Azule contains myriad mosaics, all of them painstakingly designed and executed by Camille. Photo: Azule Archives
Article & Photo Collages by Alicia Arraya
Without cultural and deeply creative efforts, addressing the many woes that face human life seems at best difficult and problematic.… Read more
Porch circle at ROOTS Week 2017. Photo: Melisa Cardona.
I am so excited to spend some time to get to know you! I started as Executive Director on January 15th, MLK day, which was not planned, but incredibly meaningful to me. I have spent the past few weeks reading, listening, and learning … Read more
The Hapeville Performing Arts Center was one of several stops on the Grassroots Arts Bus Tour during ROOTS Weekend-Atlanta. Photo: Melisa Cardona.
Priscilla Smith (Atlanta, GA) | January 25, 2018
“I came away inspired. It completely transformed my vision of the possibilities of grassroots … Read more
These art pieces were a part of the STAND exhibition at ROOTS Weekend-Atlanta. L-R: Be American by Jamal Barber; Yomi My American series by Sheila Pree Bright. Photo: Melisa Cardona
Charmaine Minniefield, Exhibition Curator (Atlanta, GA) | January 29, 2018
“STAND” was presented by Alternate… Read more
Participants at ROOTS Weekend-Atlanta gather in a circle during Arielle Brown’s workshop. Photo: Melisa Cardona.
Arielle Brown | January 27, 2018
THE WORDS AND SOUNDS THAT STILL – IN ME – VIBRATE FROM ROOTS WEEKEND ATLANTA
Alabama hold on
We are still here
Alabama hold on
We are … Read more
Jeff Mather (Atlanta, GA) | January 9, 2018
This year’s Community Built Association Conference will be held in Charleston, SC on March 22-25, 2018, with a Community Built Boot Camp from March 17-22.
Since 2004 Alternate ROOTS member artists have been mixing it up with members of the Community… Read more
Kassi Dephinia performs a hoop routine at the DeLuxe Vaudeville Orchestra’s retrospective performance at ROOTS Week 2017. Photo: Melisa Cardona
By Rodger French
Vaudeville occupies a not insignificant place in the history of ROOTS, but before we address this particular topic, I believe… Read more
A full house gathers for one of three Critical Response Process workshops at ROOTS Week 2017. Photo: Melisa Cardona.
John Borstel | October 31, 2017
Finally. After years of experiencing ROOTS Week second hand – through direct accounts, benevolent gossip, and impassioned endorsements from dozens… Read more
UpROOTing Racism & Undoing Oppressions Training at ROOTS Week 2017. Photo: Melisa Cardona.
Rasha Abdulhadi | October 31, 2017
Alternate ROOTS’ practices recognize that we bring the world with us when we gather, whether in working in our home communities or when we gather for our annual … Read more
Photo: Melisa Cardona.
indee mitchell | October 31, 2017
Since our first encounter, Alternate ROOTS has felt family-like to me. The people are personable and welcoming – they remember who you are, where you’re from, and what you do. The connection that lives within this community extends far beyond… Read more