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D.I.C.E. Events

 

Standing Rock Cultural Arts and Downtown Businesses

Sidewalk Cinema screening of  “Rio”
-bring a blanket or a lawn chair
-Free Popcorn donated by Kent Health Care Center

Friday, August 28, Dusk
Outdoors at The Hometown Bank Plaza
-corner of Main and Water Streets in Downtown Kent

CONTACT: 330-673-4970

Cost: Free

MOVIE DESCRIPTION:

“Rio” (2011)
Directors:  Carlos Saldanha
Stars: Karen Disher, Jason Fricchione
Rated: G
Run Time: 96 minutes

Storyline:

A rare bird is kidnapped from his adoring owner, who must try to retrieve him. Along the way, the bird encounters various delightful, and some not so delightful, characters. Top notch animation, colorful visuals, and prudent voice selections highlight this animated delight. The storyline and the humor will appeal to adults and children alike, as I found myself getting a few laughs out of this one. The 3D effect is outstanding, and this is a movie for which you will want to lay out the extra expense for the 3D glasses. You don't need a babysitter tonight, as the whole family will enjoy this one.

THANK YOU TO:   The Ohio Arts Council, The Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Foundation,  The City of Kent, The Kent Parks and Recreation Department, The Hometown Bank, Woodsy’s Music, City Bank Antiques, The Hall-Green Insurance Agency,  Off the Wagon, Taco Tontos, Ray’s Place, The Kent Health Care Center,, Glanville, Hussing and Fath Family Eyecare,  Family and Community Services, Inc, and Star of the West Milling Company.

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D.I.C.E. is a grassroots partnership between Standing Rock Cultural Arts and downtown businesses whose purpose is to revitalize downtown Kent through cultural events. All events take place in the Open Air at The Hometown Bank Plaza and are free to the public.

D.I.C.E. Schedule for 2015

Sidewalk Cinema
-Friday, August 28, Dusk

Cider Festival
-Saturday, October 17, 1-4pm

Ice Carving Exhibition
-Saturday, February 13, 1-4pm. 2016.

ALL DICE EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND TAKE PLACE AT THE HOMETOWN BANK PLAZA, AT THE CORNER OF WATER AND MAIN STREETS IN DOWNTOWN KENT.

 

 


 

Sidewalk Cinema screening of  “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”
-bring a blanket or a lawn chair
-Free Popcorn donated by Kent Health Care Center

Friday, Juy 31, Dusk
Outdoors at The Hometown Bank Plaza
-corner of Main and Water Streets in Downtown Kent

CONTACT: 330-673-4970

Cost: Free


MOVIE DESCRIPTION:

“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” (2009)

Directors:  Phil Lord, Christopher Miller

Writers: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Rob Greenberg (screenplay) Judi Barret (book),  Ron Barrett (illustration)

Stars: Anna Faris, Bill Hader, Bruce Campbell

Rated: PG

Run Time: 90 minutes

Storyline:

Flint Lockwood thinks he's a genius. But none of the things he invented are things that make sense or are useful. However, he has the support of his mother but when she dies, he's left alone with his father who thinks he should give it up. When the community that he lives in is in an economic crisis because their primary source of income, a sardine cannery, was shut down, Flint decides to try his latest invention, a machine that can turn water into food. But something goes wrong and the machine ends up in the atmosphere. Later it starts raining food. The shifty mayor tries to use this as a way to help their community, but when Flint senses something wrong with the machine, the mayor convinces him to ignore it. However, as Flint predicts, chaos ensues. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com


THANK YOU TO:   The Ohio Arts Council, The Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Foundation,  The City of Kent, The Kent Parks and Recreation Department, The Hometown Bank, Woodsy’s Music, City Bank Antiques, The Hall-Green Insurance Agency,  Off the Wagon, Taco Tantos, Ray’s Place, The Kent Health Care Center,, Glanville, Hussing and Fath Family Eyecare,  Family and Community Services, Inc, and Star of the West Milling Company.

