‘Fine Art Prints’

When Gallery 72 transitioned into its namesake non-profit—the Roberta and Bob Rogers Gallery—it sharpened its focus on what had always been a core value—showing and supporting the work of contemporary printmakers. To that end, it has acquired a printing press and sponsored workshops in order to spread the joy of making fine art in multiples. […]

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Crumbs

Youth Emergency Services Youth Emergency Services feeds more than 600 children and teenagers each month at their outreach center at 2602 Harney Street.   While dinners for the month of June are all covered, the organization is still seeking donations of catered meals for the month of July. Historically, YES has accepted homemade casseroles, but […]

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Dollars and Incensed

Clearly, if America needs anything right now, it’s more stuff to be mad at and worried about! If you’ve finished the appetizer that is our ongoing pandemic and would like a side of economic injustice to go with the entrée of racial inequity America is maybe/kinda/sorta ready to finally eat, chow down on Capital in […]

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Justifiably Proud

Pride is something the community would definitely like to feel a lot more of these days and the thoughtful folks at Benson First Friday are here to deliver that. June is National Pride Month celebrating the LGBTQIA2S+ community, and BFF unveils tonight the start of a month and more of ongoing programs, including public art, […]

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Rules of Engagement

(The following is a more complete version of the one that printed in the June issue of the Reader) Small businesses are no stranger to soft openings and landings as they cycle through the vagaries of even the best of economies. But leave it to an unforeseen and unprepared for pandemic to be a game […]

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‘Between Nonchalant and Relaxed’

Another outgrowth of the expanding digital space for art, Maple Street Construct’s exhibition program features couplings of local/regional artists with those in Los Angeles. An active site especially focused on intersections between art and architecture, it posts new shows twice a month. Opening on June 5, Between Nonchalant and Relaxed features the duo of Robin […]

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‘Makes Know Since’

Facing national stay-at-home requests, the Mayflower Mobile Gallery—the Benson-based travel trailer for art exhibitions—decided to stay put for a while. Organizers turned it into the next best thing, a residency venue for artists, who would then put on display the works created within this isolated studio. MaMO’s inaugural resident is Omaha sculptor Travis Apel, and […]

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