films, poetry, plays, music, dance, short stories and visual arts.
Featured artists include filmmakers Ursula, Gabrielle, Jennifer, Charity, and Maria Burton of Fiver Sisters Productions, R&B singer and songwriter Adriane Caffey, poet Elizabeth Cantonwine Schmidt, actor Daniel Cermak, actor Whitney Davis, filmmaker Rani Deighe Crowe, theatre director and actor Andy Falter, spoken word artist and rapper Kim Gerhold, actor Daniel Grigg, actor Elizabeth Harelik, author Sandra J. Kachurek, the Kilbourne Drama Club, flute trio Knotwork Flutes, playwright Stacey Lane, singer, songwriter and guitarist Talianna LeVangie, sketch comedy filmmaker Alex Mangen, dancer and choreographer Crystal Michelle, filmmaker Eric Risher, poet and author Maranda Russell, poet Claudia Skutar, filmmaker Alex Taylor, actor Greta Wolking and theatre director Jacob Wright.
Can’t wait for SWAN Day? You don’t have to. Come to the Dayton Metro Library Main Branch between now and March 30th to see SWAN visual artists’ work displayed throughout the library. This diverse exhibit includes works by Bonnie Adams Brestelli, Laura Ceville, Sarah Fortener, Janyce Denise Glasper, Terri Melia Hamlin, Ellie Lane, Crystal Leisure, Heather Lea Reid, and Karen Webb.
SWAN Day Dayton is produced by Dara Cosby and Stacey Lane and is co-sponsored by the Dayton Metro Library and Joy Schwab. This event is part of an international celebration of women artists taking place on the last Saturday of Women’s History Month. There have been over 900 SWAN Day events in 23 countries in the first five years of SWAN Day.