October is EVERYTHING

Why yes, it is my birthday month. And the Nashville AIDS walk, the Nashville Zombie Walk, Halloween (!!!!!) — complete with pumpkin spiced anything and everything. It is also Artober. I am a fan of all of these things. The weather is perfect. PERFECT. Here are some handy dandy guides to help you maximize THE BEST MONTH OF ALL.

From our first Zombie Walk in 2010

From our first Zombie Walk in 2010

Another thing going on in October is through Poverty & the Arts — an organization a friend of mine started. Y’all get out and lets lend a hand.

Is your favorite The Contributor vendor an artist? Do you see the same homeless woman selling her art downtown every day? Throughout October, Poverty & the Arts will be recruiting homeless artists to join our next Adopt a Homeless Artist program: November through March! We will have another Final Exhibition at the end of March.

Help connect those artists to our artist sponsorship program! Connect them to our website or have them meet us during our studio hours every Sunday from 11:30am to 2:30pm at Turnip Green Creative Reuse!10628158_10153280391779815_2066076938658973298_n

We got it going on Nashville. I love this city. Keep on shining and somehow we will make it to November 1 – the day all candy is half-off.

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About Kristen Chapman Gibbons

Loosely connected facts: Storyteller. Curator of a Better Internet. Lifelong Politico. Social Media Maven. Creativity and Empathy Evangelist. Performer. Creator of Content Worth Sharing. Digital Strategist. Former Social Worker. Decade teaching in Higher Ed. Master's Degree in Theology. Married to an Irishman. 3 darling kiddos. Preacher's kid. Appalachian. Music maker. Music devour-er. ENTP. Bohemian. Geeky. Obsessed with thrift stores and all things vintage. Lover of species.

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