Art in/with Community

Book Signing May 15, 2021 at Turning Page Book Shop

By conNECKted TOO / May 5, 2021

Jenna Teves researched, wrote and illustrated a coloring book on Awesome Southern Women. She’s doing a book-signing at the only local Black woman- owned bookstore, Turning Page, on Saturday, May 15th from 2 pm to 3:30 pm, and she’s donating the proceeds from sales of the book to Destiny Community Cafe, a Black woman-owned restaurant that feeds […]

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Online workshop “Writing Fiction and Nonfiction about Racism” at the Taos Writing Conference July 23, 2021

By conNECKted TOO / May 5, 2021

Darryl Wellington will be teaching an online workshop “Writing Fiction and Nonfiction about Racism” at the Taos Writing Conference, on July 23rd. Please consider attending. Limited space available. You can read details about the workshop here: https://somostaos.org/taos-writers-conference/schedule/ You can read Darryl Wellington’s bio here: https://somostaos.org/taos-writers-conference/faculty/#faculty Do you have Something to Share with this TINY POWERFUL […]

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A Podcast on “Change the Story”

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / May 4, 2021

William “Bill” Cleveland (Center for the Study of Art and Community) was kind enough to interview me on his podcast “Change the Story”. Was great looking back to my teaching days when I traveled the South teaching poetry in urban and rural communities. For over 30 years I taught poetry as an act of liberation, […]

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A CONVERSATION BETWEEN ARIANNE AND JEAN-MARIE AROUND HER RESIDENCY AT THE GIBBES GALLERY

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / April 14, 2021

The first afternoon I met with Arianne at her Gibbes Gallery Residency Studio, she was also visited by High Chief Nathaniel B. Styles, Executive Director of the Community Builders Holistic Development Corporation. He was coming with three other persons who, immediately, went foraging in the vast inventory of the Gallery Boutique Arianne had installed. Every […]

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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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“The Power of Art” with D.R.I.V.E.N. LLC

By conNECKted TOO / October 30, 2020

Launch of TOGETHERWESHALL.COM website, blog, online store and podcast by D.R.I.V.E.N. LLC Watch “The Power of Art” Podcast Episode 1 which included a few TINY BUSINESSES & ARTISTS discussing what “art” means and how the power of art can be used as a tool to service, inspire and ignite community     Meet the artist […]

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THE CHARLESTON RHIZOME COLLECTIVE and US Department of Arts & Culture

By conNECKted TOO / October 8, 2020

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