Jazz For Peace Series
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Imagine Having the Time of Your Life
Las Vegas (April 16 2012)- Let your imagination run wild when Tivoli Village kicks off this years series of Imagination Celebration Jazz For Peace starting this May. The series will feature some of Vegas’ best internationally and nationally acclaimed Jazz musicians. The musical groups have come together for a cause to foster the message of local and global peace. The series is also a part of a prelude that will lead up to NYA’s Imagination Celebration in Town Square Park on Saturday, October 13, 2012 which celebrates diversity through the arts.
These several evenings of entertainment with jazz greats are also part of a broader community awareness and educational effort to showcase the mission and vision of other local non profit organizations during each of the 4 events. Wednesday, May 9 2012 will feature photographs from the Bobby Wheat Gallery at Tivoli Village. Local Jazz artists participating in the series coordinated by our Artistic Director James Barela various artist performers are Kenny Levine- Jump Jive & Wail, The John Artis Quartet & Blu7.
NYA has also kicked off its annual “What Peace Means to Me” art and essay contest for youth across Nevada. The winners of the contest will be awarded in October at Town Square Park during the 4th Annual Imagination Celebration festivities.
Imagination Celebration – Jazz For Peace Series is presented by the Nevada Youth Alliance in partnership with Tivoli Village Las Vegas, Bobby Wheat Gallery, RAW natural born artists, Amerigroup, Nevada Arts Council and National Endowment of The Arts.
Who: Free event open to the public
What: Imagination Celebration: Jazz For Peace Series
When: Wednesdays on May 9 & 23 & June 13 & 27 from 6pm-8pm
Where: Tivoli Village
440 South Rampart
Las Vegas, NV 89145
For more information visit www.nevadayouthalliance.org