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For Immediate Release

PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release                                          
The Arts Council
Contact:  Kevin Ledgewood, 205-758-5195, x6, pr@tuscarts.org
Sandra Wolfe, 205-758-5195, x3, director@tuscarts.org

TWENTY-FOUR ORGANIZATIONS WILL BE FEATURED AT “COMMUNITY ARTS CONVERSATIONS”

 (Tuscaloosa, AL)  Representatives from local arts and cultural organizations will gather at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 for “Community Arts Conversations.” Twenty-four groups will be present from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., offering both information and promotional items to the public during this free event.

Organized by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa, the goal of the event is introduce local cultural organizations to the public and provide information about them and their staff on a personal level.   Citizens might be familiar with most of the groups, but never have the chance to meet the performers or administrators and discuss their craft and contribution to the community face to face. 

All groups will be offering a creative display plus additional items such as promotional materials and season brochures. Discounted pricing for upcoming events may also be offered by some organizations.

Participating entities include:
Barbershop Harmony Society – West Alabama Chapter
Drishti
Kentuck Museum Association
Paul R. Jones Gallery – The University of Alabama
Prentice Concert Chorale
Shelton State Community College
Slash Pine Press
Stillman College
The Actor’s Charitable Theatre
The Alabama Blues Project
The Arts Council
The University of Alabama - Department of Theatre and Dance
The University of Alabama Press
The University of Alabama Creative Campus
The University of Alabama School of Music
Theatre Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa Children's Theatre
Tuscaloosa Community Dancers
Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society
Tuscaloosa Museum of Arts:  Home of the Westervelt Collection
Tuscaloosa Public Library
Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra
Tuscaloosa Symphony Guild
Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission

The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater is located at 2710 Jack Warner Parkway in Tuscaloosa. For more information about The Arts Council, patrons should LIKE the Facebook page “The Arts Council – Bama Theatre – Cultural Arts Center” and follow tuscarts on Twitter.  Call 205-758-5195 or visit bamatheatre.org for further information.

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For press inquiries and other public relations matters please contact:

Kevin Ledgewood