Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek (CBSRZ) in Chester has announced its upcoming 2018 10th anniversary season. Through a decade of presenting artists across a broad spectrum of music from classical, folk and jazz to a cappella, CBSRZ has become known as a vibrant and significant cultural center for the community. This 10th anniversary season, CBSRZ is changing it up just a little to present even more entertainment.
On Saturday, Jan. 27, at 8 p.m., CBSRZ will feature Comedy Tonight! Something familiar, something peculiar as CBSRZ turns into a NY comedy club featuring Alexandra McHale and Johnny Lampert, veterans of Comedy Central, network TV and the NYC comedy club circuit. This is for an 18 and older audience.
Back by popular demand the premier a cappella group, the Maccabeats, bring their inspirational and infectious brand of entertainment to CBSRZ on Sunday, March 11, at 4 p.m.
The Lonely Heartstring Band will play on Sunday, April 15, at 4 p.m. This imaginative and dynamic new force on the national bluegrass scene is on the rise with their recent IBMA Momentum Award and their debut album on Rounder Records.
On Sunday, June 14, at 5 p.m., the annual tradition, CBSRZ community picnic with the music of local artists (free concert with artists to be announced).
For more information visit www.cbsrz.org/engage/ events/ or call the CBSRZ office at (860) 526-8920. Follow Music & More on Facebook, facebook.com/music.more.cbsrz.
SHORELINE ARTISTS FEATURED
Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek’s upcoming exhibit will feature two celebrated shoreline artists Ashby Carlisle, of Old Lyme, and Rick Silberberg, of Ivoryton, now through January, 2018. The opening reception will be Sunday, Nov. 12, from 3-5 p.m. Both artists will be on hand to discuss their work and answer questions and will make a generous donation for all work sold. The exhibit is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.
Ashby Carlisle creates sculptural landscapes with an impressionist flair.
Rick Silberberg’s landscape paintings have been described as both peaceful and disquieting.
For more information visit www.cbsrz.org/engage/events