Tagged: Free

Free Activations Of Art, Music, Dance And Culture Head To Brooklyn All Month Long

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) and DUMBO Improvement District (Dumbo) today announced that Brooklyn-based social enterprise and creative house Brooklyn Brujeria is presenting the Shine Shrine Intention Walk at sites throughout Dumbo and Downtown Brooklyn from August 19 to September 18. To activate the first Shine Shrine, Brooklyn Brujeria is hosting Rumba de la Musa and a silent disco with Sabine Blaizin and others on August 19, 6pm at the Pearl Street Triangle in Dumbo.

Curated by performance artist Chiquita Brujita and bearing her geometric artwork, the Shine Shrine Intention Walk is one of the projects funded through the Downtown Brooklyn

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Phoenix Free Little Art Gallery lets neighbors share their love of art

Clare Wright built a tiny art gallery in her front yard to connect the community to local artists and all the art is free.

It’s called a Free Little Art Gallery and it’s located in Phoenix’s Coronado neighborhood on Mitchell south of Palm.

The concept is simple and it’s similar to the free libraries that have been popping up lately. Instead of books, people can take or contribute art.

“I thought it would be kind of a fun way to give back to the community. I’m an artist myself,” Wright said.

She built the art gallery earlier this year after

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Little free art: Help yourself concept spreads from books to canvas | News

FRANKFORT — Three new Little Free Art Galleries in downtown Frankfort build grassroot connections and inspire the community’s creative culture.

The Oliver Art Center initiative based on the Little Free Libraries concept fills mini street side galleries with original works by professional artists — and anyone moved to pick up a paint brush, make a small sculpture, weave a tiny textile or engage in any other visual art.

Artist works are freely given to the project and free to take.

“We’re trying to make art accessible to anyone at anytime and spread the word that art is for everyone,” said

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‘The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War,’ by Louis Menand: An Excerpt

A fifth of the population lived in poverty. The enfranchisement of Black Americans and the opening of economic opportunity to women did little to lessen the dominance in virtually every sphere of life of white men. A spirit of American exceptionalism was widespread, as was a quasi-official belief in something called “the American way of life,” based on an image of normativity that was (to put it mildly) not inclusive.

The culture industries, as they expanded, absorbed and commercialized independent and offbeat culture-makers, and the university, as it expanded, swallowed up the worlds of creative writing and dissident political opinion.

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