chalk + A BIT MORE

There is always something to draw on and someone who is wants to play.
Sewadham Ashram

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Theses women draw with chalk on the floors, Locked up and often locked in their minds.

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Or there is a the added benefit of photobombing.

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My first coloring in book. Locals from Nth Atlantic Ave, Nth Long Beach. They droppped into the 6021 Shop front or I met them on the street. If you want one just send me an email  and I’ll send one.      Donations welcome!!!!
awillcocks88@yahoo.com

 

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6021’s final yahoo!!

Screen Shot 2017-07-24 at 6.51.13 PM6021 final month was full of great performances and events!

UNPLUGGED 7 –  performances on Metro Transit Bus 62 in Nth Long Beach: Many thanks
GRISELDA SEURAZ AND MARCO SCHINDelMANN rocked the audience with poetry and opera on Friday the 8th!
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A bit of Guerrilla Art – is still hanging on Broadway Ave near Termino Ave Nth Long Beach – care of a man in a black sweater and his accomplish.
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With a Mural in Cambodia Town I bought some color – got to love the synchronicity  – it’s on the Metro Transit Hub  cnr Cherry and Anaheim, Long Beach. Think about it Cambodia mural on Long Beach transit and Unplugged on Long Beach transit!

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I am in India but 3 wonderful artists have taken over the 6021 space  Cynthia Lujan
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I hope they carry on the good work!!!

Unplugged 5 Rocks the Buses

Unplugged 5 was amazing.

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Sandy Seufert  on her fiddle managed to jam with a teen ukulele player on a bus stop.

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Young teens rapped to Sandy’s music on the bus. We all  laughed and grooved.

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Ben from Germany improvised on an out of tune piano.

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Local Jake performed attention grabbing poetry with great applause.

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Angelica joined the group, shared her story bringing many family members and performed her poetry.

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View the video at vimeo: https://vimeo.com/212786273

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We even spent a good hour wandering the local Bixby Knolls First Friday – connecting neighborhoods in Long Beach through the Arts
Congratulations to all we took the Arts to the public and activated public spaces, mixing the high and the low, the educated and cultured!

Thank you all!
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see you next month!

Angela
6021 Shopfront studio.

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Words in windows & buses & workshop

LETTERS | WORDS | LINES | POEMS | SPOKEN WORD

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6021 shop front is “talking back”! with
Words in windows, Words on buses and a Words workshop.

Poet liz gonzalez’s from North Long Beach is the first poet to have her poem was stuck to our window!
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They stop, they look & they read – who would have thought that??.

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Join liz gonzalez and Cynthia Duran on November 20th

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Click the link and RSVP       storcraftflyerclrnov4
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We want poets and the public to join us on December 2nd on the buses. Catch a local bus and listen to Long Beach poets –    connecting people | places | and the arts.

CONTACT ANGELA AT awillcocks88@yahoo.com

6021 experimenting in our backyard

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One year, one community, one experiment.
Art and culture are here to stay!
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Look who came to 6021.
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Art and culture are activism. You only live once so get involved!
2 deaths in the neighborhood
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We have a year to make the space sustainable! So get involved.
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Make a proposal, activate your community, embrace culture, life and art!
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Experiment, use the space, communicate and participate!