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Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Photo opening Green Street Art Center Thursday

Green Street Art Center
51 Green St., Middletown, (860) 685-7871
Ben Rowland: Istanbul
Apr. 6—May 25, 2007.
Opening reception, Fri., Apr. 6, 7:30—8 p.m.

Press release

The Green Street Arts Center presents Ben Rowland: Istanbul, a photography exhibition in the Forest City Gallery (606 Main Street in Middletown, CT). The public art gallery, located in a large storefront window, is visible to pedestrians and also to Main Street drivers. Rowland's exhibition features 20" x 30" images of street life captured during a recent trip to Istanbul, Turkey. The exhibition runs from Friday, April 6 through Friday, May 25. Admission is free. For more information call 860-685-7871.

A reception will take place on Friday, April 6 from 7:30—8 at the Green Street Arts Center, directly preceding the monthly open mic night, Green Speak. The reception is free; admission to open mic is $5.

Green Street is currently seeking artists and volunteers to help with its Exhibitions Task Force. Anyone who is interested may come to the open meeting on Thursday, April 5 at 6:30pm. The Green Street Arts Center is located at 51 Green Street, in Middletown, CT. For more information, or reservations call 860-685-7871 or visit

The Green Street Arts Center, which opened in January 2005, is an initiative of Wesleyan University developed in collaboration with the City of Middletown and the North End Action Team to provide an anchor for the revitalization efforts already underway in the North End. Programming in the former schoolhouse at 51 Green Street includes a vibrant after school program and a wide range of affordable classes and workshops for children and adults in music, dance, visual arts, theater, sound recording, media arts and creative writing.


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