Tuesday, September 29, 2009

"the power of the arts" series to begin wednesday - public welcome

as you look around Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, do you think artists and cultural organizations are more on the periphery or do they effectively occupy a leadership role, especially in terms of the development of the region?

if you want to delve deeper into this question, and get engaged yourself, then check out:

The Power of the Arts is a three-part dialogue series that gets underway this Wednesday, September 30 - from 4:30pm to 6pm at McMenamy's in Niles.

The first gathering is titled:
Valley Arts & Culture: What is Advocacy?

Donna Collins from Ohio Citizens for the Arts will discuss enhancing the greater community through advocacy.

The discussion is free and open to the public (with light refreshments), but reservations are required by calling 330.394.5600

The second part, on October 21st, is:
The Developing Valley: Works in Progress

The third part, on November 18th, is:
Our Arts and Our Valley: A Call to Action

you can click here to see additional details about the speakers and themes.

If you want to be a part of a movement to elevate the arts in the region, this may be a great place to start...

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