Tuesday, May 4, 2010

What's Happening at The Center - May 2010

2010 Photography Show & Competition

Proudly sponsored by: Seligs & The Daily Advance

First Place: Antonio B Arazo
Second Place: Allison Hutchins
Third Place: Guy Livesay

Honorable Mentions: Hillary Hutchins, Judith Williams, Wendy Moody, Irene Pollack, Brent Clark, Heather Griffin, Dan Trevors, Darlene Tighe, Bert Kuhl and Min DelGarbino

May's Spotlight Artist...
May 3rd - May 5th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please come take part of our May's Spotlight Artist, Teddi Forsyth while she makes her Tree Frog Pine Needle Baskets. Teddie comes to us from Pea Ridge, NC. She will offer on-site demonstrations in the Lobby of The Center.

Cinderella, Cinderella
Thursday, May 13th

Tickets on sale NOW at The Center. Call (252) 338-6455 for more information.

Gates County High School Playmakers present Cinderella, Cinderella, a childrens participation play. Tickets $8.00 adults and $4.00 children under 12 available at the front desk of Arts of the Albemarle. Show time 7:30 pm

Basic Painting Techniques Lecture Series & Watercolor Demonstration with Alla Rossow

Part 2
Students will be introduced to artistic vision of surrounding objects, balance and composition, light and perspective, color and painting techniques. Join us May 8th from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm in The Twiford Room. (This is the 2nd in a 3-part series, with Part 3 on Tuesday, June 8th from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm.) Cost is $35 per class for members, and $45 per class for non-members (registration fee included).
Call (252) 338-6455 to register.

Painted Furniture Class with Debbie Boyle - Special Weekend Edition

Begins Friday, May 14th - sign up NOW!

Spring cleaning? Spruce up your old furniture at the Painted Furniture Class with Debbie Boyle! Learn techniques, faux finishes and tromp l'oeil while you transform your piece of furniture - old or new! Think you don't have time? Think again - this class will be offered over a weekend! Join us May 14th through May 16th in The Twiford Room. The class will meet from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Friday, May 14th; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Sunday. Cost: Members - $200, non-members $210. To register, please call (252) 338-6455.

Visiting Artist Joshua Been is Coming...
May 15th - May 26th

A nationally renowned landscape and plein air artist from Salida, Colorado; Joshua will be visiting Elizabeth City and painting all around town. His plein air paintings will be sold at AOA's Opening Reception. Joshua will conduct a painting demonstration as well as a plein air workshop during his stay. He is featured in May's issue of American Artist Magazine. www.joshuabeen.com

Demonstration: Friday, May 21st 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at The Maguire Theatre
$30 Member, $35 Non-Member

Opening Reception: Friday, May 21st 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at The Jaquelin Jenkins Gallery
Come meet Joshua and enjoy his plein air paintings of our local landscape.

Painting Workshop: May 24th , 25th and 26th from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$300 Member, $335 Non-Member
*Maximum 15 people...Space is running out.

Register for the Demonstration and Workshop today, by calling The Center (252) 338-6455. Look for him at the Potato Festival...

'The Ever After' - A Musical

The Center Players are proud to present our first one-act musical designed for children of all ages. Our students range from ages 8 to 17 and receive intensive training in theater, vocal music and dance during each session. Our students come from all over the Pasquotank and Camden County areas.

Younger Cast performs Thursday, May 27th at 7:00 pm
Older Cast performs Friday, May 28th at 7:00 pm.
All shows are in the Maguire Theatre. Tickets are $8.00 and are on sale NOW at The Center.
Please call (252) 338-6455 for more information.

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