Vernon Public Art Gallery Presents: Riot on the Roof 2013, the Okanagan’s Best Alternative Arts Event | Saturday, August 24 atop the Vernon Parkade


August 24, Saturday, Riot on the Roof!
The Vernon Public Art Gallery is gearing up for its 5th annual alternative arts event: Riot on the Roof.  On Saturday August 24th, Riot will be transforming the Vernon Parkade into a vibrant sphere of creativity by showcasing the artistic talents of emerging artists from the Okanagan and surrounding areas.  Riot on the Roof’s focus is to promote youth involvement in the Okanagan’s artistic community and provide an opportunity to view and participate in alternative forms of art and entertainment.  Such art forms include music, dance, fashion, film, performance, live art, and more. This highly anticipated event is enjoyed by hundreds each year and promises to provide a fun and riotous evening for all. New for 2013! Chalk Riot Competition – featuring a $150 cash prize! Riot runs from 7pm-11pm. Tickets are $5/members, $10/non-members, available in advance at the Gallery or at the door.

Artists include: Main Stage Bands: Paperboy, The Dragstrip Devils, Bear Meets World, Luke Agawin, Xul, Naked Ghosts, Amistad. Acoustic singer/songwriters/musicians: Raquel Warchol, Peter McKillop, Eli Garlick, Fern. Dance Performance:Mousai Entertainment. Spoken Word/Poets: Nathan Hare, Riley Strother, Morgan Armstrong, Molly Woodford. Hair Show by Peter Downey and Chatters Salon (including Fashion and Make Up). Film by Skookum Sound. Visual Artists: Catherine DeMontreuil, Emily Geen, Kait Serafin, Jessie Suurallik, Emily Rice, Charla Maarschalk. Performance Artist:Shimshon Obadia.

Riot on the Roof! 2013 tickets are just $5 for VPAG members or $10 for non-members and are available now at the Gallery or at the door. For more information and to preview some of the artists/performers visit RIOTING YOUTH BLOG, or visit the Riot on the Roof! 2013 Facebook Page, or contact the VPAG Youth Ambassadors directly at 250-545-3173 | Sponsored by CGL Contracting Ltd.Roko Service Ltd., and Sweet Caroline’s Bakery. Media Sponsor: 105.7 SunFM

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