Classical Guitarist's Hope Appearance
Highlighted in State
Posted October 1, 2002
HOLLAND -- The forthcoming appearance at Hope
College by classical guitarist Paul Vondiziano is
highlighted on the calendar of events released by the
Michigan Humanities Council in conjunction with Governor
John Engler's declaration of October as "Arts & Humanities
Month" in Michigan.
The declaration celebrates the arts, culture,
heritage and history of Michigan, and recognizes how they
enrich and enhance the lives of all Michigan citizens. Also
stated in the declaration: "Arts and Humanities Month also
provides a special opportunity to honor the many individuals
and organizations whose contributions to the visual and
performing arts, and to the study of history, literature,
philosophy and other humanities disciplines have improved
the quality of life for our citizens."
Vondiziano will perform on Friday, Oct. 11, at 8
p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre, located at 86 E. 8th St.
Tickets are $5 for the public, and will be available at the
Also on the Michigan Arts & Humanities Month
calendar, for Wednesday, Oct. 9, is a presentation that he
will be making to a music class on campus in the afternoon.
Michigan Humanities Council and the Michigan
Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs are working with state
and federal leaders to encourage the celebration of culture
in the state during Arts & Humanities Month, and to increase
public awareness of and participation in the humanities and
arts. On Tuesday, Sept. 10, President George W. Bush
formally recognized October as National Arts and Humanities
Michigan Humanities Council, founded in 1974, is
the state's private, non-profit affiliate of the National
Endowment for the Humanities. The Michigan Council for Arts
and Cultural Affairs is a state agency and is part of the
Department of History, Arts and Libraries.