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351 Boonville
Springfield, MO United States
www.forwardsgf.com

June 2014

La Taranta: Dance For Your Lives!

June 27, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Forward SGF Building, 351 Boonville
Springfield, MO United States
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Until the mid 1900’s people in certain communities in Puglia, in southern Italy, claimed that a magical spider bit them. The only cure for the spider’s poison was consistent dance until the feast day of Peter and Paul. The victims literally had to dance for their lives! Following a short presentation about La Taranta by Laura Provance of Arts & Letters, Smokey Folk will play Italian music associated with the ritual dance of La Taranta. Brittney Laleh Banaei and Sarah…

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May 2017

Something Gorilla Wednesday

May 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Forward SGF Building, 351 Boonville
Springfield, MO United States

Welcome yarnbombers, street artists, urban sketchers, grafitti artists, and anyone who likes to get outside and enjoy the company of other artists working outside! We'll have some yarn, paint, chalk and other supplies from the ideaXfactory stash to get you started. Or bring your own project materials and join in. We'll also be talking about the 2nd annual Chalk & Arts Festival on June 2-3, so if you're intersted in being a featured artist, show up to mark your spot.…

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Getting past Green! at ideaXfactory

May 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Forward SGF Building, 351 Boonville
Springfield, MO United States

Have you noticed a lot of green on Boonville Street lately near ideaXfactory? Green trees and new (pale) green Idea Commons banners. It's not easy being green. Time to spice it up! yarnXbombers and new folks too, meet at ideaXfactory outdoor patio on our Something Guerilla Wednesday from 6-8, and we'll dress up the street pole with colorful yarn creations. We'll provide the yarn and some recycled scraps from previous yarnbomb projects - so you can knit or crochet, or…

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June 2017

Steel & Glass – Exhibition by Russ RuBert

June 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Forward SGF Building, 351 Boonville
Springfield, MO United States

Railroad Steel! Salvaged and reconstructed into sculptural forms, inside the gallery and outside on the ideaXfactory lawn. Flexible Glass! Molton glass drawn into exquisitley delicate abstract forms, suspended and lit with led lights.

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Yarnbombing at ideaXfactory

June 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Forward SGF Building, 351 Boonville
Springfield, MO United States

yarnXbombers and new folks too, meet at ideaXfactory outdoor patio on our Something Guerilla Wednesday from 6-8, and we'll dress up the street pole with colorful yarn creations. We'll provide yarn, tools, and some recycled scraps from previous yarnbomb projects. yarnbombing uses yarn that is knit, crocheted, twisted, tied or woven to create colorful street art. If you can knit or crochet, great! If not you can learn, or help assemble pieces for fancy fun! We'll have some refreshements. It's…

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More Yarnbombing at ideaXfactory!

June 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Forward SGF Building, 351 Boonville
Springfield, MO United States

yarnXbombers and new folks too, meet at ideaXfactory outdoor patio on our Something Guerilla Wednesday from 6-8, and we'll dress up the street pole with colorful yarn creations. We'll provide yarn, tools, and some recycled scraps from previous yarnbomb projects. yarnbombing uses yarn that is knit, crocheted, twisted, tied or woven to create colorful street art. If you can knit or crochet, great! If not you can learn, or help assemble pieces for fancy fun! We'll have some refreshements. It's…

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Even More Yarnbombing at ideaxfactory

June 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Forward SGF Building, 351 Boonville
Springfield, MO United States

Just when we were about to give up on getting new yarnbombers, a new crew showed up last Wednesday! So we'll give it a go again this Wednesday evening - hanging out, chatting, learning, experimenting, knitting, crocheting, and snacking! Join us between 6-8 pm and bring a friend:)

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July 2017

Chalk & Arts Festival at ideaXfactory

July 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - July 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Forward SGF Building, 351 Boonville
Springfield, MO United States

Join the fun at the 2nd annual Chalk & Arts Festival to watch artists create temporary masterpieces in chalk on the sidewalks of ideaXfactory and the Brick City parking lot! Starting on July 7 during First Friday Art Walk from 6-10 PM and continues through Satuday, July 8 from noon- 5 PM, the event will feature live music, art, and DIY hands-on crafts. Well-known talented artists Leah CF, Christie Snelson, Mika Logan, Sarah Jones, Carla Stine, Cameron Thomas, Brittany Roberts,…

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October 2019

October Meeting: Forward SGF

October 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Forward SGF Building, 351 Boonville
Springfield, MO United States
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Help us shape the future of Springfield! Mark your calendars, creatives; this is a good one. We're letting you know as soon as possible about a great opportunity to be your very own Leslie Knope and provide input that will help shape Springfield for years to come. The October meeting will be at 351 N Boonville (near Brick City) where we'll be participating in a community workshop facilitated by the Forward SGF team. Haven't heard about Forward SGF? It's the…

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