Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Long Lash Cabaret Set For October 17th

Smithkin, Local Talent to Give Performance to Benefit BCAC
Ilona Smithkin will be returning to the Black Creek Arts Center for the second annual Long Lash Cabaret. On October 17th, Hartsville’s College Avenue will be bustling with talented entertainers from the local area and one electric octogenarian from New York City.

Ilona, along with a variety of local talent, will transform the gallery at the Arts Center into a cabaret, all for the benefit of the Arts Council. Ilona will be performing songs originally recorded by Marlene Dietrich. Joining Ilona in the night’s entertainment will be Greg Best, Tracy Price, Dustin Moree, Al Haynes, Ron Price, Jana Longfellow, Craig Beshures, Dyana Marrero Flax, Joyce Beasley, Melinda Byrd, Cheryl Smith and perhaps a couple of surprises.

The Long Lash Cabaret will begin at 6:30 with appetizers and drinks. The show will get underway at 7:00. Tickets for the event can be purchased at the Black Creek Arts Center located at 116 W. College Avenue or by phone at 843.332.6234. Ticket prices are $40 for individuals and $75 for couples. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

The mission of Black Creek Arts Council is to promote and foster the Arts in Darlington County. BCAC’s offices are housed in a state of the art 10,000 square foot facility at 116 West College Avenue in Hartsville, SC. BCAC offers a variety of programs including art classes of all styles, after-school activities, pre-school aged programs, private music lessons, and various types of gallery exhibits. BCAC also offers assistance with arts management, funding, education, and program coordination to arts and cultural organizations in Darlington County.