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10/31/2018 - First Friday Night Live set for November 2

Salina Arts & Humanities, Salina Downtown Incorporated and downtown stakeholders present 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 in the downtown arts district.

First Friday programming kicks off at 4 p.m. on Friday, November 2 with events including a visual-arts reception for Laurie Moravec and Nancy Jo Leachman, with sweet treats by Corkies Diner and music by Tyler Atkinson at The Flower Nook (208 E. Iron). Other events include Jordan Paul Schwartz's exhibit and reception at the Salina Public Library (301 W. Elm), the Pam Bathurst exhibit and reception at True Betty Boutique (108 S. Santa Fe), and a Glitter Ornament Demonstration at Streit Sandblasting (116 E. Iron).

Starting at 5 p.m. is Carolyn Wedel's exhibit and reception at Peaceful Body Wellness Retreat (120 N. Santa Fe), hands-on paper-making with resident artist Drew Mattot at the Salina Art Center Warehouse (149 S. 4th), and the Katelyn Stromberg exhibit and reception at Dagney's Ice Cream (105 E. Iron Ave).

At 7 p.m. KuJo performs on the sidewalk in front of the Stiefel Theatre, hosted by SPARK Artist Resource Exchange.

At 7:30 p.m. the Salina Community Theatre (303 E. Iron) offers the production "Silent Sky" with tickets available for closing-weekend performances.

At 8 p.m. Lord of the Dance performs at the Stiefel Theatre with admission by ticket purchase (151 S. Santa Fe).

At 10:30 p.m. The Salina Art Cinema (150 S. Santa Fe) presents a late sing-a-long showing of the film "Monty Python & the Holy Grail," with admission by ticket purchase.

Stay tuned for upcoming announcements about the rest of Friday Night Live and First Friday programming. For more information, call Anna V. Pauscher 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.