DISCRIMINATION, CLASS, AND THE POWER OF EDUCATION

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In 1956 MY FAIR LADY, (MFL) based on George Bernard Shaw’s plan Pygmalion opened on Broadway. It tells the story of a lowly street flower girl, who is transformed to a refined lady under the tutelage of phoneticist Henry Higgins. She overcomes barriers of class privilege, prejudice, and misogyny with dignity through education and strength of character. This project addresses … Read More

LONE WOLF TRIBE’S “CLARION CALL”.

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MIME ARTIST EXTRAORDINARY, KEVIN AUGUSTINE’S, SILENT MEMORIAL DAY REMINDER . Art is one of the most powerful ways to tell a story, inconvenient truths can be difficult to explain in words, and people seem to relate better to pictures. Below you will find some of the best images that show the real “war on terror”. 

CELEBRATION OF THE MANY FACETS OF WOMEN

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The “Linen Closet and Other Collections” by Individual Artist and celebrated dancer, SUSAN VAN PELT PETRY will be presented September 7-9 at the Van Fleet Theatre. It will include 4 pieces that through its episodic structure examines and celebrates many facets of women: Their clothes, their bodies and their work. The use of fabric is a theme and through manipulation … Read More

COLUMBUS PEACE VILLAGE PROJECT

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The capital of Ohio is Columbus and it is time we celebrate the cultures, face, and art that our neighborhoods are creating.  Everyone deserves to be represented, have a voice, share a story and exchange a smile.  No one said things are going to be easy in this life.  Our commitment is to be a bridge for diverse people in … Read More

HYBRID OF ART, EDUCATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM

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NON-TOXIC PRINT MAKING HAS AGAIN BEEN WELCOMED TO PARTNER WITH  CEDAR RIVER WATERSHED EDUCATION CENTER IN NORTH BEND, WA – which is the primary source of clean, safe drinking water for the greater Seattle Area –   to create a new series of collagraphs via sustainable printmaking techniques.  These plates will be conceived in direct response to the Education Center’s … Read More

ARTMOBILE ROLLS INTO FRANKLINTON

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Coming to The Franklinton Board of Trade in July & August Only Mobile Art Studio on Wheels in Columbus                            Join Us To Explore. Make. Share. ART WHO: Ages of 7-11 years old WHAT: Fun art activities + a healthy snack + caring people= memorable summer moments WHEN: July and August WHY- School is out. WHERE: FRANKLINTON WK Tuesday Thursday … Read More

MARCH TO YOUR OWN BEAT

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Project Summary and Final Report from Embracing our Differences: Grant funds were used to send 80 students on an educational field trip to the Embracing Our Differences International Art Exhibit. In addition to the field trip, these students were provided lesson plans and curriculum to use in their classrooms before, during and after their field trips. Embracing Our Differences’ field trips … Read More

WE ALL ARE BOISE

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The Anne Frank Memorial at the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights in Boise, Idaho was vandalized on three consecutive days with racist and Antisemetic graffiti.  At the memorial were two stone tablets with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Viciously and telling, those tablets were among the vandals’ targets.  Puffin West had granted the Wassmuth Center this year and that … Read More

POETRY POSTCARDS

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THE BEYOND BAROQUE FOUNDATION’S Poetry Post Cards Sunday April 30 1:00 PM  – 4:00 PM Back by popular demand! Join the whole community in writing and mailing protest poems to political representatives. Postcards, art supplies, and a list of local and national representatives will be provided so that all can voice their concerns over our current politics. Postage provided so … Read More

HANDS-ON

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Visionaries and Voices (V+V) Studio Program In Cincinnati, OH  offers studio space, art supplies and additional physical support for artists with developmental disabilities. They also support the presentation and marketing for these artists five times a year. V+V Studio Program http://www.visionariesandvoices.com is designed to foster an inclusive creative environment. The program permits the V+V artists he time, facilities and assistance to … Read More