Monday, April 11, 2011

Get Ready: Celebration of the Arts Schedule

Vol State's newest event weekend kicks off this coming weekend and there are plenty of free activities for the entire family. Here's the schedule:

Volunteer State Community College
Celebration of the Arts
April 14-17, 2011

Thursday, April 14
• Bluegrass jam, including Q&A with the artists at the auditorium in Caudill Hall 7:00-9:00 p.m. Free.
Friday, April 15

• Pecha Kucha presentation contest – Carpeted Dining Room, Wood Campus Center Noon. Free.

• National student films screening 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the auditorium in Caudill Hall. Free.

• “Movies by Starlight”- movies outside on the Thigpen Library Lawn featuring “Tron Legacy” and “The Green Hornet” starting at 7:30 p.m. Free.

Saturday, April 16

• Easter Egg Hunt- college front lawn at 10 a.m. Free.

• Arts demonstrations, exhibitions, music and kids activities starting at 10 a.m. and running throughout the day. All are free.

• Vol State Recording Studio tour in Ramer 167

• Kids art projects on the Library Lawn

• Student art show opens at 2:00 p.m. in the Thigpen Library Gallery

• Local dance organizations, including Center Stage, Jump for Joy, Main Stage and the Hispano America Dance Group perform at the auditorium in Caudill Hall

• Vol State children’s theater production in Pickel Field House Room 130

• Storytelling in Pickel Field House Room 130

• Bands, including bluegrass, jazz and rock groups, play on two stages on the Library Lawn from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Free.

• The Vol State Music Department Spring Showcase concert and CD release 7:00 p.m. at the auditorium in Caudill Hall. $5 suggested donation at the door to benefit student scholarships.

Sunday, April 17:

• 15th annual Shalom Zone student scholarship benefit concert- 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the auditorium in Caudill Hall. Donations accepted.

• Bluegrass gospel concert - 5:00-6:00 p.m. at the auditorium in Caudill Hall. Free.

• Kimberley Locke in concert- 8:00 p.m. at the auditorium in Caudill Hall

• Ticket prices for The Kimberly Locke concert

o $15 in advance

o $20 at the door

o $40 VIP ticket for post concert reception and question and answer with Ms. Locke

Kimberley Locke tickets go on sale March 28 in the Vol State Business Office in the Ramer Building Room 181 and by phone at 615-230-3585.

Made possible in part by a grant from The Community Foundation and the Tennessee Arts Commission, with support from the Gallatin Arts Council.

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