Saturday, September 19, 2015

A Message from Rick Mascaro....

     Here is our new poster for our new combo shows. This part will be the same at each location with an added insert left of the microphone that will give specifics for the specific event. One will be located at GRAPE DISCOVERY and ZeBros as soon as we get them in! COME SEE US! This is going to be a hysterical show! 
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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Mark Your Calendars!

Rick Mascaro added 2 new photos.

*an evening of mature entertainment that will have you on the floor laughing as well as bringing a tear or two*
Directed by Rick Mascaro
Brenda Cogliano Backus, Libby Sciarrino, Barb Johnson,
Doc Hamels, John Daily and Rick Mascaro
Grape Discovery Center
Admission $10
Tickets available at the door.
*Wine and snacks will be available for purchase

Monday, July 20, 2015

Publishing & Marketing Classes Now Offered!

We are pleased to announce a series of workshops on publishing and marketing your book. Workshops will be held at the Grape Discovery Center on the following dates. To register please email or call the number below. 

How to Self-Publish your Book

Start Date:September 19, 2015 10:00am
End Date:September 19, 2015 12:00pm
Location:Grape Discovery Center
Contact Phone:716.326.2003

In this class, we’ll be discussing the reasons, ways, and cost to self-publish. A step-by-step approach to self-publishing will also be presented, including information on how to self-publish successfully.

How to e-Publish your own Book!

Start Date:September 26, 2015 10:00am
End Date:
Location:Grape Discovery Center
Contact Phone:716.326.2003

In this class, we’ll be discussing how electronic publishing differs from print publishing in: advantages, cost, formatting, pricing, distribution, and marketing. A step-by-step approach on how to e-publish will also be discussed. 
RSVP Today!

Marketing your Book

Start Date:October 3, 2015 10:00am
End Date:
Location:Grape Discovery Center
Contact Phone:716.326.2003

In this class, we’ll be discussing marketing strategies for selling books that include: book presentation, when/how to market, finding readers in person or online, utilizing social media, expanding distribution.
RSVP Today!

Monday, July 13, 2015

Woo Hoo!

Lake Shore Center for the Arts receives an equipment grant from the Peter Brand Foundation from Boston, MA. Our SINCEREST thanks to Jackie Phillips their CEO and Peter for showing such interest in our new organization. THANK YOU! We hope many more of you will join us in this dream of ours!

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A Red Chair Awaits!

For a mere $35, donate 1 (or more) of 100 theater chairs to our organization In Memory of or In Recognition of someone special. Each chair you donate will be recognized in the theater on a special donor listing that tells people you care about someone special AND support the arts! In addition, the donation is TAX DEDUCTIBLE! Stop by the Westfield Farmers' & Artisans' Market from now until the end of September from 9AM to 2PM to purchase (cash, check, charge) or email us with a request. smile emoticon

Monday, June 15, 2015

Getting Ready for Ox Roast Madness

The Westfield All Stars had their first rehearsal this year in preparation for Ox Roast last night. We sounded pretty good for having not played for a while. We hope you come see this Lake Shore Center for the Arts affiliated band at Ox Roast on July 12th at Ottoway Park. We will be the first band playing! Come join the fun! smile emoticon

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Barcelona Blues Band, another LSCFTA group

The Barcelona Blues Band opens it's season at Westfield FIRST FRIDAY playing in the Matty Mathews Gazebo in Moore Park from 5 until 8 PM. The band is made up of Barb Everts and Diane Scarpine on vocals, Dick Davies on drums, Jim Scriven on bass, Doc Hamel on lead guitar, Kelly Mathews on keyboard and vocals, Rick Mathews on harmonica and vocals and Rick Mascaro on brass and vocals. Featuring BLUES and TORCH music, the band has a big and real sound. The Lake Shore Center for the Arts membership tent will be set up right next to the band so you can get involved in this and ALL the activities they offer!

Farmer's Market. Moore Park. Westfield NY

Look for us every Saturday at the Farmers Market in beautiful downtown Westfield, NY! We are signing up volunteers, selling commemorative theater seating and of course signing up new members! Please join us in helping to take our lake shore area to a new height in the arts!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Logo Winner, Jessica Daniels

Jessica Daniels, a 10th grade student at Silver Creek High School, designed the winning logo in a contest sponsored by Lake Shore Center for the Arts.
Jessica’s logo depicts the Center’s focus on the performing, visual and literary arts throughout the Lake Shore region. The winning entry, which comes with a $100 prize, was announced by Rick Mascaro, executive director of Lake Shore Center for the Arts. The Center’s goal is to provide new opportunities for participation, exploration, and development of the arts throughout the Lake Shore Grape Belt Region from North East, PA, to Silver Creek.
Ultimate goal of the organization is a center housing a theater, art galleries, and classrooms for children and adults. A variety of facilities throughout the area will be utilized until a permanent location is established.