Green Box Arts Festival offers weeks of music, dance, art, film in Colorado mountain town | Arts & Entertainment

Picture it: You and your favorite people exploring a sweet and shady tiny mountain town while being immersed in arts and culture.

You have only a short, 15-mile drive to make that vision a reality.

The Green Box Arts Festival is back in Green Mountain Falls, after the pandemic decimated most of its annual events last summer. And this year’s event clocks in at three weeks, much bigger than its heretofore 10-day schedule. There are dozens of activities to choose from, including arts camps for kids, concerts by The Reminders and Collective Groove, Sunday Sing-alongs with Colorado Springs Conservatory, ArtDesk

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Southport Plein Arts Festival to feature live music, art and more

SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — More than 50 artists will be heading to Brunswick County to take part in the Southport Plein Air Festival this weekend.

Hosted by Up Your Arts and the City of Southport, the 2-day event is an outdoor painting festival.

“Artists come into town and literally paint the town including the landmarks and other things on canvas,” said Up Your Arts Organizer Ken Schnedetz.

The public will be able to walk around town and talk with artists while they’re painting.

The event kicks off Friday, June 18, at 3 p.m. featuring live music, art displays, painting demonstrations

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Festival Ballet Providence is back with first live show in 16 months

PROVIDENCE — The last time Festival Ballet Providence dancers performed live was February 2020, but as the state eases COVID-19 restrictions, the company is back with the aptly named production “Emergence.”

This is a wonderfully diverse program of five short works that feature both classic and contemporary choreography, music and costumes to match, from tutus to sweatpants, socks to toe shoes.

Adding to the sense of emerging is that the program is performed outdoors. A dancer-friendly sprung stage is set up in the parking lot at Festival’s Hope Street studio, and while that may not seem like a perfect setting,

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Fresh Paint Festival cuts ribbon on 10 murals celebrating Springfield

After a year away due to the pandemic, the Fresh Paint Mural Festival kicked off June 5 with an ambitious agenda of creating 10 large murals on 10 spaces in the downtown and Mason Square sections of Springfield inside of a week. On Saturday morning the final touches to the last pieces were laid down, ready for an afternoon ribbon-cutting ceremony.

At various locations across the city, buildings ranging from one-story high structures to seven-story towers became canvases for internationally renowned artists to show parts of Springfield and its history that few were aware of and document it for all

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Three Rivers Arts Festival brings live music, art and food back to the Cultural District

Pittsburghers following the sound of live music booming from the speakers along Ft. Duquesne Boulevard will find that Pittsburgh’s local art scene has come back to life this summer for one of the first large events since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival spans the entire Cultural District this year, in addition to having art and food vendors at Point State Park.

Festival director Sarah Aziz said she is thrilled that the festival had a large turn out this past weekend.

“It’s hard to have the words to describe the journey we’ve had

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Arts on the Green Festival 2021

Spend your day enjoying this annual fine arts and crafts festival at Maples Park


By Emily Renco
Photos provided by Arts on the Green


With the arrival of warm summer weather comes fun and exciting outdoor events for everyone in the family to enjoy. This includes the annual Arts on the Green Fine Arts and Crafts Festival that will include over 100 artists showcasing their talents at beautiful Maples Park in Crestwood, KY. We spoke with the Arts Association of Oldham County President, Ann Stroth, to learn more about this annual event and what this year’s festival has to

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