We look forward to welcoming everyone for the 52nd Festival of the Arts July 12-15, 2018. Children and Youth Day will be July 11. Save the date(s)!

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Rick’s Top Picks for This Year’s Festival

David Myles will perform at the State Theatre on Friday evening.

A few years ago, I started making a list of my “top picks” to help give the Festival’s board members some ideas of the events they shouldn’t miss (including official functions they were expected to attend). One board member asked if I could do a version without the official functions so she could share the list with some co-workers.… Read the rest

 

Capturing College Avenue

A section of Chuck Fong’s College Avenue photo mural

As we planned the 50th Arts Festival last year, I wanted to mark the occasion in a permanent way. Festivals are impermanent, and although they provide audiences with great experiences, they usually don’t leave much behind. Fifty years of festivals demanded a different approach.

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