Tonight, Friday, July 11th: Water Street Studios opening reception for Process, 6-10 pm. Process is a themed exhibition where artists’ work will be accompanied by materials that offer the viewer greater insight into the creative process that brought the work to life. Enjoy refreshments while you view the new paintings, photography and sculpture in the main gallery or visit the 28 artist studios on your way to the Loading Dock Gallery, where Water Street founder and Gallery Director Steven Lockwood’s dramatic Going Away to Grad School show features sculptures for sale. Water Street Studios includes two galleries, a one-of-a-kind gift shop, many classes for adults and children, free Awesome Art Afternoons, free Art Flow programs for teens and children, and artist Access to PrintLab, CeramicLab or MetalLab equipment. Several of its 28 2-D and fully equipped 3-D artist studios are currently for rent. 160 S. Water Street in Batavia (with PrintLab and some classes at 117 W. Main Street in St. Charles–entrance off 1st St. Plaza).
Tonight, Friday July 11th: Folksinger-songwriter and author Mark Dvorak in concert and reading from his new book to benefit Steel Beam Theatre. 6:30 pm light supper/wine; catering by Mary B’ Cookin’ and pre-show music by Fight with Monsters! 7:30 concert. $40 Tickets at steelbeamtheatre.com or at 630- 587 8521 ONLY 8 tickets left!!!
If you miss our monthly readings, watch them on our Video Library. It’s a great way to enjoy a few minutes of diverse fiction, poetry, spoken word, play excerpts, etc.
You can also attend or read at an open mic like Paul LaTour’s Lit By The Bridge in Aurora on July 17th or Frank Rutledge’s Harmonious Howl in Geneva on July 24th. Or join a writers group! Come to one of TWAA-P’s 3 monthly West Suburban Wordplays or Lit Lab 51. Attend the Night Writers Reading and Wine Tasting at The Little Traveler on August 14th. Or just sit down and write!
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