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Short Takes on the arts, June 8, 2017

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Thursday, June 08, 2017 12:01 am

Cinema Center will show coal country filmThe Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St., will offer an advance screening at 6 p.m. Sunday of the film "From the Ashes" produced by RadicalMedia in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies. The film captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future would be under the Trump Administration. This local screening is a special preview of the film in advance of the National Geographic global broadcast premiere on June 25. 

To connect with the film online, visit fromtheashesfilm.com, Twitter: twitter.com/FromtheAshesDoc. Facebook: facebook.com/FromtheAshesFilm and Instagram: Instagram.com/FromtheAshesfilm. 

Busker Nights on Tuesdays at Jefferson Pointe

Jefferson Pointe will hold Busker Nights at 6:30-8:30 p.m. each Tuesday through August 29 at 4130 W. Jefferson Blvd. Entertainment will take place by the courtyard fountain and in the East and West wing of the shopping center. Throughout the summer performers include acoustic artists, stilt walkers, jugglers, mimes, living statutes, fire dancers and more. 

The next Busker Night will be Tuesday when Pyroscope, fire dancers; Brandon Marshall, acoustic player; a mime and a juggler will perform.

RiverWorks Discovery at Science Central

This summer Science Central will host RiverWorks Discovery a traveling exhibit developed by the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium. 

RiverWorks Discovery is a journey of imagination and exploration of America's inland waterways. This hands-on exhibition weaves a rich, multidisciplinary story through immersive environments, educational panels, interactive exhibits, engaging films, a playful water table and other artifacts. 

The exhibit will run through September 10 and is included with admission to Science Central.

Albion authors at Freedom Festival

Mark R. Hunter of Albion and his wife Emily, who has co-written and edited some of his works, will appear at the Avilla Freedom Festival which runs June 22-24. They will sell their works at 4-9 p.m. June 22 and 23 and at 9 a.m. until dusk June 24. 

The Hunters have nine printed works which will be available at the Festival. Their most recent written together was last year's Hoosier Hysterical: How the West became the Midwest Without Moving at All, a humorous take on Indiana history. 

For more information about the authors, go to www.markrhunter.com. For information on the Avilla Freedom Festival, visit http://www.avillafreedomfestival.com/.



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