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March 8, 2012

Kat Wilson, Student Director
sUgAR (University of Arkansas Student Gallery)
114 W. Central Ave.
Bentonville, AR 72712

For Immediate Release

Music Group ARTISTIK APPROACH to Perform at sUgAR in Bentonville

Northwest Arkansas (March 8, 2012) -The University of Arkansas Student Gallery in Bentonville (sUgAR) is pleased to announce a one night only free musical performance by ARTISTIK APPROACH.

ARTISTIK APPROACH (AA) is a hip-hop/soul/acappella, Memphis based duo, comprised of East St. Louis native Brandon “Eso” Tolson and New Orleans native Siphne “SiphneAaya” Sslve. Both Eso and Siphne have received their BFA’s from the Memphis College of Art, where they began their musical collaborative endeavors.

Their musical pattern and style is as organic as their members. AA has performed with musical acts rooted in a variety of genres, including spoken word, jazz, hip-hop, rock, r&b, dub-step, reggae, and soul. They have also exercised their musical talents in collaboration with several private dance companies, plays, and fashion shows.

Collectively they have graced the stage of musical venues all across the South and Midwest, including Chicago, IL; St. Louis, MO; East St Louis, IL; New Orleans, LA; Jackson, MS; and Jackson, TN.

To Hear more about AA or to purchase and download free music please visit:

The one night performance will take place April 6th at 8:00 pm following our First Friday reception for artist John Orr.

All sUgAR events are free and open to the public.

For more information about this exhibition, future exhibitions and more, contact sUgAR Gallery by calling 479.273.5305 or by visiting