Spring is Here Again! That Means Art, Music and Fun in Downtown Covington

Spring for Art 2013Celebrate Art, Culture, Music and Community in the streets of Historic Dowtown Covington this Saturday at Spring for Art.  This event is presented by the St. Tammany Art Association and the title sponsor is Corks ‘n Canvas. Featuring live music, children’s events and contests, art and food, there is plenty of entertainment for the whole family, all happening between 6 and 9 pm.

With nearly fifty participating businesses in the downtown area, Spring for Art spans from Lee Lane to North Vermont.  You can find brochures around town and at the Art Association that contain a full list of events for the evening, but here is a quick listing:  Corks ‘n Canvas sponsors “Musical Masterpieces”, a complimentary painting session open to all ages that is an artsy version of musical chairs.   A “Children’s Interactive Theatre” will take place in Haik Park, open to all ages and sponsored by Playmakers Theatre and Frank Levy.  Get ready for “Dancing in the Street”, sponsored by Ballet Apetrei, which will feature impromptu performance on both Lee Lane and Columbia Street.  Covington Massage & Wellness Centre will host a “Youth Art Contest” for artists ages 5 and up.

Culinary Kids presents “Children’s Art of Food”, open to ages 5 – 12.  A chance for kids to play with their food while making an edible work of art to take home!  “Singsations” is sponsored by Gail Adams Voice Studio.  Vocal soloists from the studio sing a variety of pop, Broadway and opera selections.  Both of these events will take place at the 400 Block of Columbia Street.

There will also be plenty of music around town with the Fuzzy Dice, Big Bottom Bog Stompers and En Passant Jazz Duo along Columbia Street, Umphy on Lee Lane and Timothy Gates on Boston Street near downtown’s most recent addition, Shop Soul.  Bring out the family and enjoy Downtown Covington for Spring for Art 2013.  For more information, call the Art Association at 985-892-8650 or send e-mail to info@sttammanyartassociation.org. You may also visit www.sttammanyartassociation.org for more information, including a full schedule of events.

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