 


 

Standing Rock Cultural Arts and with the support of Downtown Businesses present

Kent’s  12th Annual Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social
-A Downtown Innovative Community Event (DICE)
-Ice Cream at 25 cents a Scoop
-Free Ice Cream for Senior CitizenS
-Hand Crafted Music Box Playing Old Time Songs
-Music by The Kent Shindig All Stars
-Music by The BLK SKWIRL AKORDION KLUB
-Children’s Activities
-50/50 Raffle

Saturday, August 8, 1-4pm
Hometown Bank Plaza,  Intersection of Main and Water Streets in Downtown Kent

CONTACT:  330-673-4970

 

 

 

 

Images from this year's event



ABOUT THE MUSIC:


Hand Made Organ of John Prtljaga
The Organ was started by John in 1990 and continues to be modified to play Old Time Dutch and German Folk Songs, Polkas, and Waltzes. It has 75 Keys and started out as a Wurlitzer 65 Organ.  The Case is made of oak and now has the design of an old fashioned Dutch Street Organ.  This will be the 4th year John has made his appearance with this personally crafted instrument.


About The Kent Shindig All Stars:
String band/old-time/mountain music featuring flatfoot dancer Lori Jo Fuller of Hiram.  The Kent Shindig , one of the only regular old-time music and dance jam sessions in northeast Ohio, was started in 1997 by Chardon clog dancer and musician Laura Lewis, as a way to keep Appalachian music and dance alive in our area. Anywhere from 6 to 20 musicians will make it to the performance.  A sample can be found here:   



Downtown Kent Historical Highlights:
CITY BANK ANTIQUES: http://www.citybankantiques.com/

In August 1995, Don and Karen Barrett opened City Bank Antiques in the original, 1911 City Bank Building in Kent, Ohio. Don is an expert in the repair of American pocket watches. It was inevitable that their hobby would someday develop into a business, which Karen, a former librarian, now manages. Their store offers a variety of antique clocks as diverse as cuckoo and school house regulators to grandfather clocks and pinwheel regulators. The Barretts are proud to be official Chelsea Clock dealers, the “timekeepers of the sea” and the last great American clock company.

In September 2005, Don and Karen showcased their expanded shop which now encompasses the entire original City Bank Building and occupies more than 1850 square feet of first floor retail space. When it comes to antique pocket watches, City Bank Antiques is one of the largest retailers in the state.

The Kent Historical Society:   http://www.kentohiohistory.org

The Role of the Kent Historical Society

The role of our historical society in the community has grown over the years. We now bring educational programs to schools, businesses, and civic organizations, as well as collaborate with community groups on projects such as the preservation of our historic Pioneer Cemetery, the Main Street Kent revitalization program, and historic preservation projects in the community.

We are dedicated to documenting Kent history through artifacts, records, and documents from the people of our community, our living history.

Kent Historical
Society Museum
237 E. Main Street,
Kent, Ohio, 44240
Phone: (330) 678-2712

Hours of Operation

Museum Hours:
Friday and Saturday
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

ABOUT The Downtown Innovative Community Events (DICE) program:
Downtown Innovative Community Events is a grassroots partnership between Standing Rock Cultural Arts and downtown businesses whose purpose is to revitalize downtown Kent through cultural events.  All events take place in the Open Air at The Hometown Bank Plaza and are free to the public.

Sponsored by The Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Foundation, The City of Kent, The Kent Parks and Recreation Department, The Hometown Bank, Woodsy’s Music, City Bank Antiques,  Off The Wagon,  The Hall-Green Insurance Agency, Taco Tontos, Ray’s Place,  Glanville Hussing and Fath Family Eyecare,, Family and Community Services, Inc, and Star of the West Milling Company.

D.I.C.E. Schedule for 2015

Sidewalk Cinema

-Friday, July 31, Dusk
-Friday, August 29, Dusk.

Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social
-Saturday, August 8, 1-4pm

Cider Festival
-Saturday, October 17, 1-4pm

Ice Carving Exhibition
-Saturday, February 13, 1-4pm. 2016.

ALL DICE EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND TAKE PLACE AT THE HOMETOWN BANK PLAZA, AT THE CORNER OF WATER AND MAIN STREETS IN DOWNTOWN KENT.

