September 5th, 2006 :: PRESS
Arts4Kids -- Fun with Junk
"Sunday, September 10 at 2:30 PM, kids will have the opportunity to make homemade instruments out of odds and ends materials while learning about traditional folk music. The workshop will be held at the Exchange Place on the back porch of Roseland ...."
"The Art Council of Greater KingsportÌs ÏFun with Junk : Homemade InstrumentsÓ workshop will kick off the 2006-07 ÎArts4KidsÌ program year. Led by Katie Doman, Arts4Kids participants will have the opportunity to make homemade instruments out of odds and ends materials while learning about traditional folk music. The workshop will be held on Sunday, September 10, at 2:30 p.m. on the back porch of Roseland at Exchange Place, and will last approximately an hour. This Arts4Kids workshop is being offered in collaboration with Exchange PlaceÌs ÏAn Appalachian Play-party and ConcertÓ. The workshop is limited to 25 children, so reserve your spot by calling Exchange Place at 423-288-6071. In addition to this workshop, the afternoon will feature many entertaining and educational activities for all ages, culminating with a 6 PM concert by Katie Doman and the ETSU Bluegrass Band. Arts4Kids club participants who stay for the concert will have an opportunity to play their instruments with the band. For more information on the ÏAppalachian Play-party and ConcertÓ, please contact Exchange Place. Katie Hoffman Doman is a singer/songwriter who lives in Greene County, Tennessee. She travels around the region performing and lecturing on traditional Appalachian music. Katie has served as the Music Task Force Co-Chair for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C. and currently serves as traditional music consultant to the latest James Agee Film Project documentary series on Appalachian geographical and ecological history."