Looking for something off the beaten path in the coming weeks? Here are just a few ideas to add the spice of arts and literature to your spring weekends.
Soho International Film Festival
Catch indie films, actor appearances, and director Q&As now through May 22 in New York City.
Seattle International Film Festival
Catch films and festivities, now through June 8 in Seattle, Washington.
South Carolina Book Festival
Hear book readings and peruse the latest offerings May 16-18 in Columbia, South Carolina.
Gaithersburg Book Festival
Take a literary day trip from Washington DC at this book festival May 17 in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Hessler Street Fair
Enjoy local flavor, arts, and music May 17-18 in Cleveland, Ohio's historic district.
Indulge in opera, theater, dance, and music May 23-June 8 in Charleston, South Carolina.
Book Expo of America
Meet prominent authors and get books signed May 29-31 in New York City.
Millennium Art Festival
Soak in all range of arts and talent May 30-June 1 in Chicago, Illinois.
Denver Chalk Art Festival
Get your hands messy or just enjoy the view May 31-June 1 in Denver's Larimer Square.
Chicago Blues Fest
Listen to the world's best jazz June 13-15 in Chicago, Illinois.