Cityfolk http://wvxu.org en CityFolk board calling it quits http://wvxu.org/post/cityfolk-board-calling-it-quits <p></p><p>The board of the Dayton arts organization Cityfolk has voted to dissolve the group. The unanimous vote comes five months after Cityfolk canceled its 2013-2014 season and the annual summer music festival.</p><p>In a release, the board says Cityfolk's assets will be transferred to the University of Dayton. Its records and files are being donated to Wright State's Special Collections and Archives.</p><p>Our decision was a difficult one, but the right one," says Cityfolk President Matt Dunn.</p><p>The group was founded in 1980 to present ethnic and traditional folk arts.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 19:52:54 +0000 Tana Weingartner 21041 at http://wvxu.org CityFolk board calling it quits Cityfolk cancels upcoming season, festival http://wvxu.org/post/cityfolk-cancels-upcoming-season-festival <p></p><p>One of Dayton's biggest arts organizations is canceling its upcoming season. Cityfolk says several years of financial challenges led to the decision to forgo the 2013-2014 season and the 2014 festival.</p><p>The organization says low attendance at this year's festival, and declining ticket sales and sponsorships were also factors. Cityfolk is pulling out of a partnership deal with the Dayton Art Institute as well.</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 17:35:29 +0000 Tana Weingartner 15575 at http://wvxu.org Cityfolk cancels upcoming season, festival