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“Black History Month” by Darryl Wellington

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / March 16, 2021

A reading/performance for Black History Month 2021 by Darryl Wellington

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In Memory of Jim Campbell

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / February 2, 2021

IN MEMORY OF JIM CAMPBELL Early this January 30th, early morning – La’Shea texts: “James Campbell has passed on to be an ancestor. RIP” – Pam echoes: “… It like a whole library of knowledge is gone …” Right away, my mind races for a spontaneous eulogy. Here it is: Pam, the library you are […]

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A CONVERSATION BETWEEN MORGAN AND JEAN-MARIE AROUND HER SHOW AT REDUX

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / January 25, 2021

FROM JEAN-MARIE, The following is an exercise in approaching a body of artwork by one of TINYisPOWERFUL’s members, Morgan Kinne, as she presents it at Redux until the end of this month. First, Morgan and I had two long meetings at the gallery. I already knew the work but we had never had a professional […]

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PART OF OUR HISTORY: No Coke, but free-flowing community. At a beloved Charleston cafe, it’s part of the art.

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / January 25, 2021

https://www.postandcourier.com/columnists/no-coke-but-free-flowing-community-at-a-beloved-charleston-cafe-its-part-of-the/article_ac5d3874-5052-11eb-b9c9-d74a94b92bef.html?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Hot%20Sheet%20011421&utm_content=Hot%20Sheet%20011421+CID_b524645e77aa04cbbf5e864be18d2043&utm_source=CampaignMonitor&utm_term=Read%20Maura%20Hogans%20story

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How to approach Shared Ownership policies, one project at a time

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / December 23, 2020

This document is based on TINYisPOWERFUL (TiP) values as outlined in its mission & vision (www.connecktedtoo.org/about-us/), as well as four conversations by the TiP Circle of Advisors (Summer and fall 2020). We believe that ART & TINY BUSINESS are nimble, adaptable, profitable, for the people and that BELONGING means celebrating many histories and cultures. That […]

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About G&M French Café’s outdoor permit from Charleston County

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / December 15, 2020

Letter about G&M French Café’s outdoor permit from Charleston County from Jean-Marie Mauclet & Gwylene Gallimard, founders of Fast & French / G & M French Café Read about the history of Fast & French and the ongoing call for maintaining their outdoor seating, how you can support and empower this Charleston business, and sustaining […]

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Family Art Lessons — Some Thoughts about Why

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / August 6, 2020

Because the summer I learned to make books I could not imagine anything else. Because, as Paulus Berensohn says, when you open the cover of your journal, you are in soul’s kitchen. Because envisioning is a powerful tool, and journal practice is a visioning tool. Because what if the very act of envisioning the world […]

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A TALE OF CHARLESTON

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / July 2, 2020

(click here for original formatting) conNECKtedTOO—>TINYisPOWERFUL is launching an other Art and Culture, in/with community experiment in defense of TINY BUSINESS as a sustainable form of commerce. After ‘the Charleston Cut’, dedicated to barbering, we are launching TINY CULINARY, to support the cause of very small restaurants and/or food-related entreprises unable to comply with the […]

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letter to Mayor John Tecklenburg of Charleston SC

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / June 28, 2020

feature image credit: Brad Nettles / bnettles@postandcourier.com Dear Mayor Tecklenburg, On behalf of conNECKtedTOO—> TINYisPOWERFUL, I need to congratulate you and your administration for choosing to remove the monument to JC Calhoun on Marion Square. I also would like to remind you that the Art presentation you inaugurated at the City Gallery at Waterfront Park […]

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Letter to Mayor Summey of North Charleston in support of Fresh Future Farm

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / June 28, 2020

feature image credit: Fresh Future Farm April Newsletter Dear Sir, This letter is in support of FRESH FUTURE FARM, as it is attempting to purchase – directly from your city, without an intermediary and at a fair price – the land it has been farming for many years, to the great benefit of its neighborhood […]

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