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STITCH at Durham Art Walk

This Saturday and Sunday you can stop by the Durham Art Walk and see what people involved in the STITCH creations are up to. Prototypes and sketches of works-to-become will be on display in a booth at the Teermark Building, right opposite Dolly's on Main Street. More about the event is on Facebook here. Looking forward to getting a chance to mix and mingle with you all. Be sure to join our mailing … [Read more...]

THE “WHY?” OF STITCH

Stitch is at a half-point now. The artists are hard at work with the words, and we are busy finalizing the dates and venues for the events that will showcase their work in April. I'm busy preparing for the Kickstarter* campaign now, too. Save the date: April 8 kickstarter launch for STITCH! *Kickstarter is a crowdsourcing platform to fund creative projects. "Backers" pledge small amounts in … [Read more...]

Bunches of things this week

So much is happening behind-the-scenes! Akira's been meeting so many great people--artists, activists, community leaders, and even government folks--in the past few weeks, and we want to make sure that you know what's going on. Stay connected! Join Orangutan Swing when you add your e-mail here. … [Read more...]

When Durham artists talk vision, anything is possible

Looking forward to catching up with the STITCH core team on Monday evening at 8:30pm at Cocoa Cinnamon in Durham. Akira, me and our boss-man (now 4 and a HALF) will be there to commingle with a dozen artists who've expressed interest in making original pieces. Each new work will be inspired by the STITCH effort to collect, from citizens, their answers to one question: "What do you want to see … [Read more...]