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Art Buzz

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

September Poetluck

Join fellow readers and writers on Thursday, Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow, 515 Spring Street.

Poetluck is a monthly potluck dinner and literary salon. The public is invited and writers, readers and listeners are encouraged to attend.

Share dinner, hear a resident writer for 20 minutes and then read up to four minutes of your own original work. Bring a potluck dish.

For more information: (479) 253-7444, or email vkell@writerscolony.org.

Flame on

David Rush will be hosting a Flame Painting demonstration at the Art Colony at 185 N. Main Street. Saturday, Sept. 11 from 1 -- 5 p.m. Flame Painting involves blow torches, copper, and a masterful blending of fire, air, earth, and water, resulting in art that shimmers with vibrant color and movement.

Call for artists & craftsmen

Spaces are available for the Fall Art Fairs at The Art Colony on the first, third and fifth weekends of October.

Show your work during magically lit evening events, folk arts exhibitions and an autumn's end Halloween weekend bash.

For details email artcolonyeureka@gmail.com, call (479) 244-7229 or visit www.artcolonyeureka.com

Peacock feathers

A 12-piece collection of local artist Carol Peacock's work will be on public display Sept. 11, during the annual TheosoFest at the Olcott Gallery of the Theosophical Society in America in Wheaton, Ill. Her work has been on display in the gallery for three months.

September 13, two pieces will be juried into the 2011 Village of Algonquin, Illinois Public Arts Program. Carol's work will be displayed until September 2011 in public buildings throughout Algonquin, Ill.

On September 25 & 26, her work will exhibit at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, Ill., as part of their 22nd annual Art In The Barn fundraiser.

Locally, Carol Peacock's work can be seen at the Artery, Local Flavor, Ermilio's, The Peacock Gallery, Eurekan Art and in multiple private collections.

Good reason to stroll?

The August 2010 Gallery Stroll doubled as an avenue for collecting much-needed items for the Good Shepherd Humane Society. There were 70 cans of food and 56 pounds of dry food collected, plus seven bags of treats, toys, flea powder, collars, shampoo and a leash.

Iris at the Basin Park raised $164 from the raffle of prints from Zeek Taylor and Karrie Evenson specifically for this event.

Stroll for ECHO

The September 11 Gallery Stroll in Eureka Springs will feature shows, food and fun as we combine our efforts to benefit Eureka Christian Health Outreach (ECHO) with a percentage of sales during the stroll going to this great organization!

Featured at Eureka Thyme will be art gourds created by Joyce Campbell and Theresa Johnson. Joyce and Theresa use gourds grown and finished in the Ozarks. Join us to meet them and hear about how they create these beautiful works of art. 1 -- 4 p.m. and again from 6 -- 9 p.m.

Iris at the Basin Park will feature local artist D.G. Womack. A painter who utilizes a variety of techniques to express herself on canvas, D.G. will be unveiling her newest three-dimensional Impressionism creation. Her painting Sacred Grove won the People's Choice Award at the May Eureka Springs Invitational Art Show. D.G. will be in the gallery from 1 -- 4 p.m. and 6 -- 9 p.m. to explain her work.

For more information, see www.ArtofEureka.com.

Music (Man) in the park

The Eureka Springs Downtown Network invites everyone to enjoy the last movie of the season on Sept. 12 in Basin Park. Fresh popcorn, brownies and limeade await at the concession stand at 7:30. Bring a chair and enjoy The Music Man. Remember, rain cancels.

2nd Saturday Tales

Twilight Tales, a local readers' theater production also sponsored by ESDN and the Preservation Society, will be performed Sept. 11 and every second Saturday through October at 5:30 p.m. in Basin Park.



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