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The Fruit Belt Community Art Festival

This Saturday, August 6, 2016, from 1 to 5pm, Tina Dillman, founder and director of Project Grant will be heading to the East Side to orchestrate The Fruit Belt Community Art Festival. Throughout the day, The Foundry, Project Grant, and Western New York Book Arts Center (WNYBAC), will be offering all sorts of arts programming and activities for the entire family to participate in. 

Some of the special hands-on projects that will will be rolled out include book making, wind chime creations, prints, games, food and karaoke. Locust Street Art will be will be hosting an art show on that day – works on display are from art students. The works of art include cyanotype prints that were made via a Project Grant workshop, under the guidance of visiting artist, Vanessa Albury.

This is an incredible opportunity for the Fruit Belt to shine. This festival has all of the formations to be something truly great for years to come.

The Fruit Belt Community Art Festival

Locust Street Art | 138 Locust Street | Buffalo, New York

Saturday, August 6, 2016


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Written by queenseyes


Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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