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10/3/2017 - Friday Night Live set for October 6

Stacy Ash
(785) 309-5770

Friday Night Live set for October 6

(Salina, KS 10-17) Salina Arts & Humanities, in collaboration with downtown stakeholders, announces the upcoming First Friday Night Live concert event on October 6. Friday Night Live is a series of arts and entertainment programming for Salina residents and visitors, designed to increase attendance and participation in arts-related events and to strengthen partnerships in the downtown arts district.

On Friday, October 6, programming kicks off with First Friday visual arts events downtown at The Flower Nook, 208 E. Iron Avenue from 4 to 7 p.m., and with "Yes, This Is Kansas" at the Salina Public Library, 301 W. Elm from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Other visual-arts exhibits include "Paper Perspectives - Mindful Moments" by David Olson plus music by Louis Magee at Peaceful Body Wellness Retreat, 120 N. Santa Fe and also "Departures: The Art of Leaving This Place" at the Salina Art Center at 242 S. Santa Fe, both from 5 to 7 p.m.

Be on the lookout for saxophone player, Brett Maltbie who will rove downtown from 5 to 7:00 p.m. in support of the FFNL Art Walk. The midtown First Friday Night Live venue is Salina Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 901 Beatrice, featuring the exhibit "This I Believe" by Andrea Fuhrman from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The featured First Friday Night Live music event is Taylor Kline & Company from the Delphos/Minneapolis area. With influences including Jack White, Bob Dylan, John Mayer, Eric Clapton, James Taylor and Neil Young, Kline and his band mates know good rock 'n' roll. Their mixture of originals and well-chosen cover tunes delight audiences as they skillfully play dreamy melodies and golden oldies. The concert takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. with a live remote by radio station 99 KSKG from 6 to 8 p.m. in Campbell Plaza. The concert is family-friendly and free admission.

Admission is free for all Friday, October 6 FFNL events. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements about Friday Night Live and First Friday programming for the fall and winter. 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 the Friday Night Live performance series are among the programs of Salina Arts & Humanities, located at 211 W. Iron Avenue in Salina.