PSU Student Group Hosts Political Arts Group Oct. 28

October 20th, 2008 by Adam

A swarm is coming! The Beehive Design Collective – a non-profit, volunteer-driven, political arts organization based in eastern Maine – is headed to the Plymouth area. The Bees are touring New England this fall presenting “Plan Colombia”, a narrative picture-lecture aimed at educating the public about globalization and global justice, with a specific focus on US and corporate intervention in Colombia. The Bees visit to the Plymouth area is co-sponsored by Common Ground, Plymouth State’s environmental and social justice student organization that works to make the campus and local community “greener” and more aware of environmental and social justice issues.

The Bees create collaborative, hand-illustrated posters of dizzying intricacy which are patchwork “quilts” of personal stories related to them in their travels.

The group will be doing three presentations in the Plymouth area.

• Sunday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m., they will be at D Acres Organic Farm and Educational Homestead in Dorchester, in conjunction with a Community Potluck.

• Tuesday, October 28, at 1 p.m., the group will be on the Plymouth State University campus in the Fireplace Lounge of the Hartman Union Building.

• Tuesday, October 28, at 7:30 p.m., at the Plymouth Congregational Church on Main Street, the group will make their final Plymouth presentation following a Community Potluck hosted by Common Ground.

The visit by the Beehive Design Collective is sponsored by Common Ground and D Acres Farm. For further information about the D Acres event, contact Josh Trought at 786-2366 or For information about the PSU event or community potluck in Plymouth, contact Meghan Power, Common Ground President, at . All events are free and open to the public. For more information visit

For more information about this release, contact Bruce Lyndes, PSU Media Relations Mgr., (603) 535-2775 or Bruce Lyndes