The Farmville Community Arts Council is partnering with The Farmville Public Library to display the art of local artists. September’s Artist is photographer Woody Spencer. Enjoy the view in his lens throughout the month. A reception for Woody will be held at the Library on September 27, 6pm.
The address for the Farmville Public Library is 4276 W. Church Street, Farmville, NC.
Farmville Community Arts Council, Inc.
TEL: 252.753.3832 www.farmville-arts.org Facebook/Insta
3723 Main Street/PO Box 305 Farmville, NC 27827
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The Farmville Community Arts Council has been an integral part of the Farmville community for over forty years. With your financial support, we can continue to work together in keeping the arts vital and Farmville thriving.
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The Farmville Community Arts Council, Inc., is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. Memberships/donations to the FCAC are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
Join FCAC on our Facebook page for LiveStream performances:
May 21, Friday, 7pm Frank Deacon Jones
May 22, Saturday, 4pm Vines Sisters; 5pm Big Walt & Friends
May 23 Sunday, 3pm Jojo Hammond; 5pm Lightnin’ Wells
May 24 Monday, 7pm Rebekah Todd
May 25 Tuesday, 7pm Michael Stephenson & Jim Gilliam; 8pm Gloria Ry’ann & The Rakiem Walker Project
May 27 Thursday, 7pm Elliot Frank
FCAC appreciates the support of the Town of Farmville and use of the Farmville Public Library facility for a portion of our programming.
With funding by a GrassRoots Grant, this project received support from the Pitt County Arts council at Emerge and the NC Arts Council, an agency of the Dept. of Cultural Resources and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.
Thanks to the NC Grass Roots Grant and Pitt County Arts Council, FCAC is delighted to present “Music & More N May”, a music series that begins Monday, May 17 at 7 pm on the Farmville Community Arts Council Facebook Page.
The first performance will be by Lee Venters on drums with Ross Brown on congas; they will join us from Key West, Florida.
Originally from east North Carolina, Lee Venters has been a professional drummer for over four decades, and has performed or recorded with some of the industry’s finest musicians. As a respected clinician with Sabian Cymbals, Vic Firth Drumsticks and Mallets, and Attack, Lee has recorded or performed with : guitarist Jimmy Herring- (Wide Spread Panic, Aquarium Rescue Unit), bassist- Oteil Burbridge- (Allman Brothers, AquariumRescue Unit), guitarist- Dean Brown (Marcus Miller, Roberta Flack, David Sanborn, Steve Smith, bassist- Baron Browne ( Jean Luc Ponty, Steve Smith Vital Information), keyboards- Gerry Etkins -(Jay Leno Show, Kevin Eubanks) Kevin Eubanks- (Jay Leno Music Director),Victor Bailey- (Weather Report, Madonna), saxophonist- Eric Marienthal ( Chick Corea), bassist Jimmy Earl- ( Chick Corea, Jimmy Kimmell Show, Frank Gambale) Aquarium Rescue Unit, Trumpet and flugelhorn artist- Tony Guererro , keyboards- Gregg Karukas and many more.
Ross Brown is a musician currently home-based, living and working in Key West, FL. Ross’ primary instruments are guitar, percussion and voice.
Originally from the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, Ross was raised on Blues, Classic Rock, Funk and R&B. Ross grew up in Allentown, playing in original alternative hard rock bands “Aixelsyd” and “Pendulum” and cutting his teeth with his father’s blues band “Kosmic Blue”, going to blues jams and taking lessons.
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FCAC is a non-profit, 501 (c) 3 organization founded in 1977
The following email was sent to members and friends on March 12, 2020:
Dear FCAC Members and Friends:
The situation regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve rapidly. We want to assure you that the FCAC Board prioritizes the health and safety of our Patrons, Friends, Artists, Volunteers and Other Workers. We all share a reasonable concern of the potential spread of the virus at any large gathering and hope to minimize the risks of such an occurrence in our community.
Please take time to review information and recommendations provided by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services https://www.NCDHHS.gov and the Centers for Disease Control cdc.gov.How can we limit the spread of this virus at a theater event?
- Encourage people to avoid the event if they are at high risk of serious illness if they get the infection.
- Encourage sick people (for example – fever, cough or shortness of breath) to stay home and/or seek medical attention. Also encourage significant contacts of sick people to stay home.
- Encourage appropriate individual preventive measures (see above sources for specific recommendations).
- Regular cleaning of potentially-contaminated surfaces.
An experienced cleaning service will regularly clean the Arts Council theater before and after events. We will work to maintain high standards in cleaning and disinfecting high-touch, high-traffic areas.
We will provide refunds for unused tickets resulting from heightened concerns about the virus.
Are other measures needed?
Currently, the Pitt County Public Health Dept is not recommending a more rigorous social distancing for community events, e.g. closing the Arts Council theater or cancelling/postponing scheduled events. We will continue to monitor this situation.
We have no specific plans to postpone or cancel any scheduled events at this time. If this becomes necessary, we will place information regarding postponements, cancellations and / or associated refunds on our answering machine (252-753-3832), on our website, www.farmville-arts.org and on our Facebook page FARMVILLE COMMUNITY ARTS COUNCIL.
Like you, the Farmville Community Arts Council is taking this public health concern seriously as we continue our commitment to bring the arts to everyone.
Board of DirectorsFarmville Community Arts Council
March 12, 2020