June 29, 2012
Friday ArtWalk Performance by Michele Choiniere and Diner en Blanc
Original folkmusic to accompany a lovely outdoor dinner
Free of Charge
Location: Dufrense Plaze, Lewiston–location adjacent to 84 Lisbon St
Rain Location: Lewiston Public Library, Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St., Lewiston
Sponsors: Liberty Mutual – Linnell, Choate, and Webber – Patrons Oxford
On June 29th L/A Arts in conjunction with Art Walk Lewiston Auburn presents the original, Franco inspired Folk music of Michele Choinere and the second annual Diner en Blanc, an international phenonmenon where thousands of people, dressed all in white, and conducting themselves with the greatest decorum, elegance, and etiquette, to meet for a mass “chic picnic” in a public space. The Diner en Blanc will be located at Dufrense Plaza beginning at 6PM and ending at 8PM.
To Prepare for Diner en Blanc
Guests are asked to wear all white
Guests provide their own table, chairs, food and drink
Set up begins as early as 5PM
In the case of rain–Diner en Blanc moves to Lewiston Public Library, with chairs and tables provided.
About Michele Choiniere
Michele Choiniere is an award-winning Smithsonian Folkways recording artist, with a radiant, compelling voice. Her music and artistry capture a delicate sensibility, overlaying a raw authenticity. Her concerts transport audiences to another time of wistful cafe-cabaret culture, with riveting rhythmic melodies or a wistful lament, which stay with you long after the concert has ended.
About Diner en Blanc
Diner en Blanc is a pop up party based on theParisian party of the same name which began in 1988 as a reunion of 100 friends wearing all white in order to distinguish guests present. This event has since grown to reach more than 15,000 people a year in 15 cities worldwide across 5 continents.