Wednesday, October 18, 2017

DCCA Thanks Rodney Oda for Sponsorship of Sold Out Show

Darke County Center for the Arts recognizes Rodney Oda for his contributions to the DCCA 2017-2018 ARTS COUNTseason. Oda is an Angel member of DCCA, and sponsors DCCA’s Coffee House Series as well as the recent sold out Special Event of One Night In Memphis, at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville on Saturday, October 9th.

“On behalf of Darke County Center for the Arts, I want to express our appreciation of Rodney Oda and his patronage to the arts in Darke County. Oda has been long time supporter of DCCA, and its mission of providing cultural enrichment and the preservation of St. Clair Memorial Hall as an important cultural center for the community,” stated Andrea Jordan, DCCA executive director. “Darke County is fortunate to have a vibrant arts presence, thanks largely to individual supporters, including Rodney Oda , who help make our community a great place to live.”

Zydeco legend Terrance Simien and his Zydeco Experience Band will perform at Greenville’s Bistro Off Broadway on Thursday, October 26. The second of Darke County Center for the Arts’ Coffeehouse Series presentations for the new season, the show starts at 7 p.m. Simien is an eighth generation Creole from one of the earliest families to have settled in Louisiana; zydeco is the indigenous music of French-speaking Creoles.

DCCA’s Coffeehouse Series presents high quality artists performing in a comfortable social setting where food and drink are also available. “The friendly, casual atmosphere enhances enjoyment of the performance, which is presented at a very accessible ticket price, making for a win-win situation for everyone,” stated DCCA Artistic Director Keith Rawlins. "Rodney Oda’s generosity is inspiring,” continued Rawlins, “We appreciate Oda’s long term support of the arts, and eagerness to give back to our community,” concluded Rawlins.

One Night In Memphis was also sponsored by Second National Bank. Additionally, the Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. DCCA also receives funding from the Harry D. and Esther Stephens Memorial, Ketrow Foundation, and Lydia E. Schaurer Memorial Trust Fund, as well as DCCA memberships.

Tickets for DCCA's Coffee House Series Shows are $10, and can be purchased by contacting DCCA at (937) 547-0908 or at DCCA’s office located within Greenville Public Library as well as online at If any remain by show time, tickets will also be available at the door prior to the performance.

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