Sunday, March 10, 2013

SoHa Arts and Culture Guild Returns

SoHa Arts & Culture Guild
The SoHa Arts and Culture Guild (SACG), operating as a Colorado unincorporated nonprofit association, is pleased to announced that we're back! We're currently assembling our Board of Directors and Advisory Board. Currently, the Board of Directors includes Officers Pam O'Mara, Chair and Chris O'Mara, Treasurer; and Members at Large: Carol Denker (co-Chair Events Committee), Loretta Davis, Lori Melena, and Mollie Rue (co-Chair Events Committee). Advisory Board members include Laurie Pierce and Jon Jon Lannen. We're looking for a Secretary and Vice Chair. Committees currently include Membership and Events. Among other exciting projects, we're looking forward to an annual SoHa Fringe Festival; artists' incubator; and "teen to steam" programs aimed at the 15 - 17 age group.

Find out how you can become a sponsor! Support SACG by using goodsearch for all your searching and online shopping: www.goodsearch.com > choose SoHa Arts and Culture Guild as your charity of choice!

Questions? www.sohaguild.org | pam@sohaguild.org


Friday, January 13, 2012

SoHa Arts and Culture Guild to Apply for Arts District Grant

SoHa Arts and Culture Guild is gearing up to apply for an arts district grant and technical support through Colorado Creative Industries. While 2012 is too soon for a thorough application to be submitted, the Guild and its media partner SoHa Happenings in Colorado eZine are working to gather the recognition, support, and documentation required to submit a grant application in 2013.
For info about joining the Guild and helping with grant activities: contact Pam O'Mara (pam@sohaguild.org) 720-839-8104.

Supporting info: Colorado HOUSE BILL 11-1031 [complete text: HB11-1031]:

CONCERNING THE CREATION OF CREATIVE DISTRICTS, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, AUTHORIZING SPECIFIED LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO DESIGNATE A PORTION OF THEIR TERRITORY AS A CREATIVE DISTRICT SUBJECT TO CERTIFICATION BY THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES DIVISION WITHIN THE COLORADO OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. Part 3 of article 48.5 of title 24, Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION to read: 24-48.5-314. Creative districts - creation - certification - powers
of coordinator and division - legislative declaration - definitions.
(1) (a) THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HEREBY FINDS, DETERMINES, AND
DECLARES THAT: (I) A CREATIVE DISTRICT IS A WELL-RECOGNIZED, DESIGNATED
MIXED-USE AREA OF A COMMUNITY IN WHICH A HIGH CONCENTRATION OF
CULTURAL FACILITIES, CREATIVE BUSINESSES, OR ARTS-RELATED BUSINESSES
SERVE AS THE ANCHOR OF ATTRACTION. IN CERTAIN CASES, MULTIPLE
VACANT PROPERTIES IN CLOSE PROXIMITY MAY EXIST WITHIN A COMMUNITY
THAT WOULD BE SUITABLE FOR REDEVELOPMENT AS A CREATIVE DISTRICT.
CREATIVE DISTRICTS MAY BE FOUND IN ALL SIZES OF COMMUNITIES, FROM
SMALL AND RURAL TO LARGE AND URBAN. CREATIVE DISTRICTS MAY BE
HOME TO BOTH NONPROFIT AND FOR-PROFIT CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AND
ORGANIZATIONS.




Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Donate to SoHa Arts Guild via GoodSearch.com

Exciting news:  You can support the SoHa Arts and Culture Guild simply by searching and shopping! It's easy as 1-2-3, and even fun to donate by using GoodSearch to do all your online searches and shopping.
Here's how:
1. Go to www.goodsearch.com,
2. Register,
3. Select SoHa Arts and Culture Guild as the non-proft to which you'd like to donate, and go to town!


Monday, August 1, 2011

The First GREAT We-Are-SoHa Event!!

As you know: SoHa, Colorado is the arts and culture region that starts at Hampden Ave (south of Denver), goes to the southern edge of Larkspur; to the western edge of Roxborough and Ken Caryl; to eastern edge of Centennial (Centennial has an edge). AND, SoHa includes the artists and performers who take their art to other regions. Yes, we are SoHa - hear us roar. Let's celebrate!! 
When: Mon, 8/1 - Sun, 8/7
Where: In the SoHa region and will SoHa arts & performers.
How: Show your support by "Liking" the SoHa Arts and Culture Guild @ SoHa Guild on Facebook
Membership: Anyone can become a member of the SoHa Arts & Culture Guild - and we encourage it!

Friday, July 29, 2011

Media Partner SoHa Happenings eZine Now on SoHa Guild Blog

We, at the SoHa Arts & Culture Guild, are pleased to announce that our media partner, SoHa Happenings in Colorado eZine now appears on our blog!
Questions about SoHa Happenings in Colorado eZine? www.sohappens.com
 Questions about joining SoHa Arts & Culture Guild? pam@sohaguild.org 

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Visitors to Wild on Littleton Block Party Love the Idea of Arts Guild

Sharing a booth with SoHa Happenings in Colorado eZine at the 7th Annual Wild on Littleton Block Party was a great success for both the Guild and SoHa Happenings. Together we chatted with nearly 500 visitors, who were esctatic about the idea of a non-profit devoted to arts and culture in SoHa Colorado.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

We are SoHa...

If you're an artist or performer in SoHa; an instructor in any of the towns & cities in SoHa; a patron of the arts in SoHa; a gallery or venue owner or operator; or anyone supporting arts & culture in our SoHa... then you are SoHa!!