July 22, 2013, St. Charles, IL. - The St Charles Arts Council, in partnership with the St. Charles Park District, is delighted to announce the 2nd Annual Charlie's Center for the Arts – ALL of the ARTS, ALL over TOWN Event. The Charlie's event will run from Thursday, Sept. 11 through Sunday, Sept. 14.
For that long weekend in September, the arts council and the park district, along with their arts and civic partners have organized an event that will turn the city into an Arts Center.
Charlie's features multiple artistic disciplines in venues all over the city including visual art galleries/studios, a film festival, music, literature/spoken word, dance, and live theater.
Featured events include the Film App Festival, whose Opening Night screening of the cult classic Night of the Living Dead will be playing at the Arcada on Sept. 11, two neXt gallery pop-up art gallery locations open all weekend long, the Fine Line Creative Arts Center's 35th anniversary social and concert, and the closing day Jazz Age Party in the Park featuring The Fat Babies Classic Jazz Band at Pottawatomie Park on Sept. 14.
East Side, West Side, and Downtown – ALL over TOWN – residents and visitors will be treated to an incredible array of arts programming.
For more information about this fantastic weekend of art, check out the St Charles Arts Council's web site or call (630) 443-3794 or email us at info@StCharlesArtsCouncil.org.
About the St. Charles Arts Council:
The St Charles Arts Council is a 501(c)(3), registered not-for-profit Illinois corporation whose mission is to create an organization that serves and promotes the arts and cultural activities in St. Charles, to the mutual benefit of the arts and the community. The SCAC is staffed entirely by volunteers. Contact the SCAC for information at 630.443.3794 or at info@StCharlesArtsCouncil.org.
About the St. Charles Park District:
The St. Charles Park District is a special purpose government unit. It is the mission to enrich the quality of life of Park District residents through excellence in programs, parks, facilities, and services. This is the mission of the Park District as expressed by the Park Board. The mission represents the fundamental statement of purpose and is the point of reference for all decision making.
About the City of St. Charles:
St. Charles, Illinois is 35 miles west of downtown Chicago. Over 2,100 businesses employ over 34,200 people, consisting of a balanced mix of retailers, restaurants, and manufacturing facilities. The City of St. Charles was recently named the #1 City for Families by Family Circle Magazine and one of the "150 Great Places in Illinois" for the combined architectural work of the City Municipal Center, the Main Street Bridge, and the historic Hotel Baker.