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Herb + Milly Iris Gallery presents, ARTFUL LIVING: The Painters of Maker +
Muse, curated by Brian Dittmar, an
award-winning interior designer and the visionary behind Maker
+ Muse, a lifestyle boutique in Maplewood. This
exhibit challenges the notion that art is exclusive to galleries and
museums. Instead, it asserts that art has a rightful place in our
homes. This exhibition will feature artworks that span various
mediums and themes wihthin the abstract style, by Dorothy
Ganek, Aida Jones, Betsy Meyer-Donadio, Aimee Mower-Lally,
and Lisa Pressman, and live Jazz and Pop music by the
talented trio Blue Sphere. Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate ARTFUL
LIVING. Mark your calendars and join us for an evening of artistic
exploration and entertainment.
This event is free and open to the public.
by The New Yorker as “the world’s reigning male
chorus,” the Grammy Award-winning vocal
ensemble Chanticleer brings its annual holiday concert “A
Chanticleer Christmas” to SOPAC. With roots in Renaissance music,
Chanticleer has expanded its repertoire to include Classical, Gospel, Jazz,
popular music, and many new works. Don’t miss this legendary group
this holiday season!
Brann not only bears an uncanny resemblance to Elton
John—complete with his charming gap-toothed smile—but recreates the Rock
superstar’s vocals and piano playing to a tee, including wearing replica
costumes and Elton’s trademark outrageous glasses. Don’t miss your
chance to sing and dance along to classics such as “Rocket Man” and “Your
Song,” sway to “Candle in the Wind,” or hop and bop to “Crocodile Rock.”
Inspirational Voices’ mission is to provide HOPE and INSPIRATION to help
TRANSFORM communities in need through the power
of music and service. They are bringing their
Grammy-nominated and Honorary Tony Award-winning sound to SOPAC this
stumped Penn & Teller twice on their hit TV show Fool
Us, and The Chicago Tribune hails
him as “one of the most unique and innovative illusionists in the
world!” Vitaly effortlessly blends art and illusion to
illustrate the story of his transformation from a boy with a dream to a man
with a vision of the world in which the rules of reality do not exist.
Don’t miss Vitaly’s breathtaking and touching show An
Evening of Wonders at SOPAC!
miss the Grammy Award-winning Rebirth Brass Band at SOPAC!
Stunning fans with a fiery live show and rich musical catalog for over four
decades, their trademark sound pays homage to the New Orleans brass band
tradition while weaving a tapestry that combines elements of Jazz, Funk,
Soul, R&B and the sounds from the streets they grew up on.
This event is generously sponsored by the Gia Maione
cannot reach our goal without help from all of our loyal patrons and
supporters. Encourage your friends and family to support SOPAC and other
charities tomorrow and throughout the Giving Season by using #GivingTuesday
and tagging @SOPACnow
on all social media platforms.