Category: NEWS

540WMain Calls for Art by Black Women & Women of Color Artists | 3rd Black Women Roc! Campaign

“540WMain is pleased to announce a call for art by Black & Women of Color artists for the 3rd Annual Black Women Roc Campaign” About Black Women Roc!  Now in it’s 3rd year; Black Women Roc! is a digital media campaign that highlights the accomplishments…

540 Hires Freelance Writer Chris Thompson as First Regular Blog Contributor

We are pleased to announce that we have hired freelance writer and blogger Chris Thompson as our first 540Blog regular contributor. Chris Thompson is a mechanical engineer by day and blogger, writer, and comedian his spare time. He has contributed to 540Blog in a…

Douglass Auditorium Hosts First Friday Art Exhibit featuring Najhay Quick

We are happy to present the First Friday Opening Reception for May 2019 featuring the work of Najhay Quick U Gotta Love Yourself by self-taught artist Najay Halo and will be featured in the Art Gallery at Douglass Auditorium at 36 King Street About…

540WMain Announces May Featured Artist | Cocoa Rae David

We are pleased to announce Cocoa Rae David our May Featured Artist About Cocoa Rae Cocoa Rae David is a photographer who creates captivating portraits of unique and diverse people and captures their true essence. Her style consists of vivid colors, Afrocentric shapes and…

540 Celebrates National Bike Month | May 1-31, 2019

May is National Bike Month! and to celebrate 540Blog and social media platforms will focus content on how we begin to normalize biking in our culture, support cyclists, and more importantly push walkablity in Rochester and beyond. We’ve also got some cool courses like…