Art + Issues Returns With The Beats Of Inspiration Thursday

Monday, August 11, 2014

Arts + Issues returns to the Hunter Museum with the Beats of Inspiration Thursday from 6-7 p.m.  The event is free for members and non-members. 

This week's Art + Issues will provide beats of inspiration presented by two drummers - Jonathan Susman (also known for his work with Chattanooga Presents), and Bob Stagner (Shaking Ray Levi society) who each found outlets through the beat of a drum.  

Participants will explore all of the many outlets in our lives and the way we as community can offer inspiration and opportunity for adults who might need inspiration which could come through boxing in a bout, beating a bongo or building a boat, said officials.

 Afterwards, participants are asked to check out a celebration of musical inspiration at the Fly Free Showcase at the Honest Pint at 8 p.m.



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