Mike Allen mans the Arts & Extras blog for The Roanoke Times, writing about the region's arts community and curious cultural happenings that catch his eye.

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ICYMI: The Historical Society of Western Virginia (@HMWV) has assembled an exhibition of antique coin banks (including the original piggy bank, created for a fundraiser to help leprosy patients) at the O. Winston Link Museum (@LinkMuseum)  http://www.roanoke.com/arts_and_entertainment/arts/arts-extras-origins-of-the-piggy-bank/article_017aa873-f778-5bc6-abd0-c3fe0be4da68.html  @roanoketimes https://t.co/cNIhbDZLEW
As a postscript to yesterday's @roanoketimes profile of author Joe R. Lansdale (see first tweet in thread), who will visit @MystiCon in #Rke this weekend, the second season of @HapAndLeonard, based on Lansdale's novel MUCHO MOJO, went live last night on @netflix streaming https://t.co/j6CeDszXlh
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