Cultural Art Happenings
January 2016
Happy New Year! The year of 2016 looks to be one filled with many opportunities for arts lovers.
We are in the midst of planning a special event on the night of March 8 we hope you will put  on your calendar now. It's called "Illumination Celebration," and it will be magical! Lighting plans for 15 of our 17 Storybook Sculptures downtown will be revealed during a night of revelry that will include our costumed characters, performances by school district fine arts groups all the while being filmed for national television by "Voices in America."
"Voices in America" is a production company that creates a number of short-form documentary programs for PBS to educate and entertain audiences on the latest topics and trends impacting America. The show is hosted by industry veteran James Earl Jones. The Abilene Cultural Affairs Council is partnering with "Voices" to feature the city's efforts to become the official Storybook Capital of Texas. The segment will be aired to millions of households across the country.
The council hopes to have a big crowd for the "Illumination Celebration" and will be releasing more details about the night's events as they become available.
Check out the many arts events happening in January and start your year off artfully!


Artfully Yours,
Lynn Barnett
Executive Director
Abilene Cultural Affairs Council 
325.677.1161 
Paramount Film Series: 'Auntie Mame'
The Paramount Film Series presents "Auntie Mame" on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 8-9. Rosalind Russell stars as the larger-than-life Mame Dennis, a wealthy, globe-trotting woman who unexpectedly gets custody of her your nephew, Patrick, in 1920s New York.  1958, color, 143 minutes, Not Rated.  Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of the film at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Paramount Film Series tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here.  To see the complete list of the 2016 Paramount Film Series schedule, click here.  To view this film's trailer, click here.  
Take a trip 'Around the World' at The Grace   
Join The Grace Museum for an evening of travel as they journey around the world on Friday, Feb. 19. Guests will enjoy a new concept that will highlight the decor, food, drink and music of five different countries - Cuba, Germany, Italy, "Republic of Texas" and Thailand. 
Guests will take a trip through the museum to explore each country. Each country will spotlight its most popular attributes. Jason Adams of Vagabond Pizza will curate an evening of exceptional eats. Logan Burkham of Public-Haus will craft cocktails that will certainly exhibit the flavors of these countries.
Sponsorships and tickets sold will benefit a new Distance Learning initiativeInterested in sponsorship opportunities, or ticket information? Contact Emerald Cassidy, director of marketing and communications, at 325-673-4587  or e-mail marketing@thegracemuseum.org. 
 
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Center accepting entries for student art contest
The Center for Contemporary Arts is hosting the 2016 Juried Intercollegiate Student Art Competition. Online entry forms must be submitted by 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15. The artwork must be delivered between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Jan. 19-20. All art students of Abilene Christian University, Hardin-Simmons University, McMurry University, Texas State Technical College, and Cisco College in Abilene are eligible to enter if they are currently or have been a student of one of these schools in the past year (beginning spring semester 2015.) Entries may be submitted in any medium as long as the finished piece meets the size and weight restrictions of the category. Participants may enter up to two pieces per person. Successful entries will be those that represent contemporary fine art
in subject matter, media, and artistic expression. Graphic design (including commercial design, poster design, etc.) is not appropriate for this competition. All work must be original and must not have been exhibited at The Center for Contemporary Arts previously.  
Entries will be juried by professional, contemporary artists. Work accepted by the jury for exhibition will be displayed in Gallery 3 at The Center from Feb. 9 through March 12. All work selected for exhibit must remain on display through the end of the show.
 
