Inside Syracuse Cultural Workers, a Publishing Company and Store Dedicated to Activism

Story by Micah Castelo; photos by Randy Plavajka On the edge of the historic Hawley-Green neighborhood sits a commercial building with a narrow green door and raised garden beds. If not for the bright rainbow flag waving proudly from its front façade and the environmentally-friendly posters posted on its  side, your eyes might casually glaze…

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ArtRage Exhibit Gives a Face to Homelessness

By Elizabeth White ArtRage, Syracuse’s non-traditional art gallery that invites artists from all over the globe, recently exhibited “Invisible People.” This exhibition shows the faces of individuals whom society has forgotten: the homeless. “Invisible People” features large-scale portraits of homeless individuals that Californian artist Neil Shigley encountered in San Diego. Each portrait is displayed with…

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