October is Hispanic Heritage month, and if you are searching for ways to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month this fall, the Crystal Lake performance of singer-songwriter Elsten Torres at Raue Center for the Arts should be an event on your calendar. Elsten Torres is an award-winning performer and songwriter, having written for a number of great artists and releasing several albums of his own. With a unique upbringing influenced by a vibrant background within primarily Hispanic communities, Torres represents a distinctive musical style that is approachable for all audiences. Keep reading to discover a little more about Elsten Torres and his upcoming show at Raue Center for the Arts.
Also in the mix this October, Patty Vasquez is coming to create some laughs at Lucy’s Comedy Café, which is now in its seventh season and selling out almost every event. Lucy’s Comedy Café is THE local venue for an excellent, entertaining, and affordable laugh riot. This hilarious series has featured plethora of comic jems including: Dwayne Kennedy, Rocky LaPorte, Patty Vasquez, John DaCosse, and many, many more. This series is curated and hosted by Pat McGann, Chicago’s resident funny man. Pat McGann was raised on the South-side of Chicago, but moved up North, where he became the House MC at the legendary Zanies Comedy Club. In 2013, he was asked to write and direct a comedy show for the Chicago White Sox, entitled Wild Pitches, and was quite the success. The success of this series is largely due to the support of the arts community here in Crystal Lake, and that means you! Continue to show your support for Raue Center for the Arts by coming out to catch an evening of laughing your cares away!
Raue Center | 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL 60014 | 815.356.9212 | rauecenter.org