Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) is thrilled to announce the fourth season of its vibrant, engaging conversation series Sunset Salons. Spanning from September 2016 – May 2017, each installment will include a discussion topic of cultural relevance, featured panel of local experts, hands-on activities, and heavy hors d’oeuvres courtesy of series sponsor Kroger.
The 2016 – 2017 season installments include:
- Bridging Cultural Divides (September 28, 2016): Gather with local civic leaders to discuss the immigrant experience, a topic currently dominating this national political season.
- Featured panel: Adebola T. Olowe, Sr., Bi-Okoto Cultural Institute; Shaykh Ismaeel Chartier, Clifton Mosque; Lourdes Ribera, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Cincinnati 39004; Raj Mehta, University of Cincinnati International Affairs; Shakila Ahmad, Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati; Sharline Martin, Indian American Chamber of Commerce; Mark Curnutte, Cincinnati Enquirer
- Celebrations (November 16, 2016): Just in time for the holiday season, a conversation about religious observances and holiday customs led by local spiritual leaders.
- Authors (January 25, 2017): Area authors come together to share pointers for publication and insights into their writing process.
- Coffee (March 22, 2017): Experience a caffeine kick like no other as Cincinnati baristas, purveyors, roasters, and enthusiasts convene to answer all your pressing questions about coffee.
- Garden & Landscape (May 24, 2017): Make your garden perennially lovely and annually spectacular with tips and tricks for planning and preparing your summer garden.
For each installment, doors will open at 6:00pm for heavy hors d’oeuvres and mingling over striking art in the CCAC Herrick Gallery; featured panel and group activity will begin at 6:30pm. Tickets to each event are $10/advance and $12/door with season subscriptions available for $45; tickets can be purchased by calling (513) 497-2860 or by visiting www.cliftonculturalarts.org. Sunset Salons is made possible through support from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation, Kroger, ArtsWave, and the Ohio Arts Council.