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Flat Iron Crossroads conducting year-end giving campaign

Flat Iron Crossroads of Gloucester is conducting a year-end giving campaign to further its missions of bringing live performances and culture to the community and of supporting and providing educational and mentorship programs.

The performing arts venue is operated by a volunteer-run 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that’s dedicated to “stimulating the local economy, creating an atmosphere where artists reach their potential, and uniting the community through collaboration, education, and live performances,” said a press release.

Formerly the site of a 100-year-old gas station in Ware Neck, the renovated building has been well-used over the past year, hosting more than 50 performers, 37 events, three festivals, and two holiday celebrations for all ages.

The idea for the venue came from the concept of the small performing arts center that was once embraced all over the country by such legendary artists as Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and Dolly Parton, said the release. It was ...

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