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Published: Monday, 6/7/2010

Old West End Festival kicks off in style

Ethan Van Wormer of the Toledo School for the Arts participates in the King Wamba Carnival Parade, which kicks off the Old West End Festival. The parade pays homage to Toledo's Wamba Festival of 1909, organizers say. Ethan Van Wormer of the Toledo School for the Arts participates in the King Wamba Carnival Parade, which kicks off the Old West End Festival. The parade pays homage to Toledo's Wamba Festival of 1909, organizers say.
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The annual Old West End Festival brought lots of color to the neighborhood Saturday. The event, known for its home tours, art fair and yard sales, continues Sunday.


Melanie Harris, right, plays King Wamba while Paul Angelo LoGiudice is Queen Sancha.
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Melanie Harris, right, plays King Wamba while Paul Angelo LoGiudice is Queen Sancha. <br clear=all>
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Delray Waddell carries a sign for an EqualityToledo event at Erie Street Market.
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Delray Waddell carries a sign for an EqualityToledo event at Erie Street Market. <br clear=all>
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Rose Keetion waves to parade-watchers from the Elmore Trolley.
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Rose Keetion waves to parade-watchers from the Elmore Trolley. <br clear=all>
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