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Tag Archives: Arts and Culture
Musings on ‚ÄúHome‚ÄĚ and the Rural Generation Summit
I‚Äôve spent most of my life living in urban spaces. In our work at Metris, we lift up examples of arts and culture happening in communities across the U.S. I also recently joined the board of the Department of Public … Continue reading
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Backyard Spotlight: Common Field Convening Philadelphia
I was lucky to be able to attend some of the Philadelphia Common Field Convening back in April. It was an inspiring gathering of arts organizers, artist collectives, and small-scale arts organizations from the U.S. and Canada.
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Backyard Spotlight: Mercantile Home
Mercantile Home is a community centered, creative lifestyle brand created by artist/husbands Ken Jones Jr. and Ron Morris.
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Dispatch from Boston ‚Äď This One‚Äôs for the Women
On a recent trip to Boston last March, I caught up with new developments on the cultural scene. It was women‚Äôs history month and what I saw and were I went definitely reflected that fact.
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Learning from the Ghost Ship Fire Tragedy: Safety, Support, and Informal Cultural Space
Two years ago, on the night of December 2nd, 2016, 36 people lost their lives in a tragic and preventable warehouse fire, which broke out in the middle of a concert on the second floor of the Ghost Ship arts … Continue reading
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Journeys in Creative Placemaking/keeping/taking
In 2009/2010, I caught an incredible break. I had recently decided to hang out my shingle as an arts and urban planning consultant. A former choreographer/arts administrator, I was just 29 years old, had a newly minted masters of urban … Continue reading
Posted in Creative Placemaking Tagged Arts and Culture, Belonging, Creative Placemaking, Equity, Inclusion, Placekeeping, Placetaking Comments Off on Journeys in Creative Placemaking/keeping/taking