Women headline Jazz in June series

May 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: 2013, Arts & Entertainment, Issue, May 23

The voices of four women will be featured in the 22nd season of Jazz in June.

Organized by the Sheldon Art Association and Sheldon Museum of Art, the free concerts take place every Tuesday in June at 7 p.m. with activities beginning as early as 5 p.m.

The concert series opens June 4 with the Kendra Shank Quartet. Other performers are: Valerie Capers Ensemble, June 11; Angela Hagenbach, June 18; and Jackie Allen, June 25.

Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early to get a spot on the lawn west of the museum. Blankets and lawn chairs are allowed. Pets, with the exception of service animals, are not.

The event also includes the Jazz in June Market at 12th and R streets, opening at 5 p.m. each Tuesday. The market features vendors selling food and drink and wares by local artists.

Walking tours of campus gardens, organized by UNL Landscape Services, Department of Facilities Management and Planning, and Sheldon, are offered at 6 p.m. each night beginning at the east entrance of the museum.

The garden tour schedule is:

June 4 — Andrews and Burnett halls perennial gardens, led by Laurence Ballard, Landscape Services nursery supervisor, and Amber Hollmann, Landscape Services landscape assistant;

June 11 — Love Garden, led by Kay Logan-Peters, University Libraries professor, and Ann Powers, Landscape Services landscape assistant;

June 18 — Cather and Donaldson gardens, led by Eileen Bergt, Landscape Services assistant director; and

June 25 — Sheldon Sculpture Garden, led by Sarah Feit, Sheldon Museum of Art assistant curator of education

For more information, go to http://www.jazzinjune.com.

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