Wednesday, May 25, 2011

RENT, Smorgasbord, Appalachian Improvisation

All this weekend at ARTS/West!

First up: The Lost Flamingo Company presents RENT May 27 & 28 and June 3 & 4 at 8pm at Arts/West

Tickets $5 and available at the door

**Free shuttle to ARTS/West at 7:15 on each show night! Catch it outside the 4th floor of Baker University Center!

LFC's performance of Jonathan Larson's breathtaking rock opera will take you to Bohemian Alphabet City and allow you to witness 20 somethings struggle with love, artistic expression, drugs, the Man, and figuring out how to live with AIDS. Come laugh, cry, and celebrate the death of Bohemia with this incredible cast. You'll have FOUR CHANCES TO SEE IT and why not beat the crowd and come for the first weekend? Or come to all 4 shows! Just don't miss out!


Saturday, May 28: SMORGASBORD 2011:::Community Action through Arts, Education and more! This year Smorg wants to give back to the wonderful community of Athens OHIO by providing entertainment and education. All proceeds of admissions will go to CFI (community food initiatives) and ARTS/West.

To see a schedule of their entire weekend visit the Facebook event page HERE

Saturday Workshops @ ARTS/West 1pm-4pm
Each workshop will be a 1/2 hour long
  • DIY cosmetics and household items--learn how to make homemade shampoos, toothpaste, non-toxic cleaners and more!
  • wheat pasting how to
  • homegrown edible mushrooms
  • Electronic music-what happens when you push this button?
  • Information security-keeping your online info secure

Sunday, May 29th
7:30pm - 9:00pm join us for APPALACHIAN IMPROVISATION!

A NIGHT OF 100% NATURAL IMPROVISED MUSIC WITH 100% ORGANIC IMPROVISED DANCE! It does a body good.

POTENTIAL ATTENDEES! Bring a kazoo, a tambourine, and/or just your open mind. There will be optional audience participation. Join us in intermittent song and/or dance (or not). Find out more at their Facebook event page HERE