All posts tagged "Maria Dripps-Paulson"

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    A feast fit for the arts

    Photo: The Kaneland Arts Initiative on Friday celebrated the arts with its fifth annual Fine Arts Feast at Open Range Southwest Grill in Sugar Grove. KHS art teacher Emily VanDelinder-Birchfield plays the accordion for guests in attendance....

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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  • Bowl against bullying

    Event seeks to teach participants to “be happy” AURORA—Local adults will soon have a chance to go out, bowl and have fun while learning, too. “Bowling Against Bullying” is a collaborative endeavor hosted by Kindness Campaign, Nick...

    • Posted February 3, 2014
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  • The cast of “The Laramie Project” includes Justin Schaller (back row, from left), Ben Mitchinson and Patrick Murphy; Rebecca Hof (middle row), Pamela Gianakakos, Sabrina Massa, Laszlo Reed, Peter Lopatin and Trisha Mills; Douglas Orlyk (front row) and Caitrin Mills. Photo courtesy of Sally Jane Photography
    ‘The Laramie Project’ debuts on Kaneland stage

    ‘It’s a powerful, powerful production.’ KANELAND—The play “The Laramie Project,” presented by Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI) and partnered with the Kindness Campaign, did not open on its expected opening day last Friday, due to frigid weather. However,...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • An invitation to support arts programs with your time and talents

    by Maria Dripps-Paulson KAI Initiative executive director October was a full month for the Kaneland Arts Initiative (formerly the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival). The 2013-14 season started with two exciting performances that were very different from...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
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  • Dripps-Paulson receives Women of Distinction Award

    KANELAND—Maria Dripps-Paulson is a Sugar Grove resident, executive director of the Kaneland Arts Initiative, and a recent recipient of the Women of Distinction Award, given out by Kane County Magazine She said she’s not too sure what...

    • Posted November 2, 2013
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  • Community Corner: The story of the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival

    by Maria Dripps-Paulson, Executive director, Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival Once upon a time, a little girl grew up on a farm in rural Illinois. She loved the arts, but was never given the opportunity to go to an...

    • Posted March 8, 2013
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  • Letter: Time is running out for the public to see ‘Cinderella’

    Time is running out to see the last Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival (KCFAF) event of the year, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.”

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Thousands turn out for fine arts fest

    KANELAND—Another year, another successful display of visual and performing arts by the Kaneland community.

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • Committee readies for 2011 Fine Arts Festival

    KANELAND—All things artistic will be on display during the 12th annual Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival on Sunday, April 10.

    • Posted April 1, 2011
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  • Fine Arts Festival gives update

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday evening was presented with an update and preview of the 2011 Kaneland Fine Arts Festival by Maria Dripps-Paulson and the Fine Arts Festival Committee.

    • Posted March 21, 2011
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  • Tickets on sale for next Festival Performance Series event

    Tickets will go on sale Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 1, 8 and 15 at the Kaneland High School Box Office for the next event in the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival’s Next...

    • Posted November 1, 2010
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  • ‘The Music Man’

    KANELAND—Kaneland will turn into River City when the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival presents “The Music Man.”

    • Posted July 9, 2010
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  • Kaneland arts festival wins state award

    Kaneland—The Illinois Alliance for Arts Education (IAAE) awarded the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival the 2010 Public and Community Service Award at the Executive Mansion in Springfield on March 18.

    • Posted April 2, 2010
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  • Murdock’s Annual Hometown Concert set for Jan. 8

    KANELAND—Lee Murdock’s Annual Hometown Concert returns to the rural theme in 2011 as he welcomes southern Indiana farmer-songwriter-actor Tim Grimm as the special guest on the first Saturday of the new year.

    • Posted January 3, 2010
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  • Tickets on sale for Festival Performance Series

    MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival (KCFAF) is launching a new performing arts series this fall, including The Magic of the Spellbinder on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Kaneland High School Auditorium.

    • Posted September 5, 2009
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  • Fine Arts Festival becomes a series

    More than 3,000 people attended Kaneland’s Fine Arts Festival this year, an event that has expanded and become more popular since it began almost 10 years ago.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Kaneland Fine Arts Festival set for April 19

    When the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival opens its doors on Sunday, April 19, at Kaneland High School, visitors will be invited to look, touch, hear, see, smell, taste and participate fully in an amazing choice of...

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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