FALLEN FRUIT and it’s FREE

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Fallen Fruit of Columbus: Block after Block was originally created by Los Angeles-based artists David Burns and Austin Young. Their art collaborative Fallen Fruit will partner with the Wexner Center to create and install two public fruit parks in Columbus in spring 2017-one in Weinland Park, at East 11th Avenue and North 4th Street, and the other in South Columbus, … Read More

TAP YOUR FEET AND EAT

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SID Public Services Association (SPSA) supports the development of downtown and operates Pearl Market which is an open-air farmers’ market located across the street from the Ohio Statehouse. The market operates Tuesdays and Fridays 10:30-1:30 from June to October. The direct marketing opportunity for the 15 farmers in 2016 who participated in this market is unparalleled in the region as … Read More

SAVE THE DATES

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2 weeks of Award-Winning, International and Independent Film Nov. 5th-19th The Columbus Jewish Film Festival  (CJFF) invites you to join us on a two-week cinematic journey … a kaleidoscope of comedies, dramas and documentaries exploring the global Jewish experience with stories of joy and celebration, love and loss, tolerance and activism, ethics and history. Twelve Films in Fourteen days!!! and … Read More

SINGING INTHE HOUSE

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Columbus Children’s Choir will bring MUSIC AND SONG to the Central Community House (CCH) though a partnership program with Ohio Alliance for Arts Education.   Senior Choir members will be given apprentice opportunities to learn about teaching music and managing a classroom of kindergarteners through third graders who will have weekly music/choir classes. There will be 3 sessions and at the … Read More

THEATER OF CONVICTION

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A new collaboration between a teaching artist at Otterbein University and CATCO will work with male inmates at Marion (Ohio) Correctional Institution to rehearse and stage a new play. The play is being developed collaboratively and will feature theatrical scenes, personal storytelling as well as spoken word, rap, poetry, music and dance. The play will address issues of what HOPE, … Read More

ANNE FRANK CENTER FOR MUTUAL RESPECT

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Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, the U.S. national organization in the worldwide network of Anne Frank organizations, addresses civil and human rights across America. Through educational programs and grassroots organizing, the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect calls out prejudice, counters discrimination and advocates for the kinder and fairer world of which Anne Frank dreamed. Anne Frank Center for … Read More

RAIN CATCHER

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The NCRC&DC is a grassroots non-profit organization that works with youth in environmental education projects and with community members to promote environmentally sound agriculture practices and protection of natural resources in the region of Marin, Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties of the north coast of California. They  maximize their impact by collaborating with other organizations on projects that focus on … Read More

THE HUMANS THAT WE ARE

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VOICES UNBROKEN Caits Meissner has written with incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. These experiences create pathways so that we can witness the inherent worth and dignity in all people, inspiring lives of greater contribution. Prison is a system that thrives on punitive measures and the dehumanization of those under state control. Where can freedom be found in an unfree space? … Read More

PEACEMAKERS: CHANGING WORLDS

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This is a multidisciplinary experience by Changing Worlds  integrating artists and writing into schools in three Chicago Elementary neighborhood schools.  The project uses positive art activism for non-violent community and peacemaking within these schools.  There will be nine art making sessions and ten writing sessions.  The project is led by well l known community activists that have over 20 years … Read More

THROWAWAY CULTURE

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  Climate change is the result of extractive mass production leading to a throwaway culture.  Standing in a seemingly endless flow of garbage, how can we envision and make a better future?  The Catalyst Network of Communities  in California opened their first FREE STORE in 2015 and began work on creating a market space for artist to access tools and … Read More