Arts Council Grant Supports Seabrook Performance Series

Date: October 16, 2019

The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County awarded Fayetteville State University (FSU) a $5,000 grant to assist with the Seabrook Performance Series.

"The Arts Council is pleased to partner with Fayetteville State University in support of Seabrook Performance Series," says Greg Weber, President and CEO of the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County. "Project Support Grants for 2019-2020 will help fund 26 projects facilitated by 19 nonprofit organizations.  These projects help strengthen our communities through festivals and concerts, youth education programs, arts exhibitions and workshops, and so much more."

The series began October 6 with a performance featuring internationally renowned singer Todd Dulaney. The series continues with the following:

November 2, 2019 - 7 p.m. - Jazz concert with Gerald Albright and Jessy J.

January 25, 2020 - 7 p.m. - Magic and comedy show with Randy Shine, Kid Ace, Hip-Hop Juggler, Jamahl Keyes and The Magic of Puck

March 21, 2020 - 7 p.m. - R&B singer Raheem DeVaughn

April 25, 2020 - 7 p.m. - Comedian Sinbad

Project Support Grants increase opportunities for access to arts, science, cultural and historical programming in Cumberland County.  The grants are awarded to nonprofit agencies in Cumberland County that demonstrate financial and administrative stability.

The Seabrook Performance Series is committed to building community through the arts. The Seabrook Performance Series brings nationally recognized performers to campus; and throughout the year filling J.W. Seabrook Auditorium with a variety of entertainment for all ages.

For more information, contact:
Donald Pearsall, 910-672-1053
Fayetteville State University
Division of Business & Finance

About the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County serves more than 320,000 residents of Fayetteville and Cumberland County. For 45 years, the Arts Council has ensured growth in our children's education, our community's cultural identity and our economic progress. The Arts Council's grants, programs and services are funded in part by contributions from businesses and individuals and through grants from the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County and the North Carolina Arts Council, with funding from the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.

About Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina System and the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state, having been founded in 1867. FSU is a historically black university offering degrees at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. With more than 6,500 students, Fayetteville State University is among the most diverse institutions in the nation. To learn more about Fayetteville State University, visit

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