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Arts Notes: Dec. 9, 2012

By Staff reports

Carnegie Hall classes

LEWISBURG, W.Va. -- Carnegie Hall is accepting teaching proposals for the 21st annual Kids' College. Artists in Greenbrier Valley who enjoy teaching are invited to share their passion and expertise with children from kindergarten through seventh grade.

Kids' College will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 8-12 and 15-19. Teachers will be paid.

Two sessions are offered each day during the two-week Kids' College semester. Students pick a curriculum of three one-hour morning classes or two 80-minute classes in the afternoon.

New ideas for classes, as well as proposals for classes that have been popular in the past are accepted. Anyone interested in teaching must submit a proposal, along with a very short biographical statement, to Carnegie Hall by Jan. 11. Forms are available at www.carnegiehallwv.com/kidscollege/index.php.

Proposals may be emailed to trent@carnegiehallwv.org, faxed to 304-645-5228 or mailed to Carnegie Hall, 105 Church St., Lewisburg, WV 24901. Contact Carnegie Hall education director Leah Trent for more information at 304-645-7917, or trent@carnegiehallwv.org.

2013 Tamarack calendar

BECKLEY, W.Va. -- The Tamarack Foundation's 2013 Best of West Virginia Juried Exhibition art calendar is now available to buy for $12.95 plus shipping.

Proceeds from the calendar will benefit the foundation's efforts to support artisan entrepreneurs throughout the state.

The calendar features the works of Jamey Biggs, Mercer County; Aleta Cortes, Summers County; Harold Edwards and Mark Tobin Moore, Kanawha County; Mary Grassell, Putnam County; Vernon Howell, Cabell County; Betty Neely, Marion County; Zachary Orcutt, Wood County; Steve Opet, Hancock County; James Shumate, Jefferson County; Andrew Thorne, Upshur County; and John Wesley Williams, Greenbrier County.

Calendars are on sale in Charleston at the West Virginia State Museum Shop in the Culture Center, the West Virginia Shop at Capitol Market and The Art Store.

To have your announcement included in Arts Notes, email earle@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.


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