Summer 2013 Season

Found Art in North Troy

Inaugural Freedom Festival and Juneteenth Celebration

This event celebrates diverse freedom movements, and is inspired by Juneteenth, the oldest national commemoration of the abolition of slavery in the United States. The festival features performances by Taína […]

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Be The Media Workshop with Brenda Ann Kenneally: “Guerrilla Gallery”

Join internationally recognized photo-journalist Brenda Ann Kenneally for this 3-day workshop which meets Wednesday 7/10 to Friday 7/12/13 from 10 am-4 pm each day! We will paste large-scale photos of […]

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“Night of the Living Dead” Screening with Live Music by Andrew Alden Ensemble

Night of the Living Dead premiered on October 1, 1968, and was completed on a $114,000 budget. The film became a financial success, grossing $12 million domestically and $18 million […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Bio-artist Natalie Jeremijenko: “Urban Infrastructure for Non-Humans”

Natalie Jeremijenko will lead the community to begin building a public art sculpture, Butterfly Bridge. The bridge will demonstrate possibilities of re-imagining our urban infrastructure, and guide us towards a […]

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Krar Collective

Mind-blowing Ethiopian grooves. Dazzling Krar, kebero drums and stunning vocals. Rooted in tradition. Soaked with attitude. Krar Collective are Temesegen Zeleke on the krar (a 5 or 6 stringed harp), […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Marcus Kwame Anderson and Troy Alley Action: Found Art at the Hot Spot

The workshop runs from Tuesday-Friday 7/23-7/26/13 from 10am-4pm. There will be an artist reception on July 26, 4-5pm, with Marcus, Troy Alley Action and Summer Youth Employment teens as they […]

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Caravan for Peace: Mali’s Call for Peaceful Dialogue

The traveling version of Mali’s award-winning “Festival in the Desert,” featuring two of Africa’s most powerful musical groups, will stop in Troy, NY for a free all-ages show in Freedom […]

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“Soul Power” Screening

Soul Power (2008) documentary by Jeffrey Levy-Hinte celebrates the legendary music festival that accompanied “The Rumble in the Jungle” between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. In 1974, the most celebrated […]

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Be The Media! and NATURE Lab 3-day Workshop with Blaine O’Neill: Community Mapping with Slime Mold

Join us Thursday, July 25 from 12:00 – 1:30 for Community Discussion to brainstorm key nodes for community mapping in North Troy! In this 3-day workshop (7/30/13-8/2/13), we will explore what adaptive […]

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Bend the Bars with Beats: Hip Hop Prisoner Justice

Several of the most exciting talents in hip hop music will stop in Troy NY for “Bend the Bars with Beats,” a free all-ages show in Freedom Square beginning at […]

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“Dancing with Dreams” and Youth Media Sanctuary Community Film Festival

The day begins with "Dance with Dreams" NY State Hip Hop Dance Competition featuring Troy Dance Factory and “Exclusive” dance team performs, followed by the Youth Media Sanctuary Community Film […]

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