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Education Beat

October 23, 2005

AACC seeks entries for juried art show

Anne Arundel Community College is seeking artworks that explore qualities of light for the show Fiat Lux, to be juried by Stephen Bennett Phillips, curator of the Phillips Collection in Washington.

This all-media show seeks works that explore light as a physical phenomenon, illusion and metaphor. Artists may submit up to six 35 mm slides or digital files. Entry fee is $15, to be submitted with the entry form, a self-addressed envelope, and slides or files.

Artworks will be exhibited Jan. 26 to Feb. 28 in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Postmark deadline for applications is Nov. 28. The entry form may be downloaded from Information: 410-777-7028.

`South Pacific' to be staged at community college

Tickets for the musical South Pacific, presented by the Anne Arundel Community College's Moonlight Troupers Drama Club, will go on sale tomorrow. Performances are at 8 p.m. Nov. 11, 12, 18 and 19; at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 17; and at 2 p.m. Nov. 13 and Nov. 20 at the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, 101 College Parkway. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for senior citizens, children, groups and AACC employees and $8 for AACC students. Children younger than age 3 may not attend. Information: 410-777-2457.

AACC `Changing Lives' fundraiser is Saturday

The Anne Arundel Community College Foundation's annual fundraising gala, "Changing Lives," will be held Saturday in the Jenkins Gymnasium on the Arnold Campus, 101 College Parkway. The gala festivities begin with cocktails at 6 p.m. and will include a dinner catered by Ken's Creative Kitchen of Annapolis and dancing to the music of Radio City of Annapolis. This year's leading sponsor is Mandarin Homes Ltd. Tickets ($200) for the black tie-optional event are available through Tuesday. The proceeds will benefit the foundation's scholarships and projects for student support. Information: 410-777-2515 or ation/gala05.cfm.

Astrophysicist to speak at AACC on space weather

The Anne Arundel Community College Astronomy Club will hold an open house at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Dragun Science Building on Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. This free event will feature Dean Pesnell, an astrophysicist with the Goddard Space Flight Center, who will discuss NASA's planned mission to study space weather using the Solar Dynamics Observatory. Information: 410-777-2260.

Art department faculty exhibiting their works

Faculty members from Anne Arundel Community College's new visual arts department will show their latest work at the AACC Visual Arts Faculty Show through Friday in the Cade Center for Fine Arts on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway.

The college has grouped the programs of art, communication arts technology and film studies into the visual arts department. Ellen Bungay-Posten is department chairwoman.

Faculty members are exhibiting works. Oils, ceramics, mixed-media and sculpture will be on display.

The exhibition and events are free. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays (6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday). Information: Chris Mona, gallery coordinator, 410-777-7028.

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