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Plenty of people turned out for the first MarketFest of the season on Thursday in Redding’s Library Park. Here’s a sample of what the afternoon looked like, photographed by Alan Ernesto Phillips. For more on this summer’s free outdoor concerts, including Marketfest, Shasta Lake’s Friday Night in the Park and Anderson’s Mosquito Serenade, please see this week’s Take-Out Window.
Alan Ernesto Phillips is a proud son of Shasta County, a proud father of two daughters, and a local musician. He is a parenting educator, chemical-dependency counselor, victim-awareness counselor and developmental-asset builder and trainer. He also is a Clio and Telly award-winning filmmaker who produced and directed political campaigns for congressmen, senators, governors and one president (Ronald Reagan). His clients also included Coca-Cola, NIKE, CBS News and NOVA documentaries. He is a current board member and public affairs officer for the Northern California Hispanic Latino Coalition.