Thursday, September 24, 2009

Even More Art!

Here's an update from the Dayton Society of Sculptors and Painters, located on High Street in St. Anne's Hill:

DSPS Annual Member Show at 48 High Street Gallery

All St. Anne residents are invited and welcome to all DSPS gallery openings and shows held at 48 High Street Gallery.

Our next show is our annual judged member show featuring the best works by DSPS members. It will be open on Sunday, October 4 and run through October 18, 2009; gallery hours limited to Saturday and Sunday 1-5 PM for this free public exhibition. Opening reception to be held on Sunday, October 4 from 1-5 PM; awards presented at 3 PM.


Thursday, September 17, 2009

So you think you can Dance?

More art on the Hill!

DAYTON — The city’s department of recreation and youth services has teamed with Culture Works to launch a series of arts programs for children, teens and adults.....

SMAG Dance Collaborative: A bi-weekly teen urban dance program for teens 13 to 17, which will meet for six to eight weeks at the Dayton Bomberger Teen Center, 1306 E. Fifth St. The program, with up to 25 participants, will expose youth to the fundamentals, history, and forms of contemporary dance....

The story was reported in the Dayton Daily News.

Dance, dance, dance!

Gala, Part II

Recently, we wrote about the 35th Anniversary Gala that is coming up this weekend. It marks the creation of the historic district in 1974.

This week, the Dayton Daily News featured a brief article about the event.

Past and present neighbors can still send their RSVPs and register for the festivities.

See you there!


Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Guitar Hero?

Here's some news of more artistic talent coming from St. Anne's Hill!

Guitar Player Magazine Superstar Finalists
August 24th, 2009

Guitar Player Magazine has announced its top ten finalists in the Guitar Player Superstar Competition for 2009.

Guitarists from all over applied, and the editors of the magazine whittled them down to these ten finalists:

So what does that mean for Steve? Well, read on!

These players will perform in front of a packed audience and a panel of world-famous guitarists including Elliot Easton (The Cars), Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson/Jeff Beck), Steve Lukather (Toto) and Greg Hampton, (producer of Alice Cooper, Ronnie Wood, Lita Ford). The host of this year’s event is Brendon Small, co-creator of Metalocalypse.

The celebrity judges will evaluate each original performance, and rate each contestant on technique, creativity, charisma and overall vibe. At the end of the night, the 2009 Guitar Player Guitar Superstar will be crowned, along with two runner-ups.

The story was also featured in the Dayton Daily News.

Good luck, Steve!