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Barstander Training for DJs Seeks a Safer Nightlife Scene in Ithaca

Local DJ Ben Ortiz (DJ ha-MEEN) of Ithaca DJ Festival and the Tompkins County Advocacy Center have joined forces to create a safer, more inclusive nightlife scene. Their mission starts and ends with activating local leaders, citizens, and talents to act as bystanders, working to fight sexual assault and harassment across the local nightlife scene.…

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The Artist and Writer Residency at the Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts [audio]

Lesley Williamson, Executive Director of the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts talks about the artist and writer residency program.  The application deadline for the residency is this coming January 1, 2018.  Williamson discusses how Constance Saltonstall decided to start the foundation, and how the residency came into being. Esther Racoosin conducted this interview, which…

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