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Rhythms with a cause

Eddie Tuduri | Credit: Courtesy

Files that are hard to believe, TRAP celebrates its 25th birthday, with a view to semi-retirement. Part of a long-standing tradition, Saturday, September 24’s All-Star Fundraiser Party at the Lobero Theater will serve as both a post-pandemic celebration and a moving swan song for one of music therapy’s most worthy of the region.

A little story is needed, of course, for those who have not followed the saga. The story begins over a quarter century ago on a beach in Carpinteria, when a body surfing accident left the session drummer Eddie Tuduri in a paralyzed state. Frustrated with his inability to live his musical life as he had for decades, and with a desire to be of service to those in need, Tuduri started TRAP (The Rhythmic Arts Project). Its central concept is to reach people with disabilities, using percussion and collective music as an expressive and therapeutic tool. Since then, TRAP has expanded to several countries.

Part of the fundraising strategy was the logical decision to engage with the community by presenting concerts, often with well-established musicians in and beyond the drumming-percussion circles in which Tuduri was rooted. Lobero shows, also including auctions and other special features, have been notable highlights in Santa Barbara’s music calendar for years, though they disappeared during the COVID era.

Tuduri with TRAP students Dion (left) and Karen. | Credit: Courtesy

Tuduri, now 75, proclaimed Saturday’s event would be the last major eruption, although he noted that smaller events could be possible in the future. “I’ll always want to get together and jam with my friends, he says.

Among the many memorable moments of the TRAP Lobero Benefit Memory Banks were appearances by Bill Champlin and Michael McDonald on the microphone/keyboards, and a contagious duo between master Brazilian percussionist Air to Moreira and the talented student TRAP Dion.

Joining founding drummer and creator of musical connections Tuduri on stage will be musicians from the malleable band known as Pocketsincluding Luis Conte, Kenny Lewis and Diane Steinberg (of the band Steve Miller), guitarist Derol Caracokeyboardist Jimmy Clairebass player Steve Nelsonsingers Leslie Lembo and Shawn Thies…and not least, star TRAP students like Dion, Karen, Zayde, Ryan and Well. Massive grooves – with a cause – are on the menu.

Blues Surf Report

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On Sunday afternoon (September 25) at the Community Arts Workshop, the blues pays a serious visit to town, in terms of livewire sounds and respects to local flame keepers. This will be the first post-pandemic event organized by the intrepid and venerable Santa Barbara Blues Societycoming off mothballs after almost three years.

At the heart of the show is a memorial tribute to two important blues-related guitarists who sadly passed away this year: slide guitar master Tom Murray (of Stiff Pickle Orchestra and other entities) and R&B powerhouse Byl Carruthers (from Café R&B, with soul singer Roach co-starring) are gone, but hardly forgotten. To pay tribute to them and raise funds for their families, the Blues Society has rallied groups kings of paradise, East Valley Roadand the Rent Party Blues Band to stir up a ruckus of blues for the occasion. See SBBlues.org.

Tom Murray | Credit: Ted Rhodes

Speaking of onstage blues, one of the fiery, hot, and cool gigs in town recently took place on Louisiana Night Tab Benoit fueled his blues-rock-swampy trio at the Lobero Theatre. A slew of scorching guitar playing, more blues-rock and spectrum southern rock than deep blues, culminated in a triple-threat guitar jam at the end of the show, when Benoit brought up his friend Alastair Green — Santa Barbara’s excellent blues-rock hero who made himself known throughout the world — and concert opener JD Simo for a riff-swapping bonanza. “Just when you thought you had enough guitar in your life…” joked the charismatic Benoit, with a smirk.

Personally, my favorite of the three that night was Simo, whose slick, clever slide guitar work – falling beautifully into the thrilling post-Derek Trucks camp – dabbles in jazz and other influences, as does his fretwork. and his musical voice. There’s a restless sense of adventure to his playing, unlike the more hubris riffing of much of lead guitar culture. Simo reminds us that the blues, like all good genres, is open to new ideas and conceptual nudges.

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September 21

Security controle: The Spring Fire Department will be offering free child car seat safety checks at Spring Fire Station 77 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 21. Security checks are by appointment only.

To make an appointment, call 832-824-3481 or email lmdelgad@texaschildrens.org. The event is a partnership between Spring Fire Department and Safe Kids Greater Houston led by Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Spring Fire Station 77 is located at 2900 Cypresswood in Spring. Learn more at www.springfd.org.

The Spring Fire Department offers free child car seat safety checks in partnership with Safe Kids Greater Houston run by Texas Children’s Hospital.

Courtesy of the Spring Fire Department

September 22

Networking lunch: The Cy-Fair Express Network presents an 11 a.m. luncheon on September 22 at the Springhill Suites by Marriott on the Northwest Freeway. Advance tickets are $30 or $35 at the door.

This month’s speaker is Jess DeFeo, co-owner of JNC Creative Branding and web designer and brand strategist. DeFeo’s topic for lunch will be “Story Telling Through Your Website”.

The Springhill Suites by Marriott is located at 20350 Northwest Freeway in Houston. Learn more at www.cyfen.org.

The Springhill Suites by Marriott is located at 20350 Northwest Freeway in Houston.

The Springhill Suites by Marriott is located at 20350 Northwest Freeway in Houston.

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September 24

Fall festival: The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce presents the Fall Fest 2022 Crafters & Artisans Market from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. September 24 at the Magnolia Event Center. Admission is $1 or a can or corn, peas or sweet potato donation for the Samaritan Society.

The event features over 75 artisans and artisans and face painting and craft activities for children. A pumpkin patch for family photos will also be available.

Magnolia Event Center is located at 11659 FM 1488 in Magnolia. Learn more at www.greatermagnoliaparkwaycc.org or call 281-356-1488.

The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce's Fall Fest 2022 Crafters & Artisans Market will offer pumpkin patch photo opportunities.  This photo shows pumpkins at Old MacDonald's Farm near Humble.

The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce’s Fall Fest 2022 Crafters & Artisans Market will offer pumpkin patch photo opportunities. This photo shows pumpkins at Old MacDonald’s Farm near Humble.

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Spyro Gira: 70s jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra will perform at 8:30 p.m. on September 24 at Dosey Doe The Big Barn in the spring. Tickets start at $98.

Their latest, 2019’s Vinyl Tap, is a cover disc of works by other artists from the 1970s, including the Beatles, Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Kenny Loggins and Stephen Stills.

Dosey Doe The Big Barn is located at 25911 I-45 North in The Woodlands. Learn more at www.doseydoe.com or call 281-367-3774.

Spyro Gyra, American jazz fusion band, originally formed in the mid-1970s in Buffalo, New York.
Spyro Gyra, American jazz fusion band, originally formed in the mid-1970s in Buffalo, New York.Amherst Records

The Queen’s Legacy: Houston-based Queen Legacy pays tribute to Freddie Mercury with two shows at Main Street Crossing on Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets start at $45.

THE TASTE OF TOMBALL: The gastronomic festival returns with a new name, same mission

The lookalike band performs all of Queen’s hits across the state and has upcoming gigs in Fort Worth, Amarillo, Plantersville, Katy and Houston.

