Posts Tagged ‘Lisa Barkley’

Windowishes Walkabout

Meet the artists who created the Windowishes displays on S. 40th St. You will be inspired! Friday, October 30th 4pm – 5:30pm 36 – 46 S. 40th Street (Between Chestnut and Ludlow Streets) Viva Street Art!

Street Movies – Shared Stories

Thank you Scribe Video Center for organizing Street Movies! and screening Them That Do Films. The film about Lisa Barkley and the Haddington Homes gardens screened on Wednesday  in North Philly at another amazing urban garden built by the Philadelphia Urban Creators. Last night’s screening at Malcolm X Park was rained out by a beautiful, soaking […]

Light and Sound and the Moon

Photo by Mitch Borden Saturday’s screening at the 54th Street Memorial Garden provided a moment for all the volunteers, cooks, and kids who participated in the 3rd annual Neighborhood Foods Block Party, to relax. Lisa Barkley, who watched the video that featured her for the first time, covered her smiling cheeks with her hands and […]


Lisa Barkley: ‘More colors, more vitamins’

I’m proud to release the second video of the Them That Do film series featuring Lisa Barkley. I will screen the film Saturday night, August 9th (after sunset – 7:30) at the 3rd Annual Neighborhood Foods Block Party on the 500 block of North 54th Street in the Memorial Garden. Lisa Barkley will be there to […]

Free Outdoor Screenings for Them That Do Videos

You will have several chances to watch Them That Do films at outdoor screenings in Philadelphia. Tomorrow night, August 5th, the residents of the 60th Ward, 19th Division will celebrate National Night Out with music, activities and films. Tuesday, Aug 5th 6-9pm Host: Block captain, Sharon Joy Shoatz-Mayazi Location: 200 block of S. 58th St. […]

Dead Block!

Lisa Barkley, the latest featured block captain, told me about the game she played on Pearl Street: Dead Block (a.k.a. Deadbox; Skully). I have started to make a video about the game once played by kids all over Philadelphia. Does anyone have any photographs or videos of people playing that they’d like to share? I […]


Lisa Barkley

Lisa Barkley – Haddington Homes – 55th Street & Vine Lisa Barkley shows me the view of her fruit tree orchard from the window of her bright yellow kitchen. “We have apple trees, pear trees, plum trees, cherry trees, peach, apricot and nectarine trees,” Barkley says. She sounds surprised by the bounty she helped create. […]