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News Feb 7 2012

For The Love of Art, Feb.10, 2012 @ Cajun's Wharf

Little Rock, AR - In remembrance of Art Porter, Sr., Art Porter Music Education, Inc. (APME), a non-profit organization, invites you to “For the Love of Art,” a birthday and pre-Valentine’s Day celebration featuring an all-star lineup of musicians paying tribute to the "Maestro," the name by which the late Art Porter, Sr. was affectionately referred, Friday, February 10, 2012, 7 p.m., at Cajun's Wharf in Little Rock.

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News Dec 13 2011

Arkansas DemGaz Article Features Lexington Porter Performance

A capacity Thanksgiving-eve crowd gathered in the basement of Porter's Jazz Cafe in Little Rock to hear award-winning young jazz/contemporary vionlinist Lexington Proter perform during "A Holiday Extravaganza," a Nov. 23 benefit.

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News Dec 13 2011

The Art Porter Singers Present Handel's Messiah

The Art Porter Singers 35th Annual Performance of Handel's Messiah, presented Sunday, December 18th 2011 at 5:00pm.
News Nov 14 2011

Lexington Porter to Perform in Holiday Extravaganza

"Porter's Jazz Café is named in honor of jazz musicians Art Porter Sr. and son Art Porter Jr., so it is befitting that someone from the great Porter lineage should grace the stage," said co-owner Marcell Dean. "We are fortunate to have the musical legacy continue with Lexington "Lex" Porter who is the grandson and nephew of Art Porter, Sr. and Jr., respectively."

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News Jul 21 2011

Arkansas Time Rock Candy Blog Shines Light on the Birthday Celebration

Check out this great article from the Arkansas Times Rock Candy Blog:

Aug. 3 would have been Little Rock-born jazz musician Art Porter Jr.'s 50th birthday. The saxophonist died in a boating accident in Thailand in 1996, not long after performing at a festival celebrating the reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

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