Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts presents the superb Martin Ellis on the Lincoln Hall Wurlitzer Theater Organ in Foxburg at 7:00 PM. The restored and historic Lincoln Hall Wurlitzer is a wonderful piece of Americana. Once the ubiquitous background music and orchestration for silent movies, the theater organ has become a unique curiosity for many. As time separates memory and reality, and fewer people having the real theater experience, the organ can serve as a bridge through time.
Martin Ellis returns to Foxburg this Friday the Sep 21st to play the Lincoln Hall Wurlitzer Theater Organ, anticipating a fun and musically pleasurable evening as he moves through a mixed repertoire of popular, classical and spiritual music.More
A few days before July 24th, 2008 I had been trying to capture the “best view” of the old Foxburg Bridge that my modest Minolta Dimage Z1 would afford. Then I noticed this little flower planted among the bushes on the edge of the river. After assuming some awkward positions in an attempt to include the little flower within composure, I managed to take several shots from the perspective of someone who must have witnessed the Foxburg Bridge throughout the season leading to it’s end.More
If you listen closely, you may hear the waters calling out to you from the river’s edge. I could hear the beckoning when I moved to this quiet little town tucked in a valley of the Allegheny Plateau. Enchanted into dreaming, I saw visions of Lenape tribesmen gliding silently over the water. My senses drew inward like a breath, to a world that, one day, needed to be realized and after the passing of two summers, I could wait no more.More