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“JOY TO THE WORLD” Holiday Concert with Judy Handler & Mark Levesque

Thursday, December 7, 2018 • 8:00 PM • Suggested donation $15.00 at door.

Holiday music for classical guitar & mandolin.

Come enjoy the enchanting instrumental renditions of traditional and contemporary holiday music; and a variety of lively tunes and lyrical melodies with an international flavor.

Audiences will enjoy the charming sound of the classical guitar & mandolin as Judy & Mark play their own arrangements of beautiful holiday music from many cultures.

Judy & Mark offer interesting commentary about the origins of holiday music from the U.S., England, Ireland, Wales, Germany, Russia, Puerto Rico, and songs of Hanukah. The audience will have a chance to join in at the end of the program on some rhythm instruments!

Americana 1 – An Exhibition of Work by 1st Generation Americans

October 25–November 24, 2018

Rough Edges Art Productions (REAP) and the Windsor Art Center have joined hands to present the work of two first-generation Latin American artists, Balam Soto and Corina Alvarezdelugo. Soto creates contemporary, exploratory artworks that fuse low tech with high tech, including interactive art installations, public artworks, and video. Alvarezdelugo works with different materials and techniques in mixed media painting and sculpture.

Special events during the exhibition at the Windsor Art Center:

Sunday, November 4 • 3pm: Guitarist Joe Carter and vocalist Isabella Mendes will perform Brazilian Jazz. Suggested donation: $15 general admission and $12 for Windsor Art Center members at the door.

Thursday, November 8 • 6pm: Robert DiNiro’s film Ellis leads off I Am America, a Panel Discussion exploring the role of art in the Latin American immigration experience. Panelists will be the exhibition’s artists, Balam Soto and Corina Alvarezdelugo; as well as artist/social activist Carlos Hernández Chávez; and musician/social worker Juan Brito. Moderator will be MaryJoan Picone, a clinical social worker and social justice advocate for Central American immigrants. FREE

This exhibition is made possible in part through a grant from the Connecticut Office of the Arts to Rough Edges Art Production, and sponsored by the Greater Hartford Arts Council’s United Arts Campaign and other individuals, businesses, an organizations in our community.