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Funk in the City to spotlight artists

Funk in the City to spotlight artists

Nicole Mitchell, Special to The Shield

September 18, 2018


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Ashley Vezzoso-Schaefer said one of her favorite things about the annual Fall Funk in the City Art Festival is the way the community rallies around local artists. “It’s good for the artist, especially the local artists of the community,” the Funk in the City committee president said. “They ...

Locals buy empty bowls

Locals buy empty bowls

November 11, 2015


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Alisa “Al” Holen couldn’t run the Empty Bowls event without the help of her volunteers. The assistant professor of ceramics hosted Evansville’s fourth annual Empty Bowls event, which raised money for various charities Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kirby’s Private Dining on Haynie’s Co...

University donates sculpture to Arts District

University donates sculpture to Arts District

Megan Thorne

June 8, 2015


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A 3,200- pound steel “Gateway” that some say could help unite the Evansville arts community was unveiled Saturday during the 4th annual Sculpt EVV Community Art and Music Festival at Haynie's Corner. “Art is something that can bridge different communities with different backgrounds and the...

Downtown neighborhood holds festival for theatre renovation funds

Brandy Small

September 4, 2013


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Haynie’s Corner boasted an assortment of student artists and local musicians to raise community support during the Alhambra Arts and Music Festival this weekend in downtown Evansville. All proceeds raised benefit the renovation and reopening of the Alhambra Theatre, as it marks its 100th anniversary. ...

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