fairfest

Mr. Keelan Dimick is an award winning jazz pianist. Keelan took first place in both the junior and senior divisions at the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival. Mr. Dimick is a graduate of the prestigious Manahattan School of Music and was one of a dozen jazz musicians chosen from around the world to participate in Mission Jazz. Keelan will be performing at FAIRfest on Saturday June 20 at the Sondheim Center of the Performing Arts.

Dr. Randolph Carter is the former Director of Diversity for the National Association of Indpendent Schools. Dr. Carter currently directs the Eastern Education Resource Collaborative in Washington DC. The non-profit advances diversity and multcultural education in pre-K - 12th grade schools, colleges, and community based non-profits. 

KRUU presents

FAIRfest 2013

4 Nights & 3 Days of Music, Food & Sustainable Fun

June 20-23

KRUU's 2008 "Imagine Community" ArtWalk

New Orleans Klezmer All Stars | Marco Benevento | Bonerama | Alex McMurray | Pieta Brown | Mike Dillon Band | Charanga Tropical | Jim Kerwin | Keelan Dimick | Christopher the Conquered | Mumford's | Trouble Lights | Todd Clouser's A Love Electric | Mike Mangione & the Union | Gin Palace Jesters | Diplomats of Solid Sound w/ the Diplomettes | Bambu | Jefferson County Green Band | Threefifty Duo | Paul Weddle | Lyric Benson | FMC Neil Young Tribute | Subterranean All Stars | Dos Rios | Host Country | Skunk River Medicine Show | SpeakEasy w/ Emily Poole | Jeffrey Hedquist | Dave Leffler Quartet | Mt. Pleasant Jazz Quartet | Apocalypso Tantric Boys Choir | Jams Brown | Fairfield All Star Jazz Band | The Riverdogs

Sustainability keynote by Jeffrey Hollender, co-founder of Seventh Generation & American Sustainable Business Council

Artisan Food | Art Photography exhibit by Tony Ellis | and much more

Smithsonian magazine has ranked Fairfield one of the country's "most intriguing places to enjoy arts & smarts." And now we've got the perfect excuse to come visit--FAIRfest 2013!

Enjoy an artful mix of national, regional and local entertainment, innovative keynote speakers, artisan food, speciality vendors, cultural events, art and film, in multiple venues, with a focus on sustainable solutions, community empowerment, economic equality, and much more--centered in and around the fabulous Fairfield Arts & Convention Center.

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KRUU presents

FAIRfest 2013

4 Nights & 3 Days of Free Music, Artisan Food & Sustainable Fun

June 21-23

New Orleans Klezmer All StarsJeffrey HollenderNew Orleans Klezmer All Stars | Marco BeneventoBonerama | Alex McMurray | Jim Kerwin | Mike Dillon Band | Charanga Tropical | Mike Mangione & the Union | Todd Clouser | Gin Palace Jesters | Keelan Dimick | Trouble Lights | Jefferson County Green Band

Sustainability keynote by Greenpeace board chair Jeffrey Hollender, co-founder of Seventh Generation & American Sustainable Business Council

GREAT TASTE Artisan Food Court including Tacopocalypse | Art Fifty Two presents Artist & Photographer Tony Ellis | and much more

This year Smithsonian magazine ranked Fairfield one of the country's "most intriguing places to enjoy arts & smarts." Now we've got the perfect excuse to plan a visit--FAIRfest 2013!

Enjoy an artful mix of free national, regional and local entertainment, innovative keynote speakers, cultural events, art and film, in multiple venues, with artisan food, speciality vendors, and a focus on sustainable solutions, community empowerment, economic fairness, and much more--all centered around the fabulous Fairfield Arts & Convention Center. For an events schedule, the website is www.fairfestiowa.com.

Sponors include SPI Entertainment, Fairfield Cultural Alliance, Fairfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, Fairfield Musicians Club, Art Fifty Two, Alliant Energy Hometown Rewards, Iowa Sustainable Business Alliance, Green Building Supply, Spectra Music Group, Cafe Paradiso, AmercInn, Super 8, Everybody's Whole Foods, ICON, and Walker's Office Supplies.