The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport

Committed to the idea that the power of the arts is to touch the mind and enrich the soul of the individual and community through advocacy and education. THE LONG ISLAND ARTS COUNCIL AT FREEPORT IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION SERVING THE LONG ISLAND ARTS COMMUNITY AND GENERAL PUBLIC SINCE 1974.


 

17th ANNUAL SUNSET CONCERT SERIES 

 

ON THE NAUTICAL MILE ESPLANADE

 

Entertainers are subject to change.  Please check back here for any updates before attending the concert.  Guests are requested to bring chairs since seating is limited. Rain location is under the tent next to Blackbeard's on the Nautical Mile 200 feet north of the Esplanade. Metered municipal parking.

 


 

ALL CONCERTS ARE FREE

THURSDAY NIGHTS IN JULY AND AUGUST

7:00PM - 8:30PM


July 6 - Columbus Circle

July 13 - Freeport Community Band

July 20 - Banjo Rascals

July 27 - Classical Strings

August 3 - The Bionic Babes

August 10 - Broadway and You

August 17 - Train of Thought

August 24 - Black and Tan

August 31 - East End Trio


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Winners of the Second Annual Poem Writing Contest

Sponsored by Dover Publications

Dover ad pre april

 

Grades 9-10

 

First Place: "I Am the Wind" by Alyscia Batista

 

Second Place: "She Asked Me" by Halle Akaeze

 

Third Place: "Creature of the Dark" by Hanah Leventhal

 

First Honorable Mention: "A Pink Sparkly Tutu" by Joanna Lau

 

Second Honorable Mention: "Siren" by Jenna Cuevo

 

Third Honorable Mention: "Hurt" by Suanna Cheng

 

 

 

Grades 11-12

 

First Place: "Culture Clash" by Rina Sarfraz

 

Second Place: "The Model" by Rudy Malcom

 

Third Place:"Recipe for Soy Sauce from a Western God" by Angela Tran

 

First Honorable Mention: "Legs" by Noelle McManus

 

Second Honorable Mention: "Who Knows" by Desirae Merchant-Allen

 

Third Honorable Mention: "Relax" by Daniel Vieira


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37th  Annual  Juried  Photography  Show

June 1 - 29, 2017

 

Juror: Allison Rufrano, MFA, MS


Reception: Thursday, June 8th     7pm to 8:30pm

Award Presentation at 8pm


Freeport Memorial Library

 

TO ENTER: 

Please call or send Email request for two page Prospectus, Entry Form and Calendar

516 223-2522      Joelliacf@gmail.com

 

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April is Poetry Month

The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport

is Sponsoring its Second Annual Poem Writing Contest

for Students in Grades 9 Through 12

 

 Sponsored By Dover Publications

 

 Dover ad pre april

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 7


Contact the Arts Council (516-223-2522) if you need additional copies of the entry guidelines

or the parent permission form. Thanks 

 

 

 

 

 

 

splashHuntington Arts Council

 

10 AM  -  2 PM

 

 

 

 

16th ANNUAL SUNSET CONCERT SERIES 

ON THE NAUTICAL MILE ESPLANADE

Schedule is subject to change.  Please check back here for any updates before attending the concert.  Guests are requested to bring chairs since seating is limited. Rain location is the Freeport Recreation Center 130 E. Merrick Rd. Thanks. Metered municipal parking.


