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Happens focuses on transforming unused properties to revitalize a neighborhood with free and low cost art-focused activities. Happens operates by gaining zero-cost rental spaces that are awaiting demolition from real estate developers, who in turn, benefit from the good stewardship Happens provides to the properties. We work with local emerging fringe, performance, mixed media, and interactive artists to collaborate in the space, providing workshops, exhibits, and performances. The artists are encouraged to incorporate the unique qualities of the space and the neighborhood, and are required to engage the neighborhood through workshop or public performance.