Main Street Crossing is located at 111 W. Main Street in Tomball. Learn more at www.mainstreetcrossing.com or call 281-290-0431.

Main Street Crossing is located at 111 W. Main Street in Tomball.

Main Street Crossing is located at 111 W. Main Street in Tomball.

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September 25

High ZZ: The other members of Texas blues band ZZ Top will perform with special guests Jeff Beck and Ann Wilson at 6 p.m. on September 25 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Tickets start at $30.

ZZ Top hit out on their Raw Whiskey Tour this summer, even though bassist Dusty Hill died last year at age 72. Bandmates Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard continue the band’s unique sound with a little help from Beck and Wilson. The band released a new album ‘Raw’ this year which was recorded live at Gruene Hall in 2019 as the band took part in a Netflix documentary called ‘That Little Ol’ Band From Texas’.

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Lodge is located at 2005 Lake Robbins Drive in The Woodlands. Learn more at www.woodlandscenter.org or call 281-210-1125.

ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons performs during their Tonnage Tour at the Smart Financial Center in Sugarland on Sunday, September 10, 2017. (Dave Rossman Photo)

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons performs during their Tonnage Tour at the Smart Financial Center in Sugarland on Sunday, September 10, 2017. (Dave Rossman Photo)

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September 26

Autumn coffee: The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts Volunteer Guild presents a fall coffee for those interested in becoming new volunteers at 9:30 a.m. on September 26.

Guild members will explain how they support the museum and offer prizes and refreshments. For more information, contact Sue Ann Lurcott at slurcott@flash.net.

The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts is located at 6815 Cypresswood Drive in the spring. Learn more at www.pearlmfa.org.

A fall cafe will be held at the Pearl Fincher Museum for those interested in becoming new volunteers.

A fall cafe will be held at the Pearl Fincher Museum for those interested in becoming new volunteers.

Jerry Baker/Contributor

September 27

Reading Club: For ages 6-8, Magnolia’s Malcolm Purvis Library presents an in-person Kid’s Book Club event from 11-11:30 a.m. on September 27. Admission is free but online registration is required.

The event includes a discussion, read-aloud, and activity related to the book the club is reading. Guests are asked to arrive 10 minutes before the start time of the event and entry will not be granted five minutes after the start.

The Malcolm Purvis Library is located at 510 Melton Street in Magnolia. Learn more and register at www.countylibrary.org.

The Malcolm Purvis Library is located at 510 Melton Street in Magnolia.

The Malcolm Purvis Library is located at 510 Melton Street in Magnolia.

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September 30

Felix Luna: Local classic rock and pop cover artist Felix Luna will perform from 6-9 p.m. on September 30 at City Place.

An accomplished Latin jazz bassist who performs locally with several bands, Luna will perform solo for an evening of laid-back music outdoors. City Place is home to corporate campuses for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, CHI St Luke’s Health and ExxonMobil.

City Place is located at 1250 Lake Plaza Drive in the spring. Learn more at www.cityplacenow.com.

Felix Luna will perform at City Place.

Felix Luna will perform at City Place.

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Mixology workshop: The Magnolia Meadows event venue presents an Oktoberfest mixology workshop from 7-9 p.m. on September 30. Tickets are $75.

The event will include specialty cocktails, German beer flights and authentic German cuisine. The wedding venue at Magnolia is under new ownership at the end of 2021.

Magnolia Meadows is located at 32745 Dobbin-Huffsmith Road in Magnolia. Learn more at https://magnolia-meadows.com.

The Magnolia Meadows event venue will feature an Oktoberfest mixology workshop that will include specialty cocktails, German beer flights and authentic German cuisine.  This photo shows glasses of beer at Oktoberfest 2016 in the cellar of the Oktoberfest and Beer Museum in Munich, Germany.

The Magnolia Meadows event venue will feature an Oktoberfest mixology workshop that will include specialty cocktails, German beer flights and authentic German cuisine. This photo shows glasses of beer at Oktoberfest 2016 in the cellar of the Oktoberfest and Beer Museum in Munich, Germany.

Alexander Hassenstein/Getty

October 1st

Pumpkin Festival: Local Cornelius Nursery locations offer fall-themed family fun starting at 10 a.m. on October 1.

Over 100,000 pumpkins, gourds, gourds, chrysanthemums… are for sale and children can decorate the pumpkins at 10 a.m. during a demonstration. The event also includes a chalk garden, gift cards and more.

The Cornelius Nursery is located at 7311 N. Grand Parkway in the spring. To find out more, visit www.calloways.com.

Cornelius Nursery locations offer fall-themed family fun on October 1.

Cornelius Nursery locations offer fall-themed family fun on October 1.

Cornelius nursery

Taste of Cy-Fair: More than 40 local Cy-Fair and Houston restaurants will participate in A Taste of Cy-Fair from 5-8 p.m. on October 1 at the Bridgeland Village Center. Tickets start at $15.

The event features free samples, live music, local and craft wine and beer. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs or blankets, with free parking available at Cy-Ranch High School.

Lakeland Village Center in Bridgeland is located at 10615 Fry Road in Cypress. Learn more at www.atasteofcyfair.com.

A Taste of Cy-Fair was last held in 2019, raising over $50,000 for Cy-Hope, a local nonprofit to benefit low-income Cy-Fair ISD students.  Participants sample food and drink from local businesses and browse a market of local vendors.

A Taste of Cy-Fair was last held in 2019, raising over $50,000 for Cy-Hope, a local nonprofit to benefit low-income Cy-Fair ISD students. Participants sample food and drink from local businesses and browse a market of local vendors.

A taste of Cy-Fair

Entertainment Roundup is a weekly article compiled by freelance writer Brandon Moeller. Send your entertainment proposals to Brandon at mollerbrandon@gmail.com.

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Hi there. Simone here with your new weekend edition of the Healdsburg Daily! Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about what’s happening in town, including updates on…

  • A proposal to remove security posts on our premises bike bath
  • ggetting mad for Healdsburg events likely to attract tourists
  • People running for municipal Council
  • Every kind of harvest festivals This weekend

But first, your weekend weather:

  • Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud, with some strong winds. High: 77 Low: 55.
  • Sunday: Rainy, windy and cool. Possible thunderstorms. High: 63 Low: 55.
  • Monday: More rain and thunderstorms possible. High: 71 Low: 52.

Also: These rains, which are expected to last through Tuesday, could “dump enough rain on the region to temporarily reduce the likelihood of forest fires“, reports the Press Democrat. Up to an inch and a half is expected for the highest parts of Sonoma County like the hills of Healdsburg, and up to an inch in the city. You can read more about this “enough decent rainy event” in the PD. (Press Democrat; paywall)

Here are the great local businesses that sponsor this newsletter. Find out what they can do for you:

  • Looking to buy or sell a luxury property in Sonoma County? Healdsburg’s Sotheby’s International Realty is a local, global company specializing in luxury real estate, vineyards, wineries and land in Sonoma County. Healdsburg’s Sotheby’s: local expertise, in-depth market knowledge and passion for the community. Whether buying or selling, it pays to work with the best. Call Sotheby’s in Healdsburg at 707-433-4800.
  • Have you stopped at Amy’s Wicked Slush near Memorial Bridge lately? Amy’s has Slush in glorious flavors like Root Beer, Mango & Orange Custard and Soft Cream in flavors like Cupcake, Blueberry & Brown Sugar Cinnamon. Can’t make up your mind? Get the Split – half-slush, half-soft layered serve like a parfait! Do yourself a favor and stop as soon as possible.

