Monthly Archives: May 2014

KickstART Your Weekend with Some Good Reads: Pop-Up Museums, Better Blocks, and Good Main Streets

Our Friday update here at kickstART farmington highlights some great articles we’ve read this week dealing with art, creative placemaking, and building great communities. You’re sure to find some inspiration to make your life and our community even better! 1. Art as Economic … Continue reading

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Creating a Vibrant Arts Scene in Farmington/Farmington Hills: On the Need for Creative Writers, Muckrakers, and Gadflies

As we’ve considered what missing from the arts scene in Farmington/Farmington Hills to make it more vibrant we wrote about the need for a performing arts center to be built in downtown Farmington, along with the need for some alternative cinema options, a cool, hip, café that supports … Continue reading

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What to do in Farmington/Farmington Hills This Week (5/26/14)

Check out some of the great arts & cultural events to look forward to in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community this week: Monday, May 26th, at 10:00 am: The Farmington Memorial Day Parade has been a Farmington area tradition since 1970 and takes … Continue reading

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kickstART Your Weekend with Some Good Reads: Designing Spaces for People, Art and Walking, and Little Free Libraries

Our Friday update here at kickstART farmington highlights some great articles we’ve read this week dealing with art, creative placemaking, and building great communities. You’re sure to find some inspiration to make your life and our community even better! 1. On Partnerships … Continue reading

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kickstART farmington, GFFF, and the Civic Theater Host Free Screening of HUGO

The Greater Farmington Film Festival and kickstART farmington, in partnership with the Farmington Civic Theater are presenting a FREE, outdoor screening of the film Hugo (directed by Martin Scorsese), on Saturday night, June 7th, around 9:15 pm. The film will be shown at … Continue reading

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Creating a Vibrant Arts Scene in Farmington/Farmington Hills: On Public Art and Sidewalk Poetry

As we’ve considered what missing from the arts scene in Farmington/Farmington Hills to make it more vibrant we wrote about the need for a performing arts center to be built in downtown Farmington, along with the need for some alternative cinema options, a cool, hip, café that supports … Continue reading

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What to do in Farmington/Farmington Hills this Week (5/19/14): Writing Awards, Ghosts, Great Lakes Tasting, and More

Check out some of the great arts & cultural events to look forward to in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community this week: Monday, May 19th, at 7:00 pm: The Teen Department at the Farmington Community Library will hold its annual Awards Ceremony for … Continue reading

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