Lodi Arts Commission Turns 21 this year

Candles and a Multi-cultural Celebration Planned

 (Mar. 10, 2003)  --  On April 4, the City’s Arts Commissioners will celebrate the 21st anniversary of the signing of Resolution 82-30 – the City Council resolution that birthed the Lodi Arts Commission.


This very special First Friday celebration will feature:


          An energetic one-hour performance by Seattle-based steel drum and percussion band, Bakra Batá

          A meet-the-artist reception for local artist, Robin Vanderhamm and his watercolor exhibit, “Windows on the World”

          A visual display commemorating the important milestones of the Arts Commission over the past 21 years

          Appearances by former arts commissioners and local arts heroes

          Cake and champagne for attendees


The price of admission is $10 for the Bakra Batá performance.  All proceeds will benefit the Lodi Arts Project Fund.  Tickets are available through the Hutchins Street Square Box Office at 209-333-5550, or on-line at www.lodiarts.org.


The Lodi Arts Commission was established by the Lodi City Council in 1982 and charged with the mission to promote and encourage programs to further the development and public awareness of and interest in the fine and performing arts and to act in an advisory capacity to the Lodi City Council in connection with the artistic and cultural development of the City.   For more information about the Lodi Arts Commission, call 209.333.5511 or visit their website at www.lodiarts.org.