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Air over Healdsburg:

This is what the air looks like over Healdsburg today. (Photo courtesy of Holly Wilson)

Here are the top 3 stories from today in Healdsburg:

  1. Foss Creek The path through the city could see its security poles – or “bollards” – removed in the near future, if Healdsburg City Council member Ariel Kelley is successful. She “submitted a proposal to remove the safety posts from the city’s Foss Creek Trail,” the PD reports, “in response to the Death of Rob Reyes, a Santa Rosa chief who died Aug. 23 after hitting a safety post while riding his bike on a West County trail. cyclists who often ride tightly in groups and cannot easily avoid them. She said she rides the Healdsburg bike path every day, often with her son and daughter, ages 6 and 8. “I think they (the bollards) are generally really hard to navigate, she said. ‘I definitely hit a couple, usually just by bumping into them. My children meet them all the time. “”The full city council plans to discuss Kelley’s proposal at its regular Monday night meeting – and “if a majority of members agree the matter needs to be addressed, the policy will be introduced at a future meeting, likely in about a month, Kelley said.” (Press Democrat; paywall)
  2. Healdsburg Tourism Improvement District expects $200,000 in grants for anyone who wants to organize “arts, culture and education” that will inspire people to come and stay in Healdsburg. Grant applications will be accepted from now until September 30 for projects taking place between November 2022 and April 2023. “Priority is given to events or projects that encourage visits during the generally slow season (November-March) and mid-week,” said a tourist district representative. “Over the past few years, grants have been awarded to Corazon Healdsburg, the Alexander Valley Film Festival, the Jazz Festival of Healdsburg, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Tuesday Concerts in the Plaza, Healdsburg Museum, Dia De Los Muertos Events, 4th of July Parade and Duck Dash, and much more.” This year’s winners will be announced on October 20. Here’s how to request some of the money. (SurveyMonkey and Healdsburg patch)
  3. If you missed the Healdsburg City Council Candidates Forum earlier this week in Coyote Sonoma — or just want to know more about who’s on the ballot this fall — the Healdsburg Tribune just unfolded a bit Q&A with the four candidates vying for two term seats on the board. Health coach Linda Cade, local businesswoman Susan Graf, sales manager Chris Herrod and incumbent Evelyn Mitchell answer the following questions: “What are the main reasons you are running for a city council seat? ” ; “What specific experience or qualifications will you bring to the city council? » ; “How do you think the council can better represent its constituents?” »; and “What do you think visitors should know about Healdsburg?”. The Tribune says they will publish similar questions and answers from the other three candidates, vying for the midterm seat, in next week’s issue. (Tribune of Healdsburg)

Healdsburg pic of the day:

On Monday, Lambert Bridge Winery in Healdsburg shared this photo of their harvest. “Happy Sauvignon Blanc day from the Bevill vineyard!” they wrote. “Today we bring about 10 tons of this beautiful fruit to the winery. Hailing from the far south of the Dry Creek Valley, near the fog-laden Russian River Valley, longtime friend Duff Bevill and Vineyard Manager, has over 45 years of experience growing and meticulously cultivating this fruit with unparalleled attention to detail – a perfect fit with our philosophy of precision in the vineyard.Aromatic, bright and fresh, we look forward to bring you another fantastic vintage of this wine next June – cheers!” You can schedule a tasting or picnic at their property at 4085 West Dry Creek Road on the winery’s website. (Photo courtesy of Lambert Bridge Winery)

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This weekend in Healdsburg:

Saturday September 17

  • botanical bus in Corazón Healdsburg (all day)
  • Alexander Valley Vineyards Harvest festival (All day)
  • Bella Winery Backyard Harvest Jamboree (All day, September 17-18)
  • To harvest Wellness weekend at Montage Healdsburg (all day, September 17-18)
  • Healdsburg Saturday farmers market (8h30-12h)
  • Russian river Watershed cleaning Day at Memorial Beach (9am-11am)
  • Healdsburg Museum Features Matheson Street Historic District Architectural walking tour (10:00 a.m.)
  • Pinot, Puppies & Pizza at Bacchus Landing (10am-5pm)
  • read to a dog at the Healdsburg Library (11 a.m.)
  • Buddy Wines Harvest festival (11am-4pm)
  • Year of opening: “Cloverfest” Oktoberfest at Cloverdale Citrus Fairgrounds (12pm-4pm)
  • DJ Yuka Yu Rotating vinyls at BloodRoot Wines (3pm-7pm)
  • Harvest of Sutro Wine Company pickup party at Hoot Owl Picnic Ground (5pm-8:30pm)
  • Robb Fisher Live Threesome at the Healdsburg Hotel (6-9pm)
  • Sonoma County Wine auction at Chalk Hill Estate Vineyards & Winery (7:00 PM)
  • 46th edition of San Francisco humor contest Semi-finals at Luther Burbank Center (8 p.m.)
  • The Living rootstocks at Coyote Sonoma (8pm-11pm)
  • Junior Toots & The Fyah Squad Band live at the Elephant in the Room (8pm-11pm)

Sunday September 18

  • Winemaker Harvest Stroll & Tasting at West Wines (9.45am-11am)
  • 13th edition Independence Day at the Luther Burbank Center (1 p.m.)
  • Summit Session: Library Immersion in wine at MacRostie Estate House (2pm-4pm)

monday september 19

  • Sonoma County Economic Development Board Workshop: How to stabilize Your business in uncertain times (12pm-1pm)
  • Healdsburg garden club September monthly meeting at the Villa Chanticleer (12:30 p.m.)
  • Healdsburg municipal Council Meeting (6 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • I’ve seen a bunch of questions in my inbox and on social media this week about the helicopters buzzing over Healdsburg. City officials had warned that PG&E would “fly helicopters to survey our power lines in Healdsburg and Fitch Mountain” between Monday and Thursday – “equipped with LiDAR technology” and “flying at an altitude of approximately 500 feet “. The purpose of the investigations would have been to “collect more PG&E data power lines, poles and their surrounding environment in high fire risk areas”. You can call 1-877-295-4949 or email wildfiresafety@pge.com for more information. (City of Healdsburg via Facebook & Nextdoor & Facebook Groups)
  • After a few difficult first matches, the Healdsburg High School Football Team came close to picking up a win last night at Rec Park against Lower Lake, but ended up losing 30-36. “Great night at Rec Park!” City Council candidate Chris Herrod said on Facebook. “The Hounds held the lead for most of the game, but it escaped at the end for a heartbreaking loss! They looked awesome though. Oh, and the band looked amazing!” (Facebook and MaxPreps groups)
  • Healdsburg resident Lea Donosky emailed me to say “someone has left that skateboard in front of 210 Piper St in Healdsburg.” See photo below. Does anyone recognize him?
(Photo courtesy of Léa Donosky)

You are now in the loop and ready to face the weekend! Enjoy this summer rain, until we meet again…

Simone Wilson

About me: I was born and raised in Healdsburg, California, where I was the editor of Healdsburg High School Hound’s Bark. Since then, I’ve worked as a local reporter for publications in San Diego, Los Angeles, New York, and the Middle East. I am currently Senior Product Manager for Patch.