ALL CONCERTS ARE FREE                   THURSDAY NIGHTS 7:00PM - 8:00PM

 

July 7, 2016

FREEPORT COMMUNITY BAND

Patriotic

cb2 

cb3 

 

 

 

July 14, 2016

BANJO RASCALS

Dixie, Ragtime, Swing

BR1

 


BR2



July 21, 2016

BLACK AND TAN   

Great American Songbook

 

July 28, 2016

MARC BERGER & RIDE   

America's Roots Rock

 

 

August 4, 2016

FEINBERG BROTHERS   

Bluegrass


 

 Feinberg C

 

 Feinberg E


August 11, 2016

STRING QUARTET   

The Classics

 

August 18, 2016

COLUMBUS CIRCLE   

Oldies


August 25, 2016

KALYPSO KEVIN   

Caribbean



April was Poetry Month

The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport

Sponsored its First Annual Poem Writing Contest

for Students in Grades 9 Through 12

and Here are the Winners for 2016

 

 

Sponsored By Dover Publications

 

 

Grades 9-10

First Place

Caitlin Cassini

Grades 9-10

Second Place

Flo Hunte

 Grades 9-10

Third Place

Magnolia Robinson

 Grades 9-10

First Honorable Mention

Elizabeth Blazak

 Grades 9-10

Second Honorable Mention

Madjie Chery

 Grades 9-10

Third Honorable Mention

Christina Kim

       
           

 Grades 11-12

First Place

Orianna Soriano

 Grades 11-12

Second Place

Jalani Johnson

 Grades 11-12

Third Place

Julianna Orlassino

 Grades 11-12

First Honorable Mention

Merlyn John

 Grades 11-12

Second Honorable Mention

Giuliana Rutigliano

 Grades 11-12

Third Honorable Mention

Samiris Feliz

           


 

 


 



 

 

 

  

 

 

36th Annual Juried Photography Show 

 

                       

 

 

 

 

A  R  T  Y     P  A  R  T  Y

 

October 29, 2015

 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Coral House, Baldwin

S t a r s   O v e r   F r e e p o r t


HERBERT DEUTSCH

The Arts Recognition Tribute (ARTY) Award


ALEXANDRA MARINACCIO

Artist of the Year Award


ERIC ALEXANDER

Citizen of the Year Award


PAUL EBERST

Business Person of the Year Award


DYLAN SKOLNICK and CHARLOTTE SKY

Alexander Schanzer Memorial Smart with Art Award

for arts professionals who share the arts through performance and education

Please purchase your tickets here - $100 per ticket

 

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15th ANNUAL SUNSET CONCERT SERIES 

ON THE NAUTICAL MILE ESPLANADE

Schedule is subject to change.  Please check back here for any updates before attending the concert.  Guests are requested to bring chairs since seating is limited. Rain location is the Freeport Recreation Center 130 E. Merrick Rd. Thanks. Metered municipal parking.


ALL CONCERTS ARE FREE                   THURSDAY NIGHTS 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Series Premier Sponsor:

 https://www.teachersfcu.org

Hosted by the Village of Freeport

Sponsored by Long Island Arts Council at Freeport


July 2, 2015

GENERATIONS

High energy classic rock


July 9, 2015

FREEPORT COMMUNITY BAND

Patriotic


JULY 16, 2015

BANJO RASCALS

Dixie, Ragtime, Swing


July 23, 2015

TRAIN OF THOUGHT

Rock and Soul


July 30, 2015

SWINGTIME BIG BAND   

Authentic Swing in Living Color


August 6, 2015

BLACK AND TAN   

Great American Songbook


August 13, 2015

FEINBERG BROTHERS  

Bluegrass


August 20, 2015

EAST END TRIO   

Rock Classics


August 27, 2015

THE CHAMINADE PLAYERS   

Classical


Our Other Sponsors:


Freeport Memorial Library

Mayfair Power Systems http://www.mayfairpower.com/

Rachel's Waterside Grill http://www.rachelswatersidegrill.com/about_us

Bob and Raquel Pachas

 

    Avenue Sound     www.AvenueSound.com


 http://www.freeportwatertaxi.com/

 

 

Coming up in November

 

A Juried Fine Art Show - Submission Deadline Sept. 10, 2015

 

Email us to receive prospectus and entry form

 

 

 

 

     
download entry form download prospectus download flyer


 

 

Watch for News about Kid's Art Classes

Coming This Fall, Saturday Mornings

Grades 1 - 6

 


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