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Springville Center for the Arts introduces two new programs

SPRINGVILLE—Fiddler’s Green Park is going to get a little more lively on Monday nights with Springville Center for the Arts’ weekly drum circle. Beginning on June 16 at 7 p.m., Steve Bell will facilitate a percussion jam for all skill levels. As an experienced teacher and percussionist, Bell has led programs from Fiddler’s Green to Florida and is versed in Afro and Afro-Caribbean rhythms. Some drums are available for use. This program is entirely free. The park is located at the corner of North Buffalo and Franklin streets. In the event of rain, drummers will meet at the Arts Center.

Springville Center for the Arts will also host an improvisational comedy theater workshop on Saturday, June 21 at 3:30 p.m..The workshop will be coordinated by Justin Kraft, a local microscopist with over a decade of improv experience, and Just Go With It, the Arts Center’s resident improv troupe. The workshop will cover the basic structures and skills needed to perform live comedy similar to the hit TV show Whose Line is it Anyway? and takes place at the Mongerson Theater, Springville Center for the Arts, located at 37 North Buffalo St. There is no charge to participate but it is recommended that you call 592-9038 to register.

View Finders exhibit returns

The New York and California chapters of View Finders will be presenting their photographic interpretation of the “The Essence of Time” at an exhibit at Arts Underground. The group, directed by Bonita Chimes, returns to Springville for the 13th consecutive year June 11 – July 18. All of the photographs have been taken as viewed through the lens and have not been digitally manipulated. View Finders was established in 1994 has been an on-going adventurous group of amateur and professional photographers working on various themes.

An artists’ reception will occur on June 21 at 6 p.m.

Arts Underground is located at 66 East Main St. in Springville.


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