CSU Summer Arts kicks off June 25; tickets are available for public events

Contra Tiempo dancers

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com

Final preparations are underway for the 2017 season of the CSU Summer Arts program that returns to Fresno State beginning Sunday, June 25 after a five-year hiatus at Cal State Monterey Bay.

The unique arts summer school and festival of the California State University presents master classes for more than 400 college students in the visual, performing, literary and media arts taught by world-class artists who also hold performances for the general public.

Summer Arts also features a full guest artist performance season that includes concerts, theatre productions, dance performances, lectures and readings. The season culminates with a student showcase series. Public events include a lecture by Star Wars cinematographer Bruce Logan and a Latin Jazz concert by Grammy-Award artist David Sanchez.

Tickets to the public events are now on sale online at www.csusummerarts.org and at the Fresno State box office (Speech Arts building).

INFO:  Summer Arts Box Office at csusummerartsboxoffice@gmail. com or 559.278.2216. Events updates: bit.ly/SummerArts17Events. Original press release: bit.ly/FSN-SummerArtsReturns. Full release with details to come.

SUMMER ARTS MEDIA CONTACT: Tanya Osegueda, community relations specialist, at 559.917.6992 or tosegueda@calstate.edu.

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The College of Arts and Humanities provides a diverse student population with the communication skills, humanistic values and cultural awareness that form the foundation of scholarship. The college offers intellectual and artistic programs that engage students and faculty and the community in collaboration, dialog and discovery. These programs help preserve, illuminate and nourish the arts and humanities for the campus and for the wider community.

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