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#CULTUREISHERE

What gives a neighborhood its character? How does a community express its identity? Culture isn’t limited to museum walls and concert halls – Culture is HERE! Share the unexpected, unique elements of culture in your community by tagging your cultural snapshot on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #cultureishere. Need some inspiration? We composed samples in our November newsletter. We look […]

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Dance on the Greenway and Arts Engagement Panel in Red Hook!

This Saturday, October 11, come to the Red Hook waterfront for Dance on the Greenway, a site-specific dance festival hosted by Dance Theatre Etcetera. Four diverse choreographers have created site-specific work to be performed at Erie Basin Park, behind IKEA. Between performances, from 3-4pm, NOCD-NY members will be featured on a panel, Engaged Arts Practices: The […]

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Corona Plaza: An Urban Omnibus Profile

“Urban Omnibus has partnered with the NOCD Working Group to look more deeply into just a few of New York’s NOCDs. Over the next several months, we will publish four original articles that illuminate the specific constellations of social forces, strategies, organizations, and individuals that make Corona, Fort Greene, St. George, and Hunts Point emblematic, […]

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Beyond Zuccotti Park: Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space

“Where are the spaces in which we act as a community? Who governs them? Who decides on their design? Their use? And should we blur the controls, the boundaries, the authority, and the thresholds between public and private space, between streets and sidewalks?” – Michael Kimmelman – – – – – – Celebrate the release […]

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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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‘Saints’ and ‘Ladies’ in the LES

The latest Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc) ArtUp scaffolding bridge exhibition, “Saints of the Lower East Side” by artist Tom Sanford, opens with a reception tonight at FAB Café. Featuring seven cultural icons of the Lower East Side, this public art installation has garnered some great media coverage (including an interview with WNYC) in its homage […]

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