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“Discover Summit Arts” Festival Ticket Information Announced; More than 40 Events Scheduled!

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Ticket information is now available for the Discover Summit Arts Festival, a week-long arts program taking place throughout downtown Summit June 23rd to 29th.  The festival schedule is complete, published shortly, featuring over 40 events in Visual, Performing, and Culinary & Healing arts. 

For events requiring paid tickets, the information is as follows:

  • Documentary, The History of the Eagles Part 1 screening by Film Society of Summit, Sunday June 23rd , 6:00 pm at MONDO Summit.  Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.smarttix.com, or at MONDO Summit.  Online purchases will include a service fee of $1.50 per ticket, and tickets purchased online will be sent via mail.
  • Culinary Arts and Healing Day, Monday June 24th, featuring Celebrity Chef  food and beverage tastings, art exhibits, and entertainment hosted by Jean Criss Media, LLC.  There are two events which will take place from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at Twin Maples, and an evening program from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at MONDO Summit.  Tickets are $20 per event and can be purchased online at http://www.jeancrissmedia.com/#!contact.
  • Vocal Healing Workshop by Breath and Body Works, Tuesday June 25th 10:00 am -11:00 am at MONDO Summit.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by emailing Michelle Oram at breathandbodyworks@gmail.com.  
  • Minuetto Music Festival, a series of three concerts held Tuesday, June 25th at 7:30, Thursday, June 27th and Saturday June 29th.  Concerts begin at 7:30 pm at Central Presbyterian Church.  Tickets are $30 for all 3 performances and can be purchased by calling 908-264-5324, or visiting the website at http://continuoarts.com.
  • Reeves-Reed Arboretum will host, Concert: Sounds of A Summer Night, alumni from NJPAC Teen Jazz Program, Wednesday, June 26th  at 7:00 pm. Concert begins promptly at 7:00 pm and will take place rain or shine; grounds open for picnic goers at 6:00 pm!  There is a $10 minimum donation to RRA made at the door; the event is free for RRA members.
  • An evening of Summit Theater, a collaboration of performances by Dreamcatcher Repertory Theater, Stony Hill Players and Summit Playhouse, Friday June 28th, 8:00 pm, at Summit Playhouse.  Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling 800-838-3006.
  • TangoFest, a full day of Tango history, dance, art dance and more by Authentic Argentine Dance School, Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm at MONDOSummit.  Tickets are $20 for general admission all-day pass, and can be purchased online at www.DanceTangoNJ.com or at the door.

All other events are FREE.  For a preview of our Week At-A-Glance Festival schedule, please visit us at

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https://www.facebook.com/DiscoverSummitArts/events .  Share the program with friends and family, and register at all the events of interest!

Program Highlights:

Sunday, June 23rd                               Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts, Film Society of Summit

Monday, June 24th                            Culinary & Healing Arts Day, Sidewalk Samplings

Tuesday, June 25th                            Public Art Walk, Breath & Body Works, Minuetto Music Festival                  

Wednesday, June 26th           Creative & Healing Arts, Breath & Body Works, Sound of A Summer Night

Thursday, June 27th               Creative & Healing Arts, Summit GREENMarket, Minuetto Music, Tales & Tunes

Friday, June 28th                     Visual Arts Center of NJ Exhibit/Gallery Talk, An Evening of Summit Theater

Saturday, June 29th                Made with Clay by Laura, Argentine Tango School, Minuetto Music

Discover Summit Arts was co-founded by Summit residents and art enthusiasts Lyle Brehm and Janet Whitman.   Jean Criss of Jean Criss Media, LLC is the Festival Producer – for additional media, sponsorship or program inquiries, please contact info@JeanCrissMedia.com or call 908-247-8443.  Individuals may make a donation to  Summit Area Public Foundation – Discover Summit Arts, a 501c3, at http://www.sapfnj.org/ (click "Donate now") or send checks made payable to SAPF-DSA, P.O. Box 191, Summit, NJ 07902-0191. Residents may volunteer their time, or join our distribution list at info@jeancrissmedia.com. We look forward to seeing you in June.

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