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Music, Free Drawing, Dance Classes and More at Art Walk L/A

LEWSTON, ME (August 11, 2022) —  Head downtown on August 26, 2022 for Art Walk L/A from 5-7 pm and the Music in the Park summer concert from 7-9 p.m. in Kennedy Park! 

Enjoy live, in-person arts experiences in more than a dozen locations, including a performance by Three Point Jazz at 5 p.m in Dufresne Plaza.*  

Arts Downtown

Join the Sketchy Friends from 5-6 pm in Dufresne Plaza for some fun, casual figure and portrait drawing. This free event is open to all ages, with no prior drawing experience required! Just bring a chair and your favorite drawing materials. Or get your groove on in a salsa dancing class with Danza Latina from 5-6 pm at Museum L-A. No experience needed to try this free class for ages 14+.

 Also check out arts happenings at these and other Art Walk LA venues:

The Studio, 291 Lisbon St. Artists Grayling Cunningham and friends

Munka Studio, 221 Lisbon St. Clean Water

Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Works by Lewiston Middle Schooler Nessa Sammuel 

Downtown Handmade, 182 Lisbon St., 2nd floor. Proprietor Sheri Withers Hollenbeck and friends 

Kimball Street Studios, 191 Lisbon St. Art Quilts Maine

Obscura Cafe, 108 Lisbon St. J Anthony Fiori live caricature drawings

Museum L-A, 36 Chestnut St., Lewiston Salsa dancing with Danza Latina 

Art Walkables 

Looking for to-go food items along the art walk route? Try these spots!

Sambusas and Somali tea at Mogadishu Store, 240 Lisbon St.

David-Made Pizza at Forage, 180 Lisbon St.

Blueberry Toasties at Obscura Cafe, 109 Lisbon St.

Spicy Tots at Boba, 97 Lisbon St.

Music in the Park summer concert series**

After the art walk, head to Kennedy Park, where this month’s concert features Draudiga and Adelyn Bell.

  Art Walk LA and all LA Arts programs would not be possible without the generous support of community partners including Community Arts Champion sponsors Austin Associates, P.A., Bates College, Baxter Brewing Co., Berman & Simmons, the City of Auburn, the City of Lewiston, DaVinci’s Eatery, Dirigo Federal Credit Union, Liberty Mutual, Munka Coworking, Payroll Management, the Sun Journal, the Szanton Company, as well as the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation,  Maine Arts Commission, the New England Foundation for the Arts, the Onion Foundation, and the Ladd Foundation. 

Since 1973, LA Arts, the arts agency for the cities of Lewiston and Auburn Maine, has pursued a mission to engage and inspire a vibrant community through arts and culture. The agency works with governments, businesses, schools and local arts and cultural organizations to create opportunities for community members across the generations to experience, learn, and participate in the arts. LA Arts organizes arts programs and initiatives, supports the work of local artists and arts organizations, and highlights the essential role the arts play in shaping an economically vital, socially integrated, and forward-looking future for its community. Learn more at

*Rain location: Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St., Lewiston

**Rain location: 1800 Club, 34 Court St, Auburn

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