activists http://wlrn.org en The Forgotten Heyday of American Activism http://wlrn.org/post/forgotten-heyday-american-activism <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><p></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 21741 at http://wlrn.org The Forgotten Heyday of American Activism Old Postcards Offer Glimpse Of South Florida's Appealing (And Appalling) History http://wlrn.org/post/old-postcards-offer-glimpse-south-floridas-appealing-and-appalling-history <p>In this digital age, when vacationers to South Florida can grab their smartphones and send jealousy-inducing photos to friends and family within seconds, it’s hard to believe the humble postcard is still hanging in there.</p><p>Visit most any local souvenir shop and there they are, usually on one or two racks tucked behind the seashell bracelets and painted coconuts.&nbsp; But Sarasota author Liz Coursen doesn’t think much of the postcards being sent from Florida these days.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 18:44:37 +0000 Christine DiMattei 17883 at http://wlrn.org Old Postcards Offer Glimpse Of South Florida's Appealing (And Appalling) History Check Out The Emerging Arts Scene In Boynton Beach http://wlrn.org/post/check-out-emerging-arts-scene-boynton-beach <p>If you’re looking for Boynton Beach’s arts district, you won’t find it near any trendy restaurants or high-end boutiques.&nbsp; Actually, the closest business is an auto shop and the nearest place to grab a bite to eat is a gas station on the corner.</p><p>But if no one took this artists’ enclave seriously 18 months ago . . .</p><p>“ . . . they do now!” exclaims Rolando Chang Barrero.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 12:27:13 +0000 Christine DiMattei 14581 at http://wlrn.org Check Out The Emerging Arts Scene In Boynton Beach Boynton Beach's Growing Arts Scene Keeps Things "Fresh And Green" http://wlrn.org/post/boynton-beachs-growing-arts-scene-keeps-things-fresh-and-green <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As one of the key players behind the up-and-coming Boynton Beach Art District (BBAD), artist and gallery owner Rolando Chang&nbsp;</span>Barrero<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is getting no down time during South Florida's "off season."&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Barrero</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is among the region's year-round residents who stick it out during the slow, sultry months to ensure his pet projects make it through to grow another season.</span></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 13969 at http://wlrn.org Boynton Beach's Growing Arts Scene Keeps Things "Fresh And Green" **The Democracy Project: A History, A Crisis, A Movement http://wlrn.org/post/democracy-project-history-crisis-movement <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"><em><strong><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">** Please note this program did not air.</span></font></span></font></strong></em></div><p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 13234 at http://wlrn.org **The Democracy Project: A History, A Crisis, A Movement Miami Artist Who Faced Censorship In Pembroke Pines Moves Sex Exploitation Statement to Boynton http://wlrn.org/post/miami-artist-who-faced-censorship-pembroke-pines-moves-sex-exploitation-statement-boynton <p>South Florida artist <a href="http://www.virginiaerdie.com/" target="_blank">Virginia Erdie</a>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">strives to be "a little bit of an activist" with her work. It's fitting, then, that her art has ruffled a few feathers along the way. Her next major installation </span>almost didn't see the light of day.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:01:50 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 11301 at http://wlrn.org Miami Artist Who Faced Censorship In Pembroke Pines Moves Sex Exploitation Statement to Boynton KeroWACKED Multimedia Festival Is Sunday In Palm Beach County's "Art Mecca" http://wlrn.org/post/kerowacked-multimedia-festival-sunday-palm-beach-countys-art-mecca <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rolando Chang </span>Barrero<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is floored by what is happening in the <a href="http://www.boynton-beach.org/government/departments/public_art/neighborhood_art_district.html">Boynton Beach Arts District</a>, and that's a good thing.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"There is a <em>lot</em> going on," Barrero said. </span></p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9255 at http://wlrn.org KeroWACKED Multimedia Festival Is Sunday In Palm Beach County's "Art Mecca" The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century http://wlrn.org/post/100-greatest-americans-20th-century <p></p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 15697 at http://wlrn.org The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century