“A European Evening” presented by San Souci Festival of Dance Cinema In Lafayette Tuesday

“A European Evening” presented by San Souci Festival of Dance Cinema In Lafayette Tuesday

dance1“A European Evening,” a one-hour screening of short dance-films, will dazzle viewers on Tuesday, November 15 at 6:30pm in the Lafayette Public Library’s Meeting Room. These  enchanting and thought-provoking art works created by artists across Europe play at the intersection of dance and film.  This, the third in a series of three events supported by an Arts in Community Grant from the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission, will feature 8 short films, and, as always, RedVines (the classic movie snack).
For more information visit website: www.sanssoucifest.org or, for a detailed list of films: http://sanssoucifest.org/programPages/programLafayette2016.php
Our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/sanssoucifest/
Image credit: This image is a frame from “Moving Yerevan” by Jevan Chowdhurry (Armenia, 2014).

Immigration and its Influence in Caribbean Music presentation tonight in Lafayette

Immigration and its Influence in Caribbean Music presentation tonight in Lafayette

img_1378How Immigration from other countries influenced arts, music, instruments and dance in the Caribbean will be presented by Tamil Maldonado, Director of Barrio E’. This free presentation will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26 at the Lafayette Library on 775 W. Baseline Road.

 The Caribbean has been a place of immigration paths from different countries at different years and circumstances.  This presentation lets people explore and learn our history and how all those paths influenced the world in the long term. We will show instruments, maps with different years of immigration, talk about our ancestors, and where we are today.
Join us!

Sponsored by Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission.

The city of Lafayette Call for Artists announced

The city of Lafayette Call for Artists announced

Call for Artists for Gallery walls in Lafayette.

Call for Artists for Gallery walls in Lafayette.

The Lafayette Cultural Resources Division is looking for artists and arts organizations to display their work on city gallery walls for 2-month long exhibitions through 2018.  24 artists or artist collaborations will have the opportunity for an exhibition each year. Artists should apply at http://bit.ly/LafCOCFA

Lafayette has a substantial art community, and a dynamic citywide arts program.  Local artists, as well as artists from other regions are encouraged to apply for these free opportunities to display work in a unique and eclectic art environment where community members are appreciative and encouraging and tourists and visitors come for a special opportunity to share in Lafayette’s art scene.

Artists may submit their work for review. 2-dimensional media is preferred. Wall-hung 3-dimensional media will be reviewed on a case by case, and space available basis. All works must be suitable to be hung in a public space.   Artwork will be selected by a panel of city staff members.  The work will be hung, by the artists, in one of three city facilities, City Hall, the Library, and the Senior Center.  Artists should complete the application form submit 5-15 examples of their work.    The rolling call is open until October 2017.  Preference will be given to artists who apply by November 29, 2016.

Applications are available at http://bit.ly/LafCOCFA.  More information is also available on the website at www.cityoflafayette.com/CFA.

Meet the Artists See and Respond opening reception this Friday

Meet the Artists See and Respond opening reception this Friday

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Lafayette Cultural Resources is proud to present the 4th annual See & Respond! Art Show and Art on the Street Meet the Artists Reception at the Lafayette Public Library October 14, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Art on the Street sculptors will be honored at the event. The event will also be the opening of the See & Respond! Art Show, where local artists and poets were invited to respond to the 2016 Art on the Street sculptures. Prizes will be awarded in multiple categories and the winner of the Art on the Street, Jean Mellblom People’s Choice Award will be announced.

Tickets cost $10 for adults; $5 for Teens (13 – 20), and free for children 12 and under. There will live music, savory appetizers and sweet desserts from Lafayette restaurants, a poetry reading and awards ceremony. Adult tickets include one beer or wine. Additional beer and wine are available for purchase. You may RSVP to arts@cityoflafayette.com and tickets will be available at the door.

Ginga brings Brazilian sounds to Lafayette’s final Art Night Out of the 2016 season

Ginga brings Brazilian sounds to Lafayette’s final Art Night Out of the 2016 season

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Ginga plays the traditional music of Brazil.

Ginga will bring the beautiful sounds of Brazilian music to the Sept. 16 Art Night Out. The Boulder based band has been refining its unique style of samba, forró, MPB, bossa nova, chorinho, and Brazilian jazz for 15 years. The city of Lafayette’s final Art Night Out of 2016 offers a fantastic night of art, music, dancing and community!

Lafayette is proud to highlight award winning, Colorado musicians and Lafayette -crafted beer as

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part of its monthly summer art series, Art Night Out. The Post and Liquid Mechanics Brewing Company will be pouring beer at the beer garden. Lafayette’s focus on art, original music, local bands and products, and a vibrant community sets Art Night Out apart from other area festivals. Art Night Out features a beer and wine garden area, unique artist booths, food trucks and free children’s activities. Children can be entertained by fairies or stilt walkers, balloon artists and magicians.

“We are very excited to be bringing Colorado bands that perform original, award winning music to Art Night Out. Our audiences appreciate the excellence and originality of these performers,” noted Susan Booker, Lafayette Cultural Resources Coordinator.

The street fair festivities and beer garden begin at 5:00 pm and are held along Public Road, from Emma to Cannon Streets. Bands perform from 6:30 – 9:00 pm at Festival Plaza. Only local, Lafayette-brewed beer will be served at the ARTS!Lafayette Beer Garden. Various Old Town restaurants, shops, galleries, and coffee shops will be offering live music, art demonstrations and more in conjunction with the Art Night Out events. Find out more at cityoflafayette.com/ANO.
In compliance with a new City of Lafayette Ordinance, only service animals are allowed. Read more at www.cityoflafayette.com/nopetsplease.

Art Night Out Schedule:
(most events occur on S. Public Road between Emma and Cannon Streets and in Festival Plaza)
• Free activities for kids: 5:00 – 7:00pm • ARTS!Lafayette Beer and Wine Garden: 5:00 – 9pm • Artist booths and vendors on Public Road 5:00 – 8pm • Free Concert! Ginga will play at Festival Plaza: 6:30 – 9:00pm

Art Night Out is a free, family-friendly community event that takes place from 5 to 9:00 pm on the third Friday of the month throughout the spring and summer in Old Town Lafayette. The City of Lafayette sponsors Art Night Out, in collaboration with the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission, Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA), ARTS!Lafayette, and many Lafayette businesses.

For more details, visit www.cityoflafayette.com/ANO. Contact Susan Booker, susanb@cityoflafayette.com with questions.

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