  
 
ArtWalk celebrates emotions in January     
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A little known fact about the hit Pixar movie "Inside Out" is that a sixth emotion was planned, but it didn't make the cut. According to an interview with the movie's director and producer and Cinema Blend, the emotion "Logic" brought up too many complications for the story line, which instead focused on Joy, Anger, Disgust, Fear and Sadness and their affect on the young girl Riley. On Thursday, Jan. 14, The Center for Contemporary Arts will host "ArtWalk: Inside Out" celebrating emotions and The Upside Down Club of Abilene, a Down syndrome support group. This ArtWalk is sponsored by Queen B Royal Events, which is debuting its "Inside Out" characters. At 5:30 p.m., Mayor Norm Archibald will declare Jan. 14, 2016 as "Inside Out & Upside Down Day." The children will be able to play a special new bingo game at the Center created especially for this evening.
ArtWalk takes place the second Thursday of each month from 5 to 8 p.m. Museums and other places are free and open late during ArtWalk and most with activities for families:
The Center for Contemporary Arts
The Grace Museum
The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
Abilene Public Library
The Cockerell Art Galleries Upstairs 


Shrek JR. part romance, part fairytale 
Everyone's favorite ogre is back in the hilarious stage spectacle "Shrek The Musical JR." based on the Oscar-winning smash hit film by DreamWorks Animation. This 60-minute version presented by Paramount Productions at the Historic Paramount Theatre adapted for young performers features a host of over-the-top roles in this dazzling adventure story.
In a faraway kingdom, the green ogre Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits, runaways who've been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wise-cracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he's handed a task - if he rescues feisty Princess Fiona from the Dragon-guarded tower, his swamp will be returned to him. But, a fairy tale wouldn't be complete without unexpected twists and turns along the way.
Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is an irreverently fun show for the whole family.
The show runs Jan. 15-17. This special junior version will be performed entirely by kids ages 8 to 18.  Tickets are reserved seating at $20, $15, $12, and $10 depending on location.  To purchase tickets online, CLICK HERE.
Patsy Cline musical based on true story   

"Always...Patsy Cline" is more than a tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30 in a plane crash in 1963. The show is based on a true story about Cline's friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in l961 and continued a correspondence with Cline until her death.
Abilene Community Theatre will launch a production of "Always...Patsy Cline" this month directed by Gary Varner and starring local singer and theater veteran Paige Sproles in the role of Patsy and Abilene Christian University theater faculty member Kari Hatfield in the role of Seger.
The musical play, complete with down home country humor, true emotion and even some audience participation, includes many of Cline's unforgettable hits such as "Crazy," "I Fall to Pieces," "Sweet Dreams" and "Walking After Midnight" - 27 songs in all. The show's title was inspired by Cline's letters to Seger, which were consistently signed "Love ALWAYS... Patsy Cline."
"Every place this show has been done it completely sells out, which is what we are expecting, too," said Bruce Bachmann with ACT.
 
Show times are 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22-23, 28-30 and 2:30 p.m. Jan. 24.
Tickets are $18 general admission and $15 for seniors, military and students. The box office opens Jan. 11 for season ticket holders and Jan. 18 for the general public. Box office hours are 1-5 p.m. Phone is 325-673-6271. 
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Spunky Annie musical heading to Civic Center    
Leapin' Lizards!  The world's best-loved musical "Annie" returns in time-honored form to the Abilene Civic Center stage on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of "Annie" will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original. Featuring book and score by Tony® Award-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, "Annie"
includes such unforgettable songs as "It's the Hard Knock Life," "Easy Street," "I Don't Need Anything But You," plus the eternal anthem of optimism, "Tomorrow."  The New York Post described the show as "overflowing! Big, warm-hearted and funny!"
The show is part of the Broadway in Abilene season brought here by the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council and Celebrity Attractions thanks to local sponsorships. Hendrick Health System is the title sponsor of "Annie." Ticket prices start at $30 and may be purchased here
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Philharmonic pulls strings to get Texas Guitar Quartet
Joaquin Rodrigo was blind from age 3, but he went on to become one of the 20th century's most important composers for the guitar.
On Saturday, Jan. 30, the Texas Guitar Quartet will perform Rodrigo's "Concerto Andaluz" with the Abilene Philharmonic at the Abilene Civic Center.
The Texas Guitar Quartet is an award-winning quartet made up of Isaac Bustos, Jonathan Dotson, Alejandro Montiel and Joseph Williams II. Separately, they are all accomplished in their own right. Along with all four members having amazing talents, and all holding doctorate degrees, they are all passionate about their craft.
For the Jan. 30 Masterworks III: Texas Guitars concert with the Philharmonic, the quartet will be performing Joaquin Rodrigo's "Concerto Andaluz." In his works, Rodrigo draws upon a wide range of influences, including his studies of contemporary French music and his interest in Baroque dance, but particularly his Spanish heritage.
To order tickets to the concert, click here
 


