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Serge Toussaint mural located at 62nd Street and I95

11/30/2011 Show Links and Guests:Marshall Auerback of the Levy Institute spoke about Congress’s actions and how they affect the economy.Azadeh N. Shahshahani, National Security/Immigrants’ Rights Project Director joined us from the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia to break down the National Defense Authorization Act.Aurelio Roman spoke about his Miami Graffiti History Project, featured at Bakehouse Art Complex (BAC). After our show, the Miami Herald featured our interview and spoke with Aurelio further about how gentrification affects Miami muralists and graffiti artists.Kathleen Carignan, Executive Director of LegalArt, told us about the support artists need and how this economic climate is affecting Miami’s artists.Serge Toussaint, muralist and sign painter, shared his experiences.Lissette Barros, painter and graphic designer discussed the differences between fine art and commercial art. Her t-shirt and fashion designs have been sold by retailers including Forever 21, Urban Outfitters, Target, and Nordstrom.