Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Magic City Art Connection

Magic City Art Connection, presented by BBVA Compass; Find Art! The 29th annual Magic City Art Connection contemporary art festival, presented by BBVA Compass, transforms Linn Park with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds and aromas. Choose art from among 215 juried artists. Then add in the experience of Corks and Chefs: Food and Wine Tasting Event, 30 interactive art workshops for kids, live music and cultural/dance performances on 2 stages, large scale art installations, and eating all day. Plus, catch the BBVA Compass special feature: NBA Team. Works. On Tour with guest appearances on Friday by former New York Knicks and New Orleans Hornets forward Patrick Ewing, Jr.; on Saturday by NBA legends Otis Birdsong (2-3pm); and Sunday by NBA Legend Robert Horry (3-4pm). Fan skill challenges, private clinics, basketball competitions, and photo ops with The Larry O'Brien Trophy will be taking place throughout the weekend. * NBA Legend appearance schedule subject to change – autographs are not guaranteed.* April 27 - 29 10 am - 6 pm daily Linn Park, downtown