Mark Nizer 4D - A New Dimension in Entertainment   
Put on your 3-D glasses and buckle up for an amazing and hilarious show featuring original comedy, world-class juggling, movement, music and technology. At 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, the Children's Performing Arts Series (a program of the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council) will bring Mark Nizer and his entertaining show to the Historic Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St., for one performance only. Nizer is known for being one of the most creative live entertainers performing today. Entertainment Magazine called him "without a doubt, the hottest juggler on the entertainment market. Mark Nizer is simply incredible!" Nizer has performed at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, on "Arsenio Hall," "Caroline's Comedy Hour" and "Just for Laughs Comedy Festival." He won first place in the International juggling championships and won comedian of the year in the NACA and APCA college markets.
Tickets for the show are $9 and can be purchased here or call 325-677-1161.
 
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HSU Rocks promises classic rock 'n roll, today's music
The Hardin-Simmons University College of Fine Arts will rock Behrens Auditorium at 7 p.m. Jan. 15-16. "HSU Rocks" will feature music from the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and today. Admission is $5 for students and $10 general admission. Dr. Robert Tucker, dean, said the show is "something new for us" and he hopes to have a large audience.
The rock band is comprised of music majors at Hardin-Simmons University. The singers include music and theater students. Upbeat, a student led vocal ensemble, will also be singing "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "25 or 6 to 4." They also are performing "Sherry Baby," "Renegade," "Learn to Fly," "Ain't it Fun," "Barracuda," "Let It Be," "Edge of Seventeen," "Carry on My Wayward Son," "Living on a Prayer," and many more.  


BOOK BUZZ: ACU track star's 'My Day to Die'
From the time he was a small child Serge Gasore has been a runner. Some days he was running to play, some days he was running to school, some days he was running for a prize, but some days he was running for his life.
In "My Day to Die: Running for My Life," Gasore details the story of his life (with help from writer Patsy Watson) beginning with his early childhood when his mother was murdered when Gasore was only 4. He struggled for survival during the Rwandan genocide, which occurred when he was 8. His story describes some of the horrors he faced, including watching his grandmother die during an ambush grenade attack by the Hutu army on the church where they, and other Tutsis, were hiding. Gasore tells of neighbors and friends turning against him for the mere fact he was a Tutsi and they were Hutu. He tells of weeks of running from the enemy, hiding among the bamboo bushes. Gasore details his time in the army as a child, not even 10, and his adjustment to life in a new world after the war.
As he grew up, Gasore channeled his love for running into a tool for advancing his future. It brought him to the United States, where he attended Abilene Christian University on a track scholarship. There, Gasore came to know a loving God and headed down a path of forgiveness. 172 pages, Archway Publishing.   

 
Jan. 1
NCCIL Closed for New Year's Day.
National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
102 Cedar Street │ 325.673.4586 │ www.nccil.org

Jan. 2, 1-4 p.m.
Family Fun Saturday. Free to the public.
National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
102 Cedar Street │ 325.673.4586 │ www.nccil.org

Jan. 7-8, 9:30 a.m.; 11 a.m.
Tot Spot
Free for Museum members; $5 per child Non-Museum members
The Grace Museum
102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

Jan. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Coloring Club - Main Library Auditorium
If your New Years' resolution is to have some "me time" and to relax, then the Abilene Public Library has you covered. Our newest program is The Coloring Club, an 18+ coloring program for adults who want to experience the soothing benefits of coloring. This isn't a child's simple coloring page either; we will have intricate designs that are sure to put you in a meditative state of mind. All materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own coloring book and supplies. Free.

