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 Family Entertainment Offered at SRU's Kaleidoscope Arts Festival April 18-28 

 

SPOTLIGHT

April 7, 2004

CONTACT: Gordon Ovenshine (724) 738-4854; e-mail: gordon.ovenshine@sru.edu

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AWAITS AT KALEIDOSCOPE,

SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY’S 3rd ANNUAL ARTS FESTIVAL APRIL 18-28

            SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Live music, balloon sculpturing, face painting, crafts, pottery demonstrations and a Shakespeare for Kids production headline the children’s activities at Kaleidoscope, Slippery Rock University’s arts festival April 18-28.

All children’s fair events will be held 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 24, outside Russell Wright Alumni House.

           Now in its third year, Kaleidoscope includes a number of events for adults throughout its11-day run.

  • Mei Zhong, Chinese opera singer, 8 p.m. April 20, Swope Recital Hall. Tickets $5 for general admission; $3 for students.

 

  • Hollywood insider Stephen Simon will speak on movie messages that inspire our lives at
    8 p.m. April 22 in the University Union. Tickets are $5; students $3. This event  coincides with the formation of the Harry M. Warner Film Institute in New Castle. SRU offers a minor in film studies and helped launch this institute.

 

  • Simple Gifts takes the stage at 8 p.m. April 24 in Swope Music Hall. This rural Pennsylvania-based duo performs with violins, mandolin, hammered dulcimer and guitar plus unusual instruments such as the bowed psaltery. Tickets are $5; students, $3.

 

  • The play, “Diana of Dobson’s,” 8 p.m. April 21-24 at Miller Auditorium. Matinee at 2 p.m. April 25.

 

  • Civil War encampments, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 24-25 at the Old Stone House.

 

  •  The 3 Rivers Jazz Orchestra debut concert, 7 p.m. April 25, University Union. Tickets $3.

Other events include a flute concert, symphony, jazz and dance concerts, and additional events of theater and an outdoor sculpture exhibition, quilt show and a fiber arts exhibit at Gallery 164 Bookstore on Main Street. For a complete calendar of events, go to www.sru.edu/pages/916.asp. Contact the College of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts at 724-7398-4863 for advance ticket information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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