Monthly Archives: February 2013

Artist Uses DNA Samples to Construct Faces of Owners

Have you ever noticed that we literally shed little pieces of ourselves as we go about our daily lives? Whether it’s a strand of hair, saliva residue on a soda or cigarette, or even skin cells, we leave behind DNA … Continue reading

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Art in Odd Places Invites Proposals

Every year in October, New York City is home to “Art in Odd Places.” This year, the unexpected visual and performance art displays will be from October 11th through October 20th on 14th Street from Avenue C to the Hudson … Continue reading

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NYCHA Announces 43rd Annual Talent Show

Earlier this month, Studio NYCHA announced that auditions for the 43rd annual talent show would run from February 7th until March 7th. After more than four decades, the NYCHA Talent Show Competition has grown to be one of the most … Continue reading

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TysonHall/Ka-son Reeves I Am Black Art Exhibition

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. Tyson … Continue reading

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Smell like The Scent Of a Pizza Crust via Pizza Hut

By T-Boye Doe, Contributing Writer T-Boye Doe is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  T-Boye Doe is a thirty-something year old independent film-maker from Brooklyn, New York, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his … Continue reading

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Time 2 Shine Talent Showcase

This February, NYCHA residents all over New York can participate in the Hip Hop Summit Youth Council’s (HHSYC) “Time 2 Shine” talent showcase. The HHSYC is seeking gifted NYCHA residents that want to get involved in the entertainment industry. By … Continue reading

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Free Arts NYC Exposes Kids to Art

As the economy continues to take its toll on U.S. educational facilities—in particular the arts programs in those facilities—the need for art is greater than ever. Especially underserved children and families do not get the exposure they ought to, which … Continue reading

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