Arts Notes: June 22, 2014
Summer concert series
LEWISBURG, W.Va. — Carnegie Hall’s 2014 Ivy Terrace Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by Marguerite, composed of local musicians Abigail Reynolds and Josiah Spangler. The concert will be held rain or shine June 26 at 6:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public.
While Marguerite is a duo project, Reynolds and Spangler often are accompanied by other musicians, namely Mark Spangler, who plays mandolin, percussion, guitar and vocals, and Evan Olds on upright bass and percussion.
For more information on this or other Carnegie Hall programs, call 304-645-7917 or visit www.carnegiehallwv.org.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Downtown Charleston ArtWalk continues its 12th season with a special FestivALL edition June 26 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Among the attractions:
n Tony the Tailor, 822 Virginia St. E., will host artist Sarah Frydrych, who has been adding to her incredible portfolio since her debut show at Tony’s earlier this year. In addition, Tony the Tailor will have a preview of its “Go to Hale” sidewalk sale with sportswear and footwear up to 90 percent off.
n Art Emporium, 823 Quarrier St., will feature “The Greenbrier: A West Virginia Treasure,” new works by Kathy Boland for the June ArtWalk. The exhibit will run through July 12.
n Uncork & Create, 1031 Quarrier St., will feature Dr. Sketchy’s. Dr. Sketchy’s was founded on a few basic principles and was started by Uncork & Create founder Molly Crabapple.
n Delfine’s Jewelry, 245 Capitol St., will feature artwork by Gregg Oxley.
n Charleston Ballet, 100 Capitol St. Art walkers are invited to visit the Charleston Ballet studios to observe dancers and apprentices in class and rehearsals. Featured artist is Trevor Oxley, who has recently returned to West Virginia to continue creating his art.
n Romano & Associates, 230 Capitol St., will feature photography by Doug Maxwell. Many of Maxwell’s images are from travels across the world, as well as still lifes and landscapes.
n West Virginia Executive, 8 Capitol St., will showcase artist Glenn Toler. A retired teacher, lifelong outdoors enthusiast and avid traveler, Toler will demonstrate traditional forms in pottery.
n Quarrier Diner, 1022 Quarrier St., will have chalk art along the sidewalk. Also, Lola and Jamie will perform. The QD menu will be served on the deck and at Timothy’s, in the lower level, from 4 p.m. throughout the evening.
n Chet Lowther Studio, 223 Hale St., will be showcasing new works in encaustic, oil and acrylic. Visit www.chetlowther.com.
n The Art Store, 233 Hale St., will exhibit new and recent works of art by local and national artists for ArtWalk and FestivALL. Join them for refreshments and fun during ArtWalk for the first peek at the new gallery and exhibition, “Gone to Hale,” from 5 to 8 p.m. The “Gone to Hale” exhibition will continue as The Art Store joins the businesses on Hale Street for “FestivALL: Go to Hale,” a weekend of music, special deals, exhibitions and events that begins June 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The events will resume June 29 at 11 a.m. and continue through 5 p.m. Go to www.theartstorewv.com for more information.
n Woomer Nistendirk & Associates, 231 Capitol St., will feature Bill and Carolyn Hilborn. The Hilborns will present photographs that represent the capture of light and are delicately post-processed to highlight the features of the subject.
n Christina Di Filippo at Zando’s Catering Unlimited, 241 Capitol St. Justin Gillispie will explore the Appalachian folk art tradition of whirligigs, which are kinetic, wind-powered sculpture.
n Mission Savvy, 202 Hale St., will hold an Instagram photo contest for a chance to win Mission Savvy money.
n Good News Mountaineer Garage, 222 Hale St. “We Love Charleston” is the name of an exhibit at the Good News Mountaineer Garage for ArtWalk. Local fine art photographers including Todd Griffith, Thorney Lieberman, Chris Morris, Steve Payne, Al Peery, Betty Rivard and Sally Swisher will present their various views of the city. The exhibit will be open June 26 during ArtWalk from 5 to 8 p.m. and June 27 and 28 from noon to 4 p.m.
n Ivor’s Trunk, 819 Lee St., offers 50 percent off, storewide, including summer apparel, handbags and jewelry. Outdoor rack sale (cash only) with $10, $20, $30 and $50 racks — values up to $300. All sales are final as they get ready to receive their new fall lines.