Art Buzz

Wednesday, August 1, 2007
"Set Free" -- a new sculpture by Dee Landerman, is on display at Basin Spring Park. Landerman said the title has an open-ended meaning and describes it as being "set free" from a variety of imprisonment -- such as illness, slavery, prison and sin. The subject, Earl Taylor's grandparents, were freed from slavery, and he had cancer which is now in remission.

ESSA to show student art

  The Eureka Springs School of the Arts (ESSA) will host a student art reception, Friday, Aug. 3 at 4 p.m. at its campus at 15751 US62.

  The reception will display work created in classes taught by bookmaker Dolph Smith from Ripley, Tenn.; jeweler and metalsmith Steve Stramel of Fayetteville; and stained glass artist Judd Mann from North Little Rock.

  For details, call 253-5384.

Winterwood to hold music business seminar

  Winterwood Recording Studios will host a one-day Music Business Seminar, Saturday, Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Winterwood Estate in Eureka Springs.

  The event is open to all serious musicians, music enthusiasts and songwriters who want to succeed in the industry by learning the most recent methods for promoting themselves and their music. Tuition is $250 per person.

  Eric Schabacker, owner of Winterwood Recording Studios, will conduct the seminar. Schabacker has been involved in more than 100 gold and multi-platinum recording projects.

  Seminar topics will include: how to promote your band; how to go about making an effective demo; and how to get a record deal. Music publishing, performance rights organizations, royalty pipelines, song protection and copyrights will also be explained. A highlight of the seminar will be a glimpse into the future of music and how the Internet can be harnessed for profit.

  Attendees must make arrangements in advance by calling 253-2530 or by visiting and clicking on the Music Business Seminar flashing icon for details.

Art Colony to host Robinson

  Barbara Robinson will be a guest artist at The Art Colony during the month of August while Cynthia re Robbins is teaching a class in Austria.

  The Art Colony, located on N. Main St., is open Thursday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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