Arts Day held on April 17 at ECSU

Billicia Hines
April 13, 2009

Celebrate Arts Day, a free, one-day festival at Elizabeth City State University from 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on April 17. The following artists and groups will perform in the amphitheatre of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center: 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.,Student poets share their poetry 3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., Port Discover will conduct a hands-on science activity for children and give them a microscopic view of insects and plants. The Port Discover staff will also share a list of upcoming programs. 3:30 p.m. - 3:35 p.m., Student/staff clowns perform 3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.,String Quartet-- students, staff and community musicians perform 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., The Collegians Jazz Ensemble presents Big Band Jazz, Latin Jazz, and a special rock performance by the rhythm section 5:45 p.m. - 6 p.m., Bethany Thombley & Saleel Bay (students in the Music Department) perform a scene from "Porgy and Bess" 6:05 p.m.,Pasquotank High School students present a duet 6:10 p.m., Kaylyn Clark a student from Pasquotank High School will perform a rap song 6:15 p.m., The Pink Panther Step Team of Pasquotank High School 6: 30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m., Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity Step Team 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.,Faculty and Community Jazz musicians perform 8:05 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Student poetry readings Face painting, by ECSU Art Department students, and spontaneous clown performances will occur over the evening. Vendors will also be available selling assorted snacks. For more information, please call Billicia Hines, 335-3436 or e-mail Ms. Hines: bchines2@mail.ecsu.edu