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Tortilla Social Opening Reception

An opening reception for the Tortilla Social final exhibition will be held on Friday, December 8, 6-9pm at the Urbano Project in JP’s Brewery Complex. Featuring the premiere of the Mini Tortilla Social Documentary video co-produced by Salvador Jiménez-Flores, Faizal Westcott & Darren Cole, the event will celebrate the building of community by sharing food and art. An exhibition of prints created during workshops held this fall will be on view at Urbano, December 8, 2017 – March 2, 2018. The Tortilla Social exhibition and the reception are free and open to the public. Urbano’s Gallery at 29 Germania Street in Jamaica Plain is open Monday-Friday, 1-6pm and Saturday, 10-2pm. Continue Reading →

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Boston’s Only Spanish Language Used Bookstore, Libreria Donceles, Opens at Urbano Project in JP

Urbano Project will present Librería Donceles, a socially-engaged art project consisting of an itinerant bookstore of more than 10,000 used books in Spanish. While in residence at Urbano, the participatory art installation will be a meeting place for the community, hosting a series of bilingual salon-like gatherings for conversations, performances and workshops designed to encourage cultural understanding, tolerance and social activism. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Who Is My Neighbor? Darren Alexander Cole Exhibition at Urbano Project

Urbano Project is delighted to announce it will host Darren Alexander Cole’s exhibition, Who is My Neighbor? from July 28th to September 9th at its Jamaica Plain gallery space at 29 Germania Street. The opening reception will take place on Thursday, July 28th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This public event will also include an artist talk at 7:30 pm. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Inaugural Egleston Square Winter Festival on Dec. 12th

Urbano Project and Egleston Square Main Streets are excited to announce the inaugural Egleston Winter Festival: Lighting the Commons, a day-long arts festival to be held on Saturday, December 12 from 2 to 7 pm in Egleston Square. This intergenerational community festival will feature the “lighting of the tree” with Mayor Marty Walsh at dusk. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Boston Police Commissioner Visits Urban Improv’s Youth Unscripted

Urban Improv, an interactive program for young people that uses structured improvisational theater to teach violence prevention, conflict resolution and decision-making, hosted Boston’s Police Commissioner William Evans at their Youth Unscripted program on Thursday, December 3, at English High School in Jamaica Plain. (more…) Continue Reading →

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