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News Release

Art Under the Elms seeks entertainers and volunteers

LEWISTON, Idaho – Art Under the Elms (AUE), a signature event of the Dogwood Festival of the Lewis-Clark Valley, is now accepting applications from entertainers and volunteers to be a part of the festivities on April 22-24 on the campus of Lewis-Clark State College.

Musicians, bands, and solo acts are needed to fill two stages. Volunteer performances are preferable, but compensation for artists is negotiable. Those interested in applying can pick up an application at the LCSC Center for Arts & History, 415 Main Street in Lewiston. The application deadline is Wednesday, March 30, for those who would like included in the Lewiston Tribune Dogwood Festival insert.

Volunteers for Art Under the Elms are also needed April 21-24 for jobs including everything from pre-event setup to tasks throughout the three days. Specific areas to volunteer include the hospitality tent, admissions booth, display booths during artisan breaks, entertainment, kids interactive art tent, and loading/unloading.

Volunteers for three or more shifts receive a free Dogwood Festival T-shirt, and all volunteers receive free entry to AUE all weekend plus a free pass to the Asotin County Family Aquatic Center.

The 2016 T-shirt design is the second edition of a three-year design series by Pullman artist Cori Dantini. Dantini was commissioned by the Dogwood Festival Committee in 2015 to create a three-part series in her signature style, incorporating elements of a Dogwood blossom and the Yellow Finch.

For more information or to apply as a volunteer or entertainer call 208-792-2447. The 32nd Annual Art Under the Elms is coordinated through the work of community volunteers and administered by the offices of LCSC Continuing Education and Community Events.