FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 20, 2005

End Date: July 7, 2005

CONTACT:

Becca Baldwin or Ronda Billerbeck

Kent Parks, Recreation & Community Services

(253) 856-5053

rbaldwin@ci.kent.wa.us

rbillerbeck@ci.kent.wa.us

www.ci.kent.wa.us/artsentertainment

TICKLE TUNE TYPHOON TO CHARM KIDS WITH SILLY ANTICS AND SONGS

KENT, Wash. – June 20, 2005 – Dancing Vegetables, crazy antics, and award-winning music kicks off this summer’s “Wednesday Picnic Performances” on July 6 as part of Kent’s Summer Concert Series. Northwest favorite Tickle Tune Typhoon tickles the fancies of children and families alike with positive and playful energy. This summer’s five “Wednesday Picnic Performances” take place at Mill Creek Canyon Earthworks Park (742 E. Titus St., Kent) from noon to 1 p.m.

Tickle Tune Typhoon features traditional and ethnic music for kids and kids at heart. Dedicated to entertainment and education, Tickle Tune Typhoon’s music inspires children’s hopes, dreams and imaginations, and delights audiences with original songs, exuberant dance and colorfully costumed characters. Their celebrated songs express themes of friendship and humanity, environmental appreciation, and nurturing of the mind, heart, and spirit.

“Wednesday Picnic Performances,” like all of Kent Parks’ summer concerts, are free to the public. For more information on the Summer Concert Series and other cultural events, please call (253) 856-5050 or visit www.ci.kent.wa.us/artsentertainment. The Summer Concert Series is presented by Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services and the Kent Arts Commission.

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