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Arts and Entertainment

February 8, 2013

Area Entertainment Briefs

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The concert is free and open to the public. The audience is invited to bring their own lawn chairs although chairs will be provided. For more information, call 432-7977.

Art sought from area students

The Cooperstown Art Association is seeking artwork from Otsego County high school students for “An Artistic Discovery,” a Congressional High School Art Competition planned for March 8 through 29.

Six students will be awarded ribbons, and a digital image of their artwork will then be submitted to Congressman Chris Gibson’s office for the next phase of competition. From there, one student’s work will be selected for display in the U.S. Capitol alongside artwork from other students across the U.S. 

The categories open for competition are painting, drawing, collage, printmaking, mixed media, computer generated artwork and photography. The competition aspect is open only to two-dimensional artwork, but the local show will also feature three-dimensional pieces. No more than two pieces of art per student are requested. Artwork should be delivered between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 2.

A list of rules has been sent to the art departments and guidance departments of area schools. More information is available from 547-9777 for more information.

Open mic continues in Stamford

The Second Saturday open mic and jam series at The Gallery in Stamford will continue this month, with area performers invited to attend from 7 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The event is open to the public; singers, musicians, poets, playwrights and other artists may sign up by calling 652-4030 or emailing tim@touhey.com. A $5 donation is requested from the audience.

The Gallery, at 128 Main St., has a grand piano concert hall that includes an in-house drum kit, two sets of congas and a sound system. The venue will be open from 2 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, with music beginning at 7 p.m. Tour The Gallery at www.touhey.com.

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