Boynton Beach Arts District http://blog.wlrn.org en Boynton Beach Arts District Picks Up The Pieces After Flood Loss http://blog.wlrn.org/post/boynton-beach-arts-district-picks-pieces-after-flood-loss <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">There goes two-and-a-half years of work.</em></p><p>That’s what Rolando Chang Barrero says he was thinking as he surveyed the damage from last week’s flash floods on the Boynton Beach Arts District he founded not long ago.</p><p>“I was scared to open the door,” says Chang Barrero of the scene he walked into last Friday.&nbsp; “The water was above the door about seven inches.&nbsp; I just didn’t want to open the doors or the gates because I didn’t know what I was going to find.”</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:14:34 +0000 Christine DiMattei 26626 at http://blog.wlrn.org Boynton Beach Arts District Picks Up The Pieces After Flood Loss Check Out The Emerging Arts Scene In Boynton Beach http://blog.wlrn.org/post/check-out-emerging-arts-scene-boynton-beach <p>If you’re looking for Boynton Beach’s arts district, you won’t find it near any trendy restaurants or high-end boutiques.&nbsp; Actually, the closest business is an auto shop and the nearest place to grab a bite to eat is a gas station on the corner.</p><p>But if no one took this artists’ enclave seriously 18 months ago . . .</p><p>“ . . . they do now!” exclaims Rolando Chang Barrero.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 12:27:13 +0000 Christine DiMattei 14581 at http://blog.wlrn.org Check Out The Emerging Arts Scene In Boynton Beach Miami Artist Who Faced Censorship In Pembroke Pines Moves Sex Exploitation Statement to Boynton http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-artist-who-faced-censorship-pembroke-pines-moves-sex-exploitation-statement-boynton <p>South Florida artist <a href="http://www.virginiaerdie.com/" target="_blank">Virginia Erdie</a>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">strives to be "a little bit of an activist" with her work. It's fitting, then, that her art has ruffled a few feathers along the way. Her next major installation </span>almost didn't see the light of day.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:01:50 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 11301 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Artist Who Faced Censorship In Pembroke Pines Moves Sex Exploitation Statement to Boynton KeroWACKED Multimedia Festival Is Sunday In Palm Beach County's "Art Mecca" http://blog.wlrn.org/post/kerowacked-multimedia-festival-sunday-palm-beach-countys-art-mecca <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rolando Chang </span>Barrero<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is floored by what is happening in the <a href="http://www.boynton-beach.org/government/departments/public_art/neighborhood_art_district.html">Boynton Beach Arts District</a>, and that's a good thing.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"There is a <em>lot</em> going on," Barrero said. </span></p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9255 at http://blog.wlrn.org KeroWACKED Multimedia Festival Is Sunday In Palm Beach County's "Art Mecca"