Got a news tip or suggestion for an upcoming Healdsburg Daily? Contact me at simone.wilson@patch.com

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Clover Park School District Announcement.

Regular meeting of August 8

At its August 8 meeting, the Clover Park School District (CPSD) Board of Trustees heard a report from Superintendent Ron Banner.

Superintendent’s report

In his report, Banner introduced the new Deputy Superintendent of Secondary Schools, Dr. Gloria Henderson, and discussed student success and community engagement.

Student Success

  • The summer school sessions ended on August 5th.
  • Clover Park High School (CPHS) held its Leaders of Change presentation on August 4. Leaders of Change is a partnership between CPHS staff and communities in Lakewood schools.
    • Students participated in a summer of community building, analyzing needs for change, and planning to implement strategies to support the climate at CPHS.
  • Transition activities for middle and high school students began the week of August 8.

Community involvement

  • Banner attended the City of Lakewood’s SummerFEST, the National Night Out event at American Lake Park, and the Lakewood Multicultural Coalition board meeting.
  • Banner noted that three events are taking place on August 13: the Caring for Kids Ready to Learn Fair, JBLM Beach Bash, and the Town of Lakewood Jazz Festival.
Pierce College

As part of the individual action plan, the Board of Directors:

  • The superintendent authorized to enter into a consultant agreement with Helping Hands to provide special education services for the 2022-23 school year.
  • Superintendent authorized to enter into a consultant agreement with Pioneer Healthcare to provide special education services for the 2022-23 school year.
  • Grant accepted from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to support the district’s and Clover Park High School’s efforts to change and replace its mascot.
  • Project approved and budget increase for Lochburn Middle School toilet improvement project.
  • Approval of contract award to Thompson Electrical Contractors for the Clover Park High School High Voltage Service Overhaul and Power Line Repair.

August 22 regular meeting/workshop

The school board held a regular meeting/workshop on August 22. He heard a report on redistricting and discussed school board reports during the 2022-23 school year.

Tacoma Community College

Redistricting Director

Executive Director of Capital Projects and Risk Management John Boatman reported on redistricting options for principal districts and timelines for adoption. Due to 2020 census data and the recent transfer of territory from the Bethel School District, CPSD must update its principal districts to comply with state law (outlined in RCW 28A.343.040 and RCW 29A .76.010).

The report included a presentation by Parker Howell of the law firm Porter Foster Rorick LLP. He discussed legal requirements, criteria for determining districts, and a timeline for adopting updated director districts. The initial schedule includes public comment in September and sets the October 10 board meeting as the date for adopting the final plan.

Chris Melendez of Davis Demographics presented the district’s demographics, current district populations, and three redistricting options for the council to consider.

Charles Wright Academy

School Board Reports

The school board reviewed and provided feedback on the format used for monthly school board reports provided by district schools. The board also reviewed the schedule of board meetings in the 2022-23 school year and discussed increasing the number of school board reports written each year.

The next regular school board meeting/workshop will be on Monday, September 26 at 5:30 p.m.

August 29 special meeting

The school board held a special meeting Aug. 29 to discuss the redistricting of principals due to 2020 census data and the recent transfer of territory from the Bethel School District. At its previous meeting, the district was presented with three options from outside organization Davis Demographics to consider for redistricting.

State law and district policy and procedure require that the redistricting plan result in the population of each internal director district being as equal as possible, among other criteria. Based on updated federal census data, CPSD has a total population of 90,811, which means that each director district would contain approximately 18,162 people if all director districts had an equal population. Currently, Master District 5 has a significantly larger total population than the other four Master Districts (27.1% above the target population).

College Funding Project

At the August 29 meeting, the board approved a draft redistricting plan. At its next meeting, the council will consider the third option, which would reduce the total population gap between the governing districts from 35.2% to 7.8%. The council directed the superintendent to take all necessary steps to satisfy the law by providing full and reasonable notice of the proposed redistricting plan, which includes publishing the plan and arranging a meeting for comment. public. Information on the third option is available on the district’s website.

The school board will vote on the final redistricting plan at its October 10 meeting.

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Nicki Allen.

New to this year’s Leyburn Jazz Festival will be midday cabarets in the concert hall of the Golden Lion Hotel in Leyburn.

On Saturday, October 22, the Nicki Allan Trio will perform.

Event organizers say Nicki is a talented vocalist and keyboardist, a former Yorkshire Jazz Vocalist of the Year known for her bluesey phrasing and vocal improvisation.

On Sunday, October 23, the group is the Matt Anderson Trio North.

Matt is a distinguished saxophonist who teaches jazz at the Royal College of Music in London and Leeds Conservatory.

He is also the tutor for the workshop session that morning and will be playing in the Golden Lion with his colleagues from Yorkshire who make up the Matt Anderson Trio North.

Food and drinks are available during these lunchtime sessions, but visitors can simply order whatever they want from the hotel. Advance booking is for music only and to guarantee a seat at a table.

The Leyburn Jazz Festival runs from Friday to Sunday, October 21-23, at venues around Leyburn Market Place.

To book cabaret sessions and all other festival bands, go to www.leyburnjazz.co.uk or call the Leyburn Arts and Community Centre.

Melody Gardot in a smoky jazz duo; a hot slate at the Drake, and more https://tadasei.com/melody-gardot-in-a-smoky-jazz-duo-a-hot-slate-at-the-drake-and-more/ Mon, 12 Sep 2022 15:59:30 +0000 https://tadasei.com/melody-gardot-in-a-smoky-jazz-duo-a-hot-slate-at-the-drake-and-more/

In the music world, it’s now a classic comeback story: how the jazz singer Melody Gardotthen 19, was hit by a car while riding a bicycle in her hometown of Philadelphia in 2003 and suffered serious head and spinal injuries, a fractured pelvis and neurological damage which affected his movements and his memory.

She also ended up with hypersensitivity to light and sound and had to learn to walk again once she finally got up from her hospital bed.

But Gardot, who comes to Northampton Academy of Music on September 11 at 8 p.m., has spent some of his recovery time writing songs, learning to play the guitar lying on his back and leaning in general on the music as a vital part. of therapy. In the nearly two decades since her accident, she has released six albums and won legions of fans – especially in Europe – who are drawn to her smoky jazz/blues voice, piano playing and compositions.

