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Podcasting 101 workshop with Locatora Radio

We, along with WTJU are excited for the next visiting artists for our Social Justice Through Creative Practice Series partnership with Creciendo Juntos. The...   Read More

C-VILLE WEEKLY: North by southeast: Heron & Crane’s Firesides arrives via online collaboration

CLICK FOR ARTICLE Twenty-two years. That’s how long Heron & Crane’s first record, Firesides, has been in the works, whether or not Travis Kokas and...   Read More

C-VILLE WEEKLY: Articulating ‘Mexican Heaven’: Poet José Olivarez illuminates both bruises and bliss in Citizen Illegal

Caroline Hockenbury CLICK LINK TO ARTICLE Openly exploring themes barred from traditional classrooms, like spirituality and sexuality, taught José Olivarez more about life’s possibilities...   Read More

C-VILLE WEEKLY: A new look: Murals bring Harris Street history to life

CLICK TO READ ARTICLE Erin O’Hare8/07/19 at 7:19 AMShareTweetPin+1 Head south on Harris Street, cruise past Napa Auto Parts and Sarisand Tile. Hug the...   Read More

DAILY PROGRESS: Downtown Mall exhibit honors community activists

By NOLAN STOUT nstout@dailyprogress.com CLICK FOR LINK Lisa Draine receives a hug from local activist Don Gathers during the unveiling of the “Inside Out...   Read More

NBC 29: 120 Faces of Activists Mural Installed at Violet Crown

CLICK FOR VIDEO/STORY CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – A portrait mural of 120 faces of Charlottesville activists is now on display on the side of the...   Read More

CBS 19: New mural spotlights local activists

CLICK FOR VIDEO/STORY CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — A mural, featuring 120 civil rights activists, was unveiled near the Downtown Mall on Sunday. The mural...   Read More

NBC 29: NEW ART COVERS PARAMOUNT THEATER IN DOWNTOWN C’VILLE, UNITY DAYS EVENT

CLICK FOR VIDEO/STORY Some new art has hit the walls of the Paramount Theater in Downtown Charlottesville, as part of Unity Days. Lorenzo Dickerson...   Read More

Mural in Charlottesville Pays Tribute to Booker T. Washington Park

A new mural going up in Charlottesville sheds some light on part of the city’s history. LINK FOR VIDEO CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – A new...   Read More

DAILY PROGRESS: Cyclists ride in Charlottesville to celebrate summer solstice