Heat is on at the theatre

| 29 Sep 2011 | 07:56

    HIGHLAND LAKE - The North American Cultural Laboratory, better known as NACL has announced the winterization of its theatre in Highland Lake, NY. Radiant Heat has transformed the theatre into a year-round arts center for local and international theatre, film, dance and performance. To celebrate this happy occasion, NACL will throw a weekend of amazing events to celebrate and benefit the future of the company and its programs. Performers and artists are needed to participate in the event and donate work. To find out how to get involved go to www.nacl.org/callfor.htm The weekend schedule begins on Friday, Feb. 3, with “The Heat is On Dinner Party Fundraiser”. Join us for a sumptuous feast and theatre party featuring live music, eclectic entertainment by friends of NACL, and excerpts from the company’s hit, “The Confessions of Punch and Judy.” Dinner will be catered by The Carriage House, starting at 6 p.m., with cocktails and a cash bar, followed at 7 p.m., with dinner with complimentary wine and entertainment to follow. The cost is $60 a plate, the dress is funky, fancy, fun; and the location is NACL Theatre 110 Highland Lake Rd., Highland Lake, NY 12743. The weekend continues on Saturday, Feb. 4, “Crocus Call: Art Blooms in Winter,” an art party and dance benefiting WJFF Radio and NACL. There will be a silent art auction with contributions by our favorite artists and craftspeople. Bring your checkbooks, The even also will have curiosities and events including installation art, video art, live pPerformance, live music, poetry and surprises. Dance to a live broadcast of WJFF’s DJ Chuck’s “Old Skool Sessions” starting at 10 p.m. Tickets are $5 and there will be a cash bar. The theatre doors open at 7 p.m. Performers and artists to participate and donate work for auction should call 845-557-0694. On Sunday, Feb. 5, there will be family theatre and a craft show. NACL opens its doors from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., for families to drop in and enjoy performances. The day features local arts and crafts vendors, mask making, face painting, puppetry, stilt walking, refreshments, and more. Information about upcoming community drama classes will also be available. Tickets are $5 a head or $20 per family.