Cultural Organizing

Press Release: R&R Arts Festival 2017

Press Release: R&R Arts Festival 2017

For Immediate Release:  January 17, 2017 Tampa to Host National Summit & Festival on Arts & Health in the Military Art2Action Inc., in partnership with the University of South Florida (USF) and Americans for the Arts, presents the R&R Arts Festival: Performances by, for, about and with Veterans Tampa, FL – In early February 2017, […]

CAATA Reflections: Pre-conference of West & Central Asian American Artists 2016

By Shruti Purkayastha Re-posted with permission from the TeAda Productions newsletter, November 2016 Editor’s Note:  In October 2016, Art2Action co-organized the pre-conference to the National Asian American Theatre Festival, produced by the Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists (CAATA), hosted for the first time by Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF).  The pre-conference convened Middle Eastern, […]

Indigenous Artists Gathering 2015

“Indigenous Artists Gathering 2015 — Minneapolis, Minnesota” By Ashley Minner, Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina First Published by Alternate ROOTS Way back in deepest, darkest winter – on February 24th, to be exact – a message from ROOTS member Andrea Assaf appeared in my inbox and brightened my day. It was a special invitation to […]

Art2Action partners with The Carpetbag Theatre on Creative Arts Reintegration in Tampa, FL

In October 2013, Art2Action partnered with The Carpetbag Theatre to co-present Linda Parris-Bailey’s newest play, Speed Killed My Cousin,in a week-long residency, in collaboration with the University of South Florida Department of Theatre (Faculty sponsor: Fanni Green) in Tampa.  “SPEED” is the story of an African American woman soldier who returns from Iraq with Post-Traumatic […]