March 8 – April 29, 2017 at the Center for the Arts of Greater Manassas/Prince William County
Caton Merchant Family Gallery center-for-the-arts.org
9419 Battle Street
Manassas, VA 20110
Contact: Jordan Exum, 703.330.2787 x 803 email@example.com
March 8 – April 29
Ignacio Alperin: Visual Jazz
Jazz genre inspires and formulates each of the canvases created by Buenos Aires artist Ignacio Alperin Bruvera. His approach to artmaking is based on his synesthesia, a unique ability to “see sounds”. Just as there is beauty and complexity to jazz, the same qualities spill out from this artist onto canvas. His brilliantly-colored abstracts reflect resonating movement, and compacted intensity with natural soft counter balance.
Join us April 29 for an International Jazz celebration, 7-10 pm. The ticketed event will feature live music brought to you by Bruno Nasta, salsa and bachata dancing, international food, Argentinian wine, and of course, beautiful Argentinian art provided by Ignacio Alperin.
The Center for the Arts of Greater Manassas/Prince William County sponsors theatrical productions for children and adults of all ages, teaches arts classes, promotes visual arts and provides community outreach programs for all ages. Founded in 1984 by a group of artists and art lovers, the Center for the Arts aims to enrich the quality of life in the Northern Virginia through arts performance and education. A theater, an art gallery and classrooms are located in the three-story, historic Candy Factory building in Historic Manassas, at 9419 Battle Street. The third floor provides additional space for weddings, corporate meetings and receptions, lectures, poetry readings, recitals and chamber concerts. For more information, call 703-330-2787, visit www.center-for-the-arts.org, or Facebook.
Photographs of Italy, by Susan Raines, will show at the Middle Street Gallery in Sperryville, Va. The images will be accompanied by works of art by other gallery members. The gallery is now located above the Before & After Cafe at 31 Main St. in Sperryville, Va. It is open from 10 am until 5 pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Raines presents colorful and dramatic views of the two old cities, ranging from decrepit but oddly enticing modern street scenes to stark marble statues and structures from centuries ago. Mostly free of the crowds one associates with Rome and Florence, the images focus on the beauty of the ancient cities.
Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Fridays-Sundays.http://middlestreetgallery.org/
BozArt: A Fine Arts Collective
April Art Exhibit at Westminster Canterbury
Dates: April 1 to 27, 2017
Address: 250 Pantops Mountain Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911
The BozArt Group represents accomplished artist who are committed to creating original works of art. The group supports the artistic vision of its members with a commitment to sharing resources with other artists and developing a professional artistic reputation.http://www.bozartgallery.com
The Arts In The Village Gallery is proud to announce its Featured Artist Exhibit “Homage to Mother Earth” with works by oil painter, Gail Péan. Péan’s palette knife oil paintings bring imagery from nature to life with spectacular color and energy. “Homage to Mother Earth” is an exposition in honor or Earth Day. She will host a reception at the gallery on Saturday, April 15, 5-7pm with live music by saxophonist Mike Girdy Sr. Refreshments will be served.http://www.artsinthevillage.com
Time: Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Price: Adults $10; Seniors $8; Youth $8; Children Free; Members Free
Phone: (540) 687-6542
Information: The bold and vibrant compositions of contemporary sporting artist Andre Pater (Polish-American, b. 1953) are often compared to those of the great 20th-century British sporting artist Sir Alfred Munnings. Pater’s refinement in pastels in addition to the classic medium of oil solidifies his rightful place as an illustrious artist in the 21st century. Works from collections across the country will be represented in the retrospective exhibition, Andre Pater: A Matter of Light. “Go beyond the mere image, and the painting becomes a ‘matter of light,’ ” notes sporting art authority and National Sporting Library & Museum Board Member Lorian Peralta-Ramos of Pater’s work. The retrospective exhibition and accompanying catalog present an in-depth analysis of Pater’s mastery of the use of light and insightful understanding of animal anatomy and behavior.
