George A. Spiva Center For The Arts

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For this month’s “Spotlight on Joplin,” Connect2Culture Director Emily Frankoski had trouble keeping to our 15-minute on-air time limit for her segment. “It’s like every day we’ve got something else going on (in March)—it’s amazing,” she said. But here are the Joplin-area events she chose to highlight.

Emily Frankoski, Community Arts Director for Joplin’s arts agency Connect2Culture, joined me once again for a “Spotlight on Joplin” segment focusing on arts events as well as arts camps and classes for kids in June 2019.  Here are the events Emily brought up—first, performances.