#Community Arts


Albany County Saturday COVID-19 update

Albany County, WRGB — Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy reports 87 new positive COVID-19 cases identified since Friday. The county’s five-day average of new daily positive cases is now up to 92.8. Albany County’s most recent seven-day average of percent positive rates is now 4.1% and the Capital Region’s average rate is 3.8%.
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Pottery project gets community Fired Up

TOWN HILL — ArtWaves, a local community arts center, is hosting a free pottery project called Fired Up to promote domestic abuse awareness. ArtWaves Executive Director Liz Cutler feels it is powerful to respond in a tangible, visual manner to domestic abuse. Through Fired Up, she said that the organization is awakening the campus and the community in a hands-on way to open conversations on a stigmatized subject.
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Lowell Sun

Effort underway to preserve Pawtucketville farm

LOWELL – Three organizations known for their focus on outdoor recreation and land preservation are in the preliminary stages of seeking $1.5 million to acquire a Pawtucketville landmark that would become an urban wildlife sanctuary and education center. The Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust, the Massachusetts Audubon Society and Mill...
Tulsa World

Tulsa PAC reignites Orbit Initiative, its free community arts classes

The Orbit Initiative, the community-wide arts program sponsored by the Tulsa PAC Trust, will begin offering classes in acting, writing, dancing and visual arts at locations throughout the city beginning in October. “We’ve actually held our first classes already this year,” said Jeremy Stevens, director of community engagement for the...

Over 100 new COVID cases in Albany County Sept. 24 update

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Albany County has reported 116 new COVID-19 cases since Thursday. The county’s five-day average of new daily positive cases is now 84.4. There was also one new COVID death yesterday. The death toll in the county is now 401 since the pandemic began. “Unfortunately, I have...

Spencertown Academy Festival Of Books 2021

Spencertown Academy Arts Center's sixteenth annual Festival of Books will take place online this year, with virtual events running from Thursday, October 7 through Sunday, October 31. The Festival will feature Zoom programs with distinguished authors, children's events, and a "Special Book Room" online sale. Featured authors include Ayad Akhtar,...
Norfolk Daily News

Norfolk media arts studio kicks off film event

A film starring local talent will make its premiere at a community event Saturday, Sept. 25. Fatt Sunnie Studios' newest thriller, "Mirror of Lies," will be shown at the Cox Activities Center at Northeast Community College with a 31-minute runtime and PG rating. The movie follows protagonist Chase (played by Tom Howell) as he runs from the mistakes of his past and faces the skeletons in his closet. The moral of the story is "sometimes the reflections we see in the mirror aren't the ones we want to see," said studio owner and film director Benjamin Viergutz.
Daily Reflector

Sept. 25 Community News

Email announcements to Charles Gray Morgan VFW Post 7032 holds its bingo night every Saturday at 1108 Mumford Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 7:30 p.m. Street fair. RISE29, ECU’s student entrepreneurship program, and NC CIVIL will host a pop-up street fair 3-7 p.m. Sunday...
Times News

Mother Jones visits Tamaqua through musical

Having walked through Tamaqua streets herself at a point in time, Mother Jones’ spirit revisited the town through actress Vivian Nesbitt in the musical “Mother Jones in Heaven.”. The one-woman musical held at the Tamaqua Community Arts Center was shown from the perspective of Mother Jones’ personal account of the...

Inaugural Year For Saint John Culturescape 2021

From Friday, Sept 24 to Sunday, Sept 26, the Celebrations Committee of the Saint John Community Arts Board is hosting Saint John Culturescape 2021. It is an event showcasing the city’s deeply rooted artistic traditions and diverse cultures through a series of open houses and workshops. “It’s going to be...

Raleigh Arts Presents "Personal Perspective on History: Black Designers in the American Theatre" Webinar

Whether it's a play, musical, or performance art piece, lighting is the element that can bring a show to life. Lighting designer and UNC-Chapel Hill Professor Emerita Kathy A. Perkins has enjoyed a 45-year career in the theatre, designing over 400 productions across the country and internationally, including this fall’s Broadway production of Alice Childress’ Trouble in Mind. By blending her experiences as a career lighting designer with her theatre scholarship, Kathy offers a unique view into the history of Black designers in American theatre. She takes us back to the earliest known artists and their work then moves through the over one hundred years of challenges and change that played a role in Black designers’ status in the field today.
Times Reporter

Celebrating and supporting the local arts during Artober

In 2019, Artober was created by Tuscarawas Arts Partnership as an annual month-long celebration of the arts, culture and creative industry in Tuscarawas County. Artober highlights the many events and opportunities to actively participate in the local arts community throughout the month, especially since it coincides with National Arts and Humanities Month.

Arts Hub to hire director

Started in May of 2021, the Waupaca Community Arts Hub offers private music lessons on various instruments, art classes and after school art program. Developed by a group of volunteers with the Waupaca Community Arts Board, Arts Hub is seeking a creative and experienced person who can manage day-to-day operations, create future programming, and grow the program’s outreach.

Halloweenfest To Return Downtown On Oct. 30

On Friday, Heart of Brevard announced the return of Halloweenfest, a favorite fall tradition in downtown, with a fresh addition: Spooky Stroll Downtown Open House. The event will take place in downtown from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 30. "Halloweenfest is one of the community's most anticipated...