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MidCoast Fine Arts to host trivia fundraiser April 27 to benefit Art Works Expo


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Posted Online: April 24, 2013, 10:32 am
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Press release submitted by MIdCoast Fine Arts.

MidCoast Fine Arts will host a trivia night April 27, at St. Alban's Church, 3510 W. Central Park, Davenport, to benefit Art Works Expo high school pastel competion.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and the game begins at 7 p.m. For information, call Sarah at 563-505-1584. Please free free to bring snacks or drinks for your team.
MidCoast Fine Arts' Art Works Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 25, 2013, at Bucktown Center for the Arts in Davenport. This youth arts festival hosts high school artists from around the region, competing for prize money for their high school art departments and internship, job shadow, and educational opportunities at Bucktown Center for the Arts.
The Art Works Expo includes the annual Pastel Competition and Exhibition, a creative marathon where teams from 10 regional high schools will create large-scale pastel murals.


















 




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