newARTS Art News for July 21st, 2011 – A weekly service of newARTS, the Northeastern Wisconsin Arts Council. Our goal is to keep you informed and up-to-date on a wide variety of arts activities and opportunities available in the region. New information is provided in each edition.
For a weekly update of arts news from all over the state of Wisconsin, visit the "News and Events" page at http://www.newartscouncil.org.
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Savour Green Bay – Friday, July 22nd from 4 to 10 pm and Saturday, July 23rd from 11 am to 9 pm - With 16 distinct wines, 23 signature craft beers and 47 gourmet food items, Savour Green Bay is sure to tantalize your taste buds this weekend! Restaurants, wineries and breweries complement music performances, a marketplace and interactive activities for the entire family. Head downtown to support this brand new festival coordinated by Arts Events, Inc. Located in the Adams Street parking lot in front of Baylake Bank, the heart of the entertainment district. Free admission!
This festival supports Arts Events, Inc. and newARTS, both non-profit arts organizations. For more information, go to http://www.artseventsinc.com/savour or call (920) 435-5220.
CALL FOR ARTISTS:
Call for entries for Community Arts, Exhibition: Heaven or Hell, on exhibit from August 28th through October 15th with an opening reception on Thursday, September 8th from 5 to 8 pm. No charge for entry. Up to two entries per individual. Exhibit will be displayed at Green Bay Community Church, 600 Cardinal Lane, Green Bay. This is an opportunity for artists to participate in the first endeavor of Community Arts. Artists are encouraged to submit work that explores or celebrates Heaven or ideas related to Heaven, or Hell and ideas related to Hell. Due to the nature of the space some content will not be exhibited. (Other than description of call.) We encourage everyone to apply; you do not have to be a member or regular attendee of Green Bay Community Church. Art work will not be sold at the event or at Community; you are welcome to include a business card to post with the piece. Green Bay Community Church and Community Arts waives any responsibility to artists for lost or damaged artwork; we will make every effort to see that pieces are cared for properly while in our care.
For more information, contact email@example.com.
Deborah Parins Zich Art Classes - Watercolor - August 1st through 4th, Monday through Thursday, from 1 to 4 pm - Art Instructor, Deborah Parins Zich, will guide you as you create wonderful watercolors from your own reference photos. Have fun learning watercolor techniques in a small group setting. All levels welcome.
For more information or to register online go to the following link: http://www.uwgb.edu/outreach/artsforadults/. Check http://www.DParinsArt.com for more information.
The ARTgarage presents An Evening with Sergio, Saturday, July 23rd from 7 to 9 pm - Enjoy an evening of Latin music performed by Dr. Sergio Heredia, whose roots are in the rich musical culture of Mexico, where he grew up in the northern city of Monterrey. A member of the Dudley Birder Chorale, Sergio also performs with the Symphony Chorus and the Doctors in Recital concerts. His lyrical vocals will be featured in traditional through contemporary pieces including "Besame Mucho," "Solamente una Vez," and "Cuando Calienta el Sol." Cost is $20 per person includes hors d’oeuvres table and cash bar.
For more information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (920) 448-6800 or go to http://www.theartgarage.org. The ARTgarage is located at 1400 Cedar Street, Green Bay (located near the corner of Main and Baird in the Olde Main Street District).
Summer in the Park –– Thursday, July 21st from 11:30 am to 2 pm – Patchouli (acoustic duo) - Jackson Square Park - Concessions provided by St. Brendan's Inn, Los Banditos and Thibby’s Ice Cream. Free kids’ crafts on-site provided by the Green Bay Area Children’s Museum. The rain site for the event: The ARTgarage (1400 Cedar Street).
For more information, go to http://downtowngreenbay.com/summerinthepark.
Leicht At Nite Concerts on the Fox – Thursday, July 21st at 6:15 to 10:15 pm – Red Clover (country) - Leicht Memorial Park - 128 Dousman (across from Neville Museum) - Leicht at Nite returns for its third summer of Concerts on the Fox. The series features Green Bay area bands every Thursday night beginning on July 7 and continuing through August 31. Gates open at 5:30 pm. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged. However, no carry-ins of food or beverage is allowed. Free admission.
