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Downtown Ithaca is the place to enjoy the best that upstate New York has to offer. Surrounded by waterfalls, lakes, and forests, nowhere else in the region can you find such a wide variety of shops, restaurants, theaters, and historic architecture.

2017 Art in the Air - Call for Art

Do you love creating art? We invite you to submit your work and have the chance to see your art in the air! We want YOU to help decorate the Ithaca Commons with works of art created by community members of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels. The deadline to submit your work is April 18, 2017. A panel of art lovers will come together to select the 12 designs, which will then be printed on banners displayed on the Commons from June through November. There's no submission fee, no limit to the number of works you can submit, and the theme is open. We're so excited to see what you will create! Learn more (and find out how to submit your art) here:

http://www.downtownithaca.com/best-of-ithaca/2017+Art+in+the+Air+-+Call+for+Art

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Link posted on: 24th Mar, 2017

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Ten Forward Cafe, downtown's new plant-based food cafe, is hosting a launch party this weekend, Saturday, March 25 from 4 to 8 p.m. Downtown Ithaca and Mayor Myrick will celebrate this latest addition to The Commons with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 6, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the business. Refreshments will be provided during the event.

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Photo posted on: 23rd Mar, 2017

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Calling all artists and creatives!… we want to see your Art in the Air! For the second year, the Downtown Ithaca Alliance is hosting Art in the Air, a sponsored seasonal banner program that adds color, variety, and beauty to the Ithaca Commons pedestrian mall. We’re asking community artists of all walks of life to submit their own designs for a chance to see them printed on the banners. All Ages and all levels of talent are encouraged to submit. Deadline to enter is: Tuesday, April 18th. More details at: downtownithaca.com

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Photo posted on: 21st Mar, 2017

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