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Started in May 2020

dwb newsletter #11: 13th Skid Row Artist Festival + dwb hours, Oct-Nov’22

P.S. Special SHOUT OUT to Maestro, King, Sir Oliver! 8+ years of pure joy and love through music and collaboration, reggae, roots reggae DJ, a gift of global connections to LA and amazing example of the rich Black African Diaspora from London to Kingston, from New York to Skid Row and beyond! Thank you for everything! P.P.S. … Continue reading dwb newsletter #11: 13th Skid Row Artist Festival + dwb hours, Oct-Nov’22

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dwb newsletter #8: Bob Marley this SUNDAY + Skid Row Communarts April/May’22

… Quote of the month:“The result of being colonized is the internalization of the need to remain invisible. The colonizers erase you, not easily, but with shame and brutality. Eventually you want to stay that way. Being [an artist] is getting up there and writing yourself into everyone’s blackboard.” – Lee Maracle, Indigenous writer, traditional teacher, Sto:lo Nation  … Read … Continue reading dwb newsletter #8: Bob Marley this SUNDAY + Skid Row Communarts April/May’22

dwb newsletter #4, December 2020: Happy Holidays from dwb

Happy Holidays and a liberation-minded 2021 from Doodles Without Borders!Today, December 27th is Kujichagulia, the second day of Kwanzaa. The principle for this day calls for Self-Determination: to define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves. From Solstice to Christmas and Kwanzaa and everything in between, we wish you–and all of us–love, joy, self-determination and togetherness in the new year! See … Continue reading dwb newsletter #4, December 2020: Happy Holidays from dwb

dwb newsletter #3, October 2020: SkidRowArts + DoodlesWithoutBorders

Indigenous People’s Day– 11th Annual Festival for All Skid Row Artists– August/September/October Birthdays– Arts and Community in Skid Row: online and in-person– Vote and Organize Locally: BLM LA recommendations– Liberation Globally: Standing with Armenia and Artsakh On this Indigenous People’s Day marked in many parts of North American continent today, let us stand together with Indigenous people across the continent who ask for “Lands … Continue reading dwb newsletter #3, October 2020: SkidRowArts + DoodlesWithoutBorders

dwb newsletter #2, July 2020: Doodles w/o Borders + Skid Row Arts: Aug-Sept 2020

1) Arts Jam and June/July BIRTHDAYS2) Intense Love for an Intense Neighborhood3) ARTS in Skid Row neighborhood4) Arts East Coast to West Coast Intense Love for an Intense NeighborhoodIn May 2020, a prolific Skid Row artist Mariana V (aka Blackie) who I’ve known since 2008 passed away. We will miss her so very much. Mariana was a regular at the Arts Jam and did not shy away from sharing her … Continue reading dwb newsletter #2, July 2020: Doodles w/o Borders + Skid Row Arts: Aug-Sept 2020

dwb newsletter #1, May 2020: Skid Row Arts Update: WalkTheTalk Parade Tomorrow + more

Welcome to Doodles Without Borders newsletter! You are receiving this email, because you used to receive monthly Studio 526 Skid Row Community Arts Calendar emails. This newsletter will take on the role of sharing some arts events in Skid Row neighborhood, and doodle up some of it’s own ideas, too.  To read the rest of dwb newsletter #1 go to: https://mailchi.mp/760bf00f1973/skid-row-arts-update-walkthetalk-parade-tomorrow-more

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