DANSVILLE — Dansville ArtWorks hosts its monthly Open Mic Performing Arts Series event on Friday, July 26 featuring professional storyteller Cris Riedel.

The event begins at 6:30pm, is free and open to the public. Attendees are welcome to participate in the open mic portion of the event with family-friendly performances following Ms. Riedel. Please arrive by 6:15 to sign up.

Learn more about Cris at www.storiesconnect.com

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature and administered by the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts.

Dansville ArtWorks Inc., a nonprofit arts organization, operates and manages a community arts center and gift shop located at 153 Main Street, Dansville. ArtWorks hosts art exhibits and performing arts events and features consigned original local artwork and books, serving on average 30 artists and authors at any given time. Art workshops for adults and children are also offered. Three successful community arts programs are managed by ArtWorks: Chalk Walk & ArtsFest, Fairy Doors of Dansville, and the Fourth Friday Open Mic Performing Arts Series.

Dansville ArtWorks’ mission is to cultivate and enhance the visual, literary, and performing arts opportunities in the greater Dansville community. An active member of the Dansville Area Chamber of Commerce, ArtWorks participates regularly in First Friday events and hosts Santa during Winter in the Village. The arts center and gift shop is open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. For more information: www.dansvilleartworks.com, Facebook/DansvilleArtWorks, dansvilleartworks@gmail.com, 585.335.4746.