Chicks With Sticks will perform at 5 p.m Friday, June 24, in Dufresne Plaza. Rain location is Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Submitted photo

Head downtown for Art Walk L/A from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, June 24, to enjoy live, in-person arts experiences in more than a dozen locations, including a Meet-the-Artists event and performance by Chicks With Sticks at 5 p.m in Dufresne Plaza (Rain location: Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library located at 200 Lisbon St., Lewiston). And the Music in the Park summer concert from 7-9 p.m. in Kennedy Park.

Community celebrations and official dedications will be held for three new public artworks in Auburn and Lewiston.

4 p.m. “Bud Form” sculpture by artist Hugh Lassen. Great Falls Plaza entrance, Auburn. Remarks by Auburn Mayor Jason Levesque
4:30 p.m.  “Ledgers” sculpture installation by artist Andy Rosen. 130 Mill St, Lewiston (next to Baxter Brewing). Remarks by Lewiston Mayor Carl Sheline.
5 p.m. “Path of Perseverance” mural by artist Susan Harkins. 72 Lisbon St (Dufresne Plaza), Lewiston.
Hugh Lassen, Andy Rosen, and Susan Harkins will be on site at these events to talk about their new public artworks.

Bates Dance Festival will present Arthur Fink: Images from the Studio and Stage at The Hartley Block, 155 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Submitted photo

Lewiston High School students: “I Wish My Teacher Knew” will be one of the visual arts exhibitions during the Art Walk L/A June 24. Submitted photo

Visual arts exhibitions at Art Walk LA venues

LHS students: “I Wish My Teacher Knew” at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St.
Bangor artist Diana Young at Kimball Street Studios, 191 Lisbon St.
Bates Dance Festival presents “Arthur Fink: Images from the Studio and Stage” at The Hartley Block, 155 Lisbon St.
“Your Heart,” a multi-panel photo installation mapping the vagaries of life and the unplanned surprises of healing at Co-Lab Creates 86 Lisbon St.

To-go food options along the art walk route


Sambusas and Somali tea at Mogadishu Store, 240 Lisbon St.
David-Made Pizza at Forage, 180 Lisbon St.
Spicy Tots at Boba, 97 Lisbon St.

Stream Reggae is scheduled to perform during the Art Walk L/A on June 24 in Lewiston. Submitted photo

Music in the Park summer concert series in Kennedy Park

After the art walk, a local hip hop and reggae concert features Stream Reggae, MOJOSUDAN, Chaly Rich, JDubb, and Gazzy (Rain location: 1800 Club located at 34 Court St., Auburn).

Since 1973, LA Arts, the arts agency for the cities of Lewiston and Auburn Maine, has pursued a mission to engage and inspire a vibrant community through arts and culture. The agency works with governments, businesses, schools and local arts and cultural organizations to create opportunities for community members across the generations to experience, learn, and participate in the arts. LA Arts organizes arts programs and initiatives, supports the work of local artists and arts organizations, and highlights the essential role the arts play in shaping an economically vital, socially integrated, and forward-looking future for its community. Learn more at

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