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138Re: [MysticCrossing] Digest Number 44

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  • DavidD/JaneS
    Feb 9, 2004
      For some pictures of the Reclamation Artists work at Draw 7 and
      elsewhere at Assembly Square check the link below. I put together this
      page a few years ago.

      http://www.mysticview.org/0w-0525-rec_artists.htm#0525-rec_art

      JaneSauer


      Wig Zamore wrote:

      > Several of us have pictures of both Reclamation Artists' installations
      > at Draw 7, of weekend soccer games at the Park and of the many
      > clean-ups sponsored by MyRWA, MVTF, TBHA and others along this stretch
      > of Mystic River.
      >
      > Local artist Anna Shapiro (member of RA) first created her watershed
      > map at Draw 7 during an RA event. One of the RA installations
      > had quite a bit of vandalism but the artists prevailed by making that
      > part of the event. The second show featured a new Orange Line T-stop.
      >
      > Lee and Susan have also done a subsequent Mystic River and Assembly
      > Square show at Mobius in South Boston which we have some pictures of.
      >
      > One year the Somerville Artists Association was bold enough to make
      > the Mystic River the central theme of Art Beat, including an infamous
      > fish parade.
      >
      > I also have some pictures of a Red-Tailed Hawk sitting on top of the
      > TV antenna of a Somerville triple decker, with a pollution spewing
      > Mystic Sithe plant in the background and the valley of East Somerville
      > in the foreground.
      >
      > Finally, we have Roger Frymire's glorious Mystic River pictures.
      >
      > Whether I can find all these things is another matter, but I could
      > certainly try for a good cause.
      >
      > Someday day it might be nice to have a MyRWA celebration and fair
      > weather fundraiser at Draw 7. What better place could there be to
      > join people coming by water, bike, foot, and transit in all directions
      > even if it is a little tough right now? Draw 7 and the AE Dam is
      > where the ocean and inland meet, the salt and fresh, the blueblood and
      > immigrant, the scholar and blue collar, the water savvy and
      > landlubbers, the long history of pollution and the new reclamation.
      >
      > **********
      >
      > Please keep Wednesday evening's 6:30 PM Boston MPO hearing foremost in
      > your thoughts this week.
      >
      > Expanded public transit in Somerville is an absolutely necessary
      > accompaniment to better walking and biking.
      >
      > Regards, Wig
      >
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