Soar Emerging Artist Festival

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Soar Emerging Artist Festival, is a 5 day, multidisciplinary arts festival for young and emerging artists, May 31 - June 4, 2017.  Soar fosters creative development by combining community-inspired ideas with administrative, promotional and facility support.

Soar features three nights of Cabaret style showcases during the festival.  The work of emerging artists will be presented in the ATB Financial Community Room at Casa (a black box theatre with basic lighting and sound equipment).  Audiences will enjoy a program each night of dance, film, visual art, theatre, music, spoken word, performance art, or a combination of any and all of the above. May 31, June 1 and 3 at 7:00pm. Admission $10/per night, available at the door. $50 Festival Passes are available which includes all Cabaret Nights and Symposium Registration.

Soar Visual Arts Project "I Have Something Important to Tell You: A postcard to a friend I haven't met yet" is a mail art project that challenges artists to create a distinct piece of postcard sized art. Postcards will be displayed in Casa's Passage Gallery and throughout the downtown core. Submission information will be available early in 2017. Opening night is Friday, June 2, 2017.

June 3 & 4 will feature workshops, panel discussions and artist talks providing professional development opportunities in the Soar Symposium.  The Soar Symposium is open to artists of all ages and skill levels. Complete schedule and registration information will be available March 1, 2017.