The Corpus Christi Arts & Cultural Commission celebrates its 5th Annual Festival of the Arts at the Art Center of Corpus Christi. In addition to an array of music, dance, theater and cinema, the festival included KidZone, poetry & literature readings, art exhibits, lectures & workshops. There were demos of Italian Street Painting, Metal Forging, Raku Firing & glazing, sculpture, and Bronze Casting. Artists, artisans, craftsmen, & food vendors sold their wares. Many visitors hopped on the Festival of the Arts Downtown Art Tour Tram to view some of the city's permanent art collections.