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privilege of stitching the flag back to its original 13 stripe format. Once the flag is made whole again, it will become part of the permanent collection of the National September 11 Memorial Museum at Ground Zero. Due to the efforts of Joan and Dick Stewart of St. James, who lost their son on 9/11, The Fla will be making its only stop in NC in Southport on 7/3-4. It will be featured at the Naturalization Ceremony, the 4th of July Parade and the Sea Notes Concert. Public invited on 7/4, 2-6pm, at the Southport Baptist Church Christian Ministry Center. LEE BRICE IN CONCERT Fri., 7/15: Lee Brice Live in concert w/special guest Brian Davis at Greenfield Lake Amphitheate. The backcountry South Carolinian will be performing his album, “Love Like Crazy,” which was released in 2010. Doors at 5 p.m., show at 6:30pm. www. or MUSIC INSTRUCTION Music instruction at Modern Music with Lucian Rowland, who has 20 years experience as a professional recording and performing musician. Private lessons available for guitar, mandolin, banjo, and bass. (910) 508-1111 or WECT SOUNDS OF SUMMER Wrightsville Beach Parks and Recreation hosts WECT Sounds of Summer Concerts at Wrightsville Beach Park, 321 Causeway Dr, Wrightsville Beach. Bring picnics, blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy music in the park Thurs, 6:30-8pm; 6/23, 7/7, 7/21 and 8/4 (in the event of inclement weather, concert rescheduled for the following Thursday). 910-256-7925 or www.

Dance TECHNIQUES IN MOTION Summer 2011 classes and camps: through 7/29.

Dance Camps: Mon-Fri,9am-noon.$125/student/ camp. • 6/20-24: Drama, co-ed, ages 6-10; “Primpin’ Princess,” ages 2-5; 7/11-15: “Primpin’ Princess,” ages 2-5; Pop Star, ages 6-10. • 7/1822: “American Girl,” ages 6-10. • Classes: MonThurs, afternoons and evenings. Recreational summer programs offer the opportunity to try a new discipline without a full-year commitment, make new friends and stay in shape. Schedules at front desk.799-3223 or via email.799-3223 or CONTRA DANCE Tuesday night dances, 5th Ave United Methodist Church on South 5th Ave at Nun, 7:30-9:30pm. Social dance for all levels; singles and couples, families, college and high school students and folks of all dancing abilities are invited to come. $4. (910) 538-9711. TANGO Tango classes and social dancing, Fridays, Carolina Lounge at Ramada Inn. 5001 Market Street (between College and Kerr). 7:30-9:30pm. $5 lounge entrance includes beginners’ lesson @ 7:30. 76’ERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB Modern Western Style Square Dance. Club meets Thurs. nights at 7pm at the Senior Center for a new workshop on square dancing. Info: 270-1639 CAROLINA SHAG CLUB DJs play favorite beach music and shag tunes every Sat, 8pm to close. $4/members; $6/guests. Carolina Shag Club, 103 N. Lake Park Blvd. Carolina Beach, NC 620-4025

a juxtaposition of abstraction and realism as we explore the southeastern landscape.On display through June 18th. 216 N. Front St.www. SEBAN KANE Saben Kane’s passion for finding unseen art within a natural environment started at a young age. He continues his endless pursuit to discover the beauties around us which so often go unseen or ignored. “Light Paintings” capture the soft glow of light against nature, creating an out of focus world. He was inspired to share the subtle natural lighting changes that occur seasonally all around us. His work is included in numerous private and corporate collections. dwalsak@modularmedia.

now! whqr call for artists

WHQR 91.3 FM has opened their call to artists. They’re currently accepting submissions for the next six shows at their studio gallery. the art shows will exhibit from october 2011 through early 2013. artwork must be two dimensional and able to hang on the wall; a juried selection will take place in July. Deadline for submission is June 27; artists notified in July of acceptance.


com. 621 N. 4th St. 910-763-2012

CAPTURING THE LIGHT “Capturing the Light” feat. the works Ann Parks McCray and Brooks Pearce. The show offers

WINE AND DESIGN Sip Up—bring wine or beer or beverage of choice, along with a friends, and paint! Wine and Design is a great alternative to the “usual” night out. Weekly sessions with a local artist-instructor available every Wed-Sat, 6:30-8:30pm. Schedule special event, kid’s birthday, fundraiser, corporate team building, shower, or let us come to you with Wine and Design on Wheels. Summer Kids Classes/Camp starts June 20th. 910-313-2600 or www. 4949 New Centre Dr. USO/COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER GALLERY The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is proud to announce the Community Gallery summer 2011 Gallery Exhibition featuring local artists Niki Hildebrand’s stained glass work. Exhibition runs through 8/27 • Ms. Hildebrand will offer a lecture on the history of glass, how this medium began, different techniques in glass and their use, the making of glass and Hildebrand’s own work as a contemporary artists, Wed. 9/21, 10am,. Community Arts Center; lecture is $15. • Classes: Copper Foiling Stained Glass, 8/10. Leaded Lights Stained Glass, 9/21. Classes being offered at the Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center. or 910-341-7860.

