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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Art Porter Jazz Week Kicks Off


Media Advisory


What: Kick Off of Art Porter Week of Jazz

When: Monday, July 30th – 12:00 Noon

Where: City Hall Rotunda




Minors in Music

July 30, 2012 - 12:00 - Noon

Welcome – City Manger Bruce Moore

Sponsor Recognition Video

Karson Bone History - Pamela Smith

Recognition of Karson’s Teachers

 Amber Matthews, Debby Coates & Melissa Brown

Introduction of Lorenzo Smith

Karson Bone accompanied by

Lexington Porter & Ryan Pendergrass

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Introduction of Minors in Music – Pamela Smith

Ryan Pendergrass, Julia Buckingham, Josh Fletcher    

Lexington Porter, Kaleb Green, Ricky Stewart, Cameron Ross

Closing Remarks - Pamela Smith

A  Work of Art

Monday – July 30thMinors in Music

 Little Rock City Hall Rotunda 12:00 – Noon


Tuesday, July 31stNoon Day Jazz @Metropolitan Towers Plaza

Minors in Music Participants Perform


Wednesday, August 1stA Jazz Reunion with James Leary @ Sway 

7:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. A Noteworthy Evening with the Incomparable

James Leary and Friends


Thursday, August 2ndPorter Players Jam Session @ Afterthought 

7:00 p.m. Talented Musicians Jam Together to Pay Homage to Art Porter Sr. & Jr.


Friday, August 3rdKeys on the River with Alex Bugnon @ Cajun’s Wharf  

 6:00 p.m. Back by Popular Demand, Electrifying Entertainment by Alex Bugnon


Saturday, August 4thA Jazzy Affair with Will Downing @ The Metroplex  8:00 p.m. The Fingerprints Open, Lexington Porter Performance & Will Downing




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