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Miss Chelove: Decoding the hidden messages in one city’s street art revival

Written by Jacopo Prisco, CNNCita Sadeli saw the start of the pandemic from a different angle than most: standing on an articulated lift, hovering 120 feet above street level. She spent much of early March 2020 painting a mural on the exterior of Hotel Xena in downtown Washington, DC, watching from above as the coronavirus outbreak slowly caught the city in its grip."I started ...

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Through art, the American LOVE Project will teach students how to spread messages of compassion

It was early 2013, and the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy brought back horrific memories for Dallas, including the label “City of Hate.”Artist Karen Blessen and her team at the 29 Pieces nonprofit wanted the country to know how much more Dallas was capable of, so they launched the Dallas LOVE Project. The community art initiative generated 10,000 works ...

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Artists spread messages of hope through art at the Midtown Global Market

article Artists paint plywood outside the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis. (FOX 9) MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - There’s a transformation happening in the midst of the rubble around Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis. Community artists are behind a project to show the magic of the market is still there even as the community hurt and healing continues. Artists spread messages of hope through art ...

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Messages Of Hope At ‘Wheels Of Justice Art Installation’

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Redwood City ‘Chalk Granny’ finds passion for sidewalk art with inspirational messages

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (KGO) -- A Redwood City grandmother is turning sidewalk space into creations of art.ABC7 caught up with Mary Kay Mitchell, also known as "Chalk Granny," at her home on Anamor Street.She was busy coloring in a beautiful Phoenix above the phrase "hope rises."RELATED: Coronavirus: Chalk art draws East Bay neighbors together amid the COVID-19 pandemicMitchell began her chalk artistry when the ...

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The Do-Good Graffiti Girls: Local Ladies Tag Coronado Sidewalks with Art and Messages of Joy

If you see a couple of figures, crouched down low on the sidewalk in the early morning hours, don’t call the police — they aren’t prowlers. And they aren’t gang members either, tagging the sidewalks and marking their turf. They are members of the Coronado Soroptimist Club, and they’re creating chalk art to brighten the days of locals around the island, celebrating birthdays, anniversaries, ...

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Virtual Juneteenth celebration uses art to communicate messages about racism

“Spoken word, poetry, music, and so much more,” said Devont’e Watson, an organizer. Devont’e and the performers featured on Saturday’s stream wanted to use art to communicate a broader message. “Art has historically allowed people to digest concepts that are hard, like racism, like politics, like religion,” he said. “Art has historically followed the times and right now we're seeing the blending and intersection ...

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