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The Rise of Taller in North Philadelphia

 02/14/2017 - 13:37
The Rise of Taller in North Philadelphia
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La dedicación del Taller Puertorriqueño en servicio a una comunidad que a menudo ha sido relegada nunca ha disminuido, a pesar de sus limitados recursos. Hoy en día taller tiene por fin una moderna sede que tomó 10 años financiar.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:34pm
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El nacimiento del Taller en el Norte de Filadelfia

 02/14/2017 - 13:02
El nacimiento del Taller en el Norte de Filadelfia
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La dedicación del Taller Puertorriqueño en servicio a una comunidad que a menudo ha sido relegada nunca ha disminuido, a pesar de sus limitados recursos. Hoy en día taller tiene por fin una moderna sede que tomó 10 años financiar.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:34pm
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When a Border Wall Becomes a Big Canvas

 02/14/2017 - 04:46
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Donald Trump’s executive order to build a border wall has caused frustration and anger, but it’s also shining a light on an urgent and focused set of artists, reported The Guardian.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 4:24am
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Donald Trump’s executive order to build a border wall has caused frustration and anger, but it’s also shining a light on an urgent and focused set of artists

A Pompidou Center in Bogotá?

 02/06/2017 - 03:18
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After Malaga and Brussels, Pompidou Center mulls branch in Colombia. "Artists have contributed to pacifying social life in Colombia,” says institution’s head Serge Lasvignes in El País.

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Monday, February 6, 2017 - 3:02am
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The Centre George Pompidou in Paris, France. Photo: Nikolas Becker/Commons Wikimedia

ALDIA News Photos of the Day

 02/03/2017 - 18:18

During the many travels of ALDIA's photographer throughout the city, there are many places and faces that might not be recognized to many but there are hidden stories in Philadelphia.

We take a look at today's Photos of the Day while traveling into the Italian Market in South Philadelphia as well as along Penn Treaty Park by the Delaware River.

 


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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 6:07pm
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Statues including this of the Virgin Mary, are part of the Mexican Culture that is very present within the Italian Market in South Philadelphia. Photo:Peter Fitzpatrick/ALDIA News

"Se Fue". Cuban Artist "El Sexto" Released from Jail after Two Months

 01/23/2017 - 03:52
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Danilo Maldonado, better known as El Sexto, has been freed after spending two months in prison without trial. El Sexto was arrested and jailed for his attempt to draw counter-revolutionary graffiti after Fidel Castro's death.

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Monday, January 23, 2017 - 3:31am
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Cuban artist Danilo Maldonado "El Sexto" was released on Saturday after being arrested without trial days after Fidel Castro's death. The artist was arrested and put in jail without trial last November 25 for having painted graffiti in several Havana building with the sentence "Se Fue" ("He's Gone"). EFE/Alejandro Ernesto

El Arte al servicio de la Política

 01/17/2017 - 16:54
Foto del evento #collectiveActionPHL. Foto Cortesía de StreetsDept
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Habiendo recaudado 20.000 dólares en tres horas durante el pasado fin de semana, #CollectiveActionPHL celebró una subasta de arte en silencio con casi mil asistentes. El evento se diseñó para recaudar fondos para 10 organizaciones de justicia social a nivel nacional y local.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:33pm
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Foto del evento #collectiveActionPHL. Foto Cortesía de StreetsDept

Art in Service to Politics

 01/17/2017 - 15:38
Photo of #CollectiveActionPHL event. Photo Courtesy: StreetsDept.
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Raising over $20,000 in three hours this past weekend, #CollectiveActionPHL hosted a silent art auction with over a thousand attendees. The event was designed to raise money for 10 social justice organizations at both the national and local levels.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:33pm
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Photo of #CollectiveActionPHL event. Photo Courtesy: StreetsDept.

Cólera organizada: #DISRUPTJ20 está en marcha

 01/13/2017 - 17:51
En la víspera de la juramentación del Presidente Electo Donald Trump, el 20 de Enero, varios colectivos artísticos e independientes se han organizado a nivel nacional para llevar a cabo "acciones directas" tanto en Washington como en el resto del país. Foto: DisruptJ20

Un colectivo de activistas locales se ha organizado bajo el eslogan “DISRUPTJ20” (“Detengamos el 20 de Enero”, en inglés), en colaboración con el DC Welcoming Committee, para convocar a manifestantes, trabajadores y cualquier persona que desee sumarse, a boicotear la toma de posesión del Presidente Electo de los Estados Unidos, Donald J. Trump.

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Friday, January 13, 2017 - 3:49pm
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Art, Culture, strike, Washington, Trump, 20J
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En la víspera de la juramentación del Presidente Electo Donald Trump, el 20 de Enero, varios colectivos artísticos e independientes se han organizado a nivel nacional para llevar a cabo "acciones directas" tanto en Washington como en el resto del país. Foto: DisruptJ20

Organize your Rage: #DISRUPTJ20 is on its way

 01/13/2017 - 17:15
On the eve of the induction of the President-Elected Donald Trump, on January the 20th, several independent and artistic groups have organized nation wide to perform "direct actions" in Washington and in the rest of the country. Photo: DisruptJ20

A group of local activist has organized under the slogan “DISRUPTJ20”, under the DC Welcoming Committee, to call upon protesters, workers and any citizen that may want to join, to boycott Donald J. Trump’s inauguration.

DISRUPTJ20 has put forward a network of activists to organize protests and a general strike that pretend to disturb the investiture of the President-Elect Donald Trump, spreading direct actions in the streets and through any media in hand.

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On the eve of the induction of the President-Elected Donald Trump, on January the 20th, several independent and artistic groups have organized nation wide to perform "direct actions" in Washington and in the rest of the country. Photo: DisruptJ20

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One of the works by the Amarist art studio, on display at the Art New York 2017 contemporary art fair, in New York, United States. EFE/AMARIST
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The aim is to change the meaning associated with the razor wire, said Lozano, from "a symbol of jail, separation, border" into the complete opposite.