Entries by Orange City Arts Council

“I will NEVER forget this!”

Jen and I were surprised the other day — 13 tickets ordered for the Herencia concert — from a school principal. Central Lyon Elementary honored the 11 fifth grade students who auditioned for Opus Honor choir—by treating them to a concert. The show? A big name band from Colombia — Herencia de Timbiquí— performing in […]

Win an original work of ArtRageous art!

ORANGE CITY — The singing and dancing troupe, ArtRageous, painted 10 huge paintings while performing at Northwestern College in Orange City October 27. Donate to Orange City Arts $50 or more between July 1 and December 31, and receive a chance to win one of those works of art. Donate here! Paintings are 6’ x […]

Not to brag, but…

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs launched a new campaign in December, aimed at convincing Iowans to polish up their hidden gems and shamefully share their best and brightest. “We’ve had so many conversations with Iowans across the state, and it’s clear that towns across the map have too many of their own best-kept secrets,” […]

Orange City Arts receives grant from Arts Midwest for ArtRageous

ORANGE CITY — ArtRageous is coming to Orange City, with the assistance of Arts Midwest Touring Fund. It’s an interactive arts and music extravaganza, recommended by CBS: “Go see this show!” Harrison Ford loves ArtRageous too: “You’re the best!” Date is Thursday, Oct. 27. Place is the Northwestern College Chapel. Time: 7:00pm. The Artrageous troupe […]

Staples Foundation awards grant to Orange City Arts

ORANGE CITY, IA – Orange City Arts has been awarded a $3,500 grant by the Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., through a program called 2 Million & Change. The program allows Staples associates to direct more than $2 million in donations worldwide each year. Olga Alvarado, Orange City Arts board member […]

Meet the cast of ArtRageous!

  THE CAST John de Wolf, Bass Player – Bunraku Puppeteer – Stage Manager – Producer John has been a part of holding down the Artrageous troupe since the very beginning, both in the rhythm section & in business. John is one of the three founding members of the Artrageous troupe & both performs & […]

Herencia de Timbiquí: Jueves 6 de octubre

El Liberal: Herencia de Timbiquí, la alegría cantada para los niños del pacífico “Preservar la cultura y los ritmos tradicionales, fomentar la convivencia y generar nuevas oportunidades a través de la música; son los objetivos de los talleres y proyectos culturales que hace esta agrupación en el pacífico sur colombiano…Un niño de 12 años…muestra sus […]