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Creative City September-October 2016 Public Events

Kim Szeto
Program Manager, Creative City
NEFA

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 | 1-4 PM
Cedric Douglas| UpWalls

Street Art Party: Celebrating Cedric Douglas & Ekua Holmes at Northeastern University
WHERE: Centennial Common on Northeastern University’s Campus, Boston, MA 02115 (behind Ruggles T Station)

Sunday, September 11, 2016 | 3-6 PM
Saturtday, September 24, 2016 | 2-5PM
Saturday, October 1, 2016 | 2-5PM
Wen-ti Tsen | Home Town: Re-presenting Boston's Chinatown as Place of People – Then and Now

Installation of life size cut outs of historical images from Chinatown. The exhibit will be up from September 10 to October 2, 2016, in various locations in Boston’s Chinatown.  Meet the artist and participate in interactive photo stations: from 3-6PM on September 11, and 2-5PM on September 24 and October 1.
WHERE: Chinatown Park on the Rose Kennedy Greenway
Click here for a map of Home Town.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 | 11 AM-3 PM
Elisa H. Hamilton and Silvia Chavez | Lemonade Stand

Pop Up Lemonade Stand; using art to explore how community members turn lemons into lemonade, and challenges into opportunities in their own lives.
WHERE: The Eliot School, 24 Eliot Street Jamaica Plain MA, 02130
This event is part of JP Open Studios.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 | 3-6:30 PM
Cedric Douglas | UpWalls

Cedric will be painting live on a mobile art wall at the Zumix Block Party in East Boston
WHERE: 260 Sumner St East Boston, MA 02128
For more information go to: facebook.com/upwalls

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Saturday, October 1, 2016 | 2:30 PM
Marsha Parrilla/Danza Orgánica | Running in Stillness 
Site-specific excerpts from Running in Stillness will be performed in Franklin Park as a part of Art Grove. Running in Stillness is a dance theater suite based on the impact of mass incarceration on women and our community.
WHERE:  Franklin Park Art Grove; enter the Franklin Park Art Grove through the Wilderness Picnic Grove along Circuit Drive in Franklin Park, located between Dorchester and Jamaica Plain.
This event is part of ArtWeek Boston. Rain Date: Sunday October 2, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | 10 AM - 12 PM
Marsha Parrilla/Danza Orgánica | Running in Stillness 
Open rehearsal of Running in Stillness, a dance theater suite based on the impact of mass incarceration on women and our community.
WHERE: Tony Williams Dance Center, 284 Amory St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
This event is part of ArtWeek Boston. Space is limited and registration is required.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | 3:30-6:30 PM
Veronica Robles and Carolyn Lewenberg |
 Dancing Elotes
Unveiling of the community-made corn husk sculpture and learn La Danza del Permiso dance
WHERE: East Boston Farmers Market, at Lewis Mall (behind Maverick T Station)
This event is part of ArtWeek Boston

Saturday, October 8, 2016 | 10 AM - 12 PM
Cedric Douglas| UpWalls
 
Up Walls Street Art Tour of Boston          
WHERE: Starting at Northeastern University’s Campus; register for details.
This event is part of ArtWeek Boston. Space is limited and registration is required.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 | 5 - 8 PM
Denise Delgado | Bodega Signs + Wonders

Noche de Cuentos  (Night of Stories)
This event will be the culmination of a year-long process of gathering community stories that will be incorporated into poems made into semi-permanent business signs along Washington Street. Denise will lead a tour of the signs installed on storefronts and building exteriors, followed by dinner prepared in the neighborhood along with a screening of clips from neighborhood interviews, and an open mic.
WHERE: Meet at the Egleston Square Peace Garden at 5PM (Intersection of Washington Street and School Street).  This event is free and open to the public.