Thursday, May 14, 2015

MoRUS hosting photo exhibit, fundraiser for Peace Museum NY

Via the EVG inbox...

Photos by New York-based photographers that speak to the theme “Cycle of Peace” will be showcased and for sale at the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (MoRUS) tonight through Sunday to raise funds for PEACE MUSEUM NY.

Curated by Catherine Talese, the exhibition opens tonight and run from 7 to 11 p.m. at MoRUS, 155 Avenue C between 9th and 10th Streets, with live entertainment by activist/musical duo Bethany Yarrow and Rufus Cappadocia at 9 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

The Cycle of Peace exhibit will be celebrated through the weekend at MoRUS with such live entertainment as Janet Restino, performing poetry on Sunday at 7 p.m. and Lorena Ambrosio performing on Friday at 9 p.m. While the exhibit remains on view at MoRUS on Saturday, Community Peace Events will be held at La Plaza Cultural Community Garden on 9th Street and Avenue C from noon to 6 p.m.

Co-sponsored by Times-Up!, a Peace Bike Ride will begin at the Gandhi Statue in Union Square on Sunday at 2 p.m.
visiting the East Village and its community gardens and ending at MoRUS.

Find more details at the Facebook event page.

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