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Picture this: a mobile and colorful feast for the eyes, ears and imagination winding its way from downtown DeKalb to the Visual Arts Building under warm, summery skies May 2.
It was ARTigras, a celebration of all things art that began with a lively parade of costumes, drums and roller skates and concluded with several exhibitions, live music and participatory opportunities.
Beyond looking at the creative works on display at multiple locations, visitors could make cool bracelets and buttons, buy ceramics, pose for caricatures or even become paintings themselves.
The first-time event confirmed what its organizers believed from their drawing board days more than a year earlier: “Any vibrant community needs to have this kind of cultural art spirit.”