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Cash Mobs

Today, March 24, is National Cash Mob Day. Begun last year, cash mobs organize flash mob participants to meet and spend $20 at a local store, supporting homegrown businesses. Cash mobs have spread to dozens of cities around the country and are popping up overseas. While a boost of $800 in the lucky cash register […]

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Favela Painting Project

A couple of Dutch artists have been working since 2006 to bring “outrageous works of art to unexpected places.” Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn recently completed their third Brazilian favela project, hiring and training locals as painters in Rio de Janeiro. Find out more at favela painting.  

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