Acoustic Café Hosts Artists for Musical Sounds and Coffee Grounds

March 23, 2009

by Lillyan Baker, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

Members of Baylor University and the Central Texas community are invited to grab a cup of coffee, settle into a couch and listen to three of the Baylor Rising Artist Network (B.R.A.N) students perform at Baylor's Acoustic Café at 8 p.m., Thursday, March 26 in the Bill Daniel Student Center on the Baylor campus. Coffee will be provided by Common Grounds.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is hosted twice a semester by the office of campus programs for the 12 students of B.R.A.N. This semester, the Acoustic Café is featuring Elliot Lee, a sophmore from Oklahoma City, Okla; Kyle Walker, a junior from Kingwood, Texas; Taylor Pfeiffer, a freshman from San Antonio; Garrett Muston a freshman from Waco; and Griffin Kelp a senior from Symmes, Ohio.

The musical talents of Baylor students uses music to help the community have a greater understanding of global and social issues by supporting the non-profit organization, Love Light & Melody.

Love Light & Melody is committed to raising awareness about extreme poverty in the community of Managua, Nicaragua and to fight social injustice. Acoustic Café and Common Grounds have come together to use music as a universal language to share the Gospel.

"The department of student activities is always excited to have to an opportunity to allow students to perform and share their gifts and talents, and Acoustic Cafe is one of those opportunities," said Keith Frazee, Baylor coordinator of student productions.

For more information, contact Garrett Burnett at 254-710-4919 or visit the student activities web site at www.baylor.edu/student_activities.

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