Visual Art

DECA is LIVE

DECA

A little over a month ago, on the first Saturday in September, I dropped in at the new DECA, Discerning Eye Center for the Arts, located at 12 W. New St. in Lancaster. The show that opened that night was the first show in this new space, which is dedicated to incubating motivation and facilitating…

Podcast #138: Steampunk unLimited and Rootenanny

Rootenanny 2014

Steampunk unLimited Steve Barrall from the Strasburg Railroad is back on the program to talk about Steampunk unLimited, a big event they have coming up on September 26th, 27th, and 28th. It’s a celebration of all things Steampunk, such as music, literature, and art. There will be live music, artisans, book signings and a variety of other…

Podcast #137: Building Community Through the Arts

Building Community Through the Arts

Round Table Discussion It’s a Lancaster round table conversation with Mark Reinmiller from Commonwealth on Queen, Ryan Braught from the Community Room on King and Jocelyn Park and Diane Richards from Lancaster Transplant. We’re talking about building community through the arts here in Lancaster, PA. What have we done, what have we seen, and what do…

Fulton Street Arts Cooperative

Fulton Street Arts Cooperative

In September 2013, Aaron Shiflet opened the doors to the Fulton Street Arts Cooperative to “to provide art to the community and community to the arts by using the combined skill, knowledge, talent and vision of its members to better themselves and the art scene in general through shared ideas, collaboration, and critique.” Shiflet studied fine art…

MAKERSfest Comes to Lancaster

PA Guild of Craftsmen MAKERSfest

  The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen are hosting the first MAKERSfest this Sunday, June 8, from 10am to 6pm. The street festival celebrating making and makers will be held on the 300 block of N. Queen Street where the Guild’s store and headquarters is located. More than 50 craftsmen will be set up on the street…

Podcast #132: Play Grounds, Steampunk unLimited, and GET OUT!

Play Grounds 2014 Feature

Play Grounds: Theater on Site Writer John Rohrkemper and actor/director Nelly Torres join us to chat about Play Grounds: Theater on Site, a series of three original plays set in outdoor locations for Lancaster ArtWalk, May 3 and 4. These 10-15 minute plays have been specifically written for the St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery, Binns Park and Central…

Podcast #119: The Triangle and GET OUT!

The Triangle Feature

The Triangle Erin Dorney and Tyler Barton started The Triangle a little less than a year ago with the idea of creating an online calendar to capture and report on all of the literary events happening around the Lancaster, York, and Harrisburg areas. A lot of things were happening in the literary scene, but there…

First Friday at PARKED: The People of Lancaster

Glass Plate Photography

I had the honor and privilege of being invited to participate in a really cool photo project that will result in this week’s First Friday exhibit by our friends at Parked, Lancaster’s first mobile art gallery. Each First Friday of 2013, photographers Ole Hongvanthong (Photole) & Taylor Brown have assembled a fresh photo exhibit in…