A celebration of art and music on the Westside

Messenger photos by Dedra Cordle
The community came out to Westgate Park on July 14 in droves despite the sizzling heat to have fun, shop and enjoy live performances during the annual art and music festival known as Summer Jam West. Here, Zoo Trippin’ guitarist Lynn Roose III rocks out during their first set of the day.
Woody, a 9-year-old chocolate Labrador, takes a prolonged dip in one of a number of pools laid out to help animals cool off.
Esther Flores helps Kenadie Ross make beautiful rocks for the Hilltop Butterfly Garden, located at 519 S. Oakley Ave.
Angela Water proudly displays the temporary tattoo by artist Steve Kramer. Water said she wanted to get a dog tattoo in memory of her terrier Jade.
Shadow Woolf draws a dinosaur during a game of Pictionary. Woolf, a native of Dayton, was at Summer Jam as an ambassador of the Artists Wrestling League where he is simply known as ‘The Classic.’
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