By George J. Dacre
Ebon’ee Collens, production manager at Shades repertory Theatre has formed C.R. E. with entertainers/actors Sienna and Jelani Jeffries and they will present a showcase “Artistic Expressions” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Shades in the Central Presbyterian Church on Main Street. Collens says it will include spoken word, sibging, intellectual Hip Hop and instrumentalists. 15 artists will perform and there will be an open mic session. There will be food and a 50/50 raffle also, Collens says C.R. E.’s mission statement is that they are dedicated to inspiring, promoting and cultivating up and coming artists in a welcoming artistic environment in Rockland County. Their vision, says Collens, is to provide artists with the opportunity to showcase their talents and hone their creativity in a safe and inviting atmosphere. and help them to network with others interested in their artistic crafts. Information at 646-397-9697 or Ebon’ee Collens. com.