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Festival, Woodward Opera House partner for special event

MOUNT VERNON – The Mount Vernon Music and Arts Festival hosts a special show,
‘Love. What Matters.’ On Saturday, June 4 at 7:00 pm at the historic Woodward Opera House,
107 South Main Street in downtown Mount Vernon.

This event is the perfect date night for couples, friends and families. “Love. What
Matters. is an evening exploring the energy of love through the creative skills of local artists,”
says Festival co-director Joseph Bell. “Appreciate an evening wandering through different
interpretations of this emotion as portrayed through music, dance, and drama. Ask yourself,
‘What is Love?’ and come see many different aspects of this mystical sentiment. Support the
Festival. Support the arts. Support the community.”

A group of local singers and performers will address the subject of love in a variety of
different ways. The lineup includes The Heritage Singers, a 12-person ensemble of Knox County
residents, along with solo and duet performances from Ashleigh Baker, Shawn and Elizabeth
Barrett, Cate Blair-Wilhelm, Megan Campbell, Jordan Shremshock, Larry Splain, Matt Starr,
and Kelly Yerxa Lauth.

The event is a fundraiser for the 2022 Mount Vernon Music and Arts Festival, held the
second weekend of August downtown. Tickets are $25 each, $10 for kids 10 and under. Tickets
may be purchased through Eventbrite by searching for events in Mount Vernon, Ohio, or directly

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