#518Day

518 Day logoToday is May 18. Which is 5/18. Yep, 518. Like the area code.

In honor of 518 Day, local writer Michael Janairo has organized an "online celebration of the vibrant arts communities of the Capital Region." Blurbage on how it works:

Q: How do you join?
A: Use the hashtag #518Day on your favorite social media platform on May 18, 2016, to tout what you love about the arts in the 518.
Sample Messages:
+ Happy #518Day everyone! Here's a shout-out to one my favorite writers, Dennis Mahoney. Follow him on Twitter @Giganticide
+ I'm celebrating #518Day by seeing world-class art at the @TangMuseum
+ For #518Day, I recommend you support the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region at http://www.aacccr.org
+ It's #518Day so show your appreciation for your favorite artist, musician, writer, composer, designer, actor in the region!

You can follow the hash tag on Twitter. And Janairo's collecting tweet, links, and other bits in a Storify collection.

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