Arts Notes

ARTS NOTES

December 04, 2005

Photo exhibit at arts center

An exhibit of black-and-white images juxtaposed with color photographs will be on display Thursday through Jan. 28 in the Carroll Arts Center's Tevis Gallery.

View Through the Lens will feature new work by Carol Allen, Gregory W. Blank, M.W. Forton, Ed Goldman, Phil Grout, Jim McIlvain, Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka, Jane McManus, David C. Rehor, Chuck Ritz, Steve Solomon, Gordon Wickes and Pamela Zappardino.

The exhibit includes traditional and digitally altered photography, collage and photo-infused jewelry. Subjects range from portraiture to still life, panoramic landscapes, abstract compositions and microscopic views of nature and architecture.

An opening reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster.

Several artists will present a photo journal of their travels.

Information: 410-848-7272.

Center to show award-winning film

As a complement to the Carroll Arts Center's photography exhibit, View Through the Lens, the Academy Award-winning documentary Born into Brothels will be shown at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday at 91 W. Main St., Westminster.

The film documents the journey of photographer Zana Briski and the children of prostitutes from the red-light district of Calcutta, India. Briski gave the children cameras and taught them to take pictures in an effort to help them view their world with new eyes and find beauty in unlikely places.

The 2004 film is rated R. It is in Bengali and English, with English subtitles.

Tickets are $5, and $4 for Arts Council members, children age 12 and younger and those age 60 and older.

Information: 410-848-7272.

Bell choir plans holiday concerts

The Westminster Ringers will present a holiday concert, "The Best Gift of All," at 7 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster.

The program will feature holiday favorites and original compositions under the direction of Larry Henning.

The Westminster Ringers is a Maryland handbell ensemble that performs on English handbells.

Tickets are $10, and $8 for children ages 5 to 12 and those age 60 and older.

Information: 410-848-5482 or 410-848-7272.

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