Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Project Storefronts announces ‘May lineup at 756 chapel, continues to attract cutting edge artistic talent’

This is from a press release:

"Project Storefronts continues to attract pioneering arts to underutilized spaces, announcing a series of cutting-edge, exciting events throughout the month of May" at 756 Chapel St., the city said in a press release.
"Located in the Ninth Square at the old Goldie & Libro site, an underutilized building with a rich arts history, 756 Chapel has become a hub for the New Haven arts community."

"Project Storefronts continues to contribute to a sustainable creative economy in New Haven by increasing 'feet on the street' and economic vitality through tourism, events, retail shopping, art exhibits and business development workshops," said Economic Development Administrator Kelly Murphy, also in the statement.   "It's a 'win-win' for all. Since its inception, Project Storefronts has been the incubator for six
businesses in New Haven. Through the increased activity all of the vacant spaces used so far by Project Storefronts have been leased."

There will be announcements this month on upcoming nstallation collaborations such as On 9, The Brooklyn/New Haven Artist Exchange and Artspace Installation, the statement said/

Also from the statement: Project Storefronts Upcoming Events at 756 Chapel (subject to change):

May 11, 2012 - Sound Hall:  Chicago Underground Duo  8:00 p.m.
May 12, 2012 -  Knife Thrower Works by artist Dan Greene reception at
7:00 p.m.
May 19, 2012- Connections & Convergences Workshop 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  For
more information contact: artifactsandfindings@gmail.com

May 20, 2012 - Visioning & Direction Workshop 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. For more
information contact: artifactsandfindings@gmail.com
May 20, 2012 - Neville Wisdom's Dress Making Workshop 2:00 -4:00 p.m.
For more information call 203-946-2896

May 21, 2012 - Dog Lady, Failure Tar Pit, Paranoid Time 8:00 p.m.

May 26, 2012 - Not Business as Usual - Online Stores Workshop 1:00 -
4:00 p.m. For more information contact: artifactsandfindings@gmail.com.

May 27, 2012 Promoting You! Workshop 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  For more
information contact: artifactsandfindings@gmail.com.

A Percolator Info Session is held every Thursday from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00
p.m. June 1, 2012.  If you have a creative business or workshop idea, been thinking about starting a small business, or own a storefront then join us and find out more about our small business program.

Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.

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