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June 2018

6.4.18
Ami Bennitt
In 2016, Eve Boltax of the chamber music duo Patchtax met Libby Gatti, a chaplain in the MANNA community (Many Angels Needed Now and Always) at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in downtown Boston...Read more »

May 2018

5.11.18
Deidra Montgomery
American Dreamers Write: Reclaiming Our Stories is a community writing project centered around sharing stories as a uniquely powerful way to raise our voices, take action, and promote understanding...Read more »
5.4.18
Michael Rosenberg
Art and culture implemented in community spaces through public art and cultural events can have a positive impact on community health in multiple ways. On Monday, April 23, a discussion about Art and...Read more »
5.2.18
Ami Bennitt
The month of May is ripe with public events within NEFA’s Creative City Program. The first is Project Listen , a series of outdoor public pop-up movement performances by the Deaf community,...Read more »

April 2018

4.25.18
Deidra Montgomery
Spring weather has arrived in earnest just in time to welcome the first Creative City -supported performances of the new year. This month features presentations across and beyond disciplines and...Read more »
4.17.18
Deidra Montgomery
Maia Dolphin-Krute and Jesse Erin Posner’s Creative City -supported The Way We Live Now (2018) is a multimedia, performance-based collaborative project centered on the Susan Sontag short story...Read more »

March 2018

3.20.18
Ami Bennitt
Last fall, artist Salvador Jiménez-Flores led his Creative City project Tortilla Social , a mobile, interactive community participatory visual art and culinary project throughout Boston...Read more »
3.12.18
Deidra Montgomery
Creative City’s artists have a wealth of expertise to offer one another to help fill gaps in sustaining their practices. On March 1, we gathered for our first cross-cohort gathering of the year...Read more »

February 2018

2.5.18
Deidra Montgomery
On January 29, more than 70 artists, arts administrators, and regional and municipal planners gathered at the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) to learn more about the intersections of...Read more »
2.1.18
Ami Bennitt
At the end of 2017, after many months of community listening, project planning, and municipal red tape, lead artist Jillian Wiedenmayer installed her Creative City project, The Chroma Line , a...Read more »

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