Fall 2016 Season

Breathing Lights

Back to School Anti-Violence Celebration

The Sanctuary provides free backpacks for local children along with live music.

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3rd Annual Peacestock with Consider the Source, Andrew Wheeler, Maurizio, The Forever Young Band, Doc Magnum, Eric Lewis

The third annual Peacestock revolved around peace, love, and music. This event hosted free BBQ, henna, and music by Consider the Source, Andrew Wheeler, Maurizio, The Forever Young Band, Doc […]

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Creative Resistance Art Openings: North Troy Peoples’ History Museum, Story Candles and Vacant Buildings Vanished Dreams

Exhibitions all take place on the same block as the Sanctuary and are part of Troy Night Out. Take the free historic Troy Trolley to and from Freedom Square with […]

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StoryHarvest Event with Youth Media Sanctuary, Julie Casper Roth and Melissa Sarris: Vacant Buildings, Vanished Dreams

In collaboration with the Workforce Development Institute, this experimental media arts mapping project includes walking tours led by Neighborhood Ambassadors in the community immediately surrounding The Sanctuary and expresses working […]

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Brenda Kenneally’s “North Troy Peoples’ History Museum” and “Story Candles”

North Troy Peoples’ History Museum explores the changes and evolution of families in this neighborhood. It is sited in the former home of the family she chronicled for her project […]

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6th Annual StoryHarvest: A Celebration of Art and Food from Seed to Table

The 6th annual outdoor fall event, cultivating community through arts activities, free food, stories and music. This year the event, held in Freedom Square, will feature Breathing These Words, with […]

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Frank Lacy and 10^32K

The Planck temperature; the temperature at which matter ceases to exist, and conventional physics breaks down. According to Nova, at this point, “strange things, unknown things, begin to happen to […]

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Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohr: “Demand the Impossible”

Join longtime activist/educators Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn in an engaged conversation. In an era defined by mass incarceration, endless war, economic crisis, catastrophic environmental destruction, and a political system […]

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Collard City Growers Tour, Think Tank, and Community Potluck

Tour Collard City Growers, Troy's first permaculture food forest project, and witness this cultivated abundance. The tour will be followed by a discussion regarding the future of the project. Join […]

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Reclamation Clinic: No Place Like Home

Financing, selecting and purchasing a home requires hard work and personal commitment, especially a vacant building that requires extensive improvements. This workshop will help people determine whether a building in […]

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Jane Bunnett and Maqueque

Multiple Juno Award winner, Jane Bunnett has turned her bands and recordings into showcases for the finest musical talent from Canada, the U.S and Cuba. Her exploration of Afro-Cuban melodies […]

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Trio da Kali

A group of outstanding musicians from the Mande culture of southern Mali who came from a long line of griots (hereditary musicians). The group features Hawa Kasse Mady Diabaté, Lassana […]

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