Entries by Orange City Arts Council

East Dubuque filmmaker wins at OrangeRind Film Festival

ORANGE CITY, IOWA – Tim Connery of East Dubuque, Illinois took both first and second prize at the OrangeRind Film Festival Friday, May 20 in Orange City. His film, “Statler’s Tapes,” about an elderly farmer searching for his missing wife, took top honors. “Quarter ’til Two,” by Connery, Brandon Schiffli of Los Angeles and Amanda […]

The musicians from both Dutch villages…

The Dutch band, De Lofstem, performed in Orange City May 3… but were also treated to a luncheon, courtesy of Orange City Ambassadors, Orange City Arts Council and Dutch Heritage Boosters, at Landsmeer Golf Club. Orange City’s Dutch Dozen provided entertainment, to an enthusiastic audience from Holland. Afterwards, the musicians from Sumar got together with […]

Get on Board!

A Christian fanfare band from Friesland – De Lofstem – visited Orange City Tuesday, May 3, giving concerts at Orange City Christian School, Landsmeer Ridge Retirement Community and First Reformed Church. One favorite piece featured trombones in “Get on Board,” shown here with director Christina van der Bijl in the background, at Orange City Christian […]

OrangeRind Film Festival to feature regional filmmakers

ORANGE CITY – The second annual OrangeRind is happening Friday, May 20. The film festival will feature filmmakers from Orange City and beyond, with the show starting at 8 p.m. at DeWitt Theatre Arts Center at Northwestern College in Orange City. Deadline for entering original films is May 13, but the Orange City Arts Council’s […]

Piano-Percussion Duo from New York to perform

  ORANGE CITY – Phenomenal. That’s John Erickson’s word for Garah Landes, the pianist from Synchronicity. Erickson, flutist from Alton, Iowa, met Garah at Erickson’s home church in New Jersey. They collaborated on a CD in 2004. They connect annually. Bringing Garah Landes and his brother Gregory to his hometown is a great way to […]