(ahts) The Boston Arts Festival
Presented by Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism and Special Events at Christopher Columbus Park
September 10 - September 12, 2010
(ahts): The Boston Arts Festival features the best of the Boston Arts Scene- both visual and performance. Based in the idyllic Christopher Columbus Park on Boston’s waterfront, the festival features over 70 juried artists and a performance program on 2 stages showcasing Boston’s best performing arts groups and performers. There will also be art demonstrations and family activities with staff from the MFA, the Mayor's Mural Crew, Diablo glass and 7 other arts groups. To learn more about the full interactive arts schedule visit http://www.bostonahtsfestival.com/ahts/Interactive.html.
Air Traffic Controller and Mean Creek (which won the 2010 Boston Phoenix's Best Music Poll Best Music Act in Boston) will kick off the Arts Festival performance schedule Friday night at 5:45pm. The Boston Ballet, Zili Misik, City Stage Company, BalletRox and countless others will be performing throughout the weekend. The visual artists will be exhibiting their work in a specially built artists’ village from noon-6pm Friday through Sunday. For more information about the festival visit www.bostonahtsfestival.com.