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2014 COWfest

Competition & Celebration

AUGUST 15-17, 2014

Please join us for the 6th annual CENTER OF THE WORLD FESTIVAL

 as we celebrate the art of storytelling

 and showcase the creative work of playwrights and songwriters

 who are competing for grant prizes.

  Audiences vote for the winners at the weekend performances

 centered on social justice and ecological issues.


PROGRAM:  Friday, August 15th, 7:30 – 10pm

6th Annual Center of the World Festival

 Opening Ceremonies

followed by a cast of ‘characters’ who bring stories to life onstage.

Enjoy Chumash and other Native American legends, local folklore, tales to educate and inspire,

Plus stories just for fun. 

Great entertainment for audiences of all ages.


PROGRAM:  Saturday, August 16, 1:30 and 7:30pm

PLAYWRIGHT COMPETITION

Grant prizes for playwrights are awarded by audience vote. 

 Votes can be cast only by attending complete afternoon or evening presentation session.

A brief TOPICTALK will be conducted following each of the  six 10-minute plays 

giving the audience an opportunity to explore the nature of the offered topics.

Plays are performed by volunteer actor/readers, comprised of people from the local mountain communities.


PROGRAM:  Sunday, August 17, 1 – 5pm

MUSIC (by Bands) – SONGWRITING COMPETITION – AWARDS – CLOSING CEREMONIES

Grant prizes for songwriters are awarded by audience vote.

  Votes can be cast only by attending complete one-hour songwriting presentation session.

A brief TOPICTALK will be conducted following each song

 giving the audience an opportunity to explore the nature of the lyric’s topic.



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