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PLG Arts Membership Drive

PLG Arts is launching a membership drive this Friday, November 22nd from 7-9 PM with a cocktail party at the Inkwell Cafe (408 Rogers Avenue, between Sterling and Lefferts).

Some PLG Arts accomplishments:

  • Art exhibitions at the Tugboat Tea Company coffee shop
  • Jazz at the Inkwell (twice-a-month music series)
  • PLG Arts Theater Program
  • Mural near the Q train and on Flatbush Ave (beautification of construction site by local artists
    including children
  • Mural on Fenimore Street off Flatbush, etc. (filling in the blank spots with creativity!)
  • Neighborhood Group Art Show 2011 (over 3,000 attended in just 2 weeks)

Meet current and new members, and learn more about PLG Arts goals, activities, and history.

As a Member you will help create new arts events and programs for our community. You will also receive the following membership benefits.

  • Be among the first to know about PLG Arts events
  • Enjoy “Dinner with the Artist” events/li>
  • Receive discounts from local merchants who also support PLG Arts/li>
  • Platinum Membership provides free access to PLG Arts events for a year/li>
  • Artist Memberships and Institutional/Corporate Memberships also available/li>

Please RSVP to Grahame@plgarts.com.

A Night of Arts in PLG, Thursday July 11

PLGArts Presents Noel Hefele and Andrea Wolper
PLGArts is presenting a perfect summer evening of the Arts in Prospect Lefferts Gardens this Thursday, July 11, 2013.

The events begin at 6pm at Tugboat Coffee Company, 546 Flatbush, with an opening reception featuring the landscape paintings of local artist Noel Hefele. The show is called Pictures of You. Noel evocatively captures the beauty of familiar landscapes, some nearby.

At 8pm, The Andrea Wolper Trio will perform at the Inkwell Cafe, 408 Rogers, Andrea is a giant singer with an appealing musical vision.

For more information on this lovely summer evening, visit PLGarts.

These two events will inaugurate a monthly collaboration between PLGArts and The Tugboat Coffee Company and a bi-monthly series with the Inkwell Cafe. Read more about them here and here.

PLG Arts presents: A group show at Tugboat Tea Company

The Tugboat Tea Company
546 Flatbush Avenue, between Lincoln Road and Maple Street

The show will run from April 2—30 and will feature the work of twenty four local artists in many media, including paintings, sculpture, photographs, drawings, and prints.There will be a reception on Thursday, April 4th, from 6 to 9 PM which will be an opportunity to meet many of the artists. This show is the beginning of a collaboration between PLGArts and the Tugboat Tea Company. PLG Arts will curate monthly solo and group shows at this venue featuring neighborhood artists.

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The participating artists are:

  • Efrat Baler Moses
  • Barbara Caban
  • Carlos Augusto Lenis
  • Daniel Freeman
  • David Fry
  • Wesley Gunn
  • Brian Fernandes Halloran
  • Noel Hefele
  • Frances Horne
  • Jay Horne
  • Lou Howart
  • Daphne Knouse Frenzer
  • Diane Lent
  • Marcia Lloyd
  • Jamie Lubetkin
  • Robert Marvin
  • Karl McIntosh
  • Otto Neals
  • Val Ocampo
  • Raul Pacheco
  • Sally Mara Sturman
  • Brianne Walasek
  • Jeffrey Eelch
  • Seth Kaplan

PLG Arts Jazz Presents The Matt Silberman Band

PLG Arts Jazz at the Inkwell

PLG Arts Jazz at the Inkwell is proud to present
Matt Silberman and His Band
Thursday, June 14, 8:00-10:30 pm…

Matt SilbermanJazz saxophonist Matt Silberman has been playing and writing music since he was 6 years old. Brooklynite Matt has performed with jazz luminaries including Billy Higgins, Nancy Wilson, and Roy Hargrove, and has led his own group since 2001. At the Inkwell, you’ll hear him perform his original compositions.

For a listening sample, go here: http://www.mattsilberman.com

A $5 suggested donation supports the musicians and PLG Arts. We appreciate your continued support of our neighborhood arts programs. For more info: rina@plgarts.org and/or http://www.inkwellcafe.com/.

F-Stop Brooklyn Photography Show Opens

FStop Brooklyn Photo Show in Lefferts ManorFStop Brooklyn, a new Prospect Lefferts Gardens based photography group, presents its first show at our local wine store, 65 Fen (between Flatbush and Bedford Aves.). The show is sponsored by PLGArts, and features the work of local PLG photogaphers: Grahame Conibear, Matthew Donohue, Sheryl Foster, Marcia Lloyd, Bob Marvin, David Medieros, and Paul Morin. The show will run through January 10, 2012 at 65 Fenimore Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225.

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