On Saturday, August 31st, three female singer/songwriters will come together in concert at Heartstrings Academy, 7pm. Judith Avers, Anna Osborne, and Amy McIntire will perform originals and cover songs while singing in different combinations with guest musicians. Special guests are: Thomas Ball, Mary Dailey, Jeanne Hoffman, and LBSPY’s very own contributing writer, Susanna Robinson-Kenga. This event is free and sponsored by the Casasanta Foundation, a non-profit organization supporting the arts in Greenbrier Valley, casasanta.org
Avers is currently living in Pittsburgh and recently participated in the Lewisburg TED Talks. See the clip at: youtube.com/watch?v=AMORuVseyLQ. McIntire, formerly the banjo player and lead singer of the band The Ahs, has most recently performed in Carnegie Hall’s Bootleggers Ball II as Ivanna Schpanken, and with Little Sparrow. Lastly, Osborne plays a variety of instruments including guitar, violin, drums, and tap shoes. McIntire and Osborne are founding members of The Freedom Fighters, you can see their Christmas video ‘Lumpy Christmas’ here: youtube.com/watch?v=_xOPLj_emcw.
Heartstrings Academy is located on 151 Feamster Road, off N. Court Street, right outside downtown. They are Lewisburg’s #1 music, yoga, and arts school. Classes are offered in group or private sessions, in all ages and abilities. New to the academy are cello and guitar lessons. For a complete class schedule, please visit: heartstringsacademy.com
HASHTAGWV ART & ENTERTAINMENT Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Christina Entenmann-Edwards has been a WV resident since September 2008. She was born and raised in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and is no stranger to hard work and the entrepreneurial spirit. In 2006, she graduated from Quinnipiac University (Hamden, Connecticut), Cum Laude, with a B.A. in History. In 2010, she graduated with an M.B.A. from Liberty University (Lynchburg, Virginia). In February 2012, Christina launched HashtagWV as the area’s first full-color, free arts and entertainment tabloid + online platform. Christina completed the Leadership West Virginia class of 2021, which is an innovative program that grows, engages, and mobilizes leaders to ignite a life passion to move West Virginia forward.