Hatch New Media
created this video to highlight the newest piece of public art in Downtown Springfield - a mural at Mother Stewart's Brewing Company
that honors the legacy of local jazz musician Johnny Lytle.
The brewery is hosting a Johnny Lytle Mural Celebration
starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, to celebrate the completion of the mural by local artist Sush Kreates
. Attendees can meet members of Johnny Lytle's family, meet the artist, and enjoy music by Seefari Reggae
The four-section mural - which started on one section of the wall about three years ago - is a fresh concept among Springfield's public art scene. The artist chose to combine an image of a local historic figure into a piece of artwork that includes interactive xylophones and elements that glow.
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