Premiere Art Festival Returns to Downtown Kansas City

Media Contacts:
AnaBelle Dweck - Howard Alan Events - anabelle@artfestival.com - 954.592.8500
Rachel Waller - The Kansas City Power & Light District - rwaller@cordish.com - 816.877.8319

Signature Summer Art Festival Returns to Downtown Kansas City

Wide Variety of Original Handmade Art – Top Local & National Artists – Live Music - Free Art Giveaway

WHAT: Downtown Art Annual … Downtown Kansas City’s 6th Annual Art Festival WHEN: Friday, May 17, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Saturday, May 18, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Sunday, May 19, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm WHERE: Power & Light District in Downtown Kansas City
Navigational address: 1370 Walnut St., Kansas City, MO 64105 WHY: To Support the Arts and Local Economy ADMISSION: Free and open to the public WEBSITE: www.artfestival.com or www.powerandlightdistrict.com CONTACT INFORMATION:
Howard Alan Events: info@artfestival.com or (561) 746-6615 Power & Light District: info@powerandlightdistrict.com or (816) 842-1045

Kansas City, MO (May 7, 2013) – The Kansas City Power & Light District will once again host its premier summer juried art festival May 17 – 19, 2013. Top national festival promoter Howard Alan Events assembles the finest artists in the country along with top local talent to ensure a wide variety of quality, original artwork with prices set to suit all budgets. Admission is free and open to the public.

An Art Giveaway will give festival patrons an opportunity to win an original painting by participating artist Kathleen Fenton of Excelsior Springs, MO. The prize will be on display at her booth for the duration of the art show where registration will also take place until 4:00 pm on Sunday, when the winning ticket will be drawn. To learn more about Kathleen and explore her gallery visit her website at www.galleryoffbroadway. No purchase is necessary to participate in this giveaway.

Additional Information: •Juried outdoor art showcase •Original Art Handmade in America •150 artists and crafters from 30 different states •Live music – Local Kansas City Jazz •Prices set to suit all budgets - ranging from as little as $25 to $30,000 •Artists & Crafters are hand-selected by an independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants •All artists & crafters are on site for duration of festival •Vast array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage, mixed media

For interviews with participating artists and images of their work, please contact AnaBelle Dweck at anabelle@artfestival.com .

About Howard Alan Events, Ltd.: Howard Alan Events, a Florida-based company, develops and presents art and craft shows throughout the country. For the past 25 years, Howard Alan Events has produced some of the nation’s finest juried art shows, including more than 40 venues each year such as the Downtown Aspen Art Festival (Aspen, CO), Beaver Creek Art Festival (Beaver Creek, CO), Chicago Tribune North Michigan Avenue Art Festival (Chicago, IL), and the Las Olas Art Fair, (Fort Lauderdale, FL). Several shows are ranked in the top 100 art fairs in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine.

About The Kansas City Power & Light District: The Kansas City Power & Light District is a vibrant, new eight-block neighborhood in the heart of downtown Kansas City that is redefining the City from its skyline to its sidewalks. The $850 million mixed-use District anchors $5 billion of complimentary development efforts in downtown Kansas City. The combination of entertainment, shopping, nightlife and residential with the District’s imaginative and innovative design, has created an intriguing 24/7 neighborhood. For more information, visit www.powerandlightdistrict.com

For additional information on the Downtown Art Annual...Downtown Kansas City’s 6th Art Annual Art Fair and other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.

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Media Notes: ·Show producer Howard Alan and participating artists are available for advance interviews. ·Power & Light District officials and tenants are available for advance interviews by contacting Rachel Waller at RWaller@cordish.com or 816-877-8319. ·Photos of art festivals, participating artists and their work are available by contacting AnaBelle Dweck at anabelle@artfestival.com or 954-592-8500.

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