Galva Arts Council lists Christmas coffeehouse performers


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Posted Online: Nov. 21, 2012, 12:19 pm
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Press release submitted by John Sloan



The Galva Arts Council will feature pianist Laura Nordstrom and the singer/pianist duo of Kerry Cortés and Greg Percifield at its annual holiday coffeehouse to be held Saturday, November 24 in conjunction with Galva's Ol' Fashion Christmas celebration. Cortés and Percifield will present a jazz Christmas session, featuring a variety of cool jazz holiday favorites. An open mic segment will follow the featured performers.
Doors open at 7:00 at the arts council building in downtown Galva, with performances beginning at 7:30. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided, though donations are always appreciated.



















 



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