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May 19, 2021
Art + Tech
Join ArtsNow and co-hosts Downtown Akron Partnership and S3 Technologies for a conversation on the intersection of art, technology, and community development. Register Here>>
Cultural Plan Update 
With guidance from diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEIA) leader Dr. Marlon Moore and support from ArtsNow, Summit County now has an arts and culture DEIA advisory committee with stakeholders from across sectors. Watch video>>
Painting Progress: How Organizations are Supporting Social Justice Public Artists
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The Kid Mero Talks 'What It Means To Be Latino' on Code Switch

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Field News
Jeremy V. Johnson to serve as the first Executive Director of a new organization created to serve all of Cleveland’s arts community.  -Arts Cleveland

WE-Making: How Arts & Culture Unite People to Work Toward Community Well-Being is a new report that examines role of arts and culture in fostering social cohesion, community well-being.   -The Kresge Foundation

Theater of War Frontline, dramatic readings of Sophocles' Philoctetes and Women of Trachisk by acclaimed actors, promotes discussion and healing for those impacted by Covid-19.   -UCSF Health & Stanford Medicine
Home is Where the Art Is
This story series showcases Summit County artists who create beautiful and functional items for the home. Meet April Couch of Totally Tangled Creations who has a shop at Summit Art SpaceRead more >>
the artist profile

Barbara Marie Minney, a native of West Virginia, writes personal and emotional poetry that describes her feelings, thoughts, and passions while struggling to live her truth as a transgender woman. Learn more >>
find more artists
arts & culture patron

Hosting live music events has been a challenge over the last year due to COVID-19, but it's made us realize how much we love and miss experiencing local bands.


ways to engage

Kenmore First Fridays
Starting June 4, Kenmore Neighborhood Alliance is proud to feature the region’s best talent in all musical genres. Learn More>>
Bath Art Festival 
Enjoy an afternoon in the beautiful Bath Community Park, enjoying local fare and entertainment on June 6th from 10am-5pm. Learn More>>
African Drum and Dance
On May 22nd, enjoy music from the Ivory Coast with 'Djobi Ensemble' - Wake Up Spirit! Two classes are on offer with a drum jam to follow.  
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Classifieds for Artists  
Be sure to check in for calls for artists, job opportunities, studio spaces, and more on SummitLive365's Classifieds page. You are also invited to add your own, listings are FREE!
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