Creative Culture Exchange
Through the classic salon format of discussion and debate, Dayton and the University of Dayton campus come together to exchange creative thought on current artistic and social challenges. Moderated by Brian LaDuca, ArtStreet director.
The Impact of Street Art on City Image
Tuesday September 17, 7:30-9 p.m. ArtStreet Studio C
Join Aaron Sorrell, Dayton’s Director of Planning and Community Development, Garden Station founder Lisa Helm, and Dayton Circus Creative Collective chairman Jeff Opt as we question the differences and similarities between street art, activist art and public art as it affects or does not affect the city of Dayton. The audience and creative voices will explore how different neighborhoods could reflect a wide range of public art forms and messages. Presented in conjunction with the art exhibit "ACTION: The Street Art of Joel Bergner." (Please note: Joel Bergner will not be at this event.)
Bullet Points: The Creative Culture and the 2nd Amendment
Tuesday October 8, 7:30-9 p.m. ArtStreet Studio C
The challenge of transforming the idea of gun control into an inviting, creative and motivating call-to-action is certainly difficult. Join artist James Pate, Dr. Richard Chenoweth (Graul Chair in Arts and Languages) and Peter Benkendorf (Involvement Advocacy) as we bring this conversation to the table. Presented in conjunction with the art installation "BULLET: Who Pulls the Trigger?"
The Future of Dance in Contemporary America
Tuesday, November 19, 7:30-9 p.m. ArtStreet Studio C
Join the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Dayton choreographer and interdisciplinary artist Rodney Veal, UD Dance Ensemble artistic director Richard Mosley, Jeanne Mam-Luft of MamLuft & Co. Dance, and national dance "upstarts" Hammerstep as they debate the idea that the future of dance depends on new voices, new vocabularies and new works to survive in a 21st century creative market.