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FM #557 - ArtWALK Artists & Business Panel - 05/26/21
Episode 5573rd June 2021 • Franklin Matters Radio • Steve Sherlock
00:00:00 00:28:54

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We had our conversation via virtual conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.

  • Agway- Melanie Hamblen 
  • Artist - Chris Blue Lamb Toubeau
  • Rockland Trust- Laurel Katsaros 
  • Artist -  Walter Spencer  

We talk about the upcoming ArtWALK scheduled for June 11, 12 and 13. The events will take place on the Town Common, at THE BLACK BOX, and the Historical Museum.  Check out the Cultural District page for all the details 

Thanks to the Franklin Cultural District, The Franklin Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Cultural Council (grant), Franklin Downtown Partnership, The Franklin Art Association and the Franklin Public Library. Did we miss someone? I hope not, there are a lot collaborating on this wonderful event.

The recording runs about 25 minutes, so let’s listen to our conversation


ArtWALK Celebration "Escape to the Arts" event page -> 

Cultural District page -> 

Franklin Art Association (50th anniversary) ->

Library Summer Reading page 


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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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