Gardot, who is fluent in French and also knows other languages, has traveled and performed extensively in Europe; she calls herself a “citizen of the world”. As such, she’s absorbed many influences, and on her latest album, “Entre Eux Deux” (Between Us Two), released in May, she distilled some of them down to a spare soundscape of her vocals at alongside piano accompaniment by French-Brazilian keyboardist Philippe Powell — this is the first time she hasn’t played piano on one of her albums.

“If I had to sum up the record in a few words,” Gardot said in an interview earlier this year, “I would say it’s a dance between two people who love and appreciate the same things: deep poetry and solid melodies. …it’s a glimpse into the universe of two artists who really like each other.

The 10 songs on the album, which Gardot sings in English and French, stem from an intense two-week workshop the two friends held in Gardot’s Paris apartment, overlooking the Eiffel Tower, during from which they wrote and shared lyrics, melodies and ideas. . In that sense, it’s very much a duet album, with Powell singing in harmony on a few tracks and the two sharing songwriting credits on a number of tracks.

It’s music for late, quiet evenings and moments of contemplation, with a few covers too, including “Plus Fort que Nous” from the classic French film “Un Homme et Une Femme”. Jazzwise calls the album “good stuff, the best album Gardot has ever made. Try it, you might like it; and if you’re a fan of moody torch songs, you probably will.”

Franco-American jazz singer Laura Angladewho drew comparisons to Anita O’Day, Shirley Horn and Blossom Dearie, opens the show.

Since opening this spring, The Drake in Amherst has earned a reputation for bringing together a diverse and eclectic lineup, and this weekend, for four consecutive nights, the downtown club is hosting a jazz drummer, music traditional Irish, a solo folk-rock band, and two rock bands with unique sounds – in that order.

Fierce jazz drummer Jonathan Barber, voted best up-and-coming drummer of 2018 by Modern Drummer readers, kicked things off on Thursday.

Friday at 7 p.m. Alt – Irish musicians John Doyle, Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O’Leary – come to The Drake to deliver an instrumental interaction that Acoustic Guitar Magazine calls “telepathic and miraculous”. Combining guitar, bouzouki, flute and vocals, the three musicians are all outstanding folk performers in their own right, but together create a sound that “is truly a celebration of friendship and song”, as they say so.

Then on Saturday, at 8 p.m., the Drake welcomes the valley favorite The suitcase race, aka Matt Lorenz, who specializes in guitar and vocals while playing homemade drums with his feet. He is also known for playing cymbals while holding a drumstick in the same hand he uses to strum his guitar. He is a versatile man.

Finally, the Swiss instrumental ensemble Lightningwhich offers the kind of danceable grooves alternatively called “expansive” and “spatial” — SPIN describes the band as “finding their way to instrumental bliss” — will be at the Drake on Sunday at 8 p.m. Carinae open the show.

If you’re looking for more musical variety, you can probably find it at Millpond Live, the free outdoor concert series (donations encouraged) at Easthampton’s Millside Park, which starts Friday and Saturday this year with six bands playing everything from electronic and R&B fusion to Latin American beats to a variety of jazz. (Additional shows are on September 16 and 17.)

Of particular note during the Friday concert, which takes place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Mtali Shaka Banda and its whole. Banda, saxophonist, is originally from Amherst and the son of a Malawian refugee father and an African-American mother. Growing up, he also spent several years in Wisconsin and Georgia, then moved back to Massachusetts in Brockton, followed by a move to Israel when he was 18.

Living in Massachusetts again, Banda has absorbed many influences during his travels – jazz, funk, soul, folk, R&B and hip hop – and his music also contains elements of travelogues, memoirs and history. family. One thing he doesn’t play, he says, is the classic, “I’ve got too much backbeat in me.”

Visit millpond.live to see a list of other festival performers.

Steve Pfarrer can be contacted at spfarrer@gazettenet.com. For Beat Goes On information on music happenings around the valley, see the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

St. Charles Jazz Weekend is back for an 11th year September 8-11 https://tadasei.com/st-charles-jazz-weekend-is-back-for-an-11th-year-september-8-11/ Wed, 07 Sep 2022 04:24:15 +0000 https://tadasei.com/st-charles-jazz-weekend-is-back-for-an-11th-year-september-8-11/

The 11th Annual St. Charles Jazz Weekend, September 8-11, will feature over 25 different performances taking place at 17 different venues.

These performances will feature jazz soloists, big bands, etc., who will cover a variety of jazz styles. The music festival is presented by St. Charles Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

Venues participating in this year’s Jazz Weekend include: Arcada Theatre, Filling Station Pub and Grill, Eden Restaurants and Events, McNally Irish Pub and Kitchen, 116 Gallery, Wine Exchange , the Baker Community Center, Pollyanna Brewing Co., The Office Restaurants and Liquors, The Graceful Ordinary, St. Charles History Museum, Jeans and a Cute Top Shop, First Street Plaza, The Pep Line, ROX City Grill and Club Pilates.

Notable Jazz Weekend performances include Grammy-winning saxophonist Frank Catalano at the Filling Station Pub & Grill on Thursday, September 8; the St. Charles North Jazz Workshop with Grammy-nominated trumpeter Victor Garcia at First Street Plaza on Sunday, September 10.

Renowned jazz pianist Jeremy Kahn and the Chicago All-Stars with a ticketed performance at the Baker Community Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 9. Tickets cost $30 to $35. For online ticketing, visit www.NorrisCulturalArts.com.

Sign up for the St. Charles Park District Sip & Stroll at Mount St. Mary Park on Saturday. Participating restaurants and businesses will be strategically placed throughout the park so you can enjoy a leisurely stroll admiring the changing seasons in the outdoor arboretum, listening to live music, viewing artwork art in the sculpture exhibition and tasting local libations. Sign up for the time slots: 3 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. This is for ages 21 and up. Participating companies include: 93 Octane, D&G, Pollyanna Brewing Co., Riverlands Brewing Co., The Wine Exchange, Kuiper’s Family Farm, Billy Bricks, Gia Mia and Penrose. The cost is $35 per person.


Jenna Sawicki, executive director of the St. Charles Business Alliance, said she looks forward to this year’s Jazz Weekend.

“We hope everyone has the chance to come and listen to great music and also support local businesses, Sawicki said.

Other sponsors of this year’s Jazz Weekend include McGrath Honda of St. Charles, Comcast, Audi Exchange of St. Charles, Pollyanna Brewing & Distilling, 90.9FM WDCB, Reams Meat Market, Chicago Jazz Magazine, West Chicago Signarama , Onesti Entertainment, Kane County Magazine, West Valley Graphics and the St. Charles Park District.

To see the full performance schedule and more, visit www.stcjazzweekend.com.

Any questions regarding Jazz Weekend can be directed to the St. Charles Business Alliance at (630) 443-3967.

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Here’s the morning update from the New Jersey Arts Newswire. We regularly publish between 8 and 15 new articles and reports every day. No one covers the arts in the entire Garden State quite like New Jersey Stage!

If your arts organization sends out press releases, make sure you have info@newjerseystage.com on your media list for coverage.

The Theater Project presents a ZOOM reading of Martin Coren’s “The Dance Hall”

The Theater Project presents a live ZOOM reading from The Dance Hall by Martin Coren on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. A discussion with the playwright follows the reading. The event is free for all, but registration is required.

