Folks Head Downtown to Enjoy Some Local Art 

A collaborative effort is helping spin a more vibrant downtown.An Art walk took over Bangor Friday evening.Thirteen stores and galleries kept their doors open late so that 40 local artists could share their crafts.Creators displayed and sold their work ranging from paintings, photographs tapestries, even stuffed animals.There was some live music too, performed by local artists Bob Littlefield and Aiyana Mitchell.Organizers say events like these are essential to building a dynamic downtown.The events will continue quarterly through the end of the year.The next art walk is June 7th.