The public is invited to view the exhibit of local photographs all weekend. The event, help by Manchester Arts, kicks off Friday night with a reception.
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A new arts council is forming in the city of Manchester. Resident Bill Vivrett, who came up with the initiative, says there is a chance for Manchester to be an art-driven community.
Manchester Resident Bill Vivrett said he has had a long-time dream of making Manchester a center for the arts. Vivrett, a 75-year-old retired art teacher from Parkway North High School, is getting closer to that dream. Vivrett, with the help of other local artists and Manchester aldermen, has gathered a group of residents to create what will be the city's first art's council. “I noticed Chesterfield is just doing so much in their community with their fine arts, so I thought that Manchester should be doing something as well,” Vivrett told Town and Country-Manchester Patch. "In a city as diverse as Manchester, we ought to be doing something to promote the arts." Vivrett said he does not want to be the leader or president of the group, but he…