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Highlights from the Bush Innovation Project Institute #2

Highlights from the Bush Innovation Project Institute #2

  Highlights from the Arts on Chicago – Bush Innovation Project Institute #2, June 19 – 20, 2015. “Live the questions now.” –Rainer Maria Rilke     Interpretive Text Snapshot from an art talk and discussion led by public artist and curator Seitu Jones on June 19,… Continue Reading Highlights from the Bush Innovation Project Institute #2

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In the News: Esther Ouray gets folks laughing

In the News: Esther Ouray gets folks laughing

by Sheila Regan, City Pages May 8, 2014 Get your endorphins running tonight in a laughter workshop led by artist Esther Ouray at the Third Place Gallery, where you’ll be led through a fun evening that explores wellness and community building. A part of the… Continue Reading In the News: Esther Ouray gets folks laughing

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In the News: Arts on Chicago to return this summer

In the News: Arts on Chicago to return this summer

by Kristin Tillotson, Star Tribune February 18, 2014 After a successful first run last summer, Pillsbury House Theatre and other partners are bringing back the Arts on Chicago program, featuring artists engaged in interactive work designed to draw in people who live in, work in… Continue Reading In the News: Arts on Chicago to return this summer

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In the News: Stephanie Roger’s Urban/Environment…

In the News: Stephanie Roger’s Urban/Environment…

The Built/Natural Flux of the Urban/Environment Seen Through Stephanie Rogers’ Lens By Camille LeFevre, mnartists.blog June 25, 2013 Stephanie L. Rogers, Ragweed. From the Urban/Environment installation, part of Arts on Chicago. Courtesy of the artist. …Perhaps the greatest gift Urban/Environment gives to city dwellers, especially… Continue Reading In the News: Stephanie Roger’s Urban/Environment…

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Arts on Chicago — in YOUR words and pictures

Arts on Chicago — in YOUR words and pictures

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In the News: Art, from the heart, blossoms on Chicago Avenue

In the News: Art, from the heart, blossoms on Chicago Avenue

by Kristin Tillotson, Star Tribune June 4, 2013 Undaunted by the chilly twilight drizzle, around 40 people showed up at Pillsbury House Theatre one evening last weekend for a bicycle tour of the ’hood. Not everyone might see the appeal in pedaling around a crime-troubled,… Continue Reading In the News: Art, from the heart, blossoms on Chicago Avenue

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In the News: Wing Young Huie’s “We are the Other”

In the News: Wing Young Huie’s “We are the Other”

Minneapolis photographer uses his camera to bring diverse community together by Cynthia Boyd, MinnPost May 31, 2013 Photo by Wing Young Huie Take the concept of “other.’’ Really, I’m asking you to consider the word, what it means and how it divides, as does Wing… Continue Reading In the News: Wing Young Huie’s “We are the Other”

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In the News: Cities Turn to Artists as Urban Troubleshooters

In the News: Cities Turn to Artists as Urban Troubleshooters

by Kristin Tillotson, Star Tribune March 16, 2013 “The Arts on Chicago project came out of a desire to keep the local talent local. The low-income neighborhood is rich in artist residents, many of whom work elsewhere. Now these painters, sculptors and writers are involved… Continue Reading In the News: Cities Turn to Artists as Urban Troubleshooters

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Art Heroes: Faye Price and Noel Raymond lead Pillsbury House

Art Heroes: Faye Price and Noel Raymond lead Pillsbury House

Great projects and initiatives start with great leadership! “You know what the arts do for me, and I see them do for other people, is give you the ability to — with a community — imagine something that didn’t ever exist before and then make it… Continue Reading Art Heroes: Faye Price and Noel Raymond lead Pillsbury House

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In the News: Creative Placemaking, revitalization and gentrification

In the News: Creative Placemaking, revitalization and gentrification

by Sheila Regan, Behind the Story, TCDailyPlanet.com December 09, 2012 As far as I can tell, gentrification is basically the same thing as neighborhood revitalization. It’s just that one word has a negative connotation and one has a positive connotation. The only difference that I… Continue Reading In the News: Creative Placemaking, revitalization and gentrification

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