Rockland Center for the Arts will hold its 2nd Full Moon Party, Saturday, October 7th, on the beautiful grounds of The Catherine Konner Sculpture Park.  Festivities this year will include a demonstration in the ancient art of Japanese Raku, giving guests a rare glimpse into the hot ceramic raku practices. 

Performance Artist Jaanika Peerna will perform Glacial Elegy.  Peerna captures transitions in natural phenomena – wind or light – through drawing, dance and light installations.  Her abstract work is a black and white world.  Her works have been performed and exhibited in the metropolitan New York are as well as in Berlin, Paris, Tallinn, Helsinki, Lisbon, Rimini, Dubai, and Rome.  She is a teaching artist at DIA Beacon and the Visual Thinking Strategies project of the Soros Foundation.

Rockland’s own Sam Waymon with his Magic Band and Special Guest, Jeff Doctorow will perform at the live event.   Waymon is a master of the genre, from gospel to jazz.  His band promotes the best of American music, blues, jazz and rhythm & blues.  Sam has a repertoire of over 400 songs in a variety of styles with distinct stylings and sounds.   

Exhibitions, A Distant EmbraceDwellings and Home will be open for the evening.  All exhibits explore the house form as an expression of sustainability, social structure and societal class, and family communication.  These exhibitions explore issues of local knowledge, memory, environment, and domicile as living art. 

Enjoy a great dinner with drinks and dance the night away to the live music of Sam Waymon, his Magic Band, Jeff Doctorow and Used Karmas.