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Arts Downtown to feature classical singer and reggae band Thursday

Make the Most will entertain audiences Thursday at The Good Life Café.

The Arts Downtown PR series continues from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19 in downtown Park Rapids.

Lori Goulet Reich will be featured from 5 to 5:30 p.m. and 6 to 6:30 p.m. at Bella Caffè.

A transplant from Minneapolis, Goulet Reich trained as a vocal classical singer for seven years and took some guitar lessons, too. She sang with a classic rock band and a country band while living in the Twin Cities and was a church soloist for 10 years.

Goulet Reich and her family have lived at Lake Itasca for the past five years, and she plays in the country band, Buck Geezer.

The reggae band, Make the Most, will warm the January night with sounds from the Caribbean from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 7 p.m. at The Good Life Café.

Josh Prendiz is lead vocalist and guitarist, Brandon Prendiz is on the drums and Roger Fenzel plays bass and performs back-up vocals.

Make the Most, together for the past two and a half years, has performed in Grand Forks and Detroit Lakes and most recently at Terrapin Station in Nevis. The band also performed at the Youth Music and Arts III concert in August.

Josh and Brandon Prendiz and Fenzel have just finished recording their first studio album.

Third Thursday events are designed to bring audiences to see and hear visual artists, musicians, writers and other artists in businesses in downtown Park Rapids on the Third Thursday of the month.

The public is invited to attend and encouraged to make a freewill donation to the artists. Contact Lu Ann Hurd-Lof at 652-4081 or