Local Events of Note this weekend in Richmond Indiana: From Celtic Music to Pottery to an amazing radio show!

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Finn Magill Saturday Night at 7PM @ Arden Hearth

SATURDAY

Ben Clark’s Pottery 10-7 Saturday: Ben was a guest on my radio show this past Sunday- Ben Clark Holiday Sale, December 2nd, 10am-7pm  Message me if you want the address!

Finn Magill @ Arden Hearth 202 North 15th Street Richmond 7PM

You are invited to an amazing evening of fusion fiddling like you’ve never heard. Raised in an Irish musical household in Asheville North Carolina, Finn grew up studying with many of the best traditional American and Irish fiddlers. In 2014 he moved to Rio de Janeiro and plunged head on into Brazilian choro music. Magill merges his folk background and more than fifteen years of jazz study with the Brazilian musical language he has spent the last three years studying, all on an instrument seldom associated with either: the violin. The result is uncharted territory for both the violin and Brazilian music. Suggested donation at door: $10

SUNDAY

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Holiday Open House featuring works for sale from many local artists

I can’t wait to see how these look when they come out of the kiln! Come check it out at the Holiday Open House next weekend. Sunday, December 3, 2:00 to 7:00 pm, 66 South 14th Street.

 

 

Richmond Symphony Orchestra 3-5PM

Guy Bordo leads a Pops tribute to movies with this tribute to some of the iconic heroes of the silver screen. From “Harry Potter” to “Frodo,” from “Superman” to “Spiderman,” the RSO exhilarates our hearts and delights our souls in music that all will embrace.

An added bonus is the performance of the 2017 Young Artist Competition winner. High school talent will also be featured when winners of Orchestra Within an Orchestra take the stage.

Leave it to Cleaver Sunday 7PM. Local author Van Temple is my guest.

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Van Temple is a 1974 graduate of Louisiana Tech University and has had careers in city management, social justice, and community development in six states. He is a lifelong runner and community activist.In 2016 Temple published – Breakfast at Mema’s – a collection of humorous, poignant stories about coming of age in north Louisiana in the 1960s.  

Temple writes creative non-fiction and short stories in Southern storytelling style. He enjoys reading stories at open mic events and has recorded two story/piano duets. Temple is currently completing an anti-war novel based on the life of his great grandfather, an infantryman in the Civil War. Publication goal: mid-2018.

Intuition in 3rd grade while reading in the school library: To live forever is simple – write stories

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Leave it to Cleaver Guest Sunday November 26th: Ben Clark-Potter and Owner of Queen City Clay

I have wanted to have Ben on the radio show for over a year. Why?

Well, he’s a talented artist (of the clay realm) but he also has a great sense of humor-which is, I think, a perfect combination to be a guest on my show.

 

Ben is not only a talented artist but he is the owner (and chatterbox) of Queen City Clay which defines itself as a clay education center reaching more than 2500 youth and adult students each year.

Queen City Clay is a place where people can rediscover their own importance in the creative community. In this space shared ideas and skills help keep the community inspired and relevant. Younger people come to learn a skill, a trade, an art form too valuable to lose. Through this, people become problem solvers. They also get contact with people from all ages and background. In a world reliant on technology, we’re giving people a space to physically create and relate to others.

Clay City Pottery just completed a successful Kickstarter campaign in which they raised over $25,000 to buy a more cost effective and energy efficient kiln. Here is info on that project.

IGNITING QUEEN CITY CLAY

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Flyte-Faithless

I have liked this band since I heard their cover of Joni Mitchell’s River. They have recorded some other covers that I have liked, including Jackson Browne’s These Days. There is something beautiful in their harmonies that makes their interpretations have a unique meaning.

They finally came out with a CD of their own-The Loved Ones-which includes Faithless. I recommend them.

Here are the lyrics to Faithless:

Faithless

[Verse 1]
How does it feel
Standing apart from all of the rest
How does it feel
Cutting the line in that low cut dress
No one really knows you
And no one shares your pain

[Chorus]

I’ll be there when you break their hearts
And I’ll be there when you play your part
And I’ll be there when they reel you in
And I’ll be there when they clip your wings

[Hook]

And leave you faithless
Faithless
And leave you faithless
Faithless

[Verse 2]

And how does it feel
With no escape from the crowd as you walk down the street
And how does it feel
To no longer belong, to be so far out of reach
Just put the names with the faces
And learn to play the game

[Chorus]

And I’ll be there in my Sunday best
I’ll be there, stood with all the rest
And I’ll be there when they reel you in
And I’ll be there when they clip your wings

[Hook]

And leave you faithless
Faithless
And leave you faithless
Faithless

[Outro]

And I’ll be there when you break their hearts
And I’ll be there when you play your part
And I’ll be there to leave you faithless

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