SCARAB 54: The 2009 Garden Party … and more

SCARAB 54: The 2009 Garden Party … and more

Saturday, June 27

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VIP LOUNGE TIX: 7 pm-1 am | $54 per person
Strolling 70′s Party Snacks and full open bar
DISCO GALLERY: 9 pm-1 am | $24 per person
Stationed 70′s party snacks, beer & wine
Tickets are still available and can be purchased on the Scarab Club website
or at the door.

Haven’t seen Blooms, Bugs & Beasts yet?
You have through Sunday, June 28 to come down! Don’t miss Julie Sabit’s show in the lounge as well. Gallery hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 12-5pm.

Gilda Snowden Provides a Video Appetizer

Reminder! Scarab Club Member Arts Annual
Submit your work to be published in the Scarab Club Member Arts Annual. All submissions due by Tuesday, June 30th. For more information about eligibility and submissions, please visit the SC website.

NEW! “Beam Signer of the Month” at the Scarab Club!
Each month we will highlight one of our many esteemed beam signatories. For June, in honor of Literary Month, we are featuring a beam signer who was highly involved with the literary arts. Click here to view the latest beam signatory profile.

Extended! PoeTweet featuring ML Liebler
PoeTweet will now run through Tuesday, June 30
Literary arts meets 21st Century technology! This is an exclusive Scarab Club/Springfed Arts first-time-ever event featured in cyberspace. Follow Detroit literary legend ML Liebler along with Cassie Poe and LaShaun Phoenix Moore while they engage their individual styles and techniques to craft verse (or prose) about “Summer in Detroit.” For three weeks view each artist “tweeting” their vision line by line via Twitter. As the excitement and anticipation builds, witness the revealing of their final composed literary creation on–an event you won’t want to miss!

Visit Twitter to read “Summer in Detroit”–in progress–or The Scarab Club website after June 30th to read the completed poem.

Benefit for Ellen Hildreth, SC Poet in Residence
Thursday, July 2nd, 7 pm | Jazz Cafe @ The Music Hall
350 Madison Avenue, Detroit

Over the years, SC Poet in Residence, Ellen Hildreth has become a much-loved member of the arts and literary community. I hope you can join us at for a wonderful event, benefitting Ellen. ML Liebler will host an evening of poetry, music and surprise guests!

Two artists will be donating work for a raffle, with proceeds going to Ellen. Charles Alexander created a special piece for the event, titled ‘Painting on Two Poems by Ellen.’ S. Kay Young has donated a photographic print, as well.

For more information and to RSVP to the event visit Ellen’s ‘My Chemotherapy Notebook’ page on Facebook.

Faux Painting Workshop
Sunday, July 19th 1-4 pm
$40 for SC Members | $45 for Non-Members

Mike McMath, Scarab Club Artist in Residence, will be offering a faux painting workshop at the Scarab Club. Participants will learn how to create unique wall treatments with faux finishes. The basic technique will be Venetian plaster, as seen on the second floor landing at the SC. it is a 5-step process, which creates an antique Tuscan effect. He will also address subtractive faux finish techniques such as leather, strie and combing. Class is limited to 12 students. Reserve your spot! Contact the office at 313-831-1250.

Get ready for Film Month at the Scarab Club in July!
Look for our next posting for details!