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View of My Own
Location: Osceola Center for the Arts
and Me: Morris Panych comedy
Location: SCC Fine Arts Theatre
of Clay: Collecting Contemporary Ceramics
Location: Museum of Fine Arts - St. Pete
George and Friends
Location: Orlando Museum of Art
- works depicting the strength and drama of the horse
Location: DeLand Museum of Art
Location: Museum of Arts and Sciences - Daytona Beach
- Lionel Bart musical
Location: Moonlight Warehouse Theatre - Clermont
Location: Florida Studio Theatre - Sarasota
Routines: A Look Back at Work, Play, Worship"
Location: Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts
of the monograph book NICOLAS LEIVA
Location: Gary Nader Fine Art - Coral Gables
of Congress Celebrates 'Leaves of Grass'
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On May 16 the Library of Congress opened an
exhibit devoted to "Leaves of Grass," Walt Whitman's most
important work and now 150 years old. The show is called "Revising
Himself." Whitman added to, revised and generally fussed with
the book for nearly 40 years. It grew from 12 to more than 400 poems.
Gets Museum of Biblical Art
NEW YORK -- The Museum of Biblical Art, one of the few in America
to explore the theme, opened May 12th with a striking show of works
on scriptural motifs by self-taught, Southern folk artists. Located
near Columbus Circle in Manhattan, the museum is a $3 million expansion
and spinoff from a gallery the American Bible Society operated since
1997. Its initial offering features 95 pieces titled "Coming
Home! Self-Taught Artists, the Bible and the American South."
University of Memphis art historian Carol Crown assembled the show,
on display through July 24, which was previously seen at her campus
and Florida State University. Crown also edited an accompanying
Sparks Dispute on Immigration
BALDWIN PARK, Calif. -- Members of a group that opposes illegal
immigration protested a piece of public art with inscriptions they
claim are anti-American, sparking heated exchanges with residents
of this heavily Hispanic city. Police in riot helmets separated
the 40 members of Save Our State and scores of residents during
the rally. The
artwork, called "Danza Indigenas," has a 20-foot-high
arch with inscriptions that read, "It was better before they
came" and "This land was Mexican once, was Indian always
and is, and will be again."
Group Chooses Director
ORLANDO, FL -- The Downtown Arts District has hired Cassy Turiczek
as executive director. The Downtown Arts District is a private,
nonprofit group working to further the arts in downtown Orlando.
Cleveland Orchestra and Miami Performing Arts Center announce 10-year
agreement for annual residency appearances
OH -- The Cleveland Orchestra and Miami Performing Arts Center announced
an initial 10-year agreement, commencing with the Center's 2006-07
Inaugural Season. Beginning in January 2007, The Cleveland Orchestra
will devote three weeks each winter to performances at the new Miami
Performing Arts Center, which opens in late 2006.
Performing Arts Center Trust Welcomes Three
New Members To Board of Directors
FL -- The Board of Directors of the Miami Performing Arts Center
Trust, Chairman Parker Thomson announced the appointment of three
new members. They are businessman William J. Armstrong, City of
Miami Gardens Councilman Oscar J. Braynon, II, and Evelyn Greer,
Board member of Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
month's featured artists is Marianna Hamilton Ross. Marianna
has been painting in watercolor since earning her MFA in Painting
at the University of Arizona in 1968. Her painted silks fuse her
watercolor painting approaches with the batik process.
Marianna is presently a Professor of Art at Seminole Community College.
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On 192 ($1,800.00)
Essence Oil Painting Size: 20" x 24" Price: $1,800.00
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