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Second Annual Fusion Fest is Saturday, April 18

April 8, 2009

HANCOCK, MI - Celebrate Earth Day and help support arts and art entrepreneurship at Finlandia University's second annual Fusion Fest Saturday, April 18, 2009, at Finlandia's Jutila Center campus, Hancock.

Fusion Fest PosterFusion Fest activities will take place from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. Admission is free. A community dance will follow from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The afternoon activities will include community painting for children and adults, open art studios, hot-from-the-grill food, student exhibitions, art sales by students and local artists, and glassblowing and other art demonstrations. 

The day's activities will also include an opportunity to tie-dye an article of clothing. Participants can purchase a Fusion Fest shirt or bring a 100% cotton article of clothing to tie-dye.

The day will feature live music from the Pasi Cats, On the Spot Blues Band, Gratiot Lake Road, and others.

Fusion Fest proceeds will help Finlandia University art and design students travel to Chicago for the annual Self Employment in the Arts conference.

Please call Robin Bonini at 487-7225 for more information or to reserve a vendor booth.