Deadline June 23rd!

5IVSTEBZ +VMZUI from 4-8 pm

at the Coastline Convention Center

FOURTH FRIDAY GALLERY NIGHTS Free monthly event feat. downtown galleries, studios and art spaces open after-hours in celebration of art and culture. Dates: 6/24, 69pm, fourth Friday of each month. Self-guided tour; exhibitions of all types, opening receptions, demonstrations, artist discussions, live music, wine, food and other traditional and non-traditional artactivities. Participants: 621N4TH Gallery, Acme Art Studios, Charles Jones African Art, Bottega Gallery & Art Bar, Burchetta Glassblowing Studio, Caffe Phoenix, Caprice Bistro, The Eclectic, Front Street Glass, Golden Gallery, Gypsy Gina’s, Lovebird Art & Design, New Elements Gallery, Old Books on Front Street, One Wicked Gallery, Opera Room & Gallery, Projekte, Port City Pottery & Crafts, Port City Treasures, River to Sea Gallery, Salon Fringe, Una Luna World Gallery, WHQR Gallery, Wilmington Art Gallery, Wilmington Wine Company. www. CALL FOR ENTRIES Associated Artists of Southport, NC, is accepting entries by 6/1 for the Summer Regional Show to take place 6/27 through 7/23. Kate Lagaly

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(2D) and Don Johns (3D) will judge from actual work. Declined work may be picked up during gallery hours throughout the month. www. or e-mail Joyce Grazetti, CALL FOR ARTISTS Call For Artists: WHQR 91.3fm Public Radio is currently accepting submissions from artists for the next six shows in the WHQR Gallery that will run from October 2011 through early 2013. Artwork must be two dimensional and able to hang on a wall. Juried artist selection will take place in July and artists will be notified by August. Interested artists must electronically submit three examples of artwork by email to by 6/27. Include an artist statement or resume and any suggestions and/or ideas for an exhibit at the WHQR Gallery. A jury will meet in July to select the artists. Art exhibits rotate every three months. WHQR hosts opening reception and two additional receptions on Fourth Friday nights; artist is expected to pay for 50% of the reception costs. The majority of the pieces will be available for purchase. WHQR will retain 35% of the sale price as a commission. The Gallery has approximately 900 square feet of total floor space. There is roughly 66 feet of linear wall space, and the ceiling height is approximately 12 feet. Mary Bradley: 910-343-1640 CALL FOR ARTISTS Artists wishing to participant in the Wilmington Art & Craft Show, Nov. 26-27, in Wilmington should contact Lynn Wettach at Holiday Art Shows, Inc. www. AQUATIC SYNTHESIS WHQR 91.3FM Public Radio is pleased to announce Aquatic Synthesis, feat. new work by two gifted local artists, Charmaine Ortiz and Abby Spangel Perry. On display through 7/1. A portion of the proceeds from any sale of art benefits WHQR Public Radio. 254 N. Front St. UNCW ANN FLACK BOSEMAN GALLERY UNCW’s Ann Flack Boseman Gallery announces its 2010-11 exhibition calendar, covering a diverse collection of media. • Function Form Ceramic, through 7/28, Boseman Gallery (Fisher University Union, 2nd Floor). Features a selection of some of the best work created by UNCW ceramics students under the instruction of professor Aaron Wilcox. • Alumni Open Art Hang, 10/1/20108/31/2011, Warwick Center Lobby Gallery. Year-long exhibition features artwork by UNC Wilmington alumni. Shane Fernando, (910) 9627972 or EXHIBIT ON THE COMMONS UNCW Boseman Gallery announces the exhibit Sculpture on the Commons through 7/28. Three outdoor sculptures, created by students in assistant professor Andi Steele’s Intermediate and Advanced Sculpture classes, can be seen on the Campus Commons. Created from a variety of materials, including steel, wood and found objects. The pieces were selected through a juried process by faculty of the UNCW Art & Art History Department, co-sponsors of the exhibit. Shane Fernando: or 910.962.7972. RYAN LEWIS Art Soup presents “The Visual Dialogue of Peacocks: a presentation of abstract paintings,” by Ryan Lewis. Through July 2011. An interpretation of sound and emotion, illustrated on canvas with paints, inks, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tape and more. Allowing texture to breathe through a palette of color and composition, Lewis creates vibrancy and intrigue though his unique sculptural painting technique. Tidal Creek Coop, Community Center 5329 Oleander Dr, Ste 204, . 910-799-2667 COLLECTED WORKS OF ABIGAIL BLACKERBY Art Soup presents “The collected works of Abigail Blackerby: an art exhibition” at Marc’s on Market. Hangs through summer 2011 and features a variety of abstract work—bright, vibrant and utilizes an intelligent use of color and composition to create intense, abstract forms and cityscapes. Art Soup is an arts education and event organization whose mission is to provide, educate and promote the performance and appreciation of the arts in the Cape Fear region of North Carolina. IVEY HAYES

June 15, 2011  

Your alternative voice in Wilmington, NC

June 15, 2011  

Your alternative voice in Wilmington, NC