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29 Pieces Kicks Off ‘Dallas LOVE Project’ to Honor President John F. Kennedy’s Legacy Upon the 50th Anniversary of his Death
September 2013 – Dallas nonprofit to lead installation of more than 30,000 pieces of love-inspired artwork along the JFK motorcade route and all across Dallas, starting Saturday, September 21, the International Day of Peace.
On Saturday, September 21 (International Day of Peace), 29 Pieces will lead a group of volunteers in this city-wide project to install artwork created by Dallas citizens who used the words of great peacemakers, poets, artists, and musicians as inspiration for the creation of more than 30,000 pieces of art to be displayed along the JFK motorcade route and all across Dallas. The artwork will be displayed through the anniversary of the Kennedy’s assassination, November 22, 2013. Read the full Press Release here.
More Press Materials:
Dallas LOVE Project Walk the Rally Media Alert
Dallas LOVE Project Announcement News Release
Dallas LOVE Project Fact Sheet
29 Pieces Fact Sheet
About Karen Blessen, of 29 Pieces
In the NewsArt Project Hopes To Turn Dallas From ‘City Of Hate’ Into ‘City Of Love’
KERA News – November 20, 2013 Dallas: There’s more to see than the Kennedy tourist trail
Metro UK – November 20, 2013 Ambitious Dallas LOVE Project envelops the city as JFK 50th anniversary nears
CultureMap Dallas – November 17, 2013 Fifty Years After Kennedy Death, Dallas Opens an Old Wound
Wall Street Journal – October 16, 2013 Dallas LOVE Project’s Karen Blessen on Good Morning Texas
Good Morning Texas – October 9, 2013 Dallas Love Project Blankets Streets with Love
CW33 News – September 22, 2013 JFK art project spreads “love” around Dallas
CBSNews.com – September 21, 2013 JFK art project spreads ‘love’ around Dallas
The Associated Press – September 21, 2013 ‘Love’ art project paints city of JFK’s death in a new light
The Dallas Morning News – September 21, 2013 JFK Art Project Spreads ‘Love’ Around Dallas
The Huffington Post – September 21, 2013 JFK assassination anniversary in Dallas to be marked with works of art on love throughout city
Canada.com – September 21, 2013 Dallas Artists Show “Love” 50 Years After JFK’s Killing
NBC 5 – September 21, 2013 Can The ‘City Of Hate’ Become The ‘City of Love’?
KERA “Art & Seek” – September 4, 2013 At Deep Ellum Brewing Tonight, You Can Drink Beer, Eat Pork and Raise Money for the Arts
The Dallas Observer – August 15, 2013 Drink Beer at Deep Ellum Brewing Co. to Help Raise Money for 29 Pieces’ Dallas Love Project
D Magazine – August 14, 2013 Dallas Looking to Spread Some LOVE: Volunteers Needed
Glasstire – July 19, 2013 Ahead of JFK Anniversary, Dallas Nonprofit to Line Motorcade Route with Art
WFAA – July 16, 2013 Happy Feat: A Citywide Art Initiative About Love
PureWow – July 16, 2013 Marking the JFK 50th, an Art Project Seeks to Define Dallas as a City of Love, Not a City of Hate
D Magazine – July 15, 2013 LOVE Project Pays Tribute to 50th Anniversary of JFK’s Death by Painting Dallas in a New Light
The Dallas Morning News – July 7, 2013