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Area Arts Events: 06-19-14 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 19 June 2014 08:52
Community art exhibit opens at BGSU Friday
NOWOH, the Northwest Ohio Community Art Exhibition, opens with a reception and awards ceremony Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the galleries at the Fine Arts Center on the Bowling Green State University.
The show continues through July 11.
The show is open to all artists 16 and older from Wood and 10 other northwest Ohio counties.  
More than $ 1,000 in cash prizes and gift certificates will be awarded. Visitors can vote for the Popular Choice Award.
For more information, visit www.NowohArtShow.org.

Show band 730 Club first Rhythm on the River act
GRAND RAPIDS - The show band 730 Club will open the Rhythm on the River Arts Series Sunday 2 at 4 p.m.  in the Wright Pavilion located on the towpath between the canal and the Maumee River at the end of Lincoln Street.
The nationally touring band will play a set of soft rock, classic alternative, rhythm 'n' blues, pop and jazz rock.  

De Pue wins opera honors
Bowling Green composer Wallace Earl De Pue recently won two awards for his work in the fifth Opera Composer's International Competition sponsored by the Boston Metro Opera.
His "barbershopera" "Something Special" won the Gold Medal for outstanding quality.  As a gold medal winner the opera will be performed as part of the Boston Metro Opera's regular season.The opera also received a Special Awards.
De Pue's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" also won an Honorable Mention at the festival as a piece "deserving of note. This opera may also be performed by the Boston Metro Opera.

Harpists of all ages to gather for festival
PERRYSBURG - HarpFest, billed as a "multi-generational harp camp experience" taught by Nancy Lendrim, of The Toledo Symphony, will be presented starting Monday and continuing through June 26 at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church.  
There will be three groups of students ranging in age from 7 to 83.
The workshop's daily activities will include harp ensemble rehearsals, seminars, and workshops on various topics will include how to change a harp string and listening.
The week will end with a closing concert of folk songs and light classics June 27  at 7 p.m.
For information contact Nancy Lendrim at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Summer Living is theme of PRIZM exhibit at Sam Bs
PRIZM Creative Community, opens a new art exhibit, Summer Living, with more than 150 new pieces of fine art, at Sam Bs restaurant at  163 S. Main St. in downtown Bowling Green with a reception Friday from 7-9 p.m.
New PRIZM artists being featured in the exhibit include glass artists Bob and Pam Vollmar, Ellen Rubin, Beth Ziss and Lori Roach, photographer Chris Burch and painter Jeanine Ferreri Alberti.  

Murphy, Biddlestone join forces for Jazz on Maumee
TOLEDO - Bassist Clifford Murphy and vocalist Glenda Biddlestone will perform a Jazz on the Maumee concert Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Aqua Lounge at the Grand Plaza Hotel, 444 N Summit St.
Galen Bundy on keyboards will join them.
Cover charge is $15, $10 for members of the Art Tatum Jazz Society and $5 for students.

New music collective Wooden Cities to perform
TOLEDO - Wooden Cities, a collective of composers and performers, will perform Saturday at 9 p.m. at Robinwood Concert House, 2564 Robinwood
Formed in July 2011 in western New York, Wooden Cities seeks to promote the performance and awareness of contemporary music.
Ensemble members are: Brendan Fitzgerald, director, sax, percussion and conductor; Ethan Hayden, associate director, voice and composer; T.J. Borden, cello; Evan Courtin, violin; Nathan Heidelberger, horn and composer; Megan Kyle, oboe; Michael McNeill, piano and composer; and Zane Merritt, guitar and composer.
Tickets are $5.

Huron Playhouse opens with musical 'The Producers'
HURON - The Huron Playhouse opens its summer season with the Mel Brooks musical "The Producers."
The show will run at the  McCormick School, 325 Ohio St.,  June 24 through June 28 at 8 p.m.
Tickets available at: www.huronplayhouse.org.

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