News Releases

11/30/2016 - Friday Night Live for December 2

Contact: Stacy Ash, Education and Entertainment Coordinator
Phone: 785-309-5770



(Salina, KS 12-16) Salina Arts & Humanities, in collaboration with downtown stakeholders, presents Friday Night Live---an arts and entertainment series 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, December 2, First Friday kicks off with visual-arts events at The Flower Nook with its Holiday Pop-Up Gallery - Artisans at the Nook- from 4 to7 p.m. On display at Peaceful Body Wellness Retreat, 120 N. Santa Fe, is “Recent Prairie Landscapes” by Brad Anderson from 5 to 7 p.m. Also scheduled for that night is a window-gallery show at 116 S. Santa Fe with work from local artists ages 25 and under, Dex Umekubo playing at Heart of Dixie at 6:30 p.m. and live music with John Wild at Ad Astra Books & Coffee House at 7 p.m. Midtown FFNLive venues are Salina Unitarian Universalist Fellowship featuring the Introspection Art Show from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Grace Peterson’s exhibit, “Material Communion” at The  Gallery at Kansas Wesleyan University from 5 to 7 p.m.

The featured FFNLive concert this week is Ethan Martin at Peaceful Body Wellness Retreat. Martin will host a night of hip-hop music showcasing local talents South City and Lando 40 Kal, plus Jay Stizz from Moundridge. Martin and crew will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. directly following the Art Walk.  The concert is free admission.

Stay tuned for upcoming announcements about the rest of Friday Night Live and First Friday programming for December and January. For more information, call Stacy Ash at Salina Arts & Humanities 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.