If rain and/or sunscreen confusion (so many options… which to choose?!??) has you staying indoors, pass the time with this monthly list of the news and notes of past MCC Fellows/Finalists.
Jamie Cat Callan reads from her new book Ooh La La! at the Boston French Cultural Center (6/18, 6:30 PM), the Osterville Library Tent Event (6/29, 10 AM), the Port City Women’s Group (7/1, 6:30 PM), the Falmouth Historical Society (7/14, 3 PM), and Where the Sidewalk Ends Bookstore (7/20, 3 PM).
Jared Katsiane will have two films screening at the Roxbury Film Festival in June. Big Willow will screen at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (6/29, 12 noon) and at Museum of Fine Arts Boston Remis Auditorium (6/30, 12 noon) with other shorts. Lost In The Stripes will screen at MassArt (6/29, 1:45 PM). Full schedule.
Caitlin McCarthy‘s original TV pilot teleplay Pass/Fail, co-written with Jim Forbes, is a finalist in the NYTVF’s first annual Voice and Vision: The NBC Drama Challenge. Pass/Fail has now advanced to the network for consideration. One winner will be selected by NBC this summer and he/she will receive a development deal with NBC. Additionally, all finalists will be invited to the 9th Annual New York Television Festival as Official Artists and enjoy exclusive opportunities available through NYTVF Connect.
Rachel Mello has a solo show, Cities and Shadows: 10 years of cut silhouette paintings, printmaking, and collage at the Hynes Convention Center Rotunda Gallery, into September. She’s also part of An Alphabet of Inspiration: Artists Celebrate 100 Years of Collections at Boston Children’s Museum, on view through May of 2014. Her work is “H is for Home.” Read more about the exhibit.
Nathalie Miebach has a show at Gallery Nord, in San Antonio, TX, running all of June. She’ll be the keynote speaker at the Surface Design Association Conference in San Antonio, TX. (Another past Fellow, Janet Echelman, is another keynote speaker!)
Karen Shepard will read from her new novel The Celestials at the MASS MoCA Book Club in North Adams (6/6, 6 PM), Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley (6/11, 7 PM), Newtonville Books in Newton (6/13, 7 PM), and more.
Image: book by Elaine Spatz-Rabinowitz, part of the exhibition AL-MUTANABBI STREET STARTS HERE.