Art Notes


November 14, 2003

`Name That Tune' opens McDaniel's fall concert series

McDaniel College will present its fall concert series starting next week.

The Student Chamber Ensemble will present Name That Tune at 7 p.m. Monday in Baker Chapel. The Woodwind Quartet, Flute Quartet and Flute Choir will feature works by Mozart, Saint-Saens, McMichael, Vivaldi and Pachelbel that the audience will have to identify.

Many works will be familiar but left unnamed in the program. Audience members will be given surveys to fill out, and the person who guesses the most original titles of the works performed will receive two tickets to the March 21 Chamber Music on the Hill concert.

Coming concerts include:

The Student Solo Recital will feature vocalists and performers on the organ, cello, clarinet and guitar at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Baker Memorial Chapel. Students will play works by J.S. Bach, Brahms, Boellmann, Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann, Saint-Saens, Barrios, Pujol, Debussy and Faure.

Seven pianists will play works by Beethoven, Chopin, Muczynski, Mendelssohn and Clara Schumann in the Student Piano Recital at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in Levine Recital Hall.

A sampling of music spanning two centuries will be offered by the Student Clarinet and Saxophone Ensembles at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 in Levine Recital Hall.

Information: 410-857-2599.

Carroll arts group to offer two sessions on stamping

The Carroll County Arts Council will hold drop-in stamping for adults from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays Nov. 18 and 25 at the Carroll Arts Center in Westminster.

Participants can create festive and personalized cards, gift wrap and packaging for the holidays using rubber stamps and a variety of inks and papers.

The cost is $10 a session for nonmembers and $8 for members. Participants can take as many classes as they want. Reservations are required.

Information: 410-848-7272.

Find feline-themed gifts at art studio's open house

Cat Tracks Art Studio will hold a holiday open house for cat lovers looking for gifts or home decorations.

Artist and teacher Carolyn Seabolt will open her studio to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 22 and noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 23 at 811 Rolling Ridge Drive, south of Westminster.

Feline-themed art works such as watercolor paintings, ceramics, wood, tinsel painting, jewelry, batiks, silk scarves, lotion and soap dispensers, picture frames, clocks, lamps, games boxes and welcome slates will be available.

Information: 410-848-1452.

County arts center to show `Paradiso,' `Willy Wonka'

The Carroll Arts Center will show two films Thanksgiving week.

The Oscar-winning Cinema Paradiso will be shown at 7 p.m. Nov. 22. In the movie, a young boy in a small Italian town is mesmerized with a movie theater and strikes up a friendship with its warm-hearted projectionist.

The Italian film has English subtitles and is rated PG. Tickets are $5; $4 for children younger than 12 and adults older than 60. Arts Council member receive a $1 discount.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory will be shown at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Nov. 28.

The children's classic follows Charlie Bucket with four gluttonous children on a tour of the magical candy factory. The children vie to win a lifetime supply of chocolate and have all kinds of adventures along the way.

Audience members can win prizes if they find a "golden ticket" hidden in the sweets that will be available at the concession stand and during giveaways throughout Willy Wonka.

Tickets for Willy Wonka are $3; $2 for Arts Council members.

The Carroll Arts Center is at 91 W. Main St., Westminster.

Information: 410-848-7272.

Poetry group using Web for anthology submissions

One Tree Productions has a new Web site and is seeking poetry submissions for this year's One Tree, Many Branches anthology.

Local poets are invited to enter their submissions at

One Tree also is looking for ideas and help for a poetry workshop and performance event to held next year.

Information: Christina Collins-Smith, 410-857-4075.

Bluegrass, holiday play planned at Pa. arts center

Eichelberger Performing Arts Center in Hanover, Pa., has announced:

Seldom Scene with Dale Ann Bradley will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 22. Tickets are $23 and $28. Seldom Scene is a bluegrass band that breaks through the traditional boundaries of bluegrass.

A Wonderful Life will be performed at 8 p.m. Nov. 27, 28 and 29 and Dec. 5 and 6 and 3 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 7. Tickets for the Nov. 27 performance are $10 ; other performances are $13 and $18.

Based on the classic holiday film, this musical theater production tells the story of George, a disillusioned dreamer, who wishes on Christmas Eve that he had never been born. But Clarence, his bumbling guardian angel, grants his wish and makes him see how important his life is.

Information: 717-637-7086.

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