July 23 – Art in the Park (Bring a chair)
DAY: July 23, 2017
TIME: 1:00 to 4:00 PM
TITLE: Art in the Park at the World Garden Commons
WHERE: Rabanus Park 4301 18th Ave So, Fargo
Hosted by: The Arts Partnership
Marissa Van Vleet, artist, educator, and advocate, will lead art projects for adults and kids at TAP’s Summer Series on Sunday July 23. Marissa’s approach to art aligns with principles of The Fargo Project, “I believe that education cannot be separated from the world and that learning should take place in social contexts… Art is a tangible way to experience the world in its diversity and complexity.”
Gene Okerlund is a retired band/choral/arts administrator from the Fargo Public Schools. His performance background includes years of jazz playing with a variety of ensembles, lead trumpet while at Concordia College and past member of the FM Symphony. He is presently a member of the Dakota Brass, Master Chorale, Fargo Theatre Big Band, Fargo Theatre Vocal Quintet and Golden Oldies Ensemble. Gene will perform from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at Rabanus Park.
For the first time, music will be performed within the stormwater basin at the Listening Garden, weather pending.
The Dakota Brass Quintet is a group of brass musicians spending their “golden years” spreading joy with music throughout the FM area. The musicians represent over 300 combined years playing instruments and 100 combined years performing together. Members include Rod Capistran (trombone), Gene Okerlund (trumpet), Greg Post (trumpet), Peter Schiefelbein (French horn) and Brian Tessmann (tuba).
Bring a chair. Board members will serve an afternoon picnic, the Golden Oldies will play from 1-2 and the Dakota Brass Quintet will perform at 3-4, Marissa Van Vleet will lead art projects. Adults and kids are welcome to this free event at Rabanus Park on 7/23.