Todd Woodruff opens Austin-style barbecue restaurant Maples Barbecue; Current Studio pairs its Embrace exhibit with a dinner by Patrick Clark II; and Sheli Reynolds, Tami Lake and Traci Stone team up with Cally Johnson to open Stone Sisters Pizza Bar.
Turner and his friends were involved in a mid-February car accident after a late-night recording session.
“We wanted to come up with a model that could potentially be replicable in other schools as well as something that is sustainable for the long-term,” Karper said. “It is an opportunity for artists, but it also benefits students.”
The Classen Ten Penn studio has been offering the program since May.
Participating artists include Sarah Engel-Barnett, Suzanne Thomas, Erin Latham, Kelly Rogers, Lauren Zuniga, Holey Kids and Beau Sparks.
Classen’s North Highland Parked is expected to complete the Strong Neighborhoods Initiative program next year.
Local programs help the city reduce maintenance costs and clean up blighted neighborhoods.
Current Studio curators hope to remove pressure to sell from the art-making process.
Social media and old-fashioned pavement-pounding work to bring residents closer than ever.
The growth and sense of community in the Plaza District has inspired the district’s schools and offered new challenges.