City arts festival seeks volunteers

The City of Providence and FirstWorks invite you to be part of the first annual Providence International Arts Festival, a vibrant and multicultural arts festival. Volunteer support is critical to the Festival’s success and is needed on June 13, 2015. We are in particular need of volunteers for the afternoon (12:00pm-7:00pm) and evening (7:00pm-12:00am) shifts. Sign up today! http://www.pvdfestparticipate.com/piafvolunteer.

Volunteer shifts will last five hours on June 13 and will include:

·Backstage (ex. ID check, manage artist requests; manage artist hospitality with festival caterer)

· Info booth (ex. assist with questions/directions; hand out maps & schedules)

· Merchandise booth (selling artist cd’s/dvd’s/tshirts; track and report transactions)

· General Production (set-up; tear-down; errands)

The Providence International Arts Festival is an exciting gathering of art, music and spectacle. More than 500 local, national and international artists will come together downtown for the celebration.  On June 13, the Providence International Arts Festival will feature headlining events throughout the day including a parade, art exhibits, live dance and music performances, and more. Grammy-award winning West African singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo, the “guerilla opera” opera group Squonk Opera, the contemporary string ensemble Earth Harp, and the local gospel group RPM Voices are all part of the planned programs.

Contact Amber Ilcisko with questions, ailcisko@providenceri.com401-680-8541.

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