Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fall festivals this weekend and beyond

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The 18th Annual Mid-Autumn Festival
Saturday, September 14th, 2013 from 12:45 to 6:00 pm
at the China Friendship Gate at 10th and Arch Streets

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2014 Q Awardee, Asian American United’s annual celebration is a testament to the strength, wealth, and self-determination of the Chinatown community. This tradition highlights the power of community organized cultural festivals to bring people together and claim authorship of their lives. Sitting directly at the intersection of arts and activism, the Mid-Autumn Festival has played a pivotal role in affirming and celebrating cultural strength and diversity, strengthening and building community organizing skills across generations, and promoting pride in the Chinese culture and community. Take inspiration from the vitality and vigor of the Chinatown community, who has successfully determined the course of development in its community again and again, challenging the forces of discrimination and oppression, and standing proudly to brings its priorities to life and to light. We’re gonna go! Hope to see you there! More info here

Burlington County Art in the Park
Sunday September 15th from 11am-4PM
At Historic Smithville Park- 803 Smithville Rd, Easthampton, NJ
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Celebrate music, theater, fine arts and crafts at this annual event. Join in the fun with Spiral Q as we play with puppets and make masks out of recycled materials, culminating in a puppet parade through the festival at 3pm!

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Sunday October 6th 11am-5pm
Clark Park – 44th St. and Chester Ave.Image

Look for Spiral Q and our puppet fun as we prepare for Peoplehood at this free day-long collaborative art project in Clark Park.

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Save the Date – New Date
The Peoplehood Parade

Sunday November 3rd
Paul Robeson House (50th and Walnut) to Clark Park
ImageJoin the parade or find a street side spot to celebrate the 13th Peoplehood Parade! Contact community@spiralq.org if you’d like to register your group, volunteer, help spread the word, or find out other ways you can get involved. So excited to be marching the streets of West Philly again!
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Meet Quinn Spiral Q
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September 13, 2013 · 8:38 pm