Area Arts Events: 08-21-14

Live in the House announces schedule
PEMBERVILLE – Nine shows are scheduled for the Live in the House Concert Series at Pemberville Opera
The shows to take place on the first Saturday of each month September through May.
Scheduled performers are:
•    Rick Prater and The Midnight Travellers, bluegrass Sept. 6.
•    Barbara Bailey Hutchinson, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, Oct. 4.
•    The Great Kaplan, vaudevillian magician and comedian, Nov. 1.
•    The Voices Of Harmony, barbershop chorus, Dec. 6.
•    Silent Movie Night featuring Charlie Chaplin film accompanied by pianist Lynne Long, Jan. 3.
•    Ragtime Rick and The Chefs of Dixieland, Feb. 7.
•    Lone Raven, traditional Celtic music, March 7.
•    Russian Duo, balalaika and piano, April 11.
•    Lee Murdock, lighthouse legends and songs of the Great Lakes, May 2.
Tickets are $10 with season tickets  available for  $75. The series also has a variety of sponsorship
packages available. Visit
Gallery hosts reception for Dorothyann Strange
Photographer  Dorothyann Strange with a reception in her honor at art-a-site!, 116 S. Main St. Bowling
Green, Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m.
Her images of Bowling Green and Bowling Green State University are some of the shop’s most popular items.
The reception will feature a preview  of her new work before it is unveiled at the Black Swamp Arts
Festival Sept. 6 and 7.
Strange and her husband, Carney, are moving to Bloomington, Indiana.
Myles Street displays winning art from NOWOH
The NOWOH Awards Invitational Exhibition is now on display at Myles Baker Street Art Gallery through Aug.
The display includes painting, photography, drawing, jewelry and wooden boxes by nine talented area
artists who were honored at the Northwest Ohio Community Art Show earlier this summer at Bowling Green
State University.
The exhibit features the works of Willie N. Shahraki-Heard, Griffin Buhman, Todd Matteson, John
Calderonello, Katie Bocian, Jay Dean, Jessie Short, Miranda Rife and Emily Fruth.
North Coast Big Band set to swing by river
GRAND RAPIDS – The North Coast Big Band will notch its 16th appearance as part of the Rhythm on the River
Arts Series on Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Wright Pavilion on the towpath between the canal and the Maumee
River at the end of Lincoln Street.
The 16-piece big band, under the direction of Gary Keller, was formed in 1988 by members of the North
Coast Concert Band.  The group’s repertoire includes traditional big band music from bands led by Glenn
Miller, Artie Shaw, Count Basie and Duke Ellington.  
In case of inclement weather, the program will be moved to The First Presbyterian Church on Beaver Street
in Grand Rapids.
The series is sponsored by the Grand Rapids Historical Society.
BG chorus at festival
The Voices of Harmony Chorus from Bowling Green will be the featured chorus at the Barbershop Quartet
Festival at Lakeside Chautauqua, Saturday at 8:15 p.m.
For more information on the festival visit: