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Urban Triage helps connect community to Black businesses
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Urban Triage helps connect community to Black businesses

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A Madison nonprofit is connecting the community with Black-owned businesses. As part of its annual “Summer Kick Back,” Urban Triage took the theme to Penn Park with a free event for everyone.There were costume competitions as well as food and drinks.The nonprofit primarily serves the Black community, and as an organizer said, it created a space for Black business owners to be vendors. “It’s important for us to be there for each other. Whether it’s supporting small business or giving away food and just being together, we’ve been missing that a lot. And I think today is exactly what we needed after this crazy pandemic,” Ciara Hart said.This year’s theme was a battle of the decades: 90s versus 2000s. The best dressed could take home a prize. Copyright 2022 WMTV. All ...
Out & About | Arts & Entertainment
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Out & About | Arts & Entertainment

The McKinney Center and Jonesborough’s Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts will host an open house for fall classes Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is underway for all upcoming classes. Faculty will be present for questions and demonstrations. Registration will be open until Aug. 20 for most classes. Students can register online at mckinneycenter.com. For more information contact McKinney Center Director Theresa Hammons at theresah@jonesboroughtn.org or 423-753-0562.The Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University presents “Local Art in the Age of the 2020 Global Pandemic,” an exhibition featuring the work of 40 artists living or working in T...