1. This 22 minute film reveals the history of Highland -- The Early Years (between 1900 and 1960)

    Directed by Robyn Hussa Farrell and Tim Farrell of White Elephant Enterprises, who taught residents of Highland neighborhood how to script, shoot and edit interview style narratives that tell the tale of how their community began. Historic images, provided by the residents and from the archives at the Spartanburg Public Library, illustrate these narratives and provide a look back to the people and places within the early history of Highlands Neighborhood.

    Featuring:
    Alma Berg, Gloria Crocker, Bessie Davis, Octavia Hill, Willie Hill, Phyllis Hosley
    Leroy Jeter, Dorris Kennedy, Ronald Long, Douglas Martin, Nathaniel Martin, Addie Mae Miller
    Louise People, Margie Salters, Carrie Steele

    Produced by:
    Leroy Jeter, Thomas Hargrove, Patrena Mims, Margie Salters and Howard Smith

    co-Directed by:
    Robyn and Tim Farrell, White Elephant Enterprises

    Music by:
    Douglas Martin, trumpet and vocals
    Robyn Hussa Farrell, vocals

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  3. Learn how Highland #VideoVillage installation was created as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies #PublicArt project "Seeing Spartanburg In A New Light"

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  4. Learn all about the Seeing Spartanburg In A New Light Project -- a public art challenge funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Music courtesy of purple-planet.com.

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  5. This is the Downtown Mobile installation -- part of Seeing Spartanburg in a New Light, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies which brings nine temporary art installations to public spaces in ten neighborhoods throughout the city. The project is a partnership among the City of Spartanburg Police and Community Relations Departments, internationally renowned light and digital media artist Erwin Redl, the Chapman Cultural Center, and neighborhood associations in the city of Spartanburg. Seeing Spartanburg in a New Light builds on National Night Out, an annual event that promotes crime prevention efforts, police-community partnership, and neighborhood camaraderie. Learn more SeeingSpartanburg.com

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Seeing Spartanburg In A New Light

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Seeing Spartanburg in a New Light--a public art project funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies--will bring temporary art installations to city-owned public spaces in up to ten neighborhoods by August 2016 through a competitive process.

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Seeing Spartanburg in a New Light--a public art project funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies--will bring temporary art installations to city-owned public spaces in up to ten neighborhoods by August 2016 through a competitive process.

The project is a partnership among City of Spartanburg Police and Community Relations Departments, internationally renowned light and digital media artist Erwin Redl, The Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg, and Neighborhood Associations in City of Spartanburg.

Seeing Spartanburg in a New Light builds on National Night Out, an annual event that promotes crime prevention efforts, police-community partnership and neighborhood camaraderie.

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