Gateway to the Arts will have over 65 performing and visual artists in the Creativity Zone at the Three Rivers Arts Festival, bringing our quality arts programming out of the schools and into the community.
Over the four weekend days of the ten-day festival, occurring June 1 - 10, 2012, Gateway's artists will engage families in interactive programs under three tents, featuring a StoryTime area, a performance stage and a hands-on activity tent.
Performing artists include: August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble, Tom Breiding, Cello Fury, COL Jazz Band, Lilly Abreu and the Bossa Trio, Balkan Babes, Liberty Brass, Delta Blue, Cuidado, River Bottom Quartet, Musuhallpa, Dan Kamin, Betsy Lawrence, Rhythmic Cultures, Mike Why, Joe Wos & MORE!!!
Hands-on activities include: Arty Animals painting with Alison Zapata, a Recycled Rhythm Garden with Phil Webster, Puppetmaking with Cheryl Capezzuti & Family Trees with Veronica Lopez
StoryTime area: Designed for young kids and their adults, the StoryTime area features engaging early childhood performances and interactive Fun with Books programs.