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May 06, 2004|By Sarah Schaffer

`Delectable' art

Bold color and delicate design converge in Delectable, a new show opening Saturday at Minas Gallery in Hampden.

Vibrant enamel and oil pieces by emerging locals Lori Larusso and Kate MacKinnon are balanced with the muted tones and intricate linework in Alexa Brooks' graphite drawings of lace patterns.

The display will remain on view through July 5.

Minas Gallery is at 815 W. 36th St. Hours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesdays-Mondays. Call 410-732-4258.

At Galerie Francoise

Judeth Pekala Hawkins' striking creations are at Galerie Francoise et Ses Freres in Lutherville. More than a dozen of the former Baltimorean's oil-on-canvas works -- paintings that serve as visual representations of her personal emotions and experiences -- will be remain on view through June 12.

Galerie Francoise et Ses Freres is at 2360 W. Joppa Road, Lutherville. Hours are noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays. Call 410-337-2787.

Distinctive `Americana'

Annapolis' McBride Gallery presents Americana, an exhibition highlighting the distinctive characteristics of the nation's people and places. East Coast artists Howard Eberle and Lou Messa are featured in the group show, running through Sunday.

McBride Gallery is at 215 Main St., Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays-Saturdays, noon-5:30 p.m. Sundays and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays. Call 410-267-7077 or visit

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