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August 31, 2012

Area Arts Briefs

CAA to offer art

on the lawn

The Cooperstown Art Association will host its annual Fine Arts on the Lawn show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on the porch of the CAA building at 22 Main St. in Cooperstown.

During the weekend show, artists including Robert Blanton, Dalton Brannick, Celia Clark, Fred Feldman, Rita Ferrugiati, Deborah Geurtze, Julie Handy, Fran Harris, Maxine Hunter, Susan Kenyon, Adele Johnson, May-Brit Joyce, Joanna Lerwick, Ed McDaniel, Kathy Minnig, Larry Mirarchi, Michael Naso, Mary Nolan, David O’Reilly, D. Michael Price, Maryann Stow, Maria Tripp, Nancy Waller, Catherine Westlake and David White, will have works for sale.

For information, call 547-9777 or visit

‘Wizard of Oz’ auditions set

The Theater Project of Schoharie County will host auditions for a fall performance of “The Wizard of Oz” on Sept. 9 and 10 at Teen Town in Cobleskill. A large cast is planned with roles for all ages. Auditions will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 9 and 6 p.m. Sept. 10. For information, call Cherie Stevens at (518) 231-6225, email or visit

Painter to speak

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Bright Hill

Treadwell artist Joan Dworkin will speak about her artwork at the opening for the exhibit “A Divided Life: Between City and County” at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Bright Hill Center in Treadwell.

Born and raised in New York City, Dworkin has done commercial workwhile attending Pratt Institute, and working with Milton Glaser on New York Magazine.

Now retired, she spends summers in Treadwell, painting landscapes in plein air. In the winter, she photographs people and buildings and paint in her New York City studio.

The exhibit will remain through Sept. 28. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, during evening poetry reading Sept. 13 and 27, and by appointment.

Bright Hill Literary Center is at 94 Church St

Busk & Bard Festival

to debut Saturday

On Saturday, Roxbury will host the inaugural Busk & Bard Festival, a celebration of street entertainment.

Beginning at noon, the festival will include a variety of street performers, including mimes, fire-eaters, stilt walkers, jugglers, magicians, musicians, roaming bards and acrobats.

Admission is free. For more information, call the Roxbury Arts Group at 326-7908.

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