iluvlocalplaces.com

Red Light Night: 'The Art of Saving Lives'

PRESS RELEASE 

Thursday, April 8, at 7 p.m., the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri will host their third Red Light Night of this season with the topic “The Art of Saving Lives” featuring Malcolm McCrae, known as the Airbrush Assassin.

 

Malcolm McCrae is an artist, author, speaker, and educator who focuses his efforts on serving youth that are categorized as ‘At-Risk’. He has been a leader as an airbrush artist for over 15 years, producing a number of instructional videos and books.  As a self-taught artist Malcolm remembers how difficult it was for him as a creative kid growing up being labeled with ADHD. His memoir To Live, To Create to Inspire: "How art saved my life" depicts his journey from sleeping in an abandoned building as a teen in the unforgiving Ohio winters, to his rise as a successful artist, instructor and motivational speaker.

During his presentation, Malcolm will touch on his upbringing and how his experiences growing up in Milwaukee have shaped him to be able to reach today’s youth. He will also provide insight into how to best reach those categorized as ‘At-Risk’ and how important the arts are as a tool to inspire them.

Red Light Night is a series of after-hours discussions on controversial and taboo topics within the arts. Red Light Nights will be presented by guest lecturers and panelists at the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri in Downtown Cape Girardeau on select Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. Please note, topics and discussion are intended for a mature audience.

Join other arts supporters in controversial discussions during Red Light Nights. The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri is located at 32 North Main Street in Cape Girardeau, MO. Galleries are open Tuesday- Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Most Recent Stories

The 2017 Eclipse has come and gone. Now what do you do with those prized solar glasses?

“Equine Therapy, also referred to as Horse Therapy, is a form of therapy that involves…

 

Cape:

Eclipse Viewing Party at Kellers

Monday August 21st Noon-4pm

Kellers in the Isle…

 

 

Calling all 21+ movie goers! Have you ever wished for an ice cold beer or a savory…

 

“Broadway’s Next H!T Musical” (BNHM) will kick off the Southeast Missouri State…

Image result for sikeston rodeo

The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo takes place August 9 -12, 2017 with a full lineup of…

I am sure many of you have plans for the first solar eclipse visible in the US in 38…

 

 

Robert Orr was stopped in the left-turn lane of Highway 74 at Kingshighway when his…

 

 The 108th Bicentennial Jackson Homecomers Schedule of Events

Image result for beer and popcorn

Calling all 21+ movie goers! Have you ever wished for an ice cold beer or a savory glass…

Last Saturday evening, July 8th, many locals saw a curious black ring in the sky. Cars…

 Free tickets are now available for a presentation Aug. 21 at Southeast Missouri State…

The Southeast Orchestral and Chamber Music Institute at Southeast Missouri State…

No automatic alt text available.
In November of 2012 an idea was brought to the public’s attention. An idea to help people…
*

 

Brothers Walker (from The Voice) with Dr. Fever & The Venus Flytrap and guests at…

Let Us Know

Click below to submit to us content regarding the local area.

Submit a Story!


Send us your event information and let us help you get the word out. You can also receive more information on advertising on our site!

Submit Your Event!


Want to see your business on our site in some way? Then click below!

Submit a Business!

News Archive

Powered by mod LCA