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FireFish Festival

For the third consecutive year, James Levin's FireFish Festival transforms downtown Lorain into a venue for art installations, performances and live music. This year's festival expands to two days, running from 5 to 10 p.m. today and from 2 to 11 p.m. tomorrow. Lorain's storefronts and vacant buildings will be transformed into art installations and pop-up art galleries showcasing local artists. Music and performances will take place on a main stage, as well as balconies, alleys, empty storefronts, fire escapes and more. Broadway Avenue itself will be transformed into an interactive piece of art, featuring a video installation by Kevin Jackson on the old post office building. The fun kicks off on Friday night with a concert from regional music groups. As always, the fest culminates with a percussion parade and the burning of the ceremonial fish. Admission is free. (Usmani)

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