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Fort Greene: An Urban Omnibus Profile

In the coming months, Urban Omnibus will visit St. George on Staten Island, and the Bronx’s Hunts Point. Here, in the second article of the series, Mercedes Kraus explores the cultural history of Fort Greene, Brooklyn http://urbanomnibus.net/2013/04/naturally-occurring-cultural-districts-fort-greene-brooklyn/ Photo: Cumbe Grand Opening Dance Class | Photo by Josh Gilbert, courtesy of Cumbe Dance

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El Puente Green Light District Summit Schedule

¡Pa’lante Juntos!, El Puente’s Green Light District Summit 2012, will offer exciting workshops, tours, and cultural events! These activities will highlight work accomplished launching the Green Light District in September of 2011 and provide the opportunity to engage more deeply with the campaigns, projects, and community resources that will move them into the future. They […]

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Project for Public Spaces 8th International Public Markets Conference

September 21-23, Cleveland, Ohio More information here. This 8th annual international conference will set a new direction for the vital role markets play in transforming local economies and communities. The conference will spotlight one of Cleveland’s greatest treasures, such as the West Side Market which is celebrating its centennial in 2012. The market has a rich and storied […]

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El Puente’s Unveiling of “NurtureNature” Mural

Join El Puente as they unveil their latest community mural, “NurtureNature”, created by Los Muralistas de El Puente in collaboration with students, parents, and teachers from PS84 Jose de Diego Elementary School. Youth and teaching artists from El Puente’s leadership centers and the El Puente Academy for Peace & Justice also participated in the design and creation process. […]

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LINC Keynote: Jawole Willa Jo Zollar

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Founding Artistic Director of Urban Bush Women, recently gave a wonderful keynote speech at the 2012 ‘Creative Communities Convening’ for LINC. Special thanks to Jawole for her mention of NOCD-NY and the work that we all do together here in NYC: “Urban Bush Women is part of a group called the […]

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Locating The Sacred Festival

Experience the sacred all over New York City at the Asian American Arts Alliance’s LOCATING THE SACRED FESTIVAL September 12-23, 2012 | NYC – Two years in the making, the Locating the Sacred Festival, a project of the Asian American Arts Alliance, has brought together hundreds of artists, arts workers and cultural activists to create […]

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Making Buildings Work: the Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center

Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center (GMDC) is a non-profit industrial developer that over the past twenty years has rehabilitated six North Brooklyn buildings and made more than 750,000 square feet of space available to small manufacturers, artisans and artists. Check out an interview with Urban Omnibus here.

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