September 06, 2022

Pearl Side: Albany Community Arts Festival

Created in partnership with Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate NY, African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region, Troy Foundry Theatre, and Albany Center Gallery, the Pearl Side Community Arts Festival runs September 8-12, 2022 at the Capital Repertory Theater in Albany. Hudson Mohawk Magazine Producer Cathy Silber spoke with Proctors Collaborative Marketing Executive Kelly Auricchio about the festival’s multidisciplinary cultural arts offerings, including theater, visual arts, African drumming, a slam contest, story hours, open mics, and more. For a complete schedule of events, see

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