About Artists in Partnership
Artists in Partnership, Inc. is a 501c3 cultural arts organization located in Long Beach, NY. The mission of AIP, "empowering artists and engaging the community," is a unique collaboration supporting literary, visual and performing artists by showcasing their talents, creating new avenues of expression, developing multi-generational and cross-cultural projects, providing fiscal sponsorships, and allying with local organizations, businesses and city government to attain these goals. Upcoming 2015 projects include the Barrier Beach Blues and Arts Festival on June 12-14, Summer Arts in the Plaza on Saturdays from May to October, "Kickin' Country" Festival on Nov 6-8. For details, visit web site at www.aip-arts.org.
UPCOMING FESTIVAL EVENTS FOR 2015
Barrier Beach Blues and Arts Festival June 12-14
See Current Events for artist pictures and bios
FRIDAY 6/12 - Long Beach Public Library
7:00 - LONG BEACH HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ MUSICIANS
8:00 - TOBY WALKER
SATURDAY Afternoon- 6/13- Kennedy Plaza with “Arts in the Plaza” – Bring Chairs
(In the event of rain, the program will take place at the Long Beach Public Library)
Join us at 12:00 in the Art Tent for a Children’s “Musical Instruments from Recycled Objects” Art Project.
1:00 – BETTER LATE THAN NEVER JUG BAND
2:00 – MICHAEL HILL’S BLUES MOB
3:00 - BENOIR
SATURDAY EVENING- Long Beach Public Library
7:30 – HOODOO HONEYDRIPPERS
8:30 – SLAM ALLEN
SUNDAY 6/14- Long Beach Public Library
1:30 – ROB EUROPE
2:15 – ACOUSTIC BREAKAWAY
3:00 - DEBBIE DAVIES
ADDITIONAL VENUES -BLUES AFTER PARTIES:
180 W. Park Ave. 442-1090
Fri. 6/12-9:30 Li'l Cliff & the Cliffhangers
Sat. 6/13-9:30- BLU MOJO Band
Sun. 6/14 -5:00 Blues-Brews & Bar-B-Q with Mike Barnett Band
BRIXX & Barley
152 W. Park Ave. 544-4511
Sat. 6/13-10PM- Breakaway with Sweet Suzi
**Program Subject to change
All events are FREE. Seating is limited to 200 in the Library. Please consider joining Artists in Partnership, Inc. either online at www.aip-arts.org or sign up at the event.
Kickin' Country Festival November 6-8
Looking for donations of gently used instruments to be donated to the "Friends of the Arts" program for Long Beach music students - a Bari Klirsfeld's project
ARTS REVIVAL AFTER SANDY
After Super Storm Sandy, the mood of Long Beach and its neighboring towns on our barrier island has been shifting from one of “survival to revival.” Sandy destroyed our boardwalk, lowered our beaches, and damaged many homes and businesses. However, the storm did not defeat us: our boardwalk will be rebuilt, our beaches will be replenished, and our properties restored. Our community is dedicated to making those goals a reality.
What has sustained us throughout – are THE ARTS. Whether it’s children painting to express their feelings, musicians writing songs and performing at fundraisers, artists creating works to support the community, or filmmakers documenting our experiences- these are what make us “strong beach”.
Artists in Partnership, Inc., a not-for-profit arts organization, in partnership with the Long Beach Public Library, has provided venues and opportunities to talented literary, visual, and musical performers which have benefited our Long Beach Community for over 13 years.
AIP NOW NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT to ensure that they not only survive, but are a part of reviving the arts even further! As a community we need AIP - especially at this time - because they offer us means for self-expression, cultural experiences, healing, and opportunities for increased economic growth.
BECOME A MEMBER, MAKE A DONATION, or SPONSOR AN EVENT. Your support of Artists in Partnership, Inc. shows your commitment to the arts and ensures that Long Beach will always be a place where they can grow and flourish. We’ve survived – now we are ready to revive!
(Image: Digital art by George Mallis)