Chicago Community Classical Guitar Ensemble to Perform at Maywood Fine Arts, Sunday, Nov. 23

Thursday, November 20, 2014 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR Maywood, IL—Maywood Fine Arts (MFA) will host a free performance by the Chicago Community Classical Guitar Ensemble on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 3pm at their MFA Building (25 N. 5th Ave, Maywood).  MFA’s very own guitar teacher Jose Lomeli is a member and joins an ensemble of guitarists from all walks of life.  Most have professions … Continue reading Chicago Community Classical Guitar Ensemble to Perform at Maywood Fine Arts, Sunday, Nov. 23

A Patchwork of Optimism: MFA Hopes This Year’s Parade Prefaces What’s to Come

The Huertas family enjoying last weekend’s Pumpkin Patch Parade. Below, left, walkers march down Washington Boulevard. Photos by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press. Thursday, October 16, 2014 || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD | Neidalis Huerta, 4, played around the picnic table where her parents, Jessica and Nester Huerta, sat basking under a mellow, but generous fall morning sunlight during last Saturday’s Pumpkin Patch Parade. … Continue reading A Patchwork of Optimism: MFA Hopes This Year’s Parade Prefaces What’s to Come

Maywood Fine Arts Seeking to Build Brand New 5th Avenue Dance Studio, Eyeing 2016 Completion Date

The former site of MFA’s dance studio, also known as Stairway to the Stars, before it was demolished in 2011 due to an electrical fire that broke out inside of the Bronco thrift shop. Google Maps. Below left, Lois and Ernie Baumann, with MFA supporters, receiving a $300,000 state grant from Rep. Chris Welch that would jump-start the organization’s fundraising efforts. Monday, September 22, 2014 … Continue reading Maywood Fine Arts Seeking to Build Brand New 5th Avenue Dance Studio, Eyeing 2016 Completion Date