Entries by Orange City Arts Council

Glee Handbell Choir in Orange City

Orange City – The Glee Handbell Choir from Meiji Gakuin Higashimurayama High School in Tokyo performed in Orange City July 26, sponsored by the Orange City Arts Council and Northwestern College. The ensemble, under the direction of Mr. Takanobu Onoda and Mr. Kazuyoshi Inagaki, performed at Landsmeer Ridge Retirement Community and Northwestern’s Christ Chapel, and […]

Summer Suites 2011

Summer Suites – music, art and sweets in two backyard gardens & an art gallery  – will be held Monday, July 25 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Orange City.  Featured in the “progressive concert” will be the Not-Yet-Famous Bassoon Band and vocalist Rob Meerdink singing pop classics – in the gardens of Sue & Gregg […]

Orange City Arts Council names new board members

ORANGE CITY – The Orange City Arts Council named three new board members this week: Becky Kleinwolterink, Teresa Miller, and Mark Volkers, all of Orange City. Kleinwolterink is the former owner of Gallery 110 and a member of the Onstage Orange City committee. Miller is a CPA with Van Bruggen & Vande Vegte, P.C. Volkers […]

“Flora of our Place: Interpretations”: A Call for Entries

“Flora of our Place: Interpretations” A Call for Entries Monday, July 25, 2011 Northwestern College Korver Visual Arts Center Orange City, IA Submission Deadline: June 30, 2011 Sponsors: Orange City Arts Council & Northwestern Art Department THE EXHIBITION Regional artists (from within a 300-mile radius of Orange City, IA) are invited to submit work to […]

Summer Classes to be Offered

ORANGE CITY – Classes for children and adults are being offered this summer by the Orange City Arts Council. Theatre: Behind the Scenes & Improv “Theatre Behind the Scenes” will be taught by Jonathan Sabo, who teaches theatre and speech at Northwestern College. It’s a hands-on class, walking through the process of taking ideas from […]

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 […]