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Spokane Legal Battle Won January 11, 2010 and November 24, 2008

Ninth Circuit Appeals Federal Court Case won 8-3 Berger vs. Seattle June 24, 2009

Glen Hansard, a former Dublin busker, with singer Marketa Irglova win the 2008 Oscar and Grammy for the best song Falling Slowly

Wilmington, North Carolina, Law and Enforcement Practices Ruled Unconstitutional November 3, 2008

Boston Crack Down on Street Performers and Artists August 2008

MBTA-Radio Threatens Subway Performances Oct 2007

Jakarta, Indonesia bans donations to buskers September 2007

Kansas City Council attempts to ban street performances February 2007

Street Artists Photo-Journalism Project

Photographs by Eric Rowley (Eric Rowley Imaging)


Professional photographer Eric Rowley is a graduate of Iowa State University. He has won numerous photograph and photo-journalism awards including the 2003 Hearst Journalism Award. He worked as a staff photographer at the Des Moines Register and Tampa Tribune and documented the new public education system in Kenya, Africa. Eric Rowley Imaging

The Exhibit Gallery

Eric Rowley after reviewing the photos decided to mount the exhibit in black and white. This medium conveyed the images message the best. The full scale images are 10 inches x 16 inches framed and matted cost $300. Send check or money order made payable to Community Arts Advocates to:

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Terelle Brown and Bobby Bishop at Downtown Crossing on the Orange Line

Email: tastybeats@yahoo.com or rellish33@hotmail.com Web site http://www.steppersheaven.com/

Chris Wilhelm in Harvard Square, Cambridge Email: chris@chriswilhelm.net Web site: http://www.chriswilhelm.net

Break Dancers at Sam Adams Park, Boston

Street Performer at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Greg Sulvia Downtown Crossing Orange Line Station, Boston

Manning in Davis Square, Somerville

Living Statue in Sam Adams Park, Boston, MA

John Patton at Park Street Station Red Line Central Platform, Boston (SOLD)

Gifants "The Haitian Troubadour" at Harvard Square Station Red Line

Email: gifrants@yahoo.com Web site: http://gifrants.com/

Gifants "The Haitian Troubadour" at Harvard Square Station Red Line, Cambridge

Email: gifrants@yahoo.com Web site: http://gifrants.com/

Sheet Music

Paulo Cesar Alves Pereirs Harvard Square Red Line Station, Cambridge Email: paulocesar55@hotmail.com

Lloyd Thayer in Harvard Square, Cambridge Note: The full scale picture shows images of the slide guitar in his sun glasses. Email lloydthayer@mac.com Web site: http://www.lloydthayer.com (SOLD)

Lloyd Thayer in Harvard Square, Cambridge Email lloydthayer@mac.com Web site: http://www.lloydthayer.com

Lloyd Thayer in Harvard Square, Cambridge Email lloydthayer@mac.com Web site: http://www.lloydthayer.com

Manny B and John Rogers at the Boston Pub;lic Gardens

Manny B and John Rogers at the Boston Pub;lic Gardens

George Markey on the Boston Common

 

George Markey on the Boston Common (SOLD)

Break dancer Harvard Square, Cambridge

The Street Artists Photo-Journalism Project will document street artists in Cambridge, Boston and MBTA Subway Platforms. The primary objective of this Street Artists Photo-Journalism Project is to publish the photographs with brief artists descriptions and contact information on the Street Arts and Buskers Advocates pages on the Community Arts Advocates web site.

The Street Artists Photo-Journalism Project goals are:

The Street Artists Photo-Journalism Project objectives are:

Photographer Eric Rowley (Eric Rowley Imaging) will document street artists during thethe years 2005-2006. Street artists and street audiences will be photographed with digital and/or film cameras plus interviewed in writing and/or with an audio recorder. Professional photographer Eric Rowley is a graduate of Iowa State University. He has won numerous photograph and photo-journalism awards including the 2003 Hearst Journalism Award. He worked as a staff photographer at the Des Moines Register and Tampa Tribune and documented the new public education system in Kenya, Africa.

Sample questions may include:

Street artists are encouraged to send additional support material of reviews, photographs, recordings and brochures for the Street and Buskers Advocates artists resource files. All participating street artists and street audience members interviewed are encouraged to sign the Consent and Release Agreement.

This program is supported in part by grants from the Cambridge Arts Council and Somerville Arts Council, through the local cultural council grant programs which are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.


Exhibits and Events: 2006


Thursday, June 29 - Thursday, July 6

Opening Reception Thursday, June 29, 7 PM

Central Square Branch Cambridge Public Library

45 Pearl Street, Cambridge, MA Wheelchair Accessible 617-349-4010

http://www.ci.cambridge.ma.us/~CPL/hours/central.html


Saturday, June 17th, 12-6 PM, Cambridge River Festival

Community Tables section on Memorial Drive, Cambridge

Cambridge Arts Council, 344 Broadway, Second Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139 Tel: 617-349-4385 Fax: 617-349-4669 Email: ewhite@CambridgeMA.gov Web: http://www.ci.cambridge.ma.us/CAC/community_river.html


Monday, February 13, 2006, Cambridge City Hall Annex

The Cambridge Arts Council will be hosting a public reception to recognize grant recipients at the City Hall Annex on Monday, February 13, 2006. Information displays will be on view throughout the day, and a reception will take place from 6pm-8pm. The CAC Grant Awards Celebration is free and open to the public.

Elizabeth White, Community Arts Administrator, Cambridge Arts Council, 344 Broadway, Second Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139 Tel: 617-349-4385 Fax: 617-349-4669 Email: ewhite@CambridgeMA.gov Web: http://www.cambridgeartscouncil.org/


 

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