This is really based off of existing models, but essentially it would recruiting community members to do different things in hopes of hosting “fix-it” events for all sorts of electronics. Members could help with research, tools, sewing materials, and more. At these events, community members would actively be involved so that they learn how to [Read more…]
I propose something which I routinely do myself, and that is a late night 3 mile walk that begins and ends at 230 Gorham Street. The length, time and duration can be revised based on participant consensus but a start time after 9:00 PM ensures recreation of the ideal ambiance. My experience: During the late [Read more…]
The passage of time often has a way of rewriting history. So does a few drinks. The half-hour series “Drunk History” — based on the award-winning web series — shows how by re-enacting famous events in history as told by inebriated storytellers. Each episode takes a tour of a U.S. city to explore stories and [Read more…]
Traditional medicine and alternative medicines can provide healing and relief for many people. Working with Lowell Community Health Center or other trained professionals, we could put on an event that teaches the community about the availability and efficacy of traditional healing methods alongside modern techniques. This may be combined with traditional and modern art and [Read more…]
Lowell has many “ghost signs” on buildings where you can see remnants of a beautiful, painted, historic advertisement. Restoring them probably isn’t feasible in the short term, but we could recreate the sign on a computer and use a projector to throw the image up on the building in its original location at night.