Author Archives: Reg

Reg Flowers began his career as an actor and teaching artists in 1987. He’s performed in plays across the US, on and off- Broadway and also made several guest starring television appearances. Reg is also a director, playwright, producer and is the founder of Falconworks Artist Group a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) that uses popular theater techniques to build capacities for civic engagement and social change.

22nd International Pedagogy & Theater of the Oppressed Conference Meets Detroit

I was first introduced to Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed in 2005 when I was deeply immersed in a career in the not-for-profit theater world. Shortly thereafter I was introduced to Theater of the Oppressed as a practice. The combination of these two events has led to a profound change in the way IContinue Reading

Keep Alt Space Operating for Winter 2016

I am filled with trepidation over what winter will be like in the 100 year-old under renovation house that is home to the ever emerging Alt Space project. It is imperative that the house hold up to the cold. I’m certainly concerned about freezing to death or catch pneumonia (no exaggeration), but I also wantContinue Reading

Vegan Soul Makes Cruelty-Free An East-Side Option

Support our GoFundMe Campaign It was serendipity that the nearest restaurant to Alt Space would be vegan. Detroit Vegan Soul is at 8029 Agnes St. in Detroit, MI. You can find your favorite comfort foods and enjoy them with the confidence that the ingredients are fresh, mostly organic, and completely plant-based. They have several soy freeContinue Reading

Support the Alt Space GoFundMe Campaign

I’m thrilled to be launching a GoFundMe campaign for the final phase of development for Alt Space Detroit, a community incubator space seeking to develop sustainable independent, grassroots and community-driven projects that bring social and economic viability to Detroit’s lower east-side. Already Alt Space Detroit has become host to several community development projects including GrapeSeedDetroit aContinue Reading

Parker Street Market Brings “Drought” to an East Side Oasis

  Support the Alt Space GoFundMe campaign. I travel all the way to Detroit to find myself surrounded by folks from Brooklyn. I can’t complain when they are adding so much to the eastside community where alt space is located. Just a few blocks from our place on Field Street near Kercheval, former Brooklyn residentContinue Reading

A Fisheye View from Field Street

  Support the Alt Space GoFundMe campaign. I’m super thrilled to learn that there’s a farmers market on Field Street on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm. It’s the perfect time for people stopping in on the way home from work. The market is at Fields Street & Mack Avenue, just a few blocksContinue Reading