Musikfest displays mural created for future festivities
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Musikfest displays mural created for future festivities

Distant cheers resonate as children bounce away on Musikfest’s inflatables, keeping time to the constant background beat. Smells of funnel cake and other fried delicacies waft through the air. Amid it all is the slight smell of paint adding to the hues of the day. In the Familienplatz, by the assortment of bouncy castles, Sam Redles dips her paint brush in a soft blue color and walks over to an 8 foot-by-12-foot mural to make her mark. This isn’t her first time at Musikfest — the Lehigh Valley native attended her first fest at 4 months old — but it is her first time as a feature of the festivities. Sam Redles, a Lehigh Valley native who owns her own mural company in Maryland, continues work on her mural at Musikfest on Tuesday. Redles plans to finish the mural for the last two days of Musikfest so festival-goers can take pictures with it. (April Gamiz/The Morning Call) Redles is now based out of Maryland with her own business, creating hand-painted signs and murals. After moving to Maryland seven years ago, she has returned to her hometown, where her family still lives, to attend Musikfest. She hopes her art will […]

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