For one month each year Coco's Bistro, located downtown at 250 Warren Street, serves up a Sunday brunch to support Stivers School for the Arts. This nine year tradition features a different group of student artists performing while you enjoy a scrumptious meal and fifteen dollars from each $30 brunch served goes directly to the school. The Henri Rousseau painting, “The Sleeping Gypsy” was the inspiration for this years promotion as wll as 14-ft-high by 21-ft-wide rendition that was painted live on stage by Stivers visual artists at the 2016 Stivers Celebrates, the school’s annual … [Read more...] about Savor Your Sunday Brunch Benefits Stivers
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Play It Forward Do you have a used instrument lurking in your closet somewhere? Would you like to see a child benefit from playing a musical instrument? Now is your chance to make a dream come true for a deserving young musician! In partnership with Discover Classical 88.1 & 89.9 FM and Stivers School for the Arts, the “It’s Instrumental” program of the Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association is collecting new or used orchestra and band instruments. Donated instruments will be repaired or reconditioned, and then loaned to deserving students at Stivers School for … [Read more...] about The DPVA Wants Your Instruments!
This will be the eighth year that Coco’s Restaurant will open on Sundays in February to serve brunch to benefit Stivers School for the Arts. Each week a different group of student artists perform while you enjoy a scrumptious meal and fifteen dollars from each plate served goes directly to the school. The musical students aren’t the only ones involved. On display at the restaurant is an oversized painting of the Fernand Leger painting, "Les Tris Musiciens" which was created by Stivers student on stage this past December. Past brunch menus have included fillet and … [Read more...] about Brunch at Coco’s on Sundays in February To Benefit Stivers
What was old is new again! The 1914 auditorium at Stivers School for the Arts is being rechristened The Jack W. & Sally D. Eichelberger Hall. Come celebrate with this brand new, grand old girl. This beautifully restored late-Victorian theatre has been equipped with state-of-the-art technology. Come and enjoy this splendid performance space. Join The Seedling Foundation at the Gala Reception… Saturday, October 3 6:00- 7:30pm The Liederkranz-Turner Hall 1400 East Fifth Street Dayton, OH 45402 Pre-performance reception offering beer, wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres (parking at … [Read more...] about Stivers School for the Arts Dedicates Refurbished Auditorium
For seven years Coco's Restaurant has opened in February to serve brunch to benefit Stivers School for the Arts. Each week a different group of student artists perform while you enjoy a scrumptious meal and fifteen dollars from each plate served goes directly to the school. The musical students aren't the only ones involved. Enjoy an oversized painting of Blue Dancers” by Edgar Degas, which was re-created by 19 Stivers art students during the school’s annual Winter Showcase. The 17-foot-by-17-foot large-scale work will be displayed at the restaurant during February. The brunch menu … [Read more...] about Coco’s Does Sunday Brunch In February To Benefit Stivers
Hello Everyone, It's now time to bid adieu to our 3rd highest grossing film ever - THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL. Many thanks to all of you who helped make this film such a success. Thursday will be its last day at THE NEON. In addition, Thursday will be the last day for UNDER THE SKIN. Hurry down if you still need to see these films. (Showtimes for this week can still be found on our website at www.neonmovies.com ) Last weekend didn't go as well as we had hoped for THE RAILWAY MAN. Though mediocre reviews may have kept some folks away, many of our regulars agreed that the film is actually … [Read more...] about GOD’S POCKET – One of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Last Films – Opens Friday!
Cityfolk is proud to present the Dervish, the internationally heralded Irish music ensemble, in concert on Friday, March 22 at Stivers School for the Arts. The concert start at 8:00 pm and is reserved seating. Tickets are $25 and be ordered at www.cityfolk.org or be calling the Cityfolk box office at 937-496-3863. Dervish has won considerable acclaim for its rare skill in “bringing music from the session to the stage,” in the words of co-founding band member Brian McDonagh. Fronted by the charismatic singer Cathy Jordan, the Irish septet is perhaps the only traditional Irish music group in … [Read more...] about Cityfolk Presents Dervish + TICKET CONTEST
Scott Gasaway is the new Band Director at Stivers School for the Arts - though he’s not new to jazz, or to the Dayton area. Born on November 9, 1987, in San Diego, California, Scott’s family moved to Dayton when he was just six years old. Scott credits his mom, Lourdes, with providing him -- and his two brothers, Nicholas and Matthew with supporting their education in the arts, an opportunity she did not have as a child. Scott came up through the Centerville High School band program, which is where, under the guidance of many highly influential teachers, he discovered his passion for music … [Read more...] about Jazz Spotlight: Scott Gasaway and Stivers Jazz Orchestra + Upcoming Jazz March 13 – 26
Here is a great way to enjoy a delicious lunch at Coco's Bistro that will also help Stivers School for the Arts - come to one of the "Savor Your Sunday" events on any Sunday in February and for $30 you will not only feast on some delectable food but you'll also enjoy entertainment by Stivers student musicians! Plus, an 18 foot high rendition of the original masterpiece "The Goldfish" by Henri Matisse that was recently painted live in under nine minutes by 22 Stivers visual artists will be on display (pictured). Stivers School for the Arts is a public arts magnet school in the St. Anne's … [Read more...] about Savor Your Sundays at Coco’s Bistro for Stivers School for the Arts
For the third year in a row Coco's Bistro will open in February for Sunday Brunch to benefit Stivers School for the Arts. This unique fundraising event is food for the spirit – and stomach! A different group from Stivers will perform each Sunday: Feb. 6: Jazz Trio Feb. 13: String Ensemble Feb. 20: Chamber Choir Feb. 27: Concert Pianists Each Sunday will feature two seatings the first at 10 am to 11:30 a.m. and the second begins at noon t0 1:30pm. Brunch runs $30 per person; $15 of this is a tax-deductible donation to the seedling Foundation, which supports the arts at Stivers. … [Read more...] about Savor Your Sundays & Support Stivers