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PRISM Gala, Silent Auction, Concert set for April 19


The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Department of Visual and Performing Arts will present its 8th annual PRISM Gala, Silent Auction and Concert in April.

The event, which benefits music student scholarships and the UVa-Wise music program, is set for April 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. Tickets are $35.

The theme is “Under the Big Top.” Musical selections are whimsical in nature and will allow childhood memories to come flooding back.

A $250 Best Buy gift certificate will be awarded in a raffle during PRISM. Raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The winner will be announced during the concert. No need to be present to win.

Donations from community members and businesses are needed for the auction. The PRISM Gala, Silent Auction and Concert funds student scholarships and the music program. The Department of Visual & Performing Arts accepts new and old items, both big and small, and items may be tax-deductible.

To purchase concert tickets and raffle tickets or donate, contact the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at (276) 328-0256, or email