Monthly Archives: December 2012

NYCHA toy drive

By Devon Johnson, Contributing Writer Devon Johnson is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  Devon grew up in Brooklyn in NYCHA’s Marcy Development, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his introductory post here. Today … Continue reading

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The Year’s Best Art Books

The Year’s Best Art Books As the year dwindles down, we’re reflecting back on all the art that has been created, compiled, and composed for the world’s viewing. Some of our favorites came in the form of books, because they … Continue reading

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5 Easy DIY Gift Ideas Anyone Can Do

Christmas is less than a week away, and it’s getting down to crunch time for acquiring gifts. But gift hunting can be time consuming and expensive. Why not give homemade gifts this year? Some of the best gifts are those … Continue reading

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Floor Royalty Crew, DANCING FOR A CAUSE.

By Devon Johnson, Contributing Writer Devon Johnson is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  Devon grew up in Brooklyn in NYCHA’s Marcy Development, and is one of our New York based writers.  Check out his introductory post here. … Continue reading

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NYCHA Offers Free Basketball League

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has a lot to offer its residents in terms of programs and education. In January, NYCHA will kick of its 2013 season of the Citywide Boys & Girls Basketball League. The Through Sports … Continue reading

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STEM Model Schools Risk Losing Arts

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) focused schools may be seeing significant success for furthering students’ educations in science and technology, but they’re snuffing out a vital component: Liberal Arts. There’s no arguing that the future relies heavily on continued … Continue reading

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Will Barnet, New York Legend

New York artist Will Barnet had an esteemed eighty-year career. An artist renowned for his depictions of family and personal scenes, Barnet passed away at the ripe age of 101 in his studio in Gramercy Park last month. His work … Continue reading

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