Lisa Janssen

Carbondale Community Art will host special gallery hours at Artspace 304 the weekend before the Eclipse. The exhibition LOCALITY will be on view to visitors which celebrates the rich talent in southern Illinois. This salon-style exhibition highlights over 100 of our region’s artists and craftspeople, illustrating diversity of style, technique, media, and concept. This exhibition provides an opportunity to experience southern Illinois visual arts in totality. An eclipse theme are art activity will be available for all ages to get creative!

Eclipse Gallery hours: August 18 - 20, 11AM- 5PM.

This event is free and open to the public.

Carbondale Community Arts (CCA) is accepting nominations for the second annual Southern Illinois Arts Legacy Award. The Award is being presented by CCA to recognize individuals whose character and achievements exemplify a dedication to the arts and community in southern Illinois. Its goal is to recognize patrons, advocates, teachers, community development activists, and arts practitioners of every kind. All current or past residents of the southern Illinois’ 26 southernmost counties, with the exception of current CCA board members and staff, are eligible. Posthumous nominees will also be considered. 

 

“Celebrating and encouraging leadership in the field helps to foster awareness of the important role the arts play in the well-being of our communities,” said Carolyn Snyder, a past CCA board member who initiated the award. “In many ways the arts are the legacy of our communities, so we encourage you to take a moment to nominate someone who has advanced access to, support for, excellence in, and/or innovation of arts and culture in southern Illinois.”

 

2015 Honorees: Brent Kington, Gayle Klam, Toni Intravaia, and Edward Benyas

2016 Honorees: Bryan Kelso Crow, Mary Ellen Dillard, Ellen Spalt, and Michael Shannahan

 

 

Nominations for the 2017 Legacy Award are open online and will be accepted through Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Nominations by mail will also be accepted and must be postmarked by Tuesday, September 5, 2017. 

 

The 2017 Legacy honorees will be recognized this fall during a special reception. To submit a nomination,  Click the link below to submit an online form with a brief description of your proposed honoree or mail to: 2017 Arts Legacy Award, Carbondale Community Arts, 304 W Walnut St, Carbondale, IL   62901.

 

SUBMIT Online Form

 

Join members of this talented cast for a post production tour this Wednesday, August 2. The cast will be performing selections from the production of Singin' in the Rain. The events are free and open to the public at the following locations.

10AM - Century Assisted Living, 701 S Lewis Ln, Carbondale, IL 62901

12PM - Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Ave, Cairo, IL 12413

3PM - Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale , 250 N. Springer St., Carbondale, IL

CAST 

 

Angie Fisher

Sarah Odle

Tannez Pourboghiat

Rachel Dunning

Paige Madison

Ragan Capps

Glyniss White

Nora Benedict

Grace Stevenson

Anna Purcell

Amelia Hicks

Sennia Johnson

Amber Abams

Meili Couch

Josephine Beyke

Sarah Eckstrand

Megan Stanley

Portia Goodin

James Repp

Tim Wessel

Josh Kimball

Lawrence O’Neill

Anthony Deaton

Devin Flanagin

Kyle Franklin

 

CREW

 

Jennifer Holcombe - Director

Kit Ryan - Asst. Director

Bobbie Bonebrake - Scenic Designer

Michael Frohling - Lighting Designer

Kathryn Wagner - Costumer Designer

Ryan Conroy - Sound Designer 

Christopher Morehouse - Conductor

Carlyn Zimmermann - Vocal Director

 

ORCHESTRA

 

Ryan Martini - Bass

Alex Francois - Cello 

Metiney Swanawongse - Violin

Josh Livesay - Horn

Donovan Reese - Percussion 

Ryan Ham - Trombone

Aaron Moore - Trumpet

Jani Bryant - Reeds

 

William Bryant - Reeds

 

CAST 

 

Angie Fisher

Sarah Odle

Tannez Pourboghiat

Rachel Dunning

Paige Madison

Ragan Capps

Glyniss White

Nora Benedict

Grace Stevenson

Anna Purcell

Amelia Hicks

Sennia Johnson

Amber Abams

Meili Couch

Josephine Beyke

Sarah Eckstrand

Megan Stanley

Portia Goodin

James Repp

Tim Wessel

Josh Kimball

Lawrence O’Neill

Anthony Deaton

Devin Flanagin

Kyle Franklin

 

CREW

 

Jennifer Holcombe - Director

Kit Ryan - Asst. Director

Bobbie Bonebrake - Scenic Designer

Michael Frohling - Lighting Designer

Kathryn Wagner - Costumer Designer

Ryan Conroy - Sound Designer 

Christopher Morehouse - Conductor

Carlyn Zimmermann - Vocal Director

 

ORCHESTRA

 

Ryan Martini - Bass

Alex Francois - Cello 

Metiney Swanawongse - Violin

Josh Livesay - Horn

Donovan Reese - Percussion 

Ryan Ham - Trombone

Aaron Moore - Trumpet

Jani Bryant - Reeds

 

William Bryant - Reeds

 

CAST 

 

