BUFFALO ROAMING IN FRANKLINTON

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    *From the Columbus Dispatch Article by Rita Price  http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2016/10/15/bison-sculpture-harkens-back-to-franklintons-past-efforts-at-beautification.html “Sculptor Jim Swaim guides his life-sized sculpture of a woodland bison to its place atop a 10-foot pole along West Broad Street in Franklinton. The sculpture was dedicated Friday in the Franklinton Botanical Sculpture Garden on West Broad between Souder and Davis avenues. It’s designed as an environmental homage.”  … Read More

WELCOME TO 43215!!!!!!!

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THANK YOU MadLab AND Columbus’ own premier artist, Mr.  ROGER WILLIAMS,  FOR THE NEW MURAL GREETING EVERYONE COMING TO TOWN OFF OF 670 EVEN HILLARY AND DONALD! The mural entitled “DINNER WITH SHAKESPEARE”  is Roger’s ostrich egg design done for Chuck Bluestone’s project done on a 2 dimensional plane and blown up SO BIG. It is FABULOUS! and PFW was … Read More

TAKING BACK THE STREETS

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  Over a hundred little ones marched from the KWANZA PLAYGROUND on Bryden Road to the Community Festival “HOT TIMES IN OLDE TOWN” on Sept 11th.   This annual Peace Parade is organized by Central Community House http://info@cchouse.org   Central Community House was created as part of the settlement house movement that brought social services to dwell in underserved neighborhoods to address … Read More

TIME TO GET HOT HOT HOT

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The Hot Times Kate Schulte Tribute is a series of concerts and workshops presented by the Kate Schulte Foundation in and around the Hot Times Community Arts and Music Festival. To learn more about the other events, visit our website.  Plenty of Good Times at Hot Times! September 9-10-11, 2016 240 Parsons Ave – Corner of Main & Parsons The annual Hot Times … Read More

SUMMER JAM JAMMED

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Summer Jam & The Fantastic Food Garden July 16, 2016 Summer Jam Westgate featured 5 local bands with genres ranging from country and classic rock to Reggae. We hosted 28 local craft artisans, 12 local artists, 8 partnering booths that supported our theme, and 8 food venders. This year we installed an 80 Fantastic Food Garden mural, painted by Danielle … Read More

IMAGININGS FROM THE BACKBONE CAMPAIGN

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“Dear Friend, PLEASE PITCH-IN to Help Backbone publish the Solutionary Rail book, poster, and launch our public education campaign to electrify U.S. railroads for sustainable transport and renewable energy infrastructure that benefits all. Envision rail, the world’s oldest form of mechanized mass transportation, offering solutions to meet some of the 21st century’s most pressing needs: Addressing climate disruption with rapid transition to … Read More

A TRUE GEM: PEARL MARKET

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As promised, here is the link to the Town Hall Ohio radio show featuring Mr. Ricksecker that aired last weekend:  https://ofbf.org/2016/07/11/development-food-farm-town-hall-ohio/  About 25 minutes in  the Broadcast, the Pearl Market is discussed and the initiative started by Puffin West  over four years ago that gave EBT/SNAP card holders ten dollars more (FOR FREE) to spend when they deducted ten dollars … Read More

A NON-TOXIC SUCCESS!

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Nontoxic Printmaking at Cedar River Watershed, a unique hybrid of art, education, and environmental activism, was an overwhelming success! The program took place at: Cedar River Watershed Education Center A new series of collagraphs was created via sustainable, nontoxic printmaking techniques in direct response to host organization’s mission to educate the public about stewardship, biodiversity, and sustainability of the Cedar River Watershed. … Read More

ASU Project Humanities Hosts Second Annual Cultural Appropriation Symposium for High School Students

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  From Our FREIND Neal A. Lester, PhD, Founding Director of Project Humanities, Foundation Professor of English, Arizona State University Please share this announcement with your respective colleagues and with your most engaged and curious high school juniors and seniors. This is a very necessary and timely critical conversation. From Iggy Azalea, Macklemore, and hip hop to Indigenous mascots, blackface, and hairstyles, we’ll … Read More