Sioux Falls, S.D. (KELO AM) - The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System encourages Veterans who want to share their artistic side to enter visual art, creative writing, music, drama, comedy, dance, and other art for the local competition for the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival.
Veterans are invited to participate in the 24th annual VA Variety Show on March 1, 2014 – a show open to the public that demonstrates talent has no boundaries – at 2:00 PM in the VA 4th floor auditorium. Veterans, volunteers, VA staff and family members will showcase their performing arts with musical selections, comedy, drama, and more. Please contact Diane Larsen at605-373-4143 or 800-316-8387, Ext. 6248 by February 12 to schedule an audition. Veterans who perform in this show may advance to the National Creative Arts competition. Volunteers are also needed behind the scenes.
An art show on March 4, 2014 will allow Veterans who receive treatment at VA facilities the opportunity to participate in creative self-expression in visual arts and to gain recognition for their accomplishments. Each Veteran may enter up to two pieces of art or crafts, which were created within the past year. All entries must be received by Friday, February 28. Please call 605-333-6889 or 800-316-8387, Ext. 6889 for information about entering.
The art show will take place in the fourth floor auditorium of the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. A reception follows at 2:00 PM, and the public is invited.
Employees will also display their arts and crafts during this show but will not compete with Veterans.