A group of about 15 people
attended the second of our "Art & Music" events at the LAC Art
Center on Sunday, September 16. This series teams a well-known artist
with a local musician to provide an afternoon of enrichment and
enjoyment. This event featured June Davis working in pastels and Rick
Weingarten performing on the vibraphone.
June did a
beautiful pastel painting of a white ceramic pitcher set against a dark
background. She explained her process as the group watched her still
life painting progress.
LAC Events Co-ordinator Melinda Fiscus introduced musician Rick Weingarten.
Rick explained about the different parts of the vibraphone then
entertained everyone with a selection of lovely melodies - from Hawaiian
to Costa Rican themes, with even a little Elvis thrown into the mix.
He is a relaxed and personable performer who provided us with a
Whether it was the wine, cheese and
chocolate treats, the lovely art demonstration or the soothing music -
everyone went home feeling good and ready to face the week.
Submitted by Kathy Berls