Berwyn's Arts Blog
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Tonight: Every third Thursday, Berwyn resident Matt Scharpf hosts a Nashville-style Songwriter's Night where hiself and two or three other Chicagoland songwriters will share the stage and take turns performing and talking a bit about their respective songs.

Please note that “Nashville-style” does not necessarily mean Dwight Yoakam covers all night. It means that just like in Nashville, the focus will be for the audience to very quietly listen to and allow everyone to enjoy the music. Talking is not allowed during the playing of a song.

And Matt will use his best judgment to bring in quality players that will be very enjoyable to listen to.

It has been and should continue to be a great night and it is free.

Show will start somewhere around 8:45 at The Friendly at 6733 W. Roosevelt Road, and if you have never been, The Friendly is a great joint to hang out in and Autre Monde is literally steps away for a memorable dinner before hand.

Starting this Friday 22 will be reopening its space as SHOP 22. For the next couple of months it will be operating as a retail store featuring unique designer goods and affordable artwork. Many of the featured designers are from Chicago, with a few from right here in Berwyn!

To celebrate the reopening, 22 will be having a Launch Party on Saturday June 30th from 7-9 pm.

SHOP 22 - Hours
Tuesday 1-5 pm
Wednesday 1-5 pm
Thursday 1-5 pm
Friday 1-7 pm
Saturday 1-5 pm

6910 Cermak Rd.
Berwyn, IL 60402

Come to the Arthur J. Dunham Home in Berwyn to benefit your theater on 16th Street. Featuring wine and beer, performances, a jazz trio, treats and sweets, and a fountain by artist Mike Helbing!

Saturday, June 23, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
3131 Wisconsin Avenue, Berwyn, Illinois 60402
Advance Tickets: $40 for individuals / $75 per couple
At Garden Gate: $45 for individuals / $80 per couple

Purchase tickets online, or to avoid the credit card fee, drop your check made out to "The 16th Street Theater NFP" to: 16th Street Theater,1619 S. Wesley Ave., Berwyn, IL 60402.

For reservations, call Ann or Eddie at (708) 795-6704 x107.

The brass band enjoyed at Christmas at Trinity Community Church will be preforming this Sunday the 24th at Trinity Church, outside weather permitting and hopefully it will not be too hot.

This event will start around noon and the board of missions will be offering lunch and snacks at reasonable prices. You will be hearing a lot of Patriotic songs some of which you will be asked to sing along with.

Please bring a lawn chair so you can be comfortable as this event lasts an hour. Bring your friends and neighbors to this FREE event.

Come on out and have some fun and get in the spirit for the 4th of July, our independence day. Hope to see you there.

Trinity Community Church, United Church of Christ
7022 Riverside Drive, Berwyn, IL 60402 708-484-1818

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