Chalk the Walk festival will celebrate Cinco de Mayo by covering Mount Vernon with chalk art

Mount Vernon is embracing street art — at least the kind drawn in chalk. The city’s 13th annual Chalk the Walk festival will see 500-plus artists turn more than half a ton of chalk into temporary sidewalk art, spanning roughly three city blocks. […]

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Mount Vernon’s LilFest kicks off with Lucie Thorne, the Yearlings

LilFest, featuring Lucie Thorne Uptown Theatre — Saturday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Mount Vernon residents will be treated to an auditory trip Down Under this weekend as Aussie songbird Lucie Thorne of Melbourne headlines LilFest this Saturday, Sept. 10. It’s the first of four shows scheduled this season at the city’s Uptown Theatre (First […]

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Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Theatre steps into the Shakespeare fray with ‘Twelfth Night’

Twelfth Night Uptown Theatre — opens Thursday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m. Mistaken identities, separated twins, cross-dressing and crossed garters will cross the stage this weekend in Twelfth Night, Or What You Will at Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Theatre. William Shakespeare’s early 1600s madcap comedy kicks off on Thursday, July 21 at the Uptown Theatre in […]

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