Visitors enjoyed the interactive dance installation by Southampton dancer and choreographer Kendra Mace inspired by Gene Kelly’s classic “Singing in the Rain” routine. Photo: Peter Blasl

No doubt the sweltering heat and threat of severe weather affected turnout for yesterday’s Alive on 25 street festival, which teamed up with East End Arts’ annual JumpstART event this week, but the paired-up downtown events still drew a big crowd.

JumpstART, in its third year, offered 14 separate sites, from public art installations to musical performances, dance and interactive exhibits.

Photos by Peter Blasl

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Peter Blasl is an award-winning photographer and newshound who chases breaking news when he's not busy selling ads for the LOCAL websites. He’s a lifelong Riverhead resident, nature-lover and avid fisherman Email Peter