The Centenary Stage Company’s Young Performers’ Workshop celebrates 30 years under the direction of Michael Blevins

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) — Centenary Stage Company’s 2022-2023 season marks the 30th anniversary of the Young Performers Workshop under the direction of Broadway, film and television alum Michael Blevins.

Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey presents “The Caretaker”

(MADISON, NJ) – The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey (STNJ) continues its 60th anniversary season with one of Harold Pinter’s greatest works, The Caretaker, starting September 21. This tense and gripping story of a homeless man and two brothers who give him shelter, sets in motion for a gripping evening of provocative theatre. It draws audiences into a fascinating and mysterious world, where a disturbing and ever-changing power struggle unfolds amidst a strange, domestic scenario within the walls of a ‘house’ that is as menacing as it is fragile. The Caretaker will be on the main stage from September 21 through October 9.

Seattle-based indie-folk hero Rocky Votolato posts posthumous love letter to his deceased child on stunning new track ‘Becoming Human’

Seattle-based indie-folk hero Rocky Votolato has unveiled “Becoming Human”, the next single from Wild Roots – his first album in over 7 years – which will be released September 9 via Spartan Records and Thirty Something Records (Europe/ UK). ).

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Miss May I releases “Curse of Existence”

Curse of Existence, Miss May I’s seventh studio album, explodes with the life experience of an established band, the uncertainty of mental health struggles, the isolation of global lockdown and the perspective gained from time the longest away from the road of every man’s adult life.

UK Hard Rock Supergroup Snakecharmer Release 4-CD ‘Anthology’ Box Set

British hard rock supergroup Snakecharmer will release ‘Anthology’, a 4-CD set on October 28, 2002. Snakecharmer was formed in 2013 by former members of Whitesnake, Wishbone Ash and Thunder.

Kat Falcey talks about JerseyCana

Kat Falcey is one of those hardcore music fans who often end up working in the music industry. His company, Tunes2Ya, helps artists with networking, promotion, PR, booking referrals, and more. She returns to AmericanaFest in Nashville for the first time since the pandemic hit and has three of her New Jersey artists (Arlan Feiles, Mike Montrey and Carmen Sclafani) booked for a show at The Basement on Tuesday, September 13 at 8:00 p.m.

The Adelphi Orchestra presents Love Letter to Humanity

(FAIR LAWN, NJ) — The Adelphi Orchestra welcomes audiences to their 69th consecutive season of “Music for All” with “Love Letter to Humanity” – a concert about musical love letters. Maestro Kyunghun Kim conducts the Adelphi Orchestra in the Serenade for Winds in E flat major, Op. 7, Gustav Mahler’s Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 (love song to his wife Alma) and Symphony No. 1 by Johannes Brahms (Clara Schumann). The concerts are Friday, September 30 in Fair Lawn, NJ and Saturday, October 1 in New York.

50th Anniversary Benefit Concert – One Legacy, Two Legends, and the Great American Songbook

In the early 1970s, New Jersey jazz fans would gather at the Chester Inn to hear Chuck Slate’s traditional jazz band or at the Hillside Lounge (also in Chester) to see cornetist Will Bill Davison, or alto saxophonist Rudy Powell, or guitarist Al Casey.

bergenPAC presents Quiet Riot with Vixen

(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) – Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) is bringing hard rock back into the fold in 2023. The first multi-platinum heavy metal band with a No. 1 Billboard album, Quiet Riot, will be joined by hard rock band all-female 80s rock, Vixen, May 5, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. A concert made for the MTV generation; these bands are still trending with over 2 million monthly Spotify listeners.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Check the Calendar” by the Dentist

Asbury Park fuzz-pop trio Dentist have released their fourth album, “Making a Scene,” their second for indie label LA Cleopatra Records.

The Count Basie Center for the Arts presents The Man in Black

(RED BANK, NJ) – The Man In Black, a much-loved Johnny Cash tribute show hosted by Shawn Barker, is gearing up for a 17-date North American fall tour stopping locally at Red Bank on Friday October 14 at the Hackensack Meridian Health Theater at the Count Basie Center for the Arts. Show time is 8:00 p.m.

The Grunin Center presents Brooklyn Rider

(TOMS RIVER, NJ) — Creative and adventurous string quartet Brooklyn Rider perform their innovative new project, The Four Elements, on the Main Stage of the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College on Thursday, September 29 at 7:00 a.m. Tickets range from $32 to $38.

The Sun Rises in Eastern Screens at the 2022 Fall New Jersey Film Festival This Friday

The Sun Rises in the East by Tayo Giwa is a rich and heartfelt film about how the black community of Bedford-Stuyvesant (Brooklyn, New York) created the most incredible paradise for self-expression, education and the supplementary provision called The East. The East’s story begins with the beginning of integration into Bed-Stuy after the passing of Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. Despite the ruling, unfair conditions persisted for black youth, and community members recognized an urgent need for more enrichment. Jitu Weusi, Al Vann and other key members of the community proposed to have a center of creativity and education where the needs and resources to excel in all aspects of life would be created. This institution would also celebrate the entire African Diaspora and the different African cultures on the continent. The Sun Rises in the East is a wonderfully rewarding experience that truly magnifies what happens when great care is married to fantastic ideas to create a utopia that has fostered prosperity for an entire generation.

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Cockroaches, Hidden Worlds, Agatha Christie’s Dance and Forgotten Children are among the highlights of the New Jersey Film Festival in September

“It seems like everywhere I lived there were always cockroaches and I thought to myself, well, they were actually wasted,” Joey Skaggs said.

“Lighter Than Air” – A Photo Exhibition by American Repertory Ballet

(PRINCETON, NJ) — Join American Repertory Ballet September 17-18, 2022 in Princeton for Lighter Than Air: A Photographic Series by acclaimed photographer Harald Schrader. This exhibit will feature images of American Repertory Ballet company members and artistic direction, including Artistic Director Ethan Stiefel and Artistic Associate Gillian Murphy.

Middlesex County Health Services Office has issued a rabies advisory

(MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ) – On September 2, the Middlesex County Health Services Office reported that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in the borough of Spotswood, Middlesex County, near Burlington Ave and Kane Ave. This is the third rabid animal reported in Middlesex County in 2022 and the first rabid animal in Spotswood.

The Center for Food Action is looking for volunteers for the Weekend Snack Pack event on Friday

(TEANECK, NJ) — On Friday, September 9 at 4:00 p.m., the Center for Food Action will hold its 10th annual Day of Service Weekend Snack Pack event. The event takes place at the Teaneck Marriott in Glenpointe (100 Frank W Burr Road). They are looking for volunteers for the event.

Top 15 Most Read Stories on the New Jersey Scene August 28-September 3, 2022

Here’s a look at the 15 most-read articles published at the New Jersey Stage from August 28 through September 3, 2022. Each week, we publish about 70 articles, including several original columns and features, as well as press releases for events taking place in statewide and neighboring areas like Philadelphia and New York. This week’s top 15 includes articles from 6 counties in New Jersey (Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean) and one from New York and Philadelphia.

