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Weekend music in the Commons 8.8 and 8.9

Weekend music in the Commons 8.8 and 8.9

Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band “Dixieland Jazz” – Friday August 8 @ 7:30 MoodSwings “Swing” – Saturday August 9  @ 7:30   As a performing arts group, the MoodSwings Jazz Band aims to inspire a love of jazz to the members of the community by cultivating a supportive environment for female musicians of all ages to develop skills in the ...

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We All Need the Sun with Eli Rosenblatt

The Commons is the place to be this Saturday, July 19, from 3 to 4 pm.  The always amazing Eli Rosenblatt is taking us on a tour of the sun! Starting 92,960,000 miles from earth, follow the path light takes from the sun as it helps seeds to grow, lets us see and warms up our ...

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Melarouge and the Phantoms of Soul take the Commons Stage

Melarouge and the John Hansen Trio “Vocal Jazz” – Friday July 11 @ 7:30 Jack Cook and the Phantoms of Soul “Blues” – Saturday June 12  @ 7:30 Melarouge vocal trio joins us for their second Third Place performance this Friday evening.  Backed by the John Hansen Trio, this group combines rich, smooth harmonies with a playful ...

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Holiday Weekend Schedule in the Commons

Are you getting ready to celebrate Independence Day?  So are we, and here are some weekend schedule changes. There will be no music in the Commons on Friday evening.  Enjoy the holiday!   Saturday night at 7:30 pm, we welcome the Groove Messengers, playing a variety of tunes from Jazz to Rhythm & Blues, and almost everything in ...

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Celebrating the LFP Rotary Club

We have some great community partners, and in the last year, the Lake Forest Park Rotary really stepped up to support our programs. This Saturday evening, we honor Rotary’s great work, and invite you to the party. The amazing Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra will make the evening swing. And the icing on the cake? Rotary is ...

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Eric Miller and Mark Lewis on Stage this Weekend

Here comes the weekend, and here come the tunes. On Friday evening, we welcome singer-songwriter Eric Miller.  According to Lynette Hensley of Victory Review Acoustic Music Magazine, “Eric’s musical vocabulary in both his writing and performance is deep and wide, and he’s comfortable with his own voice in so many styles. And best of ...

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Gravity Defied in Third Place Commons!

On Saturday, June 21, the amazing Alex Zerbe will defy gravity on the Commons stage from 3:30-4:30 pm. Did you know you can demonstrate basic concepts of physics through the art of juggling? Learn about gravity, friction, center of mass and gyroscopic stability while being amazed by the skills of Alex Zerbe, the Professional Zaniac.  This ...

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Commons Legacies

In the course of a year, Third Place Commons hosts over 900 events.  Many of those are musical, and most of the performers on our stage are local.  In 2013, generous funding from 4Culture enabled us to produce a series we called the Commons Legacies Project.  We featured musical families, talented folks, every one of ...

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The Peculiar Podcast comes to the Commons

On Sunday, May 18th, radio personalities Pat Cashman and Lisa Foster celebrate their 100th Peculiar Podcast by taping at Third Place Commons,  You never know who is going to show up, who they are going to interview, or what they might be talking about. Join Pat and Lisa in the Commons from noon until 3 p.m.  ...

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What are you doing Saturday?

Happy May everyone!  We’re kicking off the month with a lively Saturday in Third Place Commons.  Hope you can join us. The first Saturday of the month is our Art-In.   Come make art at this free, drop-in creative time for drawing and painting artists – bring your friends and/or make new ones! There’s no instructor, just ...

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