Westminster to show movies outdoors at 9 p.m. Fridays...


August 02, 2002

Westminster to show movies outdoors at 9 p.m. Fridays

Westminster will sponsor movies outdoors at 9 p.m. Fridays this month at the city park.

Movies are free and all are welcome. Visitors should take seating.

The schedule is:

Today, Stuart Little.

Aug. 9, Rudy.

Aug. 16, Monsters, Inc.

Aug. 23, The Parent Trap.

The park is off Longwell Avenue.

Information: 410-848-6962.

Party celebrating new CD to be held at Baldwin's

Uptown Concerts is sponsoring weekday performances by folk musicians at Baldwin's Station in Sykesville.

The Baltimore group We're About 9 will perform Wednesday. The folk-rock group performs original songs in three-part harmony. Tickets are $10.

Irish singer/performer Seamus Kennedy will hold a party Aug. 14 to celebrate the release of his compact disc. He will perform songs from his new collection, A Smile and A Tear. Tickets are $12.

Shows begin at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Advance tickets are required.

Baldwin's is at 7618 Main St. Information: 410-795-1041.

Arts council sponsoring competition for new logo

In celebration of its coming move to the refurbished Carroll Arts Center, Carroll County Arts Council is sponsoring a design competition to choose a logo for the organization.

The winning design will replace the current logo in all uses, such as printed publications, stationery, Web site, interior building signs, and souvenir items such as T-shirts and tote bags.

The winning artist will receive $500.

Entries are due by Sept. 13.

People who wish to enter the competition should contact the arts council at 410-848-7272 for a copy of contest rules and design specifications.

`Scenes of Chesapeake' on display at arts council

Carroll County Arts Council will present Scenes of the Chesapeake & Beyond, featuring the watercolors of Jerry Gadd, Wednesday to Sept. 5.

Gadd, a Baltimore resident, has been a professional artist and illustrator since 1960. His training includes studying with nationally acclaimed watercolorists Claude Croney and John Pellew.

An active participant and award-winner in regional exhibits, Gadd was the recent recipient of an Eastern Regional award of the Baltimore Watercolor Society. He received Best New Artist at Westminster's Art in the Park last year.

The current exhibition features landscapes and cityscapes in watercolor, drawing inspiration from Chesapeake Bay sailing ships and sights of the Maryland countryside.

The arts council's gallery is at 15 E. Main St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

Information: 410-848-7272.

Bus trip to view works by Bonnard scheduled

Carroll County Arts Council will sponsor a bus trip Oct. 1 to the Phillips Collection in Washington.

Visitors will see the work of Pierre Bonnard, a French artist who flourished at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibition provides a comprehensive look at his large body of work, including paintings, drawings, murals, theatrical designs and advertising posters.

Visitors also will have an opportunity to visit the rest of the museum, which is in an 1897 Georgian Revival home and is acclaimed as America's first museum of modern art.

The bus will leave Westminster at 9:15 a.m. and return about 4:30 p.m.

The price for the trip, including bus transportation, museum admission, audiotape tour and gratuities, is $35 for arts council members and $40 for nonmembers. Participants may add $23 for lunch at BeDuCi or dine at a Dupont Circle restaurant.

Reservations are due by Sept. 13.

Information: 410-848-7272.

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