Join us at 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. Live stream available at 10 a.m. via our website www.mountainviewcc.net. Children’s programs available for birth – 5th grade. Located at 16088 Rogers Road, behind Brusters Ice Cream. Small groups also meet throughout the week. 540-727-0297
Caring for Ourselves and Others: Why is Resilience Important for Healthy Lifestyles and How Do We Achieve it at Every Age? with Amanda Findley from 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. First in series focused on hope for mind, body and spirit. Held in the courtyard at Culpeper Baptist Church. Free. All welcome. Contact 540-825-8192 or visit www.culpeperbaptist.org
The Museum hosts its third GalleryTalk from 2-4 p.m. in the Civil War Gallery of the Museum in the historic train depot in downtown Culpeper. Public invited to Monuments Men: Saving Art and Restoring History Gallery Talk. Refreshments served. Free. Seating is limited so RSVPs are appreciated. Fran Cecere, a writer affiliated with Windmore Foundation for the Arts, will speak about artist Dorothy Skelton’s work immediately after WWII as part of the Monuments Men project. Call 540-829-1749 for reservations and information.
Help support local groups with a fun night of games. Held at Pepper’s Grill located at 791 Madison Road in Culpeper (by Best Western). Doors open at 5 p.m. Games begin at 6:30 p.m. Three progressives each night, $1,000 jackpot. Food available for purchase. Contact Jim Calhoun at 540-937-1730.
Amateur astronomer Myron Wasiuta will lead lead fellow night sky watchers at the meeting of the Culpeper Astronomy Club. held in library’s meeting room. Meets from 7-9 p.m. At around 8 p.m. the club will move to the outside to observe the night sky with telescope. Contact the library at 540-825-8691
A support group serving families in Northern Virginia. Meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Culpeper Hospital Conference Room A/B. Access the room by entering hallway behind elevators in main lobby. Call for more information or just show up. Visit www.MyFodaFamily.org or contact Caroline at (540) 316-9221 or My FODAFamily@gmail.com
Centering Prayer Group at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Join us for an hour of reflection and prayer, each Wednesday at 11 a.m., followed by Healing and Holy Communion service at noon. Contact 540-825-8786. Located at 115 N. East Street.
Meetings are held each Wednesday, 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Culpeper County Library. All ages and all skill levels welcome, even those who have never played. Come learn a new skill! For information about this and other programs, please feel free to call the Library at (540) 825-8691.
Scheduled for 7 p.m. Held at the Culpeper Police Department, Community Room located at 740 Old Brandy Road. April is designated as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Guest speaker is Ruth Lamb, who is a Child Protective Services supervisor with the Culpeper County Department of Human Services. All welcome to attend. Light refreshments. Contact Lt. Jeff Dodson at 540-829-5526.
Feel like life is passing you by? Feel like you don’t have enough time? Mindfulness is about living a wiser, more productive life. Join us every Friday at noon in the Culpeper Library Conference Room. Free. Contact Michele Bledsoe at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Chamber of Commerce in a ribbon cutting and reception for Reformation Lutheran Church at 2 p.m. New location at 601 Madison Road in Culpeper. Contact the church at 825-1376.
Doors open at 5 p.m., play starts at 6:45 p.m. Guaranteed $1,000 jackpot, regular games pay $100 if over 90 players. Only upstairs seating available, and the facility is non-smoking. For further information call 825-3424.
The horse and cattle event known as Team Penning Practice at Andora Farm in Culpeper every Friday evening at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to come and watch at no charge. Horseback riders do not need experience to participate in this sport. Anyone at any level riding or age can enjoy this. Three miles east of Culpeper on Route 3. Andora Farm 17275 Germanna Highway, Culpeper. Call 540-829-9555 for information.
Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill are two of the world’s leading artists in traditional Irish music. Their adventurous, soulful interpretations of traditional tunes are recognized the world over for their exquisite musicality and irresistible rhythm. For over two decades, the Irish fiddler and American guitarist have performed at major concert halls and festivals around the globe. The duo also helped found the new Irish supergroup The Gloaming.
The New York Times describes the duo as “simply exquisite. They strip old reels and jigs to their essence, leaving space between the notes for harmonics and whispered blue notes…A Celtic complement to Steve Reich’s quartets or Miles Davis’s ‘Sketches of Spain’.”http://barnsofrosehill.org/
Enjoy your drink or meal to the sounds of Burnt Orange playing at Pepper’s Grill located at 791 Madison Road in Culpeper. Music starts at 8:30 p.m. No cover. 540-825-1037