Rock the Arts logoA Benefit Concert
Featuring The Steel Blossoms
Sunday, August 7, 2016

IS SOLD OUT!

Cancellations may occur and additional tickets may become available.

To be put on the waiting list, please send your name, phone number,
and the number of tickets you are interested in to contactus@tj-arts.org.
Please direct all questions to the same email address.

Spoonwood Brewing Co.
5981 Baptist Road, Bethel Park, PA

Emceed by 2006 TJHS alumna Kelly Langenohl of 100.7 STAR
Doors open at 5:30pm; Music begins at 6:30pm

Adults $30 in advance; Children $15 (12 and under) in advance
Ticket includes entertainment, 1 drink & light appetizers

SteelBlossoms2Rock the Arts: Live at Spoonwood, TJ Arts’ first-ever benefit rock concert, will take place on Sunday, August 7 at Spoonwood Brewing Co. and will feature hometown country duo the Steel Blossoms! The Steel Blossoms, now based in Nashville, hail from Pittsburgh and include Sara Zebley and 2010 TJHS alumna Hayley Prosser, who love telling stories through their lyrics and featured harmonies. Last October they released their debut album, “Year Number One,” and we can’t wait to give those who attend Rock the Arts this exclusive opportunity to enjoy the Steel Blossoms at our intimate concert.

All proceeds benefit arts enrichment programs in West Jefferson Hills. All sales final; no refunds except in case of cancellation.

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TJ ARTScast Season 2: Episode 15: Photography Part 2

Interview with Becky Thurner Braddock, Photographer & Owner of Thurner Photography, by Dawn Walters & Jay Suszynski

City Snapshot – Interview with Steel City Grammers, by Jessica Cook

Additional Music - “Small Talk” on Year Number One by Steel Blossoms.

Tune in today to hear what it’s all about! Or check it out on iTunes or Stitcher.

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TJ ARTScast Season 2: Episode 14: Photography Part 1

Interview with Bob Marlow, Photographer & Entrepreneur in WJH and Owner of Prints Charming, by Dawn Walters

Additional Music - “Jeannine” on No One Claps for the Low Notes by Soiree; Duke Pearson song arranged by Ray DeFade, Sr.; featuring Ray DeFade on alto sax and Wesley Ward on trumpet.

Tune in today to hear what it’s all about! Or check it out on iTunes or Stitcher.

Applications are now available online for West Jefferson Hills students to apply for scholarships and awards through TJ Arts!

We are now offering $3,000 in scholarship, $500 in an award and $8,000 in STArts Program grants each year – a total of $11,500 to WJH students!

All applications for scholarships and the Founders’ Award must be submitted online through the following links by April 22, 2016.

Founders’ Award - $500 to a graduating ITS theater senior
Kathy Cecotti Memorial Scholarship – $1,000 to a graduating theater senior who emulates the qualities that Kathy Cecotti fostered in her students
TJ Arts Scholarship – $1,000 to a graduating senior intending to study the creative or performing arts in college
Matteo Music Scholarship – $1,000 to a graduating senior intending to study music in college

Applications for the STArts Program training for Fall 2016 are available online through May 20, 2016.

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TJ ARTScast Season 1: Episode 12: Acting in Film, Theatre & TV

Interview with Tom Atkins, acclaimed Pittsburgh actor, by Jay Suszynski and Dawn Walters

The Big Picture – an interview with Mark Deklin, a 1986 TJHS alumnus and actor currently living in Los Angeles, by Julia Malecki

Additional Music – “Love, Love, Love” by Steel Blossoms, a new country music duo featuring TJHS alumna Hayley Prosser and Pittsburgher Sara Zebley, who will perform at TJ Arts’ fundraiser event August 7, 2016!

Tune in today to hear what it’s all about! Or check it out on iTunes or Stitcher.

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TJ ARTScast Season 1: Episode 11: Best Moments from 2015

Karen’s Pick – Chris Rawson
Julia’s Pick – Natasha Snitkovsky
Dawn’s Pick – Dan Foytik
Jay’s Pick – Sam Hazo
Mark’s Pick – Mary Culbertson Stark
Jay’s Pick – Barron Batch
Dawn’s Pick – Ray DeFade
Karen’s Pick – Mark Fallone
Mark’s Pick – Greg Rempel & Len Caric

Tune in today to hear what it’s all about! Or check it out on iTunes or Stitcher.

TJ ARTScast Season 1: Episode 10: Television & Film Arts, Part 2

Interview with Len Caric – founding partner of AmericanArk Films – and Greg Rempel – a writer/director/producer of several award-winning films, by Jay Suszynski

City Snapshot – Interview with Patrick Jordan, Pittsburgh Actor and founder/director of Barebones Productions, by Jessica Cook

The Big Picture – A look at The Hollywood Reporter‘s list of the “Top 25 Film Schools in the United States 2015,” by Julia Malecki

Additional Music – Stanley Turrentine’s “Sugar” featuring Mike Tomaro on saxophone and the TJ Alumni Big Band, led by Ray DeFade Sr. at the 2015 Sweet Sweet Jazz concert

Tune in today to hear what it’s all about! Or check it out on iTunes or Stitcher.

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Help us keep the music alive – make a tax-deductible donation to TJ Arts by December 31 so we can continue providing arts opportunities for students and residents in WJHSD.

Here’s how:
  1. Donate through Paypal.
  2. Donate through our new Generosity.com page.
  3. Do your holiday shopping on Amazon through Amazon Smile and select “TJ Arts,” and Amazon will make a donation based on your total purchase price.
  4. Send a check to TJ Arts, c/o Karen Suszynski, 220 Orchard Court, Jefferson Hills, PA 15025.

Thank you for supporting the arts in West Jefferson Hills!

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TJ ARTScast Season 1: Episode 9: Television & Film Arts, Part 1

Interview with Mark Fallone, Cinematographer and Video Producer for Phenomenon Post – producer, director and photographer (www.markfallone.com and www.phenomenonpost.com), by Dawn Walters

Additional Music – “Lullaby of Birdland” by George Shearing performed by Ray DeFade, Eric DeFade, Ray DeFade, Jr., Anton DeFade, and Kelley Krepin DeFade from the Sweet Sweet Jazz Concert 2015

Tune in today to hear what it’s all about! Or check it out on iTunes or Stitcher.