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Starbucks' Little Big Show Benefits the Arts

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Starbucks' Little Big Show Benefits the Arts

It’s the little show with a big impact! Starbucks, in tandem with KEXP and the Seattle Theatre Group (STG), presents Little Big Show, a concert series that benefits Seattle-area arts organizations. Little Big Show performances are presented several times throughout the year at Seattle’s historic Neptune Theatre, with 100% of ticket proceeds donated to local arts nonprofits. To date, Little Big Show has raised over $100,000.

 

Little Big Show #10 will be presented on November 15, with Death Cab for Cutie front man Ben Gibbard as the headliner. 100% of each ticket purchased for Little Big Show will go directly to ArtsFund, a member of Americans for the Arts’ private sector network. The proceeds will serve as matching funds for power2give.org/PugetSound, supporting projects benefiting local youth such as artist classroom visits and residencies, scholarships for professional arts training, or free youth tickets to a variety of local arts events.

 

Rodney Hines, director of Community Investments for Starbucks, says, “We look forward to bringing the community together in support of local arts education programs, while celebrating Seattle's musical heritage. And I cannot think of a better way to commemorate our 10th Little Big Show than with ArtsFund whose work truly is to make arts accessible to all and valued as central and critical the health of our community.”

 

"We are grateful to Starbucks, KEXP and STG for their dedication to arts education and for partnering with us," said Mari Horita, President and CEO, ArtsFund and member of Americans for the Arts’ Private Sector Council. "Each ticket purchased for Little Big Show will go directly toward matching funds for power2give.org/PugetSound projects focused on youth programs such as artist classroom visits and residencies, scholarships for low-income youth to professional arts training, and free tickets to a variety of local music, theater and arts events."

 

Check out footage from previous concerts and learn more about Little Big Show concerts at starbucks.com/seattle.

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