East End Bazaar, 1428 Washington St. E. (at Ruffner Avenue); 304-767-9800.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Creators Program will present the following continuing-education programs, offered through Digiso at West Virginia State University Economic Development Center, the Arts Council of Kanawha Valley and the West Virginia Film Office:
"Conveyor Belt 6.1," instructor Monica Orosz, journalist; 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 8. $20. Writing news releases, contacting media sources and other topics.
"Music for New Media: Fundamentals of Creating Music for the Mass Media" workshop, presented by Chuck Biel; 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 21 and 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 22. $40.
"Packaging 5.0," instructor Cartney McCracken, of Rainmaker Media Group, 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 29. $20. Simple tools to market your art and identity.
"Entertainment Law and Intellectual Property" workshop, presented by Robert Bandy and Kevin Levine, of Kay, Casto & Chaney PLLC; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 2. $25.
All workshops will take place at the WVSU Economic Development Center, 1506 Kanawha Blvd. W. To register, contact Naomi Bays of Arts Council of Kanawha Valley, Na...@artskv.org or visit www.artskv.org.
Autumn at Tamarack
BECKLEY, W.Va. -- September marks the beginning of a new season of events at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, including artisan demonstrations, Sunday @ Two concerts, a fine art exhibit, farmers market, a street performer and an antique car show.
Tamarack celebrates the annual Kids' Classic on Sept. 8 with an appearance by Chally Erb, a noted stilt walker.
The second annual Best of West Virginia Car Show comes to Tamarack from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 15. The Beckley Derby Dames will serve as waitresses on wheels, rolling to background music by Groovy 94 FM. Tamarack will grill "fat and juicy" burgers and other picnic fare, as well as the usual full menu inside the food court. The Shade Tree Car Club provides antique cars for visitors to view.
Seasonal vegetables, plants and more greet visitors on Sundays during the weekly Tamarack Farmers Market, which starts at 11:30 a.m.
Sundays @ Two features local favorites The Wild Rumpus Sept. 2. Jim and Valerie Gabehart follow on Sept. 9, with Jonathan Butner performing on Sept. 16. Fayetteville native Steve Payne and friends are onstage on Sept. 23 with Hans Creek closing out the month on Sept. 30.
Authors Marilyn Shank and Gail Collins Payne will sign their books at Tamarack Sept. 2 and 3 respectively. Sept. 2, Bonnie Blue Crouse offers samples of her homemade pickles, and on Sept. 29 Miss Mona's will offer tastes of her super salsa.
The fine art gallery exhibit "Our Appalachia" continues through Oct. 27 with oils, pastels, photography and two- and three-dimensional works of art.
Artist demonstrations include:
Sept. 2 and 3: Barbara Miles, hardanger embroidery
Sept. 2: Marty Scharer, agate jewelry; Stephanie Danz, stained glass
Sept. 7-9: Ginger Danz, fine art; Teresa Holcomb, wooden bookmarks, jewelry
Sept. 14-16: Christine Keller, wire wrapped jewelry; Elaine Sinclair, baskets
Sept. 21-23: Ronnie and Allen Hambrick, American Indian flutes and metalwork; Judy Belcher, polymer clay jewelry and accessories
Sept. 28-30: Connie Ridgeway, textiles/apparel; Jo Brewer and Kathy Petrella, dolls
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, exit 45 off Interstate 77, Beckley. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Call 888-262-7225 or visit www.tamarackwv.com.
To have your announcement included in Arts Notes, email sara.bu...@wvgazette.com or send it to Arts Notes, The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301. Artwork can be submitted electronically or by mail. Deadline for inclusion in the Sunday Gazette-Mail is the Tuesday before Sunday publication.