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Wheaton mural to be dedicated Oct. 6

Published: Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 2:00 p.m. CDT

WHEATON – Wheaton's newest piece of public art will be formally introduced to the city's residents this weekend, according to a city news release.

A dedication ceremony will be held for "Pearls of the Universe," a 70-foot mural painted on the side of Essencia Yoga, from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at 1026 E. College Ave. Since July, artist R.J. Ogren has been working on the mural, which celebrates Wheaton's diversity.

Residents who attend will have a chance to sign their names or initials onto the mural.

To learn more about the project, read Wheaton Suburban Life's previous coverage at http://shawurl.com/p0q

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