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ARTS & CULTURAL COUNCIL OF BUCKS COUNTY
“CELEBRATION OF THE PERFORMING ARTS” 12-HOUR MARATHON EVENT
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6TH 10AM – 10PM
NEWTOWN, PA (8/20/18) – The Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County is please to present on Saturday, October 6th, starting at 10am, their first-ever “Celebration of the Performing Arts”, a twelve-hour marathon, specifically celebrating the county’s inspiring and engaging performing artists. This family-friendly arts celebration event encourages attendees to “camp-out” by bringing blankets and chairs and enjoy the “shows” and specialty food trucks, all offered within the college’s lawns, beautiful sculpture gardens, indoor atrium and the intimate Zlock Center for the Performing Arts, a 330-seat theater Bucks County Community College’s Newtown Campus! Admission is free throughout the day for much of the programming, however the evening jazz and main performance is ticketed. To reserve ticketed seats, please visit: http://www.bucksarts.org/feature-event/
The celebration will offer youth-oriented performances to multi-media productions and installations, to jazz at sunset, and beyond. Key performers include Sharon Katz and the Peace Train, Bethlehem’s Sad Patrick, singer/songwriting duo, Budzynski Studios Youth Dance Group, Bucks County’s Poets JaQuinley Kerr and poet Laureate Katherine Faulk, Music Mountain Theatre Troupe, R&M Music Studios Student Ensemble and The Meredith Beck Irish Music and Dance Trio.
In tandem with the performing arts schedule and throughout the twelve-hour marathon, the A&CC is also offering guided tours with Curator Jennifer Garey of the newly developed BCCC Sculpture Walk. During the sculpture walks, guests will have the opportunity to meet and hear from exhibiting sculptors, while learning more about the classic works on campus along with many newly loaned installations. Curious kids who want to participate in the walks can also be part of an organized Sculpture Scavenger Hunt that offers prizes too!
This event will also highlight unique Bucks County photography and light projection installations, while welcoming plein air painters to set up easels and create original artwork on-site during the event. Additionally, Bucks County visual artist demonstrations have been added to the much-anticipated celebration with participating artists TBA. By featuring a range of artistic genres and media, the A&CC of Bucks County’s Celebration of the Performing Arts will have something for all art-lovers of all ages!
This inaugural event is made possible by an in-kind donation by the Bucks County Community College, a Visit Bucks County grant and by the further support of the following sponsors:
Axis Visual, McCaffrey’s Food Markets, Buckingham Valley Vineyards, The African-American Museum of Bucks County, The Bucks Alumni Council, The Gallery at Lower Bucks Campus of BCCC, On Demand with Natalie Kaye, R & M Music Studio, Weyerbacher, Zlock Performing Arts Center
For information on sponsorship opportunities starting at $100.00, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215.968.8229
ABOUT THE A&CC OF BUCKS COUNTY:
The mission of the Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County is to foster, strengthen, and promote Bucks County’s diverse arts and cultural community, build arts alliances, and enhance the Bucks County arts experience. The Council’s work is rooted in the continuation of Bucks County arts traditions, the enrichment of arts appreciation, continually inspiring a vibrant and collaborative environment for contemporary arts, artists, and art lovers alike. The Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County is a 501(c)3, nonprofit corporation governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. To learn more, visit www.BucksArts.org