Jan. 7
Richard Burke & Friends: Live Jazz & Blues
Neon Parrot Lounge
181 Pine St. │ 325.701.9996 │ www.neonparrotlounge.com

Jan. 8-9
Classic Film: "Bringing Up Baby" (1938) Starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant; Director Howard Hawkes. $6 for adults; $5 for students, seniors, military, children.
Historic Paramount Theatre
352 Cypress St. │ 325.676.9620 │www.paramount-abilene.org

Jan. 9, 11-12 p.m.
Chautauqua Learning Series: Free Public Program (includes free admission to the Village).
Topic: Textiles and Uniforms in the Trans-Mississippi
Speaker: Sam Galyon
Buffalo Gap Historic Village
133 N. William St.│ 325.572.3365 │ www.tfhcc.com

Jan. 9, 1-4 p.m.
Family Fun Saturday. Free to the public.
National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
102 Cedar Street │ 325.673.4586 │ www.nccil.org

Jan. 10, 5 p.m.
Key City Winds (Artists-In-Residence).
Heavenly Rest Chamber Music Concert Series
602 Meander St. | 325-677-2091 | www.heavenlyrestabilene.org

Jan. 11, noon
Artist talk/reception for sculpture exhibit by Danville Chadbourne titled "Recent Work By Danville Chadbourne."
Amy Graves Ryan Fine Arts Gallery
at McMurry University
1642 Sayles Blvd. │ 325.793.4888 │ http://www.mcm.edu/newsite/web/academics/sal/art/

Jan. 12, 10 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.
Home School Art Class
Free for BCHE members; $3 per child Non-BCHE members
The Grace Museum
102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

Jan. 14, 5 - 8 p.m.
ArtWalk: Upside Down and Inside Out
A monthly, themed arts festival in downtown Abilene presented by the Center for Contemporary Arts, this month exploring how the arts express emotion. For details visit center-arts.com.
The Center for Contemporary Arts
220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

Jan. 14, 5:30-8 p.m.
ArtWalk
Create a free make 'n take art activity.
The Grace Museum
102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

Jan. 14, 5-8 p.m.
ArtWalk. Family art project. Free to the public.
National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
102 Cedar Street │ 325.673.4586 │ www.nccil.org

Jan. 14
Grace After Dark
Food trucks 6-7 p.m.; Film begins at 7 p.m.
Enjoy rooftop screenings of international short films from the 24fps. Curated by the Paramount Theatre. Limited to 100; adults 18 years of age and older.
The Grace Museum
102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

Jan. 14
Happy Fat Band: Live Blues
Neon Parrot Lounge
181 Pine St. │ 325.701.9996 │ www.neonparrotlounge.com

Jan. 15-17
Paramount Productions presents "Shrek the Musical, JR." a 60-minute version featuring a local cast of aspiring young actors. Everyone's favorite ogre is back in the hilarious stage spectacle based on the Oscar-winning hit film.
Auditions Oct. 6 and Oct. 8.
Historic Paramount Theatre
352 Cypress St. │ 325.676.9620 │www.paramount-abilene.org

Jan. 15-16, 7 p.m.
HSU Rocks the 40 Acres in Behrens Auditorium. $5 for students, $10 general admission.
Hardin-Simmons University School of Music
2200 Hickory│325.670.1000
https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/cofa/music/

Jan. 16, 1-4 p.m.
Family Fun Saturday is a free come-and-go program offered by art educators who help children create a art piece in the style of the artist on display in the gallery.
National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
102 Cedar Street │ 325.673.4586 │ www.nccil.org

Jan. 16
Court Nance: Americana & Rock 'n' Roll.
Neon Parrot Lounge
181 Pine St. │ 325.701.9996 │ www.neonparrotlounge.com

Jan. 17, noon-5 p.m.
Active and retired military members and their family can spend a free afternoon at the museum village.
Buffalo Gap Historic Village
133 N. William St.│ 325.572.3365 │ www.tfhcc.com

