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Arts and Entertainment

June 21, 2013

Area Arts News

‘Amazing Great’ to perform

The Gallery in Stamford will host Brian Foley, “The Amazing Great,” today at 7 p.m. He will entertain with “feats of prodigious memory, unbelievably rapid mental calculations, mind reading, and of course, playing card artistry,” according to a media release, in a show that will include audience participation. 

Attendees may arrive at The Gallery at 128 Main St. at 6 p.m. to tour the artwork on display. There will also be a potluck dinner where people are asked to bring a dish to share.

Foley has been performing magic for more than 30 years, and has presented his act on four continents. Having been based in Europe for 18 of those years, he’s worked for heads of state, corporations such as Coca-Cola, BMW, Delta Airlines, on cruise ships and trade shows. Part of his show consists of monologues about his experiences as a street performer. 

Seating is limited. Cost for the show is $10. For more information, call 652-4030. 

‘Art in Bloom’ show opens today

The Oneonta Federated Garden Club, in cooperation with the Community Arts Network of Oneonta, will present the ninth annual Art in Bloom Show today at The Wilber Mansion at 11 Ford Ave. in Oneonta. A reception, with refreshments, will open the show from 5 to 7 p.m. 

For the show, garden club members select a work of art on display at the CANO Gallery and create a floral arrangement to compliment that work. Visitors to the show will be asked to cast a ballot for the arrangement of their choice. A Popular Choice Award will be presented to the club member receiving the most votes. 

The show will also be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. 

‘Cans & Clams’ under way in Andes

The Andes Hotel’s Cans & Clams series continues on Fridays during the summer, featuring live music and food and drink specials from 6 to 9 p.m. The schedule for the remainder of the summer is as follows: 

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