Brookdale president named among 25 most influential people in higher education

(MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ) – Brookdale Community College announced that President David M. Stout, Ph.D., has been named to the 2022 ROI-NJ Influencers: Higher Education list. Each year, ROI-NJ lists the presidents with the most influence and impact on their schools and within the business community.

Rally for the Arts raises half a million dollars for Bergen County

(BERGEN COUNTY, NJ) – ArtsBergen’s rallying cry from the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation and the arts community to the Bergen County Board of Commissioners and County Executive James Tedesco III has resulted in increased arts funding. The Bergen County Board of Commissioners has allocated $500,000 for the arts from the $261 million US Rescue Package (ARP).

CCCF Grants Lewis Cass Life-Changing Student Experience | New https://tadasei.com/cccf-grants-lewis-cass-life-changing-student-experience-new/ Fri, 02 Sep 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://tadasei.com/cccf-grants-lewis-cass-life-changing-student-experience-new/

Ian Hook had high hopes of a summer musical education at Berklee College of Music’s prestigious Boston Conservatory.

The Cass County Community Foundation had the means to realize these hopes.

It all added up to a life-changing summer for Hook, a senior at Lewis Cass High School.

“It changed my perspective on everything in ways I never would have thought of,” Hook said.

That everything he mentions makes music. Hook wants to compose film scores one day in his future.

Hook attended two high school summer sessions at the Boston Conservatory. The first class was a brass workshop. He continues with a course in musical composition.

During these sessions, he took a crash course in composition with a deadline. He wrote two multi-movement works and a Chicago-style chamber brass piece in three days at the brass workshop. In composition class, he wrote a solo piano piece in 24 hours and a B-flat clarinet and vibraphone duet in less than three days. He also had five days to write a string quartet.

The deadlines were stressful but gave him a sense of urgency, Hook said.

“I had no time to waste,” he said.

Every day was filled with musical experiences. There were warm-ups, guest artist talks, and ensemble sections. In the evenings, students were treated to faculty recitals and participated in jam sessions.

“The faculty was awesome,” Hook said. “It’s very hard to describe how crazy it was to see them in action and to receive help from them.”

Among the guest artists were Kenneth Thompkins, principal trombonist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and jazz trumpeter Philip Dizack.

Along with all the other experiences, Hook has met other music students from around the world, including China, Venezuela, Chile, Russia, and Puerto Rico.

“Each project had a different studio for the songwriting schedule, Hook said. “There were five students per studio, including myself and a faculty member. I could hear a lot of different music and a lot of different techniques. It was really cool, especially with the variety of cultures. There were students who wrote Latin music and others who wrote more international music. It was very cool.”

Hook’s life-changing summer almost didn’t happen. Programs and expenses would have amounted to over $6,000. He contacted the CCCF to see if they offered funding for high school students.

Deanna Crispen, executive director and CEO of CCCF, said no. But she told Hook she would watch and see what she could do. Hook took her at her word, and her persistence in checking in with Crispen paid off.

Crispen approached the CCCF board about the use of money donated by the estate of Richard and Rose Gates of the Royal Center for educational purposes to support Hook’s businesses. They agreed.

Crispen stopped by Lewis Cass to tell Hook about the opportunity in person.

“This young man is going places,” Crispen said. “He’s an incredible musician, incredible musical talent. We’re just grateful that we were able to find a way to help him.

Through Hook, CCCF strives to make these opportunities accessible to other high school students.

“After talking to Ian, he really helped shed some light on the fact that there are many programs like the one he was involved in that would be great for young people, but there is no funding,” said said Crispen.

Crispen jokingly called Hook a test for a pilot program. She said he was so excited about the experience that he texted her on the first day of the brass workshop ready to tell her what was going on. Hook then made a presentation for Crispen and the CCCF Board of Directors upon his return.

“When you see a youngster who has that passion and that joy and being able to experience something like that at that level, that’s why we’re here,” Crispen said. “One day, when he is a world famous film composer, we can look back and say that we helped this young man get started. It gives us all joy.

“(The CCCF) has been a huge help,” Hook said. “I couldn’t have left without their help. They helped me with my plane ticket. They helped me with my tuition, my accommodation, my food. Almost everything.

Hook is taking a music composition course this year at Lewis Cass, and he’s excited to share what he’s learned with his classmates.

He will also participate in many musical activities: brass band, jazz band, pep band, winter percussion, solo ensemble for choir and brass band, advanced choir.

It’s all part of a journey that will take Hook to new heights and maybe even lead him to accept an Oscar for best film score one day.

“If you want something, pursue it,” he said. ” Do not hold yourself back. Go for it because you never know what will happen.

Go Triad: Events Calendar | Arts https://tadasei.com/go-triad-events-calendar-arts/ Wed, 31 Aug 2022 13:00:00 +0000 https://tadasei.com/go-triad-events-calendar-arts/

Holly Godard Jones: 6 p.m. “Antipodes: Stories”. Scuppernong Books, 304 S Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

The Comedy Space: 7 p.m. Kevin James Thornton. 1126 S. Holden Road, GB. 336-333-1034.

The Ramkat: 8 p.m. Luke Simon Payne & Friends and Drake Duffer in the Gas Hill Drinking Room. 170 W. Ninth St., WS. theramkat.com.

Open Mic Greensboro with Live Band: 8 p.m. Elm Street Lounge, 115 S. Elm St., UK. www.eslgso.com/events

The Green House Village open-air market: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1022 S. Poplar St., WS. www.thegreenhouseproducts.com.

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High Point Museum: “Domestic Art” until September 3. High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., HP. www.highpointmuseum.org.

The Ramkat: 8 p.m. Jeffrey Dean Foster & The Arrows and Laurelyn Dossett in the Gas Hill Drinking Room. 170 W. Ninth St., WS. theramkat.com.

Comedy space: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. September 2-3, 7 p.m. September 4. Dusty Slay. 1126 S. Holden Road, GB. 336-333-1034.

Stonefield Cellars: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday flavors concert: 60-watt combo. 8220 NC Highway 68, Stokesdale. 336-644-9908.

Green Queen Bingo: 7 p.m. Piedmont Hall, 2409 W. Gate City Blvd., UK. www.greensborocoliseum.com.

The Green House Village open-air market: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 1022 S. Poplar St., WS. www.thegreenhouseproducts.com.

“A Leg to Stand On”, a new series from Jessica Tefft and “The Forest”, a continuing series from Wendell Myers: Reception from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Art Gallery, 564 N. Trade St., WS. Until October 1. www.artworks-gallery.org.

“The apartment”: Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, WS. Inspired by Reynolda’s fall exhibition “Chrome Dreams and Infinite Reflections: American Photorealism”. https://reynolda.org.

High Point Museum: “Domestic Art” until September 3. High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., HP. www.highpointmuseum.org.

Benjamin Bardes: A poetry workshop: 4 p.m. Online discussion workshop. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

The Ramkat: 8 p.m. Steady Hyperactive Showcase. 170 W. Ninth St., WS. theramkat.com.

