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Master Woodturners Featured

The James E. Winner Jr. Arts & Culture Center will feature over 80 one-of-a-kind hand turned works of art created by members of the Buckeye Woodworkers & Woodturners (BWWT) of Ohio during WaterFire Sharon on July 19.  Featured artists include Joe Herrmann, Editor of Woodturnin
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WaterFire Sharon Launches Mobile App

Waterfire Sharon has released a mobile App designed to make following each day’s activities more convenient.  Both the Apple and Android platforms were written by event partner, BuzzBurrito.  Performances, points of interest, and other event-day oriented features are included in
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Artist Spotlight: Terry Polonsky

Terry Polonsky’s work entitled, “LIVING THE BLUES & PINK GUITAR” will represent WaterFire Sharon’s July 19th’s “Elements” event.  “LIVING THE BLUES & PINK GUITAR”  TERRY POLONSKY- Watercolor and photography         
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Volunteer Spotlight: Bill and Patty Dodd

When Bill Dodd first heard about the plan to hold WaterFire in Sharon, he wondered, like many, if it could work. “Then I said to myself, ‘What kind of person doubts whether something is going to be a success and doesn’t try to get involved?’” So he went to an informational meeting for
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Volunteer Spotlight: Chip Mastrian

The mingling of flame, water, art and fellowship adds up to something special for WaterFire Sharon’s Treasurer Chip Mastrian.  “It’s almost a religious experience,” Mastrian said. “It’s truly heartwarming.”  At dusk, the enthusiasm is palpable and you can feel the buzz move through th
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Multi-Media Artist, Michael Long

Michael Long is a Central Pennsylvania based artist and demonstrator that works in multi-media sculpture, painting and assemblage.  Michael brings his talents to WaterFire Sharon on JULY 19 where he will create a one of a kind art piece specifically for WaterFire.  Check out Michael t
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SPOGGA Is Coming

WaterFire Sharon is pleased to welcome world renowned fire performer SPOGGA, to the JULY 19 WaterFire. SPOGGA is known for his breathtaking skills and is often seen in Providence (where WaterFire was created) performing at their lightings.  SPOGGA cannot wait to get to Sharon, and we
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WaterFire Pop Up Bands

Local musicians of all ages and styles are invited to audition to be a part of one of several WaterFire Pop Up Bands. The bands formed as a result, will perform at WaterFire on September 27. The auditions will be held at PSU-Shenango Auditorium (147 Shenango Ave. Sharon, PA 16146) on
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WFS By the Numbers

170,000. The number of WFS website visits in 2013.  70,000. The number of people who came to downtown Sharon during WaterFire 2013.    15,000. Website visits in the week before 2013′s final WaterFire on October 12th.  5,900. Current Facebook likes for WaterFire Sharon… This is n
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The Chamber

Generally fundraising dinners seem pre-scripted.  It feels like half the people don’t want to be there and the other half are trying to sell you something. This 2013 Shenango Valley Chamber event couldn’t have been more off-script.  Not only did the chamber honor the truly
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