Art festival promises art for everyone

August 28, 2018 by  

The Prismatic Arts Festival is taking place next month for six days in downtown Halifax. It is presented by the Prismatic Arts Society.

The theme of this year’s festival is “Art for Everyone” and it is set to feature

concerts, art installations, readings, theatrical performances and film screenings.

It will kick off with an opening gala on September 12 at the Halifax Central Library. This free event will begin at 7:00 PM and will feature live entertainment.

Musical entertainment will be provided at the festival by local and international artists including Sina Bathaie, Habib Meftahboushehri and Mohsen Sharifian.

There will be a screening of the film Ava at the Halifax Central Library and a theatrical performance of Tales of an Urban Indian at the Bus Top Theatre. In addition, there will be a launch of the book “Africville” which will include a reading by the author, Shauntay Grant.

The festival will likely attract visitors from all over including Dartmouth. Organizer may work with a printing services firm to market the event using materials such as flyers and posters.

The Prismatic Arts Festival will be held at various venues from September 11 to 16. Some events are free of charge while others have individual ticket prices. For the most current information, contact the Prismatic Arts Festival at 902-425-6812 or visit the event website.