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Harmony Ink Creative Writing Fall Meetings

Posted on 08 September 2014 (0)

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Our creative writing group “Harmony Ink” resumes meetings at the Gallery this month, September 11, 7-8:30pm. Please attend if you’re interested and share out on your pages. Debbie Smith Wagner is our group facilitator, so you know it’s going to be fun!

About Harmony Ink:

Harmony Ink meets September-December and March-June on the second Thursday evening of each month from 7-8:30pm. The club is free but a donation is encouraged to fund guest speakers and support the group. Please bring a journal and pen. We will have opportunities to present our writings for an audience as the year progresses.

Facilitator: Debbie Smith Wagner has been teaching the arts for 30 years. She is a graduate from The University of Cincinnati and Cleveland State. She is also a Creativity and Wellness teacher and coach with a certification in Holistic Health from Integrated Nutrition in New York City. Debbie has lived and taught throughout the country; in PA, she taught at Beaver County Christian School’s art department and directed musicals and plays.

Sept 19: Opening Night/Exhibit, “How We See It”

Posted on 04 September 2014 (0)

howweseeitcoverWhat’s better than a show with one artist? A show with three artists! Please join us for How We See It, a multi-artist show and opening night party on Friday, September 19, from 7:00-9:00pm. This vibrant show includes photography by Elissa Druschel (New Castle), acrylic painting by Ashley Priano (New Wilmington), and metal sculpture by Barry Simpson (Zelienople).

Live music by Jonny Priano. Refreshments will be served. No admission charge. RSVP requested to Gallery. We hope to see you!

 

Sept 12: House Concert – Dana Cooper (Nashville) with Special Guest Rick Malis

Posted on 18 August 2014 (0)

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“This veteran song poet is a self-contained road warrior–a man of many tunes and tunings, and a right hand few guitarists will ever know. Sharp eyes in the head on his shoulders, a droll sense of humor and the weathered heart of a person who’s spent a lot of his life on the road alone. His voice speaks to your center with its pure clarity, but then it breaks and soars like a bird that flies into a strong wind. His music is vital, and live you see him channel all his energy into the song. The songs are smart, but they come from his heart.” — Frank Goodman, PureMusic.com

Friday, September 12, 2014 7:00pm with special guest Rick Malis. $15 Admission. BYOB. Snacks available. RSVP to the Gallery, 724.452.0539. Open seating.

Pix: “From Another Time” Opening Night/CD Release Party “Alien History” by Joey Granati

Posted on 16 August 2014 (0)

Joey Granati, David Granati, and Jules Granati performing music from their new CD, “Alien History.”

Pittsburgh’s legendary musician Joey Granati (of The Granati Brothers) held his first art show at the Gallery on Friday, August 15, 2014. A standing room only, packed house was treated to a show of Joey’s artwork, a large buffet of homemade Italian food paired with individual paintings, and performances from a new CD “Alien History” by Joey, his brother David Granati and his nephew Jules Granati.

Visitors viewing Artwork by Joey Granati.

Standing-room only crowd. What a fantastic night!

 

Sally Jones Rodgers, 1929-2014

Posted on 08 August 2014 (0)

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of one of our artists, Sally Jones Rodgers, age 85, on Sunday, August 3. Not only was Sally a gifted artist and a teacher, but also a good friend. She will be missed.

 

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