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Area Arts Events: 11-14-13 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:18
Perrysburg Symphony Chorale to sing short Baroque works
PERRYSBURG - The Perrysburg Symphony Chorale will present Shorter Baroque Masterworks Friday  at 7 p.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church, the corner of Adams and St. Clair, in downtown Toledo and Sunday, at 2  p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 200 West Second St., Perrysburg.
Tickets are $10 and $8 for students and seniors.
Two Perrysburg High School students, Macie Downs and Michael Gerber, in Dietrich Buxtehude's "Rejoice, Earth and Heaven" cantata. Both been active in the Perrysburg High School choirs and theater as well as with the chorale.  
Chorale members Kim Fechter and Earl Campbell also will be   soloists in the Buxtehude.  Bridget Blanchard, Christel Mann, Chuck Kiskaddon, Chuck Dennison, and Mary Bahnsen are featured in "Uns ist ein Kind geboren", by Georg Philipp Telemann.  Pam Williams Rumer is featured in Antonio Vivaldi's "Deus In Adjutorium, Domine".
The Chorale will perform "Nun danket alle Gott" by Johann Pachelbel.  
The Chorale will be accompanied by strings, oboe, and Charles Brown on the keyboard.  Wayne Anthony, artistic director of the Chorale, will conduct.

Symphony celebrates seasons
TOLEDO - The Toledo Symphony Orchestra will perform two orchestral celebrations of the seasons Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle.
The program pairs Antonio Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" with Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla's "The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires."
Soloists for the Vivaldi piece will be violinists Kirk Toth and Merwin Siu.
Five tango dancers including Jacki Myrice, of Tontogany, will perform during Piazzola's "Seasons."
Tickets are $22 to $52. Call 419-246-8000.

Isaacs exhibits in NYC
A painting by Camille Isaacs of Portage has been accepted into the 100th Anniversary Exhibition of The Allied Artists of America show in New York City.   
Artists from all over the country, and across the globe, are chosen to participate in the Exhibition, one of New York City's longest-running annual art shows.  The exhibit runs through Sunday at the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South in New York City.
The painting that will be featured in the show is 'Driven,' a 36x45 inch oil on canvas.  "It is said that the face is the window to the soul," said Isaacs.   "I have always been interested in how a person's face can run through the gamut of emotions.  I work in oil paint to capture and convey the subtle nuances of emotion and mood that are displayed in a fleeting expression."
Isaacs, an Elmwood High School graduate, completed the BFA program at Bowling Green State University in 2013.  She exhibited in many shows in northwest Ohio including the 93rd Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art, receiving a Second Award.  

Piano duo to perform 'Rite of Spring' at UT
TOLEDO - "Folksongs, Rituals and Rites of Passage," a concert featuring the two-piano work of Teresa McCollough and Dr. Michael Boyd, will be presented Sunday at 3 p.m. in the University of Toledo's Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall.
The program will feature the two-piano arrangement of Igor Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring"  in honor of the ballet's 100th anniversary.
Also on the program guest artist McCollough and Boyd, of the UT faculty will be: Frederic Rzewski's  "Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues" (arranged for two pianos) and "Down by the Riverside," both from North American Ballades and
Tobias Picker's "Old and Lost Rivers."
Rzewski:  from North American Ballades
Igor Stravinsky:  The Rite of Spring, (arranged for two pianos
McCollough will also present a master class on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Bittersweet Farms artists to sell crafts at Make-It Indie
WHITEHOUSE -   Bittersweet Creative Arts will be participating in Make-it Indie Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.  at 1717 Adams St. in Toledo.
Bittersweet artists will sell handmade ceramic, glass, woven and mixed media items. Make-it Indie is a one-day alternative craft fair that features all Midwest handmade goods and is part of the Holiday Loop sponsored by The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo.
The artwork showcased at the fair is made from new and recycled materials, found objects, and re-purposed treasures.   The craft fair highlights do it yourself artists that use bright ideas, bold designs, and classic concepts that may be slightly unconventional.  
Food, drinks, music, and dancing will be featured.  Admission is $1, children under 12 are free.

Prizm in Toledo's Holiday Loop
TOLEDO - Prizm Creative Community will feature some of its best creative artists in a Holiday Boutique Saturday from 11 a.m. to  6 p.m. in the downtown gallery area at 25 South St. Claire St. .
The WORK will be featured at the open office space of Seed Coworking.  The portable boutique will be a featured stop on the Holiday Loop sponsored by The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo.

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