On Saturday, July 23, the Homewood Arts Council will host its annual fundraiser. The event will take place and the Homewood Science Center, 18022 Dixie Highway.
The non-profit has a network of artists in visual arts, media arts, literary arts, musical arts, theater arts and dance.
The goal of the fundraiser is to continue to support this mission, particularly in providing scholarships and fixing the interior Homewood-Flossmoor Auditorium, which the organization leases to the community.
Due to the pandemic, the council has not hosted any live events since 2020. The fundraiser is the first in-person event and will provide the framework of events for 2023.
During this year’s fundraiser, Jason Narducy will the featured performer. A music veteran of over 40 years, Narducy is best known for his work in the Chicago rock music scene. He was featured in the 2014 Foo Fighters documentary, “Sonic Highways” in the Chicago episode.
His latest project, “Amplificado,” was released in 2021, with his band, Split Single.
Christopher Castaneda, current board member and incoming director of the Homewood Arts Council, was instrumental in bringing Narducy to the South Suburbs.
“The body of work he has put together is really amazing. I think anyone who is able to get a ticket will be in for something really special,” said Castaneda.
Patrons will receive a CD copy of Narducy’s “Split Single- Live EP,” a CD copy of “Split Single- Monolith EP” and a complimentary drink ticket. At the cash bar, Chef Robert Burt of La Voute Bistro will be selling beer from Blue Island Beer Company, along with wine and specialty cocktails.
According to its website, the Homewood Arts Council is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting and showcasing the community’s passion for the visual, literary, musical and performing arts.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit eventbrite.