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Arts notes
Rating: 4 / 5 (10 votes)  
Posted: 2013 May 10 - 06:05

Painting class slated at wine shop

"Uncork Your Creativity" will be from 4 to 6 p.m. at Peter's Wine Shop, 1655 Dunlawton Ave., No. 5, Port Orange.

Create a finished acrylic painting while sipping on your favorite glass of wine. Class is for any level of experience. Cost is $35 per person and includes all art supplies.

For more information or to register, call (386) 232-8424.

Quilt exhibit to open

An opening reception for the Lake Apopka Farmworker Memorial Quilt, a project of the Farmworker Association of Florida, will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand.

The exhibit will be on display May 15 to June 29.

For more information, call (386) 736-4004.

Quick painting class offered

"Paint Your Art Out" will be from 10 a.m. to noon and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Funky Trunk Treasures, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.

Create a finished acrylic painting in two hours. Cost is $35 per person and includes all art supplies. Any level of experience is welcome.

Funky Trunk Treasures also will host "The Artist's Way" book study beginning May 14.

Budding artists are welcome to join facilitator Kimberly Cline and gather as a "Creative Cluster" to study and work the process in Julia Cameron's book, "The Artist's Way."

The group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. each Tuesday nights for 13 consecutive weeks.

For more information or to register for either class, call (386) 848-4748.

Poetry brothers cross the line

The team of Dan Pels and Bob Calabrese, who bill themselves as the Poetry Brothers, have finally crossed the line -- moving from rave reviews in New Smyrna Beach to a full nightclub-style performance on May 11 at Caffeine Bistro and Wine Bar, 49 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach.

The act, which grew out of the Blues Brothers characters of Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi, will bring the two entertainers together with new routines that prove poets can be genuinely fun.

The program, co-sponsored by the Creative Happiness Institute and the Ormond Beach Arts District, has a suggested donation of $5.

A happy hour starts at 6 p.m. and the performance begins at 7 p.m. Those in attendance can order from a full menu available in The Cellar, the room set aside for the performance.

Parking for the event is accessed from New Britain Avenue at the rear of the restaurant. Patrons can park their own vehicle in the lot signed for Rose Villa Restaurant, or use the valet parking beside the back entrance to Caffeine.

For more information, contact Craig Conrey at craig@ormondmainstreet.com or call (386) 337-4567.

Auditions slated

Daytona Playhouse will conduct auditions for children ages 11 to 18 for "Captain Hook's Revenge." a musical comedy at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19, and Monday, May 20, at 100 Jessamine Blvd., Daytona Beach.

For more information, visit daytonaplayhouse.org.

Fall festival opens season

DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts season opening "Evening with the Festival" will be Thursday, May 16, at the Florida Museum for Women artists, 100 N. Woodland Blvd.

At 5:30 p.m., there will be a patron and collector social followed by the event at 7 p.m. Patron and collector membership will be due at the event. Patron and collector member benefits are available at www.delandfallfestival.com

To make a reservation by May 10, email cornett262@aol.com.

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