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Community Event: Dream City Convos | Oct. '23

Bodies slowly trickled in to a soundtrack of chill vibes. Black and Brown faces from creative spheres, entrepreneurial spaces, and activist backgrounds gathered to discuss the issues relevant to their community - and explore how they might be fixed. Community improvement requires community engagement, and the people were more than eager to build a vision for the future of The Field. Check the gallery after the jump.  

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Community Event: Queen City Coffee Roasters Open Mic

Every month, a group of people gather at Queen City Coffee Roasters in Plainfield, NJ for a night of music, comedy, and spoken word. Hosted by jhintro, the Queen City Coffee Roasters Open Mic Night has become a staple in the local arts scene, providing a space for expression, community, and quality vibes. [REGISTER HERE FOR OUR NEXT EVENT!] What sets this open mic apart from others is the welcoming environment. New visitors often find themselves feeling comfortable enough to share their own work or perform for the first time, thanks to a supportive audience and warm atmosphere. It's not uncommon to see strangers strike up conversations and form connections over a shared love of the culture (and a quality cup...

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Community Event: The Queen City Project

It started with a vision for underutilized space in The Queen City of Plainfield, New Jersey. It became a cultural moment for the entire community. Plainfield'a own Moneta-Kai, the coordinator behind the 1st Annual Queen City Project, is invested in creating culture that highlights the city as a palace for the people. The Queen City Project was brought to life as a collaboration between Moneta-Kai, Comma Crazy, and Plainfield's Parks and Recreation Department. Dozens of vendors lined the walkways of Madison Avenue Skate Park, ranging from food trucks like Cave Kitchen to clothing brands like Good Soil and BrownMill Company. The community also watched DJ's plug-in and jam during Open Decks, sponsored by Cartel Nation. Each DJ would set up round table...

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