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Roadway art needed for exhibit

The Franklin County Arts Alliance is now accepting artwork for their Crossing the Yellow Line exhibit. Roadway themed original art should be submitted by June 12.

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Spirit Riders showing at Arts Center

The movie Spirit Riders will have two showings at the Cultural Arts Center(CAC) this week. The presentation of this locally filmed moved is a partnership between the Franklin County Arts Alliance (FCAA) and the

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Jazz Double Play Saturday

Jazz lovers should plan to be at the Mount Vernon Music Hall for the face off between two renowned bands at Mount Vernon Music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 30. An East Texas favorite band, Purple Velvet Fox,

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Arts Alliance, library friends partner for movie showing

The Franklin County Arts Alliance (FCAA) is partnering with the Friends of the Franklin County Library to provide two showings of Spirit Riders at the Cultural Arts Center on June 5 and 6.

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Award winning movie Still Alice to be shown

The Academy Award winning movie Still Alice will be shown at 2 p.m. at the Franklin County Library on Tuesday, May 19. It is a free viewing. Due to limited seating, those interested will need a ticket. See the May14 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details.

Children’s Father’s Day art workshop planned

Members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance (FCAA) will be hosts for a children’s Father’s Day art workshop. This free event will be Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Cultural Arts Center.

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Still Alice movie to be shown at library

The Franklin County Library will be show the Academy Award winning movie Still Alice on Tuesday, May 19 at 2 p.m. The movie stars Julianne Moore as a linguistics professor.

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“Bubble Day” June 5

The ninth annual “Bubble Day” sponsored by the Franklin County Library and the Friends of the Franklin County Library, is set for 10 a.m. Friday, June 7 on the downtown plaza.

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Celebrating 20 years

Jack and Betsy Cook, Linda Philhower, Jean Pamplin, Mary Bane, Carol Kober, back row, David Stinson, Christian Galloway, Mozelle Robertson, Jacque Bateman, Michelle Chitsey, Beverly Strange, and Sandy Dennis.Current and past members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance gathered Friday, May 1 to celebrate the organization’s 20 years of providing art to the community.

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