Coyote Chronicle

Art and music to unite for one evening

If you are looking for a fusion of various arts and musical performances, the best place to be is at the CSUSB campus on a lovely Friday afternoon. 

CSUSB and the College of Arts and Letters will hold the second Annual Arts and Music Festival on Friday, May 2. This festival will take place all over the CSUSB campus from 4 to 9 p.m.

The festival will feature a wide variety of venders, food trucks, music, dance and art.

Different events will take place that cater to a wide range of audiences of all different ages.

The festival will begin at the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art (RAFFMA) and continue all the way to the Lower Commons.

The Art Walk will be filled with different booths displaying the paintings of artists from all over the country.

A Jazz Fest will take place in the Lower Commons and present Latin artist Mongorama and UCLA Jazz Band.

RAFFMA will have its annual art exhibition.

There is also going to be a Bohemian Fest, featuring henna artists, a drum circle, vintage clothing vendors, nail art and screen-printing.

A competition, held by the Underground Music Society and the Santos Manuel Student Union called the Best of the Bands, will also take place during the festival. A variety of local bands will be participating. It will be located outside of the Visual Arts Building.

Pfau Library will host the activity Chalk-Art, where you can create art with chalk, as well as enjoy live music.

Also at the library, there will be a brown bag book sale and more art exhibits.

There will also be art demonstrations, where you will get to see live glass blowing, ceramics and demonstrations inside the studios of the visual arts center.

The Festival is definitely worth going to, and it is absolutely free.

Originally published on coyotechronicle.net (April 24, 2014)

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