Parker Arts Center Schedule at The PACE Center

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PanJumbies

August 9 at 12 p.m.
O’Brien Park

Come out and enjoy this free summer event. Bring a picnic and the whole family for an afternoon of music from around the world.

Get your Caribbean groove on with Pan Jumbies. Led by acclaimed steel pan artist Don Prorak, Pan Jumbies mixes calypso, soca, reggae, ska, jazz, and more, into a vivid world-beat mosaic. The shimmering brilliance of the steel pans, the warm wooden tones of the marimba, and enigmatic vocals dance on the waves of the dynamic, funky rhythm section. Whether you come to listen, to dance, or just for the Caribbean vibe, Pan Jumbies delivers fun and musical artistry for audiences of all ages.

For more information, please visit www.ParkerArts.org.


Bad Candy

August 16 at 12 p.m.
O’Brien Park

Come out and enjoy this free summer event. Bring a picnic and the whole family for an afternoon of music from around the world.

Bad Candy is an acoustic cover band playing bluegrass, country, R&B, and rock favorites. This local group plays songs from the Eagles, Beatles, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, and more.

For more information, please visit www.ParkerArts.org.


Rodney Crowell

August 29 at 7:30 p.m.
PACE Center

Crowell is a multi-Grammy© winner, a Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member, and the recipient of the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting from the Americana Music Association. 

Known for songs like “I Couldn’t Leave You If I Tried,” “’Til I Gain Control A

gain,” and “After All This Time,” Crowell is not only
an accomplished songwriter, but a brilliant

 performer as well. With the release of his recent album, Tarpaper Sky and his latest project with Emmylou Harris, The Traveling Kind, Crowell’s music library continues to grow, yet harkens back to some of his most revered and loved works. Blending old favorites with his latest songs, Crowell and his trio kick off the season with his distinct style of country soul.For more information, please visit www.ParkerArts.org.


Doubt, A Parable

Just Added!!!
September 11 – 20
The Schoolhouse Theater (Formerly Mainstreet Center)

In his opening sermon Father Flynn addresses the importance of uncertainty saying, “Doubt can be a bond as powerful and sustaining as certainty.” Parker Arts and Parker Theatre Productions delve into these foretelling words as they join forces for the dramatic co-production of this 2005 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play by John Patrick Shanley.Doubt, a Parable explores the ambiguity that can consume us all at times, as it finds its way into a Church School in the Bronx during the social discord of 1964. When school principal Sister Aloysius becomes suspicious of Father Flynn’s actions with a student, all involved learn the true meaning of doubt.

For more information, please visit www.ParkerArts.org.


Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night

September 19 at 7:30 p.m.
PACE Center

Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night has been captivating audiences for over five decades with his iconic vocals, unique humor and brilliant storytelling.

Lead singer on hit songs like “Joy to the World” and “Old Fashioned Love Song,” Negron is considered one of the greatest singers in rock and pop. With his impressive volume of hits and exciting repertoire of new songs from his solo albums, Negron has a wide music library to share with loyal fans and new fans to come.
For more information, please visit www.ParkerArts.org.

Singin’ in the Rain

Sept. 25 – Oct. 11
PACE Center

Singin In The RainThe year is 1927. The place is Hollywood, California. Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are big Hollywood stars in the silent film industry, but trouble arises when the magic of sound comes to the big screen! Hilarious situations and snappy dialogue are in the forecast for this golden age movie musical.  Based on the classic MGM film starring Gene Kelly, this co-production brought to you by Parker Arts and Inspire Creative, is sure to have you singin’ along with a downpour of unforgettable songs like “Fit As A Fiddle,” “Good Morning,” and of course the splashy title number, “Singin’ In The Rain!”


100-Year Anniversary Celebration & Parker Quest

August 29 at 10:00 a.m.
O’Brien Park Gazebo

100-year Anniversary CelebrationDon’t miss the 100-year Anniversary Celebration of the Schoolhouse at Mainstreet.

In partnership with the Town of Parker and the Parker Historical Society, Douglas County Libraries presents a quest that leads families through questions, games, activities, and fun! The quest ends at the Mainstreet Center for a special 100 year celebration of the old schoolhouse. The celebration for the old school house will include music, games and tours of the history museum!

For more information, please visit www.ParkerArts.org.


Education

Understanding the Rhythm of Still Life

Three day workshop with Deb Bays

August 14, 15 and 16, 2015
Fee: $300

The most successful still life paintings have a sense of life and breadth. Join master pastelist and award winning still life artist, Deb Bays, for a three day workshop that goes beyond the basics into the world of lighting and design to understand how to create a sense of movement and emotion using the objects you want to paint.

Deb will demonstrate technique, show participants successful design, and go over theatrical lighting techniques to create the mood and drama each artist is after in their work. Artists will create a charcoal drawing, working on values to solve design issue in black and white, then work with color, painting in their chosen medium, then tackle the complexities of adding color and thus bringing nature to life. Class will end will end in with a relaxed critique and general class discussion.

Register online for this Master Class.


Auditions

Classic Acts Auditions – Don Quixote

Ages: 10-18

Don Quixote is based on Cervantes’ book about the idealistic Lord of La Mancha who believes he is a knight and strives to live his life by the code of chivalry. His sanity is questioned as he travels the Spanish countryside with his loyal servant/squire Sancho Panza, fighting barbers, lions, enchanters and windmills for the honor of his pig farmer/Lady Dulcinea. Very comical and poignant!

Location: The Schoolhouse at Mainstreet Center
Auditions: T, Aug. 25, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (no audition fee)
Rehearsals: T, Th,  Aug. 27 – Oct. 1, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Performances: F, Oct. 2 at 6:00 p.m., Sa, Oct. 3 at 2:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Fee: $90 R/$99 NR

For more information, visit www.ParkerArts.org/education

 

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