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AETN Foundation offers exclusive tickets to Ethan Bortnick performances in Fort Smith, Maumelle

Posted 18 Aug 2016

The Arkansas Educational Television Network Foundation welcomes Ethan Bortnick to Arkansas in October. His first concert will be Sunday, Oct. 23, at 3 p.m. at the Fort Smith Convention Center, 800 Rogers Avenue. On Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m. he will play at the Maumelle Performing Arts Center, 100 Victory Lane. Tickets for both appearances are available exclusively through the AETN Foundation.

Bortnick is a 15-year-old American pianist, singer, composer, songwriter, actor and musician recognized by Guinness World Records as 'The World's Youngest Solo Musician to Headline His Own Concert Tour.'

General admission tickets are available for both venues for a donation of $25, $35 or $50 per ticket. Additionally, a family four-pack of tickets is available for a donation of $75. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Additional information and ticket reservation forms are available at aetnfoundation.org/boxoffice or by calling 1-800-662-2386.

These tickets are a fundraiser for the AETN Foundation, and all proceeds will support programming on AETN, Arkansas's PBS affiliate and only statewide public service media network.

AETN will air 'Ethan Bortnick Live In Concert: The Power of Music' and 'Ethan Presents: A Celebration of America' Monday, Aug. 22, beginning at 7 p.m. In 'The Power of Music,' Bortnick is accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra, 4-piece band and the 120-member Kids Choir. 'Ethan Presents: A Celebration of America' is a musical tribute to the U.S. Armed Forces, veterans and the country’s enduring traditions. The special was filmed in Pensacola, Florida, where Bortnick performed for an audience of active duty soldiers, veterans and ROTC students.

The AETN Foundation exists to raise the funds necessary to support AETN’s mission of enhancing lives through trusted public television programs and educational services.

The Foundation provides Arkansans opportunities to connect with the only statewide public media outlet by becoming a financial donor, corporate or foundation partner, volunteer, or by other means of giving. The AETN Foundation builds relationships between AETN, donors and viewers and is committed to being a transparent and accountable steward of private financial support.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas’s statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at aetn.org. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).</