 


 

Sidewalk Cinema screening of  “School of Rock”
-bring a blanket or a lawn chair
-Free Popcorn donated by Kent Health Care Center

Friday, June 26, Dusk
Outdoors at The Hometown Bank Plaza
-corner of Main and Water Streets in Downtown Kent

CONTACT: 330-673-4970

Cost: Free

MOVIE DESCRIPTION:

“School of Rock” (2003)

Director: Richard Linklater

Writer: Mike White

Stars: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack

Rated: PG-13

Run Time: 108 minutes

Storyline:

Down and out rock star Dewey Finn gets fired from his band, and he faces a mountain of debts and depression. He takes a job as a 4th grade substitute teacher at an uptight private school where his attitude and hijinx have a powerful effect on his students. He also meets Zack, a 10-year-old guitar prodigy, who could help Dewey win a "battle of the bands" competition, which would solve his financial problems and put him back in the spotlight.

THANK YOU TO:   The Ohio Arts Council, The Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Foundation,  The City of Kent, The Kent Parks and Recreation Department, The Hometown Bank, Woodsy’s Music, City Bank Antiques, The Hall-Green Insurance Agency,  Off the Wagon, Taco Tantos, Ray’s Place, The Kent Health Care Center,, Glanville, Hussing and Fath Family Eyecare,  Family and Community Services, Inc, and Star of the West Milling Company.

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D.I.C.E. is a grassroots partnership between Standing Rock Cultural Arts and downtown businesses whose purpose is to revitalize downtown Kent through cultural events. All events take place in the Open Air at The Hometown Bank Plaza and are free to the public.

D.I.C.E. Schedule for 2015

Sidewalk Cinema

-Friday, July 31, Dusk.
-Friday, August 28, Dusk

Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social
Saturday, Augusy 8, 1-4pm

Cider Festival
-Saturday, October 217, 1-4pm

Ice Carving Exhibition
-Saturday, February 13, 1-4pm. 2016.

ALL DICE EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND TAKE PLACE AT THE HOMETOWN BANK PLAZA, AT THE CORNER OF WATER AND MAIN STREETS IN DOWNTOWN KENT.

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is a non profit art and educational organization based in downtown Kent. We continuously seek sponsors to help cover expenses for our ongoing art and educational activities. Contributions are tax deductible and greatly appreciated. Checks payable to

Standing Rock Cultural Arts
300 N. Water St., Suite H
Kent, OH 44240
330-673-4970
www.standingrock.net

Thank you for supporting the Arts!




Standing Rock Cultural Arts and Downtown Businesses present

11th Annual "Make Mine with Ice"  Ice Carving Exhibition
-A Downtown Innovative Community Event (D.I.C.E.) Happening
-Ice Carving Demonstration by University of Akron Ice Carving Club
-Hot Beverages and Soups served by Anthony’s Cafe
-Pastries available by Stahl's Bakery

Hometown Bank Plaza,  corner of Water St. and Main St. in Downtown Kent
Saturday, February 7, 1-4pm

CONTACT: 330-673-4970

 

Images from this year's event




ABOUT DICE EVENTS:

- D.I.C.E. is a grassroots partnership between Standing Rock Cultural Arts and downtown businesses whose purpose is to revitalize Downtown Kent through cultural events.

-All events are Free and Open to the Public and take place at The Hometown Bank Plaza, Downtown Kent, Ohio.

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is a 501(c)(3) organization.  We are always looking for sponsors to help cover expenses for our art and educational activities.   Donations are tax deductible.

Checks payable to:

SRCA
300 N. Water St., Suite H
Kent, OH  44240

Thank you to our current sponsors!

Sponsored by  The Ohio Arts Council, The Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Foundation,  The City of Kent, The Kent Parks and Recreation Department, The Hometown Bank, Woodsy’s Music,  City Bank Antiques, The Hall-Green Insurance Agency, Taco Tontos, Ray’s Place, Family and Community Services of Portage County,  Franklin School of Dance, Off the Wagon, Standing Rock Jewelers,  Glanville-Hussing and Fath Family Optometry, and Star of the West Milling Company.

DOWNTOWN INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY EVENTS (D.I.C.E.) EVENTS AT THE HOMETOWN BANK PLAZA.
June 26, Friday. Dusk. Sidewalk Cinema
July 31, Friday. Dusk. Sidewalk Cinema
August 8, Saturday. 1-4pm. Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social
August 28, Friday. Dusk. Sidewalk Cinema
October 17, Saturday. 1-4pm. Cider Festival

*Dates and Events subject the change. Please check back for updates.

 

 

 

 

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