For the complete concert schedule and more details, http://www.leichtatnite.com./
Cup O' Joy – Weekend Entertainment – Friday, July 22nd – Reilly (symphonic rock) with special guest, Jon Underhill (vocals) - Show at 7:30 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm. Saturday, July 23rd – Holly Starr (Christian rock) - Show at 7:30 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm.
Cup O’ Joy is located at 232 S. Broadway, downtown Green Bay. For more information, call (920) 435-3269 or go to http://www.cupojoy.com. No cover charge - This evening is supported by your donation!
Chefusion – Weekend Entertainment - Friday, July 22nd at 8 pm – Randi Fay. Saturday, July 23rd at 8 pm – Lee Tomboulian.
Chefusion is located at 307 N. Broadway, Green Bay. For more information, go to http://www.chefusion.com or call (920) 432-2300.
A’s Restaurant & Music Café – Friday, July 22nd from 7:30 to 11 pm – Jamie Fletcher (jazz trio). A’s Restaurant & Music Café is located in downtown East De Pere at 112 North Broadway.
For more information, call (920) 336-2277 or go to http://www.asmusiccafe.net.
The Attic Books & Coffee – Vibhas Kendzia - Saturday, July 23rd from 7 to 9 pm – Free and open to the public!
The Attic Books and Coffee is located at 730 Bodart St., Green Bay. More information at http://www.theatticbooks.com.
Parallel 44 Vineyard & Winery - Saturday Night Summer Concerts –The Hollands (Gypsy, Celtic and Folklore) - Saturday, July 23rd from 5 to 7 pm. Bring your blanket and come and relax while you take in the scenic view of our vineyard. Parallel 44 wine by the bottle, cheese and crackers will be available for purchase during the concert. Rain or shine. Concert is FREE. Parallel 44 is located just 15 minutes east of Green Bay at N2185 Sleepy Hollow Road, Kewaunee.
For more details go to http://www.parallel44.com.
Live On Main – Big Papa & the Spritzers (acoustic rock) – Tuesday, July 26th from 5:30 to 8 pm in Whitney Park - Olde Main Street, Inc. is proud to bring back the second season of Live on Main. The event will feature live music acts as well as live art demonstrations each week. Concessions will be provided onsite by Three Corners Neighborhood Association, XS Nightclub and Thibby's Ice Cream. The event is proudly sponsored by Pomp's Tire along with a long list of community partners and supporters.
For more information, go to http://downtowngreenbay.com/liveonmain
Dine on the Deck – Wednesday, July 27th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm – Christine Salerno (jazz piano) - Downtown Green Bay, Inc. is excited to bring back another season of Nicolet Bank's Dine on the Deck series. Vendors: Black & Tan Grille - Flash Blackened Tuna & Bruschetta; China Palace - General Tso's Chicken, Egg Rolls & Fruit Cup; The Daily Buzz - Wraps, Pasta Salads & Desserts; Fetaz Mediterranean Bistro - Chicken & Lamb Gyros; Koko Sushi - California Roll, Spicy Tuna Roll & Side Salad; Los Banditos - Chicken/Steak/Fish Tacos & CCQ & Chips; St. Brendan's Inn - Smoked Irish Sausage & Grilled Chicken Salad; Taste of the South - Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Jambalaya & Corn Bread; and Thibby's Ice Cream - Ice Cream Treats.
Call (920) 437-5972 or go to http://downtowngreenbay.com/dineonthedeck for details!
CULTURE AND COMMUNITY:
A Harry Potter Happening “Magic in Your Backyard” – Saturday, July 23rd from 10 am to 3 pm at De Broux Park, Bellevue. Sponsored by the Northeast Wisconsin Unit of the Herb Society of America. Learn charms and make potions from your herb garden, scavenger hunt in the forbidden forest, care of magical creatures, and vendors of wizard wares. Make and take activities suitable for age 8 and older. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: $5 per person admission.
For more information, go to http://www.newhsa.org or email at email@example.com.
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