Arts Notes

ARTS NOTES

February 05, 2006

Sculptures displayed through March 25

The Carroll County Arts Council has on display "Strictly Sculpture" through March 25 in the Tevis Gallery at the Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster.

The exhibit features local and regional artists using bronze, iron, steel and other materials to create diverse works.

Works include ancient techniques such as carved stone by Wasyl Palijczuk, professor emeritus from McDaniel College, and lost-wax bronze casting used by internationally renowned sculptor Bart Walter.

Other works feature Howard Riopelle's art deco-inspired works on the female form, and metal interpretations of dance, music and landscape by Rodney Carroll.

Homer Yost offers a series of religious relief sculptures, while Virginia Sperry's abstractions focus on shape, form and movement.

A reception with the artists will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Information: 410-848-7272.

McDaniel to present `Vagina Monologues'

In association with the national V-Day 2006 College Campaign, McDaniel College student performers will present a benefit production of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in WMC Alumni Hall on the Westminster campus.

The play delves into the mystery, humor, pain, power, wisdom, outrage and excitement buried in women's experiences.

V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls.

Tickets are $5 for students and faculty, and $7 for the community at the door. Proceeds will benefit Rape Crisis Intervention Services.

Information: 410-751-8287.

Children's concert scheduled at CCC

Chamber Music on the Hill will present "The Children's Corner" concert at 3 p.m. Feb. 12 at Carroll Community College's Scott Center, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster.

The concert will include The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas performed by the Mistral Winds, featuring Mark Lortz, Robin Armstrong, Linda Kirkpatrick, David Duree, Mindy Niles, Lynne Griffiths and Anna Claire Ayoub.

The Westminster Ballet Theatre, directed by Janette Sullivan, will dance The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

Pianist David Kreider will perform Moussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, featuring a computer-generated light show presented by Don Horneff.

They All Sang Yankee Doodle, by jazz great Dave Brubeck, will be performed as a piano duet by Don Horneff and David Kreider. It features variations on the tune "Yankee Doodle."

Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for senior adults at the door, and free for children and students with identification.

Information: 410-857-2599.

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