Tortilla Social Final Exhibition
Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Tortilla Social Final Exhibition

Join us for the final exhibition of Tortilla Social at Urbano for a screening the Tortilla Social documentary and an exhbition of the prints created during the workshops across Boston! 

Tortilla Social is an interactive printmaking and food workshop using a multi-functional tortilla press designed and led by Urbano artist in residence Salvador Jiménez-Flores. Participants of all ages have the opportunity to use the tortilla press to make their own art print and to eat freshly made tortillas.

Tortilla Social was made possible with funding by the New England Foundation for the Arts' Creative City Program, with funding from The Barr Foundation and with additional support from the Boston Foundation. Tortilla Social has also partnered with the Urbano Project and Hyde Square Task Force as community partners on this project.

This event is free and open to the public. 

Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/148397549242530/

Learn more about Tortilla Social here:
http://www.salvadorjimenezflores.com/tortillasocialevents/

Support Urbano's next 8 years of art for social change. Your generous gifts make this work possible. http://urbanoproject.org/get-involved/

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Contemporary Dance Performance with Urbano Alums
Nov
15
6:30 PM18:30

Contemporary Dance Performance with Urbano Alums

Urbano teaching artist Mary Teuscher and Urbano alums reconvene for a contemporary dance performance as part of Urbano Encounters, a retrospective celebrating Urbano's 8 year anniversary of art for social change.

Mary Teuscher is a bilingual teacher, freelance dancer and choreographer, who led the project, Imagined City in 2016 within Urbano's theme of the Commons | The Other that was presented at the Egleston Winter Festival.

This event is free and open to the public.

Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1456551047772462/

Support Urbano's next 8 years of art for social change. Your generous gifts make this work possible. http://urbanoproject.org/get-involved/

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Tortilla Social: Printmaking Workshop
Nov
9
5:00 PM17:00

Tortilla Social: Printmaking Workshop

Join Urbano artist in residence Salvador Jiménez-Flores for an interactive printmaking and food workshop using a multi-functional tortilla press. Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to use the tortilla press to make their own art print and to eat freshly made tortillas.

This event is part of Urbano Encounters public programming in celebration of Urbano's 8 years of art for social change.

Tortilla Social was made possible with funding by the New England Foundation for the Arts' Creative City Program, with funding from The Barr Foundation and with additional support from the Boston Foundation. Tortilla Social has also partnered with the Urbano Project and Hyde Square Task Force as a community partners on this project.

This event is free and open to the public.
 

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Urbano Encounters Poetry Night
Oct
30
6:30 PM18:30

Urbano Encounters Poetry Night

Join us for an evening of poetry with performances by Margorie Agosín, Sara Rivera, and Urbano youth artists as part of Urbano Encounters, a Retrospective celebrating Urbano's 8 year anniversary.

Marjorie Agosín is a poet, human rights activist and literary critic. Her work inspired by the theme of social justice and the pursuit of remembrance and the memorialization of traumatic historical events both in the Americas and in Europe.

Sara Rivera is an interdisciplinary artist and writer from Albuquerque, New Mexico who shares a five year history with Urbano as a teaching artist. She's led projects, New Literary City, The Portrait Gift, Searching Lines and Intersections.

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DIY Printmaking Workshop Series
Oct
28
12:00 PM12:00

DIY Printmaking Workshop Series

Saturday October 28th at 12:00 PM & Saturday November 4 at 12:00 PM

Join Urbano artists in designing and screenprinting a series of limited edition tee shirts and posters. This is a two-part workshop series facilitated by printmaker and Urbano teaching artist, Amelia Spinney.

On October 28th, participating artists will create original designs for printing on the following Saturday, November 4.

Participants can take home a printed tee shirt or poster and printed materials will also be available for sale after the workshop.

Please ensure you are able to attend both sessions before confirming attendence.

This event is open to the public.
Free for Urbano Alumi
$50 for public (includes materials, original print, and tee-shirt or poster)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/diy-printmaking-workshop-series-with-spinney-tickets-39023131236

Learn more about the artist here:
https://www.ameliaspinney.com/

Learn more about Urbano Encounters here:
http://urbanoproject.org/new-page-47-1/

Support Urbano's next 8 years of art for social change. Your generous gifts make this work possible. http://urbanoproject.org/get-involved/

 

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Fernandito Ferrer Performance
Oct
7
7:00 PM19:00

Fernandito Ferrer Performance

Fresh off opening for Silvio Rodriguez in Central Park, Fernandito is coming to Boston to participate in the Community Celebration to welcome our Freedom Fighter Oscar López Rivera on Sunday, October 8th.

But on Saturday, we'll enjoy a full set from this contemporary troubador and help raise funds for much needed reparations in Puerto Rico.

Saturday, October 7th • 8pm
Fernandito Ferrer LIVE at The Urbano Project
The Brewery Complex
29 Germania Street, Jamaica Plain (Egleston Sq)
$10 sliding scale (no one turned away due to lack of funds)
All proceeds will go toward hurricane relief efforts on the island

Communal Open Wine Bar - Bring a bottle and add it to the counter and share with your comrades!

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