Tagged: Summer

Summer Festival of the Arts Weekend sure to bring fun and culture to downtown Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Summer Festival of the Arts is happening this weekend in downtown Youngstown.

YSU, JAC management, the city of Youngstown, the Mahoning County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church all announced a variety of events planned for the weekend.

The event aims to bring music, art and culture together. Several different organizations have a variety of events planned to make for one fun weekend downtown.

Before the festivities at Summer Festival kick off, the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Summerfest starts Thursday and will run through Sunday. You can enjoy music,

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PAMM’s “Heaven’s Gate” highlights Miami summer art

If you needed confirmation that we’re finally coming out of the dark, just look to Miami’s cultural scene.

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced its return to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, with two weekends of performances in January 2022. Miami City Ballet plans to release a schedule of live performances for fall and winter later this summer.

As for the visual arts, there’s no need to wait. Nearly all the museums are open and galleries are debuting new shows, providing plenty of air-conditioned relief for the heat weary.

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Detail from Marco Brambilla’s “Heaven’s Gate” video collage, showing
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Milwaukee Art Museum to kick off the summer with new exhibitions and lakeside spaces

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — The Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) is kicking off the summer with new exhibitions, opportunities on the museum’s green spaces overlooking Lake Michigan, and newly reopened spaces to explore.

On June 11, Americans in Spain: Painting and Travel, 1820-1920, will open. Officials say it is the first major exhibition to focus on the impact of Spanish art and culture on American painters. It is also the first exhibition to open in the museum’s Baker/Rowland Galleries since closures due to COVID-19.

Officials say the exhibition highlights prominent American artists such as Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase, Robert

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Mayor Lightfoot announces ‘Open Culture’ in-person summer, fall events indoors and out

Summer in the city — there’s much to do and see — in person.

That was the message from Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday announcing “Open Culture,” the next phase in the Open Chicago initiative that will safely and ultimately fully reopen the city to in-person outdoor events and indoor venues.

The announcement of the in-person events was made in conjunction with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Choose Chicago, the official tourism website for Chicago. The cultural affairs department is reviewing applications for outdoor festivals, street and art/craft fairs, and athletic events.

During a news conference

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