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Belfast Art Walks begin June 4th

Belfast -

Dancer Helena Melone will be performing in the streets as part of the Belfast Art Walk on Friday, June 4th

BELFAST -  The Belfast Art Walk season begins Friday, June 4th. Be sure to stop in downtown Belfast from 5-8PM for food, refreshment, and a look at the wonderfully unique and diverse art the town has to offer.

There will be live performances on the streets and around town during the Belfast Art Walk. Performers for the 4th are dancer Heléna Melone, the band Big Blue, and saxophone player Lincoln Blake.

Hel√©na Melone, international performer and teacher, has studied Flamenco and Roman dance with Roma “gypsies” in Spain and Turkey. She will be dancing fusion styles for the Belfast Art Walk. A band from Brunswick Maine, Big Blue travels down south to Florida and on over to Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas to blues festivals and juke joints to listen and play every year. Lincoln Blake has worked as a professional musician in the Midcoast area for over 15 Years. Blake has been playing various instruments since the age of ten.¬† During the Art Walk Blake will be playing the saxophone around the downtown area. The 2010 Art Walk Map can be found in many locations around town or by visiting www.artsbelfast.com. Belfast Art Walks are on the first Friday of the month from June to December and every Friday night in July and August.

This year’s nineteen participating galleries and studios will be open: Waterfall Arts, High Street Studio & Gallery, Daniel Anselmi at 75 Main Street Studio, Brambles, Art Alliance Gallery, Off the Beaten Path Gallery, Roots & Tendrils, Aarhus Gallery, Beyond the Sea, Belfast Co-op Café Gallery, Image Box Photos, First Light Gallery, Parent Gallery, Ben Hall at 960 Studio, Galerie Dufour, Betts Gallery at the Belfast Framer, Dina Petrillo at The Post Office Studio Workshop, Susan Cooney Fine Art Studio, and Maine Farmland Trust. Many of these locations will be having openings and receptions on the 4th.

The Belfast Art Walks are made possible by the generous support of Bangor Savings Bank and Bluestreak.

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