A central Virginia delegate is emphasizing the importance of art while bringing people together for political reasons.
At a fundraiser held by State Delegate David Toscano (D-57th District), people watched two short films created by students at Light House Studio's newly renovated Vinegar Hill Theater.
Toscano says the night was a chance to celebrate the arts - something so important to the area.
“In our community, the arts are a very powerful force for economic activity. Also for creativity and trying to help people have different ways of seeing the world in order to change it,” said Toscano.
Part of the money raised at the political fundraiser will go to Light House Studio. The nonprofit teaches students how to write, direct, film, and edit their own movies.
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