Blind Tiger: 5 p.m. Nascar Aloe: United We Fall Tour. 1819 Spring Garden Street, UK. 336-272-9888, https://theblindtiger.com.

Comedy space: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. September 3, 7 p.m. September 4. Dusty Slay. 1126 S. Holden Road, GB. 336-333-1034.

F—Blacksmith demonstration in the historic park: 10am-4pm September 3, 10, 24. High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., HP. www.highpointmuseum.org

Repicon: 9:00 a.m. September 3, 10:00 a.m. September 4. Special Events Center, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., GB. www.greensborocoliseum.com.

F—Gibsonville Garden Railroad Trains in operation: 9am-noon. 220 E. Main St., Gibsonville. www.facebook.com/16ggrrose.

The Green House Village open-air market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1022 S. Poplar St., WS. www.thegreenhouseproducts.com.

Family jam: 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., UK. $17. www.greensborodowntownparks.org.

Frames + Housewife In The Crown: 8:00 p.m. Carolina Theater, 310 S. Greene St., UK. $12 at the door, $10 in advance. https://carolinatheatre.com.

John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival: September 3-4. With Patti LaBelle. Oak Hollow Lake, HP.

High Point Museum: “Domestic Art” until September 3. High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., HP. www.highpointmuseum.org.

Comedy space: 7 p.m. Dusty Slay. 1126 S. Holden Road, GB. 336-333-1034.

Repicon: 10:00 a.m. Special Events Center, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., GB. www.greensborocoliseum.com.

F—Piedmont Wind Symphony: Patriotic Pops In The Pit! : 6 p.m. Coal Pit by Incendiary Brewery, 486 N. Patterson Ave., WS. Chairs encouraged. www.piedmontwindysymphony.com.

Tai Chi lessons: 1-2pm PurEnergy Fitness, 1905 Ashwood Court, UK. $65 per month, $10 for drop-in. Eric Reiss, 336-447-5122.

F—Monday evening meditation and contemplative practices: 6-8 p.m. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 501 S. Mendenhall St., UK. 336-275-6403.

Jazz at the Tate (craft cocktails): 8-11 p.m. 279 W. Fourth St., WS. The Matt Kendrick Trio plays a wide variety of jazz standards and originals. Email mattkendrick8@gmail.com.

Winston-Salem Little Theater Fall Class: “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon”: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays until October 20. For college and high school students. The LTWS Classroom, 419 N. Spruce St., WS. Students will learn the basics of theater and storytelling. Tuition: $350. www.LTofWS.org or 336-725-4001.

The Green House Village open-air market: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1022 S. Poplar St., WS. www.thegreenhouseproducts.com.

Song Circle: 7 p.m. Centennial Arts Station Arts Council, 121 S. Centennial St., HP. Led by Jack Gorham, a self-proclaimed semi-professional musician, with experience in bands, choirs, and conducting and participation in song circles and the Nashville Songwriters Association. Hope Barker at education@highpointarts.org or 336-889-2787, Ext. 23.

F—High Point Salvation Army Introductory Music Lessons: 4:30-5:50 p.m. 121 SW Cloverleaf Place, HP. For 6-18 year olds. To register, contact Glen-Allen Andress at 336-881-5448 or email glen-allen.andress@uss.salvationarmy.org.

F—McNairy Mystery Book Discussion Group: 6:30 p.m. Glenn McNairy Branch Library, 4860 Lake Jeanette Road, UK. Zoom or in person. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

Read the World Book Club: 7 p.m. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

Winston-Salem Little Theater Fall Class: “Fractured Fairy Tails”: 5:30-7:30 p.m. from Wednesday to October 19. The LTWS Classroom, 419 N. Spruce St., WS. Students will learn the basics of theater and storytelling. Tuition: $225. www.LTofWS.org or 336-725-4001.

Tai Chi lessons: 1-2pm PurEnergy Fitness, 1905 Ashwood Court, UK. $65 per month, $10 for drop-in. Eric Reiss, 336-447-5122.

The Green House Village open-air market: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1022 S. Poplar St., WS. www.thegreenhouseproducts.com.

Greensboro Trombone Ensemble Reunions: 7:15-9 p.m. Greensboro Cultural Center, Room 121, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Players must be high school age or older. Larry Porter, larry.a.porter@gmail.com

Diya Abdo: 5 p.m. “American Refugee”. Scuppernong Books, 304 S Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

The Comedy Space: 7:30 p.m. Comedy Ca$H-Out (amateur show). 1126 S. Holden Road, GB. 336-333-1034.

The Ramkat: 8 p.m. The Fundamentals and Maia Kamil at the Gas Hill Drinking Room. 170 W. Ninth St., WS. theramkat.com.

Open Mic Greensboro with Live Band: 8 p.m. Elm Street Lounge, 115 S. Elm St., UK. www.eslgso.com/events

Blind Tiger: 7 p.m. Deicide with Kataklysme and Inhuman Condition. 1819 Spring Garden Street, UK. theblindtiger.com.

Stonefield Cellars Winery: 7 to 9 p.m. Sippin’ & Readin’ book club meeting. 8220 NC 68, Stokesdale. www.stonefieldcellars.com.

Winston-Salem Little Theater Fall Class: “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon”: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays until October 20. For college and high school students. The LTWS Classroom, 419 N. Spruce St., WS. Students will learn the basics of theater and storytelling. Tuition: $350. www.LTofWS.org or 336-725-4001.

F—Virtual Master Gardener Session: Growing good garlic: Zoom at 6 p.m. 336-641-2400.

The Green House Village open-air market: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1022 S. Poplar St., WS. www.thegreenhouseproducts.com.

Hispanic League 30th Anniversary Exhibit: Celebrating Our Heritage, Lighting Our Future: Reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Main Gallery of the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. Until October 29. In addition, the exhibition will be open during the FIESTA of the Hispanic League! September 10. intothearts.org.

Percussion sandbox: “Seven Pillars”: 7:30 p.m. Freedman Theater, 1533 S. Main St., WS. uncsa.edu.

F—Course at Creative Aging Network-NC: Variety of courses for aging adults on the Greensboro campus. https://can-nc.org/classes.

Piedmont Hiking and Outings Club: Outings include hikes, backpacking, kayaking, biking, and other social events. https://piedmonthikingandoutingclub.org.

UNCSA on demand: An online portal showcasing past and current student and faculty performance. www.uncsa.edu/ondemand.

Artwork by Linda Spitsen, John Foreman and Matt Micca: Until September 16. The Artery Gallery, 1711 Spring Garden St., GB. 336-274-9814.

Körner Historical Madness Online Resource Catalog: www.kornersfolly.org/connect/online-resources.

Reynolda House Museum of American Art: Call-a-Curator and Pop-Up Studio episodes: Mail Art, www.youtube.com/reynolda.

Jan Curling Art for sale: Instagram: @jancurlingartstudio; Facebook: original illustration by Jan Curling; website: carolinapaintersguild.com; email: jancurling@gmail.com

AAWS Virtual Exhibits: View all current exhibitions at associateartists.org/current-upcoming-exhibitions