|Area Arts Events: 04-04-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 04 April 2013 09:55|
BGSU cellists to entertain
The cello students of Dr. Alan Smith, of Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts, will be featured in the final Brown Bag Music Series concert of the season Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut Ave.
Music lovers are invited to bring their lunches and listen. Drinks and dessert will be available for purchase.
Art Walk help needed
Downtown Bowling Green is seeking volunteers to assist with Art Walk on April 27.
Art Walk features visual and performing artists from Bowling Green and the surrounding area throughout the downtown.
Author will discuss novel about Civil War
Author Steven D. Harris will discuss the people, places and events contained in his new book, "Faded Lines of Gray," Sunday at 2 p.m. at Grounds For Thought, 174 S. Main St., Bowling Green.
The historical fiction is based on a true story, an attempt to free rebel prisoners held captive on Johnson's Island near Sandusky and simultaneously capture the only U.S. warship on the Great Lakes, the U.S.S. Michigan.
Military Press said the book "takes two very real historical people and brings them to life courtesy of the author's vivid imagination." DeSales University TV and Film Department Chair Chuck Gloman says that Faded Lines of Gray "should be required reading in Civil War history classes as well as period Literature Writing."
BG artist displays watercolors
PERRYSBURG - The watercolor paintings of Brenda D. Baker Of Bowling Green will be on display at Starbucks at 3145 Levis Commons Blvd.
The exhibit, Reflections of Nature, is sponsored by PRIZM. Executed using meticulous dry brush technique, the paintings are detailed depictions of nature and wildlife, many native to Northwest Ohio.
Baker seeks to communicate the intimate relationship between the artist and subject. She believes that art illuminates and defines the human experience; both through man's relationship with nature and man's relationship with mythos.
BG gallery hop Friday
The First Friday Gallery Hop in downtown Bowling will occur Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Participating venues are:
• Akimbo Gallery, 175 N. Main St., "Spring in Clay and Ribbon", a visual conversation about springtime between sisters, Mary Dennis, ceramics, and Kathleen Dennis, fiber.
• Art-a-site! 116 S. Main St., Hannah March Sanders. will present a linoleum printmaking demonstration at 6 p.m.
• Café Havana, 309 S. Main St., work by Beth Genson and Sarah Bonham.
• Calico, Sage and Thyme, 115 Clay St., local author, Smith Stoner, will be selling and signing her books, "The Dog Watcher" and "Starry Night." Local illustrator, Lonnie Rosenberg, will demonstrate and exhibit her art.
• Grounds for Thought, 174 S. Main St., Brenda Baker will exhibit watercolors, Bowling Green Middle School students will exhibit duct tape art. Bowling Green High School Seniors will show a sampling of their senior art projects and John Verney will show several of his pieces.
• Studio 14 Tattoos and Body Piercings, 125 N. Main St., artwork by BGSU students.
Gish theater features
program of comedy shorts
The Sunday Matinee at Gish Film Theater at Bowling Green State University presents Return of the Classic Comedy Shorts Sunday at 3 p.m.
BGSU graduate Dr. Ben Urish will introduce a selection of silent and sound films including Charley Chase in "April Fool" (1924), and Stan Laurel in "Frauds and Frenzies" (1918).
The theater is located in Hanna Hall on campus.
Bruce Goodman set as
comedy night headliner
Bruce Goodman will headline Comedy Night Tuesday at 9 p.m. at 149 North in downtown Bowling Green.
The comedian has appeared on Showtime, CBS and FOX
Admission t0 the 18 and over show is $5 and $3 with valid student i.d.
MAD 45, author at Grounds
Matt Donahue's MAD 45 will perform Friday at 9 p.m. at Grounds for Thought, 174 S. Main St. Bowling Green.
Before the show at 8 p.m. Laina Dawes will sign her book "What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal."
The free event is in conjunction with the Heavy Metal and Popular Culture International Conference at Bowling Green State University.
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