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4/21/2014 - A La Carte Concerts Begin April 25th

Contact: Sharon Benson, Arts Education Coordinator
Arts and Humanities


Salina Arts & Humanities announces that its spring season of Art a la Carte concerts will begin on Friday, April 25th.  Featured artists will be Ann Zimmerman and Sunset Elementary third graders. The half-hour performances begin at 12:20 p.m. each Friday and are held at Campbell Plaza in the 100 block of South Santa Fe in downtown Salina.  The one exception for the season is the final concert scheduled for Friday, May 30th, which will take place at noon on the Eric Stein Stage at Oakdale Park.   
 Art a la Carte concerts feature live local and regional talent, both amateur and professional, and are a great way for young artists to gain experience.  The schedule includes a variety of instrumental music, vocals, the blues, guitar, and rock music.  Concert-goers are invited to bring a brown bag or purchase lunch at one of many downtown restaurants.

The full schedule of spring Art a la Carte concerts is:

April 25 Ann Zimmerman with Sunset Elementary Third Graders
May 2  South Middle School Sensations
May 9  South Middle School Guitar Ensemble
May 16 Tim & Sarah Crews
May 23 Forget About Tomorrow
May 30 Everyday Lights
Noon - Eric Stein Stage at Oakdale Park

 In inclement weather, Art a la Carte performances are held at the Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts, 151 S. Santa Fe. 

For needed accommodations, please call Kathy Burlew at Salina Arts & Humanities at 785-309-5770 between 8:00 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Every effort will be made to accommodate known disabilities.  For material or speech access, please call at least five working days prior to the event.

Salina Arts & Humanities, a department of the City of Salina, has served a unique role in arts advocacy and support since 1966. The Smoky Hill River Festival, Horizons Grants Program, Smoky Hill Museum, Arts Infusion Program in schools, Community Art & Design, Cultural Connections and the Art a la Carte concert series are among the programs of Salina Arts & Humanities, located at 211 W. Iron Avenue in Salina.