I/ACT Newsletter September 18, 2009
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I/ACT  Urban Arts Seminar: Ridgedale Players
Topic: There's No Business Like Show Business            
 Friday - September 18, 2009
Location: Troy Public Library     Time: Noon to 1PM

Diane Dillard, Tracy Altman, Peggy Miller-Zelinko & Jim West will discuss the Ridgedale Players theater group which has been in existence for over 70 years, making it one of the oldest community theaters in the state.

This arts-centric, nonprofit group plays an important role in building and sustaining economic vibrancy in the city. Find out how they do it.
Please also make sure to check out their website.

This is a "Brown Bag" lunch format. Feel free to bring something to eat.  Contact Dr. Maria Hunciag at 248-524-3543 with any questions.


Troy Kiwanis 5th Annual Wine Tasting & Art Show
I/ACT Artists invited to attend, enjoy some wine, and display their art work.
(Portion of ticket sales to I/ACT members will benefit I/ACT ! )

 Date: Friday - October 8, 2009    Ticket cost $30/person
Location: San Marino Club - Troy      Time: 6:30 to 9PM

Great event sponsored by Maggiano's Little Italy and Nino Salvaggio International Market Place.
The San Marino Club is located at 1685 E Big Beaver in Troy.  Event also features a Silent Auction and 50/50 raffle.   Thanks go out to I/ACT member Larry Keisling for encouraging our artists to participate. For tickets, please contact Larry at 248-879-9104.

Upcoming October 16th Urban Arts Seminar

Suzanne Wiggins, Executive Director and
Ellen Hughes, Marketing Director
Paint Creek Center for the Arts
Topic: The Arts - What Lies Ahead of Us

  Friday - October 16, 2009  
Location: Troy Public Library    Time: Noon to 1PM

We are very honored to have these art business professionals speak to our group. Paint Creek has a long and successful history and is the sponsor of the Art and Apples Festival in Rochester each fall. 

Ellen joined I/ACT earlier this year and we really appreciate the insight she has offered us.