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March 24, 2021
Heroines of the Pandemic
A few of Summit County's creatives will be recognized at this March 25th virtual event. And we will hear from Dr. Amy Acton, the keynote speaker.   
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Cultural Plan Update 

Learn more about PRIORITY #8:
PLACEMAKING 
Utilize Art as a Placemaking Tool
 

Equity

This is the third post in a series: The Impact of COVID-19 on Intentionally Marginalized Artists and Creative Workers
by Issac Fitzsimmons

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Born in Akron and based in Atlanta, artist Adana Tillman explores the vast range of self-expression, creativity, and joy of individuals of the African Diaspora. 
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Sector News
2021 Creative Ohio Advocacy Summit - A three-day event that will set the stage for arts and creative advocacy in Ohio this year.

What happened to youth arts during the pandemic? - The San Diego Union-Tribune
Home is Where the Art Is
This blog series showcases Summit County artists who create beautiful and functional items for the home. Meet Carrie Ballard of Base Camp Ceramics located in Stow.
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the artist profile
TREY BERRY 

"My work expresses a connection with a higher consciousness. Nothing exists that does not touch the other. I believe, the more we become aware of our inner world, the more our relationship changes  with our outer world or reality."
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arts & culture patron
JOEL TESTA

"There is so much scientific data that shows that children who are exposed to the arts and culture excel in academics, attitude, and development. They are encouraged to be themselves and celebrate who they are."
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ways to engage

ArtsNow Presents Stacy Levy 
These free sessions are intended for our creatives, public art enthusiasts, and anyone interested in learning more about the role art and environment play in our communities.
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Call-Outs for a Cause
Come see what our Improv Students have been learning while supporting CADA's continued efforts to improve the lives of actors with autism through applied drama. 
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Art Bomb Brigade
ABB now has a new apprentice on board, Elise Helms, and is gearing up for some exciting projects this year. Follow them on Facebook! Pictured is their latest mural at Amp Strategy.  Follow ABB>>
Cartoons of WWII with Author Tim Carroll
Learn about Akron’s World War II newspaper cartoonist, Web Brown. Author Tim Carroll will talk about his new book on Brown and share some of Brown’s work. Register to receive a Zoom link.
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