March is youth art month

by Joanne Kant
Easton Arts Council

Calling all local young artists and performers: March is youth art month
The Easton Arts Council announces its 13th annual Youth Art and Talent Show to be held on Sunday, March 10, open to all local youth pre-K through 12th grade.
The Talent Show is open to any publicly acceptable act, including instrumental, vocal, dance, acting, magic, poetry reading, etc. There is a four-minute time limit on acts. A piano is provided, but singers must bring their own accompanist or pre-recorded CD and CD or MP3 player.
The opening rehearsal is Sunday, March 3, at 2 p.m. in the Community Room of the Easton Library. The dress rehearsal is Saturday, March 9, at 2 p.m. in the Community Room of the Easton Library and the show will also be there on Sunday, March 10 at 2 p.m.
Pre-registration by application is required by Friday, Feb. 22. Applications are available at the local schools and the libraries or can be obtained by emailing youthtalentshow@eastonartscouncil.org. For questions 203-261-9160.
The Youth Art Show will be receiving art work on Saturday, Feb. 23, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Community Room of the Easton Library. Pre-registration is not required.
Two-dimensional art work must be framed, wired and ready to hang. If you have any questions regarding how to frame your art work, we encourage you to attend the Framing Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Easton Community Center. Sculpture is also acceptable.
The art work will be on display in the Community Room from March 1 to April 27. For information email youthartshow@eastonartscouncil.org or contact Kathy Davidson at 203-261-7351.
The Talent Show will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, in the Community Room of the Easton Library with a reception to follow from 3 to 4 p.m. in honor of the performers and the art show participants. The winners of the writing contest will also be announced at this time, and their works will be read. For information regarding the writing contest email DKDfilms@aol.com or visit eastonartscouncil.org.
The Easton Arts Council believes that all our youth should have the opportunity to express themselves creatively and is therefore delighted to provide a venue for those artistic endeavors and encourages all our youth to participate no matter their level of expertise.

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