Square Meal for the Arts at Little India

curryLittle India will host the next Square Meal, happening on November 6, 2013.

The Square Meal is an initiative of the Arts Council of Kanawha Valley, which aims to give grants to artists for their projects. For $16 ($21 for late reservations after November 4 or at the door), diners will enjoy a light meal and have a vote as to which artists gets the grant.

Artists will be given four to eight minutes to present their project proposal and convince the sponsors to award them with the grant. This year, priority will be given to artists in music, dance, theater, visual, literary and film, arts groups and creative projects, second priority is community development.

Interested artists must meet four criteria: project description, relevance/need, use of funds, timeline and final report. Deadline for submitting proposals is today at 5pm. For more information, visit www.artskv.org/grants.