Archive for August, 2008

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August 31st, 2008 SUNDAY BRUNCH

August 30, 2008
Tis the season to eat apples for Sunday Brunch and talk about cycles that sustain life. Think of what becomes an apple… What is your connection between life and art? We are interdisciplinary, and your art can be defined as loosely as your creativity and vision of the world around you. Everyone has a part in this discussion and something valuable to offer. We are thankful for the people and conversations enjoyed at the last week.
Menu
Pfannekuchen with Apples
Ham
and as always good strong coffee
Please bring something to add to the menu for example; juice, tea, good coffee beans, bread, cheese, vegetable, side or an apple themed dish.
It would be helpful to have an email note, a fb post, or call that you are coming unless you have already let us know you will be here.
thank you!
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SUNDAY BRUNCH, Clouds & Produce…

August 23, 2008

SUNDAY BRUNCH

Join us for some vegetable inspired food, music and creative conversations at our weekly SUNDAY BRUNCH tomorrow August 24th, 2008. We are making an egg fritata with fresh herbs and fresh vegetables with dips (and coffee). Bring something else to the mix to share and let us know if you are coming! We thought that you might like to see an interesting use of vegetables as a musical instrument in this amazing concert of the Vienna Vegetable Orchestra. Feel free to bring a musical instrument. We are going to try and make a carrot recorder.

Hope Carrot Shannon White 2007

“Hope Carrot” Shannon White 2007

Cloud recap

Last night we had a great time at the percolator for the “clouds are easy to love” opening reception. We jammed to Karl Ramberg’s unique music which I would consider a blend between experimental keyboard, electronic sounds of chaos, and off tempo/ miss-beats, with a little bit of ambient thrown in for good measure. I absolutely loved the sound. It takes an artist to keep a good sound going while doing so much. Karl happens to be an excellent stone carver as well. He has helped with Myles Mountain stone carve on numerous occasions. We unfortunately missed the poetry last night, but were glad to see some interesting and thought provoking cloud inspired artwork. One piece that stuck out as interesting (at least to a three dimensional artists) was an installation by Anne Bruce. It’s materials was cloth, gold fishing hooks, sugar and flour. The material was hung with fishing hooks on the end of fishing line suspending the varying heights of expanded cloth, SIFTING loads of flour and sugar. Some of the flour and sugar drifted below the fabric on the ground. Another piece that engaged everyone with interest and laughter was the paper mache cloud, on which a childlike face was painted, and below a group of simple paper cutout flowers that were attached to a crank that when turned made the flowers dance up and down. We enjoyed seeing many artists including Spencer Art Museum Director Sara Lynn Reece Hardy. Our kids while disappointed not to find the cloud themed inspired smores that they were looking forward to, enjoyed producing more cloud art for the ceiling of the art space. Add to this some cloud themed snacks, and other drinks, with a fanciful hop-scotch-esque spray painting on the concrete in front of the gallery by David Lowenstien to top off the cooler than normal artistic evening.

Dot Dot Dot ArtSpace Opening “Overcoming the Fears that Overcome Us”

Join us tonight at Dot Dot Dot ArtSpace (a Fresh Produce Collective Event) for a Show Opening called “Overcoming the Fears that Overcome Us” with artist Whit Bone. According to artist Ostaf Heller, this is Whit’s first solo show. Dot Dot Dot ArtSpace is located at 1910 Haskell, Lawrence, KS in a new gallery that was converted from a liquor stores back stock room. The space is simplistic and unassuming, but the art is as the name of the founding group suggests “fresh”. Here is hoping for some “fresh” art and creative characters tonight at the ArtSpace.

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clouds are easy to love

August 21, 2008

A few people involved in b.a.l.m. are going to have work shown on the ceiling at the Alley Gallery a Percolator Project during the new show, “clouds are easy to love”.


Opening Friday, August 22
7 to 10 p.m.
poetry by Peter Wright
music by Karl Ramberg
& more
food & drinks, art inside and out

The exhibition features work by

Charlene Boehne
Anne Bruce
Christa Dalien
Natalie Anne Dye
Lisa Grossman
Chantel Guidry & Laurie L. G. Troyani
Andrew Hadle & Amanda Schwegler
Christina Hoxie
Dave Loewenstein
Justin Marable
Molly Murphy
John Reeves
Ailecia Ruscin
Samuel Smith
Beatrice vonHolten
KT Walsh
Bernadette Rose Zacharias

Related cloud events:

August 28 @ 7:30pm
A presentation by Channel 6 meteorologist Jennifer Schack on the science of clouds.

September 18 @ 7pm
Artist talk

And a cloud watching fieldtrip, date tbd.

Exhibition will be on view through October 4 Saturdays & Sundays 12-6pm.

Location:
Look for the green awnings in the alley between the Lawrence Art Center and Ninth Street.

:: be sure and look up ::
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seen in a cloud

"seen in a cloud"

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call for entries WHITE SHOW

August 15, 2008

e mail for application details. art entries must be white.

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