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Arts Council of Northeastern Ky. to present Arts & Lofts Tour

ASHLAND, Ky. — In conjunction with the Ashland Alliance, Ashland Main Street, and the Ashland Area Convention & Visitors’ Bureau, the Arts Council of Northeastern Kentucky is proud to announce the 2010 Ashland Arts & Lofts Tour.

The event will be Sunday, April 18 from 2 to 6 p.m.

The tour includes beautifully renovated loft apartments, downtown art galleries and businesses and live music and art demonstrations and artwork by local and regional artists.

The tour features self-guided open house tours of Ashland’s Historic Downtown Arts District.

Lofts and galleries on tour include The Frame Up Gallery at 1436 Winchester Avenue, the Lynch Residence at 1436 1/2 Winchester Avenue, the Shockey Residence at 208 16th Street, The Upstairs Gallery at 1430 Winchester Avenue, The Potter’s Loft at 1516 1/2 Winchester Avenue, the Castle Residence at 213 15th Street, the Ashland Plaza Hotel Balcony at 1441 Winchester Avenue, the Crump & Field Ballroom at 1401 Greenup Avenue and more.

Tickets are $10 and proceeds benefit the Arts Council of Northeastern Kentucky.

Tickets are on sale at the following Ashland locations:

Ashland Alliance, 324-5111, 1733 Winchester Avenue

Ashland Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, 329-1007, 1509 Winchester Avenue

Crawford Hairdressers, 325-4247, 208 16th Street

The Frame Up Gallery, 324-8565, 1436 Winchester Avenue

Thoroughbred Insurance Agency, 325-2491, 1430 Winchester Avenue

Ashland Plaza Hotel, 329-0055, 1441 Winchester Avenue 1 to 5p.m. (day of tour only).

Sponsorships in the form of a petite business card size ad in the tour map and program are available for $20.