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Ormond Beach, Daytona Beach and Holly Hill art notes
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Posted: 2012 Sep 14 - 00:02

Art League of Daytona to host open house

The Art League of Daytona will host an "Open House/Demo Day" from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at 433 S. Palmetto Ave., Daytona Beach.. Art League instructors will be demonstrating their techniques and answering questions about their classes in Studio A:

Instructors include:

.Frank Ferrante - Landscapes and seascapes in oil

.Rose Ann Samuelson - Acrylic painting

.Fred Samuelson - Watermedia

.Amelie Rogers - Classical oil painting

.Linda Thale - Pastel and drawing

.Karen Ann Patton - Watercolor and pastel

.Rafael Torres - Digital photography

Visitors also can enjoy the "Instructors Exhibit" in Studio A, and the "Kaleidoscope" exhibit in the main galleries.

Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

For more information, visit www.artleague.org, or call (386) 258-3856.

Choral society to host open house and rehearsal

The Daytona Beach Choral Society will host an open house and rehearsal from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Christ Presbyterian Church - Choir Room, 1035 W. Granada Blvd. Ormond Beach

The Daytona Beach Choral Society consists of volunteer singers and musicians from Volusia County. Concerts consists of classical masterworks, with both sacred and secular works.

This event will include member registration, section placement and a light rehearsal.

For more information, e-mail jillwarrenatdb@yahoo.com or call (386) 675-6185

'A Girl and Her Room' on exhibit

The Southeast Museum of Photography will feature the exhibit "A Girl and Her Room" by Rania Matar from Sept. 14 to Dec. 14.

An artist's talk, book signing and opening reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14.

Ms. Matar has produced an exhibition and a book of unique and subtle power. Focusing on contemporary young women from vastly differing cultures in the United States and Lebanon, her project, "A Girl and Her Room," reveals the complex lives of her subjects in the unique setting of the girls' own rooms. Besides the expected cultural and economic differences and similarities that inevitably are drawn out using such an approach, these portraits of the girls and their bedrooms-reveal a dizzying array of personalities, dreams, hopes, wishes and frustrations in settings that are clearly expressions of the girls' individual identities. The nuances shown in each room, and in the portrait of each young woman, reveal an acute photographer's eye for telling detail.

For more information, visit http://smponline.org/ex_matar_agirl.html

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