Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Public invited to add their two cents on area's future at 6 p.m. tonight, Stage Right Studio.
When the Main Street Recommendations Workshop meets at 6 p.m. tonight, they'll review two big ideas suggested during their September session - widening sidewalks and switching some one-way streets to two-way. The meeting at Stage Right Studio, 68 South Main St., will also discuss altering zoning along Main Street, likely with an overlay district, which Jennifer Siciliano, city planner/deputy director of community planning said allows both less and more-restrictive modifications of local zoning. Right now, Main Street is zoned C1- a mixed use area allowing residences on the upper floors and commercial tenants on the ground floors, Siciliano said. From the city's appendix C - Zoning: "C-1 Urban Commercial District, primarily for the …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Friday night event enjoyed steady stream of fans and the curious.
Victorian costumed members of steampunk costume group Dark Dishonour waved drivers and River Falls patrons into Stage Right Studio's parking lot for the opening of the Thunder and Steam exhibit Friday, July 6. The steady stream of the already converted and the newly curious rotating through the space showed they knew their jobs well. The exhibit is open through July 27, when it will end with a reading from Beacon Charter School teacher Jason Robert LeClair's novel, "Broken Silences," and signings of copies of "Broken Silences" and "Sky Pirates of Valendor."
Friday, July 6, 2012
Steampunk exhibit brings local novelist, art, costumes and street performers.
Imagine the wonders of modern and future technology - cars, submarines, airships, computers, spaceships — achieved using the knowledge of the late 1800s, and you've got a good idea of steampunk fiction's foundation. You won't have to strain your imagination very far tonight if you pay a visit to Stage Right Studio between 6 and 9 p.m. at 68 S. Main St. to catch the opening of the Thunder and Steam exhibit. The event features work from six artists from New England and beyond, living statues, sidewalk chalk art, Staff and art from the web comic "Sky Pirates of Valendor" with members of the steampunk costume group Dark Dishonour and Beacon Charter School teacher Jason Robert LeClair, author of the steampunk novel, "Broken Silences." Music …