LAFONTAINE ARTS COUNCIL HONORS JANUARY ARTISTS OF THE MONTH

The LaFontaine Arts Council named Huntington North High School seniors Erica Ashley, Luke Bangma, Thom Greving and Katie Melcher as its Artists of the Month for January. Ashley was nominated by Director of Choirs Aaron Childress and drama teacher Ruth Reed for excellence in vocal music and theater, respectively. Childress remarked that he was impressed … [Read more…]

LAFONTAINE ARTS COUNCIL HONORS NOVEMBER ARTISTS OF THE MONTH

The LaFontaine Arts Council has named its November Artists of the Month, which are four students at Crestview Middle School. They are Gloria Friesen, choir; Emily Good, art; Cameron Oswald, Crestview Television; and Cadence Reed, band. All are eighth-grade students. • Gloria Friesen is a member of the Crestview choir. She has been in CMS … [Read more…]

LAFONTAINE ARTS COUNCIL PLANNING 2019 JEFFFEST

The La Fontaine Arts Council and Four Corners Custom Framing, sponsors of JeFFFest, have begun plans for the annual event, this year scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 23 in downtown Huntington from 6 to 8:30 pm. The family-friendly community event gets its name from Jefferson Street, where the festivities take place, along with … [Read more…]

LAC announces winners of 2018 Regional Art Show

The LaFontaine Arts Council Regional Art Show reception and awards night was held Thursday, August 2, at at the beautiful Robert E. Wilson Gallery located in the Merillat Centre for the Arts at Huntington University. Alejandro Avila, of Huntington, won BEST of SHOW for his airbrush painting entitled “WAR.” Alejandro recently moved to Huntington and … [Read more…]

La Fontaine Arts Council announces JeFFFest Food Offerings

The La Fontaine Arts Council has announced the food offerings for JeFFFest, the annual, family-friendly event held in downtown Huntington. This year’s festival will be held Sunday, June 24, from 6-8:30 pm. The local and area food vendors and their taste-size portions of “fun food” are as follows: JJ’s Noble Roman’s–pizza by the slice, cheese … [Read more…]

JeFFFest Music

Eric Clancy Jazz will entertain the crowd at this year’s JeFFFest to be held on Sunday, June 24 from 6-8:30 pm in downtown Huntington.  The Clancy group has performed at JeFFFest every year since 2009. Vocalist Shannon Persinger will join the ensemble for the crowd’s listening and dancing enjoyment.  Edward Jones financial advisers are the sponsors of … [Read more…]