By Sue Poster, Lake Shore Center for the Arts Board Member
Lake Shore Center for the Arts celebrated the one year anniversary of their home with a reception for members complete with a delicious, beautiful cake prepared by board member Barb Johnson.
Members and guests enjoyed the latest Unplugged in the Middle of the Field. This delightful show has humor, music, education, art, enlightenment and mostly- entertainment. If you have not attended one of these monthly performances you are truly missing out. Unplugged in the Middle of the Field is the creation of Executive Director, Rick Mascaro and President, Rick Mathews. The two play Floyd Kowalski and Hans Mueller, store owners with a comedic bent. They interview a different local personality each month and host music acts, singers, The “Lit” Lady, portrayed by board member Judy Einach, the Unknown comic who has the audience rolling with laughter, Lina Mueller played by Libby Cardy Sciarrino and What’s What Westfield game show that challenges the memory with questions about Westfield complete with prizes for correct answers, followed by a cooking or craft demo. The next Unplugged will be April 27 at 7 pm, cost is a mere $5!
There is a writers group that meets every other Sunday at 2:00 all are welcome to come and share or listen, March 25, April 8 and 22, May 13 and 27. There is no charge for Writers group. It is an informal group meant to share and critique if requested anything that you have written.
On the third Tuesday of each month Lake Shore Center for the Arts’s shows a movie on their big screen for Free with concessions avaialble! In addition to the movie there is a cartoon, music, and a news real corresponding with the year of the feature film. It is fun to be in the intimate theater and watch the old classics with friends and neighbors. Thus far the movies have been 39 Steps, Notorious, Night of the Living Dead, Rear Window and Charade.
On Saturday, March 31 at 5 pm there will be an opening reception of CARRIE SHANK's photography exhibit. Carries work will hang in the Brenda Eno Gallery until July 7. The gallery is open daily.
April 14th will be the Rusty Bova concert to honor Bill Ross for whom our Music Recital Hall is named. Rusty will be doing a Jazz concert in the sanctuary of the Presbyterian Church with a reception upstairs in the Bill Ross Recital Hall.
Lake Shore Center for the Arts is funded primarily by donations and grants. They have recently revived the red chair donation fund. For $35 you can dedicate one of the red chairs to remember a loved one or to honor a special person in your life..So much going on at Lake Shore Center for the Arts it is hoped that you will join and bring your friends to celebrate the arts.