We got a real treat this open house, bluegrass singers LyndaRose and Gary sang for us, with Lynda on the double bass and Gary plucking the guitar. They sounded great, and were not used to singing to a younger crowd, they said, but everyone enjoyed their fabulous, upbeat gift of music, including gospel and Christmas carols for us to sing along to.

As well as enjoying the lively music, we discussed and shared our art while sipping warm drinks. New friendships were formed as people lingered and shared in conversation. Towards the end of the evening we got out the paints again and a few people painted while latecomers ventured in after their evening out elsewhere. It was a wonderful and inspiring time once again.

Submitted by Cheryl Nickel, Resident Artist at the Loewen Green Art Scene, 306 Reimer Ave

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About the Steinbach Arts Council

The Steinbach Arts Council, an umbrella organization for performing and visual arts groups, enriches the lives of our community through development of local artists and musicians and exposure to professional art forms. The Steinbach Cultural Arts Centre is a home for all these groups and their programs. It’s purpose is to create an environment where all arts disciplines can work together under one roof and share their resources and their talents with each other, and the entire Arts Community!

For more info, visit steinbachartscouncil.ca.

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