Jan. 20, Noon
ArtFilm: New Art and the Young Artists Behind It
An inspiring 75-minute DIY documentary film on new art and the young artists behind it. Filmed in the heat of live action of the first edition of NOVA® Contemporary Culture. Bring your lunch, view the film, and join the discussion.
The Center for Contemporary Arts
220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

Jan. 21-24 & 29-31
"Always ...Patsy Cline"
Abilene Community Theatre
809 Barrow │ 673.6271 │ www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

Jan. 21, 10 a.m.
Book reading in the Children's Museum*
Featured book: "Sparky!" by Jenny Offill
The Grace Museum
102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

Jan. 21, 8 p.m.
Eli Young Band performs.
Abilene Civic Center
1100 N. 6th St. │325.676.6211 │www.stubwire.com

Jan. 21
Tony Barker: Live Blues & High Energy Acoustic
Neon Parrot Lounge
181 Pine St. │ 325.701.9996 │ www.neonparrotlounge.com

Jan. 22-23 & 28-30, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 24, 2:30 p.m.
"Always ...Patsy Cline." Tickets are $18 general admission; $15 for seniors, military and students. Box office opens Jan. 11 for season ticket holders and Jan. 18 for the general public from 1 to 5 p.m..
Abilene Community Theatre
809 Barrow │ 673.6271 │ www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

Jan. 23, 1-4 p.m.
Family Fun Saturday is a free come-and-go program offered by art educators who help children create a artpiece in the style of the artist on display in the gallery.
National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
102 Cedar Street │ 325.673.4586 │ www.nccil.org

Jan. 23, 2-5 p.m.
ACT's, CENTER for THEATRE EDUCATION (CTE)
Workshop: Audition Techniques (does not include musicals)
Ages 14 and up
Cost $20, $10 for students and military
Abilene Community Theatre
809 Barrow │ 673.6271 │ www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

Jan. 23
Jonas Wilson: Blues Guitarist
Neon Parrot Lounge
181 Pine St. │ 325.701.9996 │ www.neonparrotlounge.com

Jan. 25-26, 7 p.m.
Open auditions for "The Foreigner" a comedy. The cast calls for five men and two women. No experience needed.
Abilene Community Theatre
809 Barrow │ 673.6271 │ www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

Jan. 26, 7 p.m.
The Oak Ridge Boys concert. $28-$48.
Abilene Civic Center
1100 N. 6th St. │325.676.6211│www.oakridgeboys.com

Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Leaping lizards! "Annie" the musical is coming to the Abilene Civic Center with unforgettable songs such as "Tomorrow" and "It's the Hard Knock Life" and directed by the original lyricist and director Martin Charnin. This production of "Annie" is a brand new incarnation of the iconic original.
Celebrity Attractions
800-869-1451 │ www.celebrityattractions.com

Jan. 28
Live Jazz!
Neon Parrot Lounge
181 Pine St. │ 325.701.9996 │ www.neonparrotlounge.com

Jan. 29, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Final day for "Glorious Flights: The Illustration Art of Alice and Martin Provensen."
National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
102 Cedar Street │ 325.673.4586 │ www.nccil.org

Jan. 29
Pearl Earl: Psychadellic Rock
Neon Parrot Lounge
181 Pine St. │ 325.701.9996 │ www.neonparrotlounge.com

Jan. 30, 1-4 p.m.
Pastel Drawing workshop (price TBD)
The Grace Museum
102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.
"Masterworks III - Texas Guitars!" The virtuoso of the Texas Guitar Quartet - Isaac Bustos, Jonathan Dotson, Alejandro Montiel and Joseph Williams II - play Rodrigo's concerto that undeniably sounds of Spain on a concert that includes some of the most popular, dreamy and idyllic pieces of Fauré, Debussy and Beethoven. Concert conversation with Music Director David Itkin at 6:45 p.m.
Abilene Philharmonic
401 Cypress St. Ste. 520 │325.677.6710 │www.abilenephilharmonic.org

