Last updated: March 10th, 2013 @ 13:03:43
ArtsRevive StreetFest in Historic Downtown Selma
ArtsRevive Board Chair Fran Pearce announced today that a community partnership has been formed with Selma based BroadSouth Communications, Inc. and its radio station subsidiaries WDXX and WHBB to organize and implement ArtsRevive StreetFest on Friday May 4 & 5 on Water Avenue and Church Street near the banks of the Alabama River in downtown Selma. With the theme, Celebrating Alabama’s Best through art, music and all things Alabama, the event will serve to entertain spectators with live musical performances, local and regional artist’s displays, great food and food products grown and produced in Alabama. Admission will be free to the public.
In conjunction with the Alabama Department of Tourism and Travel declaring 2012 as the “Year of FOOD”. The Catfish Institute will be among the main event sponsors with U.S. Farm Raised Catfish serving as one of the main food items for spectators to purchase and enjoy. The local Crimestoppers organization will conduct their annual Billy Atchison Memorial Catfish Fry fundraiser in conjunction with ArtsRevive StreetFest on Friday afternoon.
Local and regional artists will be encouraged to obtain booth space to display and sell their original creations while local and regional food growers and producers will be invited to display and sell their produce and food products.
ArtsRevive StreetFest activities will center around the recently obtained and partially renovated ArtsRevive Carneal Building at the intersection of Church Street and Water Avenue overlooking the Alabama River. This community partnership will involve support from the City of Selma, Dallas County and the Selma/Dallas County Chamber of Commerce Tourism Division. BroadSouth Communications along with the Selma-Times Journal will coordinate event publicity.
Booth space and vendors will be limited to qualified local and regional original art while food and product vendors will be limited to elements of the theme, Celebrating Alabama’s Best as determined by ArtsRevive. All booth and vendor fees will benefit ArtsRevive. For booth space and additional information, contact WDXX Promotions Director Carolyn Rowell at (334) 875-3350 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website artsrevive.com.
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Archived pages of last StreetFest event: