Alex Ortega

Refuge Update 41

Sep 14 2018

Hopeland Festival 2018 created by John Behrens with partners at Fox Communities Credit Union We now have a Hopeland playlist on Spotify! This playlist showcases our diverse lineup of musicians, so take a listen and hear the variety of talent that will be there! Our goal with Hopeland Festival is to celebrate our...

Refuge Update 41

Refuge Update 40

Sep 07 2018

Hopeland Festival 2018 created by John Behrens with partners at Fox Communities Credit Union Refuge Arts is proud to partner with Fox Communities Credit Union, Wisconsin Public Radio, and 4th HOOAH for Hopeland Festival, coming up in just two weeks! 4th HOOAH Wisconsin is a regional chapter of the national parent HOOAH Inc. 4th...

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Refuge Update 39

Sep 01 2018

We live in a time of change; of passionate opinions, protest, and reform. Words, sounds and images have the power to cause people to consider themselves and their world in a new way, and there’s a lot to consider right now. Public art experiences can push us to notice, appreciate...

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Refuge Update 38

Aug 24 2018

Refuge Foundation for the Arts is honored to be a supporting partner of the new single from these four legends: KAMI and Smoko Ono featuring Chance The Rapper and Joey Purp. Keep clicking play, and stay tuned for further collaborations with this very crew. You can listen on Spotify here. We live in a time of change;...

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Refuge Update 26: Celebrating 3 Years of Refuge

Apr 27 2018

On April 22, we celebrated the 3 year anniversary of co-founders Cory Chisel and Adriel Denae’s first arrival to our property. The duo worked with the existing non-profit alliance for two years to help stabilize the property and the 501(c)(3). They nicknamed the building “The Refuge” and began to bring...

Refuge Update 26: Celebrating 3 Years of Refuge

Refuge Update 10: 2017 Recap

Jan 02 2018

See you in the light of 2018. Happy New Year, and thank you for your continued support of Refuge Foundation for the Arts.   Video: Justus Poehls, Oliver Franklin Anderson Singers: Adriel Denae, Erin Rae, Coco Reilly, The Dove & The Wolf Sound: Samuel James Farrell Song: “Rare Feeling” written by Twain Refuge Arts Logo: Chad Ó...

Refuge Update 10: 2017 Recap

Refuge Update 3

Oct 26 2017

Remember our friend Alex Ortega who stayed with us for Feed the Body, Feed the Soul and again for Homeland Experience? If not, he is perhaps best known as the Musical Director for the”Broadway at The W” concert series at The W Hotel in Times Square. While holding this title,...

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Refuge Update 1

Oct 12 2017

Refuge Foundation is thrilled to celebrate co-founders Cory Chisel and Adriel Denae’s #1 Billboard Heatseeker debut for “Tell Me True” on September 25th! All proceeds for the album benefit Refuge Foundation for the Arts. The duo also had the chance to play with Ryan Adams and Emmylou Harris that week in Madison, and played two...

Refuge Update 1