As part of VINES' 10th Anniversary, we have launched a campaign to build 20 gardens by 2020. This expansion would not be made possible without the funding through a grant from the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation. With volunteer help, we were able to build two new community gardens this fall. We built a garden on Park Street, on the West Side of … [Read more...] about 20 Gardens by 2020
--Johnson City, New York. On Friday, November 3, at 1:30 PM Johnson City Mayor Greg Deemie will officially dedicate the murals at Floral Park to the children of the community by cutting a ceremonial ribbon at the park’s main entrance. Mural Fest 2017 marked the Village’s first foray into public art installations. Johnson City has been labeled … [Read more...] about Floral Park Public Art Dedication
This article from THE DAILY GOOD reports on several celebrities, including Anthony Bourdain and Jim Jeffries who are examining their role in propping up a culture where it is ok to allow women to be harassed. In the wake of the many accusations of sexual assault and harassment against Harvey Weinstein, a number of public personalities are shocked and looking … [Read more...] about Are you an Ally for Women Sexually Harassed?
Image by Pixabay Article by Caleb Anderson Halloween is no longer just for kids. Adults are discovering the ghoulish glee that comes from indulging their most macabre fears in a safe but scary environment. There's no reason for you to miss out on the fun, even if you're in recovery. Here are some great ways to have a creepy yet clean All … [Read more...] about Keep Halloween Scary, but Sober
News from KNOW THEATRE: We asked playwrights and musicians to create works based on images of artwork . The plays are blind-read, the best are chosen an produced. Our friends at Strange Fangs Song Factory make arrangements with local musicians to compose original pieces. We feature one artwork each night for three nights with the … [Read more...] about The Playwrights & Artists Festival plays have been chosen!
"The Darkest City is a dialogue conducted in text and images between Romanian-born writer Andrei Guruianu and American photographer and visual artist Teknari. The Darkest City draws its inspiration from Teknari’s black and white photographs of the Southern Tier of New York, whose small cities and villages have at times been labeled by some as … [Read more...] about The Darkest City by Andrei Guruianu
Women’s Rights National Historical Park and the Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation Present Exhibits and Programs Celebrating Haudenosaunee Influence PHOTO: Mural at 213 State St. by Bruce Greig of Elisabeth Freeman on Soapbox, Suffragette, 1913 LOCAL NEWS: Binghamton Suffrage Anniversary Parade Sat, October 7, 1pm – 3pm Main St, Binghamton, NY … [Read more...] about NYS Women’s Suffrage Centennial
The Gandhi Festival March – Sun. Oct. 1, 2017 at 4 pm, gathering at the M.L. King Statue on the Riverwalk, near Court St. Bridge. The Gandhi Project was launched in 2015, to focus attention on the potential of “ordinary people” to work for the common good. Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948) came to be called “Mahatma” … [Read more...] about The Gandhi Project
DOWNLOAD OUR WISH LIST BELOW The Department of Public Art (DPA) will sponsor the 4th Mural Fest at Floral Ave. Park in Johnson City on Saturday October 7th from 11-4 pm. The Village of Johnson City has given permission to paint murals on several structures at Floral Ave. Park and there will be several activities for children and adults. "Leaving … [Read more...] about Mural Fest and Mural Workshops
?Summary of the Better Angels Gathering, Saturday, July 15th in Ithaca, NY. by Dana LaCroix On a sunny Saturday in Ithaca a group of 7 Democrats and 7 Republicans came together for a day, pulling their political opinions off the internet or out of the closet to engage in face-to-face conversation. The session was led by Better Angels moderators Bill … [Read more...] about 7 Democrats. 7 Republicans. One Room