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9/1/2016 - Friday Night Live Set for September 2

Contact: Stacy Ash 785-309-5770


(Salina, KS 08-16) Salina Arts & Humanities, in collaboration with downtown stakeholders, presents Friday Night Live---an entertainment series that began May 6, 2016. Friday Night Live is a series of programming for Salina residents and visitors designed to increase attendance and participation in arts-related events and to strengthen partnerships with local business owners in the downtown arts district.

On Friday, September 2, programming kicks off with First Friday visual arts events downtown at Peaceful Body Wellness Retreat and The Flower Nook. Midtown First Friday Night Live venues are Salina Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 901 Beatrice and Kansas Wesleyan University’s The Gallery at 100 E. Claflin. The time frame during which all visual arts events will occur is 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. this Friday.

Back by popular demand, the featured First Friday Night Live performer is DJ Carbon of Wichita, KS, teaming up with Salina’s own cash hollistah. The pair will present a Retro Dance Party from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. in Campbell Plaza, 123 S. Santa Fe. The duo will spin hits from the ‘80s and ‘90s. . DJ Carbon and cash hollistah will provide powerful and rhythmic tunes spanning two decades of rock, soul, hip-hop, funk and dance tunes that will be perfect for all dance-party fans.

Admission is free. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements about Friday Night Live and First Friday programming for September and October. For more information, call Stacy Ash at 785-309-5770.

 For needed accommodations, please call Amanda Morris 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 Friday Night Live performance series are among the programs of Salina Arts & Humanities, located at 211 W. Iron Avenue in Salina.