Uptown Summer 2014

Uptown Summer 2014 Week 1: Mapping Our Community

To map our community, we began “Uptown Summer 14” presenting participatory arts workshops with neighborhood youth. In a “Mapping Our History” Scrapbook/Sampler Workshop with photo journalist Brenda Ann Kenneally, youth had […]

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08 July 2014 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Debo Band at Freedom Square

The incredible 11-piece Ethiopian orchestra known as Debo Band returns to Troy for a free outdoor show on the art stage at Freedom Square on Friday, July 11, 2014 from […]

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11 July 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Uptown Summer 2014 Week 2: Sanctuary Voices

We're going to come together to paint a mural on the front facade of The Sanctuary for Independent Media, led by Troy Alley Action's Barb Nelson and Meredith Best, with […]

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15 July 2014 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Singing Ritual 2-day Workshop with Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir

Our 2-day community participatory workshop is blessed with a guest visit by Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir. Thursday night, July 17th, 8:30pm, at the CAC (107 Mill Street […]

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17 July 2014 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Uptown Summer Week 3: Botanical Intervention

Join us for a "Botanical Intervention" at 5 Glen Avenue with Canadian bio-artist Oliver Kellhammer. Kellhammer, in collaboration with NATURE Lab Project Coordinator Kathy High, will create a "botanical intervention" […]

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24 July 2014 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Uptown Summer 2014 Week 4: Information Architecture

Atif Akin will lead us in a worksop designing and implementing information architecture for Uptown Summer, spreading the word about environmental justice in North Troy and beyond! Mapping Dialogue: Artist […]

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29 July 2014 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Uptown Summer 2014 Week 5: Eco Action

During our last week of Uptown Summer 14, Brandon Ballengee returns to North Troy to participate with our community in more Hudson River Eco-Actions! Plus, help create an Aeolian Harp […]

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05 August 2014 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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