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Forming the continuum: New York artist Lehna Huie on the future in her work

February 9, 2016   by Cevan Castle   Lehna Huie is a multidisciplinary fine artist, arts educator, cultural worker and curator, and mom to Simone, her one-year-old daughter. In the fall of 2015, she participated in a five week residency at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.  I spoke with her about the transition into … Continue reading

2015 IDEAS CITY inspired event at First Saturdays for Families, New Museum

May 2nd, 10am-12pm. “

This special Family Day will explore a variety of questions focused on the city and city life. If streets could talk, for example, what stories would they share? With fellow participants, create a collaborative landscape inspired by the surroundings of the New Museum. Using an array of different materials, trace your steps … Continue reading

Brett Bloom Writes for Kindling Quarterly on Cities and Parenting

Brett Bloom’s recent article on cities, children, and the incorporation of parenting values into Copenhagen’s urban space.  A pdf from the Kindling Quarterly article is available via the link below: http://mythologicalquarter.net/2014/01/19/the-spacing-of-parental-values/

A residency for writers, with a twist: you can keep the house

Write A House, a non-profit organization in Detroit, Michigan, renovates abandoned homes to offer artist residencies for writers.  It has one, key twist: the house is yours, for free, forever. Applications for Spring 2015 will be online soon! http://writeahouse.com

New! Claudia F. Savage reviews 5 artist-parent residencies available now

This is a beautifully organized list of 5 artist-parent residencies available in 2015-2016.   Application deadlines begin in April and carry through the fall.  Many offer a stipend and/or childcare. Open to dancers, visual artists, writers, musicians, composers, choreographers, and more! http://www.voicecatcher.org/archives/4769

Human Rights Campaign: Maps of State Laws & Policies, by Issue

Where does your state stand on issues of family, equality and civil rights? http://www.hrc.org/state_maps

Call for entries: Porous Borders Festival, May 16-17 Detroit + Hamtramck MI

The Porous Borders Festival is a two-day, free, walkable, and family friendly festival at the municipal border between two communities, one being the most internationally diverse zip code in Michigan.  Art, arch, performance, etc welcome. Deadline for entries is Jan 31st The festival takes place May 16-17, 2015 For more info: http://thehinterlandsensemble.org/project/porous-borders-festival/