Music and art festival to emphasize environment: "Music and art festival to emphasize environment
By STACY O'BRIEN
Jan 17, 2008, 22:27
A new music, art and environment festival is set to take place in Lethbridge next month.
Called the Canadian Music with Nature in Mind Festival, it will draw artists who focus on environmental issues and nature from across Canada for the five-day event, Feb. 19 to 23.
The festival is being tied into the environmental speakers series being held at the Lethbridge Public Library, with festivities kicking off Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in a free performance at the library’s theatre gallery.
As part of the event, organizers have also asked for pieces of art from across southern Alberta to display, with the Lethbridge Public Library partnering with the group to display the work.
On the afternoon of Feb. 20, youngsters at one westside, one southside and one northside school will be entertained in three simultaneous performances by musicians and theatre groups.
The next day, Feb. 21, there will be an evening of the arts performance set for the Yates between 7 and 9 p.m., which will be a blend of dance, poetry, music and theatre.
On Feb. 22, a musical performance will take place between 7 and 9 p.m. Among the performers set to hit the stage are: Remy Rodden, a Whitehorse, Yukon, musician .....