This week's featured interview is Patti Von Niessen, executive director or Summer Jam West. This family friendly festival features local artists, local live music, food, craft artisans, members of the Ohio Chalk Art Guild, a children's art zone, and more! The mission of Summer Jam West is to bring joy, music and art to the Hilltop, bringing family, friends and neighbors together. Summer Jam West 2017 is July 8 from 11am - 7pm at Westgate Park, 455 S. Westgate Ave, 43204.
We met Patti at the new permanent art work by Columbus artist, Roger J. Williams, that shares the name with this year's festival theme: Movin' & Groovin.' The 95' long mural runs along the Camp Chase Multi-Use Trail, and has features the Summer Jam West team were looking for: colour, pop art, movement and appeal! Prior to the Summer Jam West festival, there will be a mini art tour and mural dedication on Wednesday June 28.
2017 Pride Parade
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- Tue Jun 20: New American Welcome Center-Grand Opening
- Tue Jun 20: Tour: Bryd Polar & Climate Research Center
- Tue Jun 20: Beer & Organizing: Paper
- Wed Jun 21: From the Ashes advance screening at Studio 35
- Wed Jun 21: Make Music Columbus - North Market
- Thu Jun 22: Think Like an Artist Thursdays Wonder Summer Kickoff
- Thu Jun 22: Annual Meeting and Program: A Tale of Two Lost Landmarks
- Fri Jun 23 - Sun Jun 25: ComFest 2017
- Fri Jun 23 - Sat Jun 24: Local 'n Live
- Fri Jun 23: Rhythm on the River: The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson
- Sat Jun 24: The Historic Hilltop Bean Dinner
- Sat Jun 24: Charity Self Defense Class
- Sat Jun 24: Homage x Land-Grant : All American BBQ
- Sat Jun 24: Irish Family Music Festival
- Sun Jun 25: The Columbus Crossing Borders Project Reception
- Sun Jun 25: Peddler's Picnic at North Market
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