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Cultura Collective commemorates Roosevelt Park neighborhood at ArtPrize Nine

Submitted 10-09-2017 under NEWS

Cultura Collective's exhibition "Documented/Undocumentado" stood as a testament to Roosevelt Park residents affected by development.

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Community responds to 'Why These Finalists? Part 2'

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NEWS

The Rapidian and GRTV interviewed a variety of audience members after the event to get their reaction to the critics thoughts on the public's and jurors' 3D and time-based choices in the Top 20.

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ArtPrize 2017 top 20 finalist "Lux Maximus" interview with the artist

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NEWS

"They said it couldn't be done, so I did it," states "Lux Maximus" creator Daniel Oropeza of his signature process of fusing glass with metal to create sculptures that are partially translucent.

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Sunny weather, large crowds make HopCat, WYCE Blue Bridge Music Festival a success

Submitted 10-02-2017 under NEWS

Unlike last year, when rain, wind, and cold weather dampened attendance, this year sunny skies and warm temperatures brought thousands of music and art lovers to the Blue Bridge Music Festival over two days to listen to the eight bands competing for the “Song of the Year” and a $1,000 cash prize.

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Boston Square residents shut down AmplifyGR vote

Submitted 09-29-2017 under NEWS

Residents of Boston Square decided there was not enough community representation to hold a vote on the future of the neighborhood. They took over the meeting and stopped AmplifyGR's process, shutting down the planned agenda.

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Community responds to Jurors' Shortlist: Steve Fridsma at ArtPrize 9

Submitted 09-26-2017 under NEWS

ArtPrize Team Leader for Monroe Community Church, Steve Fridsma, discusses how excited they are to be a pick for Outstanding Venue and the art's focus on love, community and relationships.

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Community responds to Jurors' Shortlist: Amy Norkus at ArtPrize 9

Submitted 09-26-2017 under NEWS

ArtPrize volunteer and community member, Amy Norkus discusses how interesting it was to see jurors' picks reflect the current political climate including topics such as the envorionment and racism.

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Antibalas coming to Founders Brewing on September 30

Submitted 09-26-2017 under NEWS

For decades, Antibalas (which translates to bullet proof in Spanish) has paid homage to and transformed Afro-caribbean and Afro-beat music. Erica Soto interviews Antibalas founder, Martín Perna, about their latest album, resisting oppression, and telling stories and truth through music.

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Community responds to Jurors' Shortlist: Catherine Creamer at ArtPrize 9

Submitted 09-26-2017 under NEWS

Catherine Creamer, former Executive Director of ArtPrize, discusses how the jurors picks will continue the dialogue between the public and the professionals.

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Community responds to Jurors' Shortlist: Larry Ossei-Mensah at ArtPrize 9

Submitted 09-26-2017 under NEWS

New York-based independent curator and cultural critic Larry Ossei-Mensah talks importance of accessiblity to art with community journalist Jim Moreno.

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