East Lansing Art Festival attracts familiar faces and fresh talent
Visitors to downtown East Lansing Friday evening will find that the usual barhopping crowds have been replaced by a legion of stoic white tents, looking like some other-worldly base camp. There is an invasion afoot, but it’s an amiable incursion. These tents will open their flaps Saturday morning, flooding the streets with a legion of sculptures, paintings and pottery pieces.
East Lansing Art Festival, which draws some 60,000 people each year, has become a can’t-miss event on the Greater Lansing cultural calendar. For Mason-based artist Doug DeLind, the social part of the festival is just as important as the artistic part.
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