Jan. 31, 2 p.m.
Put on your 3-D glasses and get ready for an amazing and hilarious show with original comedy, juggling, music, movement and technology in "Mark Nizer 4D - A New Dimension in Entertainment" at the Paramount Theatre. Entertainment Magazine calls Nizer's show "simply incredible."
Children's Performing Arts Series
1101 North 1st St.│ 325.677.1161│www.abilenecac.org

ONGOING and ON EXHIBIT

THE GRACE MUSEUM
102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

Exhibits
 
Now through April 2, 2016
 
"MENAGERIE" Art and the Animal Kingdom 
Group exhibition of paintings, sculpture, prints and photographs featuring animal subjects curated from public and private collections with art from The Grace Collection by David Bates, Helen Altman, John Alexander, David Everett and others.
"Best Friends II"
Back by popular demand, the second (all new) edition of fine art photographs from the private collection of Alice and Bill Wright featuring dogs as the subject of fine art photography accompanied by quotes from literature about man's best friend.
"Janet Turner: second nature"
Exhibition of extraordinary fine art prints and paintings by renowned printmaker and naturalist Janet Turner (1914-1988).
 
NATIONAL CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED LITERATURE
102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org
 
Exhibits
 
Now through Jan. 29, 2016
"Glorious Flights: The Illustration Art of Alice and Martin Provensen"
Leonard Marcus will speak on the exhibit Nov. 17.
 
Family Art Project Saturdays from 1-4 p.m.
A come-and-go program offered by art educators who help children create art in the style of the artist currently featured in the gallery. Free!
 
ABILENE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Three locations | www.abilenetx.com/apl
 
Pre-School Storytime
Held year-round at 10:45 a.m. on select days at all three library locations.
 
Cover-to-Cover Book Club - third Thursday of the month, Main Library Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Adults who love to read make up the Cover-to-Cover Book Club. Each month, they choose the books they will discuss the following month.
 
THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS
220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com
 
Exhibits
Through Jan. 30
On the Table
Polly Jones
Jane Breed Gallery
TPS 24: The International Competition
Texas Photographic Society
Bill and Alice Wright Photo Gallery
Divisions and Connections
Center Artist Members
Gallery 3
Talk with You
Kathy Robinson
Gallery 4
24fps International Short Film Festival Award Winners
Continuous screenings of jury prize winners from the Abilene festival

 
COCKERELL ART STUDIOS & GALLERY
1133 N. 2nd, Second Floor | 325.829.7975 | www.cockerellgalleries.com | Carolyncc52@yahoo.com

MESQUITE STORY TELLERS
Come Listen to a Tall Tale or Tell One!
Meets the third Thursday every month (except Dec.)
Open to the public! No Cost! All ages welcome!
2nd Floor - Studio 209
6-9 p.m.
 
SINGING CIRCLE
Hosted by Musician ANDREW HOLMES
Studio 209 - 2nd Floor of The Cockerell Art Studios
Come ready to sing, play acoustics, or just enjoy listening!
7-9 p.m. every Sunday

Jan. 1-29, 2016
Group show by Artists of Cockerell Galleries & Studios
Second floor of Cockerell Galleries

AMY GRAVES RYAN FINE ARTS GALLERY
McMurry University
1642 Sayles Blvd. | 325.793.4888 | www.mcm.edu
 
Jan. 11-Feb. 26, 2016
Sculpture exhibit by Danville Chadbourne titled "Recent Work By Danville Chadbourne." Artist talk/reception at noon Jan. 11. Clay workshop is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 27 called "Hand Building Large Sculptural Forms." Workshop cost is $50. Email reservations to nichols.jennifer@mcmurryadm.mcm.edu.
 
JODY KLOTZ FINE ART
1060 N. 2nd St. | 325.670.9880 | fineart@jodyklotz.com | www.jodyklotz.com
 
19th and early 20th Century European paintings, with a strong emphasis on beautiful 19th landscape paintings by artists such as Henri Biva (French, 1848-1929), William Didier Pouget (French, 1864-1959), and René Charles Edmond His (French, 1877-1960).
 

  
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