Bailee Endebrock

Alexis Jones

Ta’Meia Burleigh

Charli Elliott

Alexa Boese

Kaity Hixson

Jasmine-Kalei Humphrey

Aaron Elliott

Andre Collins

Antonio Collins

Bennett Speith

Graham Gordon

Danielle Furtak

Garrett James

 

TRUMAN SQUAD

 

Hasanah Brown 

Kellyn Daly

Molly Donahue

Garrett James

Lily Jones 

Kylie Measimer

Samara Steinbock

Hannah Sullivan

Mila Wendt

 

 

 

JACKSON SQUAD 

 

Kelsey Fann

Danielle Furtak

Emily Jabr

Ricky Pierce

Aliegha Ramos

Janey Robbins

Keagan Schlosser

 

CREW

 

Wes Drummond - Director/Choreographer

Kevin A. Smith - Musical Director/Conductor 

Mark Varns -  Lighting/ Set Designer

Lauren Josef - Costume Designer

 

 

ORCHESTRA

 

Kevin Smith - Conductor/Piano

Anita Hutton - Keyboard 2

Jeff Beers - Bass Guitar

Jose Guzman - Electric Guitar

 

 

Eric Bandera - Drums

 

 

CAST 

 

Bailee Endebrock

Alexis Jones

Ta’Meia Burleigh

Charli Elliott

Alexa Boese

Kaity Hixson

Jasmine-Kalei Humphrey

Aaron Elliott

Andre Collins

Antonio Collins

Bennett Speith

Graham Gordon

Danielle Furtak

Garrett James

 

TRUMAN SQUAD

 

Hasanah Brown 

Kellyn Daly

Molly Donahue

Garrett James

Lily Jones 

Kylie Measimer

Samara Steinbock

Hannah Sullivan

Mila Wendt

 

 

 

JACKSON SQUAD 

 

Kelsey Fann

Danielle Furtak

Emily Jabr

Ricky Pierce

Aliegha Ramos

Janey Robbins

Keagan Schlosser

 

CREW

 

Wes Drummond - Director/Choreographer

Kevin A. Smith - Musical Director/Conductor 

Mark Varns -  Lighting/ Set Designer

Lauren Josef - Costume Designer

 

 

ORCHESTRA

 

Kevin Smith - Conductor/Piano

Anita Hutton - Keyboard 2

Jeff Beers - Bass Guitar

Jose Guzman - Electric Guitar

 

 

Eric Bandera - Drums

 

 

July 27th, 2017, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Corridor Gallery in the Carbondale Civic Center
July 24 through September 22

 

Dances with Nature, by Sharon Svec, is a series of tapestry utilizing graphic style of multimedia art consisting of images printed onto fabric, and layered with various stenciling techniques. The imagery focuses on the act of meditation, figures of dance history, and other inspirational subjects. Sharon received her MFA in Professional Media Practice and BFA Visual Communication from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, she currently lives in Vancouver, Washington. 

Public Reception: July 274-6PM, at Corridor Gallery in the Carbondale Civic Center. This event is free and open to the public.

The Corridor Gallery in the Carbondale Civic Center is free and open to the public, located at 200 S Illinois Ave, and is available for viewing Monday - Friday8AM - 5PM and during all public events.
from July 5th, 2017 at 11:00 am
to September 1st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

LOCALITY

 

July 5 - September 1, 2017 

 Artspace 304 

 

In celebration of the rich talent in southern Illinois, Carbondale Community Arts presents southern Illinois artists and craftspeople in the exhibition LOCALITY. On view from July 5 - September 1 at Artspace 304, this salon-style exhibition highlights our region’s artists and craftspeople of all ages, illustrating the diversity of style, technique, media, and concept. This exhibition creates an opportunity to experience southern Illinois visual arts in totality.

 

Public Reception: August 4, 5-7PM, at Artspace 304.

This event is free and open to the public.

 

This exhibition is open for viewing during gallery hours Wednesday - Friday 11AM - 2PM and during all special events. 

 



 

In celebration of ASHSTP's 20th Anniversary  and as an homage to late, great Debbie Reynolds CCA's All Southern Theater Project (ASHSTP) in in collaboration with McLeod Summer Playhouse present Singin' in the Rain, the iconic show that made Debbie Reynolds a star!    

The All Southern High School Theatre Project (ASHSTP) is a partnership between Carbondale Community Arts and Southern Illinois University’s McLeod Summer Playhouse (MSP). The program offers intensive training with professional directors, technical and artistic staff in all aspects of musical theatre performance.

Thanks to a major grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency and individual donors, CCA is able to provide paid internships opportunities to high school students interested in off-stage production or technical experiences. Interested students may apply for a paid internship, running from mid-June through the first week of August. Fill out an internship application here, and submit by June 20, 2017.

The All Southern High School Theatre Project (ASHSTP) is a partnership between Carbondale Community Arts and Southern Illinois University’s McLeod Summer Playhouse (MSP). The program offers intensive training with professional directors, technical and artistic staff in all aspects of musical theatre performance.

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