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

Art Walk L/A! is planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 24, in downtown Lewiston.

There will be 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. A Music in the Park summer concert will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in Kennedy Park, according to a news release from L/A Arts.

There will also be official dedications of three new public artworks in Auburn and Lewiston.

• 4 p.m.: Bud Form sculpture by artist Hugh Lassen at Great Falls Plaza entrance, Auburn. Remarks by Auburn Mayor Jason Levesque;

• 4:30 p.m.: Ledgers sculpture installation by artist Andy Rosen at 130 Mill St., Lewiston, next to Baxter Brewing. Remarks by Lewiston Mayor Carl Sheline; and

• 5 p.m.: Path of Perseverance mural by artist Susan Harkins at 72 Lisbon St. (Dufresne Plaza), Lewiston. Hugh Lassen, Andy Rosen and Susan Harkins will talk at these events about their new public artworks.

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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 will be at these and other Art Walk LA venues:

• Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Lewiston High School students: “I Wish My Teacher Knew”;

• Kimball Street Studios, 191 Lisbon St. Bangor artist Diana Young;

• The Hartley Block, 155 Lisbon St. Bates Dance Festival presents Arthur Fink: Images from the Studio and Stage; and

• Co-Lab Creates, 86 Lisbon St. Your Heart, a multi-panel photo installation mapping the vagaries of life and the unplanned surprises of healing. More at seafree.space.

People can find to-go food items along the art walk route at these spots:

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• 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.

After the art walk, head to Kennedy Park for a local hip hop and reggae concert. This month’s concert features:

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

• Stream Reggae

• MOJOSUDAN

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• Chaly Rich

• JDubb

• Gazzy

Art Walk LA and all LA Arts programs are supported by community partners like Community Arts Champion sponsors Austin Associates, P.A., Bates College, Baxter Brewing Co., Berman & Simmons, the cities of Auburn and Lewiston, DaVinci’s Eatery, Dirigo Federal Credit Union, Liberty Mutual, Munka Coworking, Payroll Management, the Sun Journal, the Szanton Company, the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation, Maine Arts Commission, the New England Foundation for the Arts, the Onion Foundation, and the Ladd Foundation.

For more information, visit laarts.org or contact Alison Gibbs, office and communications manager with LA Arts, at 207-782-7228.

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