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Crafting art to craft a business

Carli Murkve photographed on campus.
USI student balances school and personal projects
August 27, 2019

Carli Murkve sat in her great aunt’s green room and felt inspired to draw her aunt’s German Shepard. Focusing on the dog’s brown eyes, Murkve said the calm scenery of the room helped inspire her...

Playwriting workshop highlights local writers, actors

August 19, 2019

Funk in the City to spotlight artists

Funk in the City will take place Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Haynie's Corner. Funk in the Dark will take place after from 4:30-10 p.m.
September 18, 2018

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,...

ParksFest to feature local artists

Thunder Dreamer, a local Evansville artist will perform at ParksFest Music Festival at 5 p.m.
September 4, 2018

Update: The location of ParksFest has been moved from Garvin Park to the Old National Events Plaza at 715 Locust St. in Downtown Evansville. The Evansville ParksFest Music Festival will overtake...

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