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Coalville residents dress up the 'Leaf Dancer'

Published July 25, 2013 1:01 am

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Coalville • The wire and metal sculpture, which represents a dancer growing out of a bush, was erected on Main Street as part of Artscape, the Summit County Arts Council's public art program.

Since then anonymous residents have dressed "Leaf Dancer" in an array of costumes including a cook, an Olympic swimmer and even a nun.

Instead of shaking their heads or getting angry, the Coalville City Council embraced the tradition and established a program that invites residents to sign up to take turns dressing the "Leaf Dancer" from June 14 through Aug. 16, said Mayor Duane Schmidt.

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