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Mural depicting performing arts history comes to downtown Joplin

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Another mural is in the works in downtown Joplin.
This time, portraying the history of the city's performing arts.
Located at 8th and Main Street, the mural will be 20 feet tall and nearly 90 feet wide.
Divided into several scenes, the first depicts Joplin's old Club Theater from the early 1900's.
The next image will be of the Fox Theater in the 1940's and 1950's, followed by a present day aerial dancer and portraits of young ballerinas and performers, symbolizing the future of Joplin's performing arts.
"It's sort of an homage to the spirit of the performing arts here in Joplin," muralist Garin Baker said.
"People visit from not only our surrounding communities, but we get people travelling ttravelinglin from all over the world," said Paul Whitehill, member of the Cultural Affairs Committee with the Joplin Chamber of Commerce.  "There is a lot of pride in people stopping to enjoy what we've created here downtown."
This is the third mural that the Chamber of Commerce has worked on downtown.
The mural was funded by proceeds from Dancing with the Joplin Stars over the past couple years.
It is expected to be fully installed by the end of next week.
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