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July 14, 2021
Art + Tech
Just in case you missed it, check out this video with Kelli Fetter (Downtown Akron Partnership), Artist Alexandria Couch, Artist and Educator Micah Kraus, and Bill Myers (S3 Technologies) for a conversation around the convergence of art, technology, and community! Watch Video>>
Cultural Plan Update 
Re-imagining University Arts Programs for Community Revitalization
"UA’s AkronArts plan is a bold initiative to embrace and enhance arts on our campus and in Greater Akron to enrich, empower, and enliven our community."Learn More>>
Equity
Charlottesville Removes Robert E.Lee Statue That Incited Violent Protests Read More>>
Winners of the Comic and Cartoon Competition Generation Equality - Picture It! Learn More>>
Field News 
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently published Tech as Art: Supporting Artists Who Use Technology as a Creative Medium, a report focused on artists and organizations working with digital technologies. 

Increased Funding for National Arts and Culture Agencies Passes Full U.S. House Appropriations Committee -Americans for the Arts
the artist profile
MICHELLE BLAKELY

"The rhythm of my knitting needles and sewing machine create a Zen-like mood for me. It is my meditation. I love that I can bring my ideas to life in various fiber art forms, and show the world my thoughts and expressions."  
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arts & culture patron
JULIAN CURET

"Why shouldn’t every surface of the places where we live, work and play be oozing with the very spirit of the people who call those same places their home?" 
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ways to engage

Sunday Funday with Elec Simon & Friends
On Sunday, July 18th from 2 to 6 pm, former Broadway cast member of STOMP Elec Simon will emcee and headline at People's Park in North Hill. He will be joined by Red Rose Panic and DJ Ace Boogie. Learn More>>
Summer Exhibitions
Summit Artspace presents its summer exhibition season, opening July 10 and closing September 25, which includes solo exhibitions by P.R. Miller, Helen Wilson, and Chris Hoot, and a group exhibition of emerging artists.   Learn More>>
Front Street at Night
On Friday, July 16th from 5-7pm, the Jenks Building is hosting local artist Chuck Slonaker, who is exhibiting his paintings of downtown Cuyahoga Falls. Music will be provided by "My Biscuit", featuring Leighann Merrill and Jen Maurer!  Learn More>>
CVNP Summer Concerts 
The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is offering a free, family-friendly concert series, Rhythm on the River at Howe Meadow in Peninsula.
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