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Hello Fine Folk,
I hope this early Autumn email finds you well. I had some family things come up this Summer that kept me away from Valley Art Share and thus missed the proper slew of emails associated with the Micro Grants.
We've got a good little sum of cash in the kitty ($817.35 to be exact) to fund a project of your choosing. See below for the line-up of new deadlines.
I've decided to stop the micro…
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I'm really excited to announce Place [Maker] Space: an interdisciplinary residency that I'm helping to curate and produce with Melinda Buckwalter and Lailye Weidman. Inspired by eco-hacks and maker faires, this 3-day convergence is designed as open forum to share practices and research that address notions of place.
Place [Maker] Space will…
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Last cycle we collectively raised $768 through small monthly donations by 35 Valley Art Share members. Some incredible proposals were made and I'm looking forward to seeing what ya'll have up your sleeves for this cycle.
Here's how the deadlines are shaking down this time…Continue
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About Pioneer Valley Zine Fest and Ladyfest Easthampton:
A three day music and arts festival, with hands-on workshops, vendors, and performances at Flywheel arts collective and Food For Thought Books, our mission is to celebrate and support all musicians and artists in…Continue
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Seven hundred and sixty eight gargantuan dollars, thirty five supportive people, six long months, six better-than-real-life proposals, all leading to one selected proposal. Ready? This round's winner is (bum bah da dum da dum!!!):…
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I've been in correspondance with some of you about how to recruit more folks to the micro grants. This phase, once the proposals are submitted and prior to voting (deadline is March 25th), seems like an excellent time to encourage folks to support the collective fund. Up to this point I've been requiring that folks give for at least a month prior to voting because I think it's important that folks are signing on to…Continue
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This second Mutual Aid Micro Grant cycle began in October and will finish up this month after the grant members select one of the following proposals. You can see all of the proposals in their glorious detail here, or simply scroll down and…Continue
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Calling all Performing Artists! Calling all Citizens who love the Performing Art!
Join performing arts stakeholders for a presentation, public discussion, and brainstorming session.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church Hall
128 Main St., Easthampton, MA
and here is the Press release from CitySpace, Inc.
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When designing the microgrant system I was thinking a lot about alternative economies, other capitalisms and the potential of building a solidarity economy.
Some friends of mine in New York…Continue
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This summer Valley Art Share is launching a series of micro grants for artist-etceteras as a means to build a grassroots sustainable infrastructure for creative projects. Valley Art Share will source funds from its member-base and the community-at-large in small monthly installments that will contribute to a collective fund. This…Continue
This article from Liberty Squared by Jill Turner was printed out of order in the original version. It is now corrected in the version you can download here at VAS and here it is in it's entirety below.
An Occupy Wall Street Blog Post
by Jill Turner
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Pioneer Valley Soundscapes is a project that explores the connection between sound and place by documenting the musical communities and acoustic terrain of the Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts.
The films, recordings, and images here are produced by students at Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of…Continue
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We're pleased to introduce to you a zine compiled by local folks who have been engaged in and thinking about the occupy movement. Pick up a paper edition at Food for Thought Books or download one here at Valley Art Share. …Continue
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Here's another rap from a zinester who will be presenting at the Zine Fest this weekend.
Introducing RACHEL of HOAX....
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This weekend Food for Thought Books in Amherst will host the annual Pioneer Valley Zine Fest. Chelsea Dirck will be there, will you?
I have been making zines for the past four years or so, mostly from my personal…Continue
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