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Apr 17, 2016

Santa Cruz’s Sonia Le is picking up that tradition. Le, 38, is an independent fashion designer who works from her studio/office at the Tannery Arts Center. But she’s also a teacher, looking to instill the skills of fashion into a new generation.

Apr 16, 2016

A financing plan to build a rental loft tower where local artists with low incomes can live and work is being redrawn after the project slated for state land in Kakaako encountered a $10 million cost increase due to a construction delay.

Apr 14, 2016

Currently there are 12 certified creative districts across the state, including Salida, which was, along with Denver Art’s District on Sante Fe, one of the first districts certified in 2012.

Apr 14, 2016

The former Bell School Campus in Treme is being transformed into residential and work space for artists and their families. The project is being led by the nonprofit Artspace.

Apr 6, 2016

On April 14, Artspace Projects will join with community partners to host a ceremonial groundbreaking celebration for the new Bell Artspace Campus.

Apr 4, 2016

Carla Perlo is twirling a ribbon and dancing around a formerly vacant alley off 8th and Kearny Streets NE. Right off the sidewalk, one of those flailing inflatable tube men flaps over itself in the wind.

Apr 1, 2016

After opening the successful affordable housing complex for artists at East Harlem’s abandoned P.S.

Mar 23, 2016

With the Public Space Permit unanimously approved by the DDOT Public Space Committee, Dance Place announces the Groundbreaking of the 8th St Arts Park on Thursday, March 31 at 4pm.

Mar 22, 2016

From her Artspace studio, Heather Fortin Rubald creates art from recycled material, mainly plastic bags that would have otherwise ended in a landfill.

Mar 22, 2016

ERIK HOWARD WAS IN A PANIC. The founder of The Alley Project (TAP)—a community center and gallery for youth creating street art and garage murals in Southwest Detroit—was working on an ArtPlace America Grant for Creative Placemaking.