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When the LeSo Art Gallery on Starr Avenue celebrated its one-year anniversary, 400 to 500 people showed up to celebrate, estimates District 3 councilman Mike Craig.

The art gallery is joined on the Main-Starr corridor by Frankies Inner City Rock Club and Mainstreet, which both play host to some of the most recognized artists while they tour through the nation.
Craig sees an opportunity, and he’s not the only one.

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Lake Township’s community garden was a qualified success but it will need more volunteers to keep it going next summer, Melanie Bowen, a township trustee, reported during the trustees’ Tuesday meeting.
 
The trustees last May approved a resolution to establish a garden to benefit needy residents of the township. A 50- by 50-foot plot along Lemoyne Road adjacent to the township’s emergency dispatching facility was planted with vegetables and tended by volunteers.

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Fred Gerke, of North Eastmoreland, told Oregon City Council on Monday that the community should have a Christmas tree lighting ceremony to spread more holiday cheer.
 
The city every year decorates a tree on Navarre Avenue, but Mayor Mike Seferian said the location was too dangerous to invite the public for a lighting ceremony.

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Three Woodmore High School seniors will work on their own to create unique works of art in order to further their study of art.

As any senior knows, graduating year is filled with seemingly endless important decisions and obligations. So when Haeley Binder, Rebecca Sadoski and Ali Smathers decided to delve into art classes through independent study, they were boldly sacrificing a great amount of precious time to help themselves grow as artists.

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 When ArtsinStark CEO Robb Hankins arrives for a forum on the future of the Main Street corridor January 22, he is going to bring stories of business communities that were reborn with arts, entertainment, and music.

Canton is the ninth city he has actively been involved with in turning around worn out business districts with culture. The last three prior were, in order, Eugene, Oregon; Long Beach, California; and Hartford, Connecticut.

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