Area Arts October 22 – 29

Itasca Community Chorus starts out its season by bringing us Broadway.


All Month

 Expressions of My Journey. Gordon Coons mixed-media artist featuring woodcut prints, vibrant duct-tape images and Ojibwa woodland art style paintings. Also, Satellite. Cathy Durso’s circular and cyclical configurations of painted and stitched circles on canvas. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Artists in Residence: Mary Corwin, David Dobbs, Patti Ferrell, Jamie Aubid and butterfly mobiles by Dan Root. 3rd floor Historic Central School.

Fran Rowe watercolor paintings. Brewed Awakenings Coffee House. 24 NE 4th St.

Sporting Arts. Thursdays – Saturdays. 10 am – 4 pm. Edge Center for the Arts Gallery. 102 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

Tuesday, October 24

10 am – 4 pm

Mac Open Studio. Free to MAC members or $5/session for non-members, this informal group is open to artists of all skill levels working in any 2-dimensional medium. Bring your latest project and create your art in a supportive community! No instruction is provided, but plenty of advice, critique, and feedback is available from the group. MacRostie Art Center. 405 1st Ave NW.

6 – 8:30 pm

Open Pottery. Instructor: Bruce Bartos, $15 each/ $10 student. Join area potters and students of all skill levels in this informal, on-going weekly class. The instructor will be on hand to give one-on-one guidance and tips about techniques, glazes, and firings. Call by noon on Tuesday to register for that day’s session 218-326-2697. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Wednesday, October 25

7 – 9 pm

Sam Miltich and Friends. Jazz.  VFW. 14 NW 3rd St.

Thursday, October 26

6:30 -9 pm

Open figure drawing. This group meets weekly to draw from a live model. No instruction is provided and participants must provide their own materials. Poses usually range from 15 minute to 30 minutes. Serious artists of all levels are welcome to join this group.

Please note that models are sometimes nude. Please enter through door on Hwy. 2. $10 per session. $30 a month. david@macrostieartcenter.org  MacRostie Art Center 405 NW 1st Ave

7 pm

Open mic night hosted by Mike Miller. VFW.14 NW 3rd St.

7:00

Is He Dead? by Mark Twain, adapted by David Ives Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villainous picture-dealer, Bastien Andre. Andre forecloses on Millet, threatening debtor’s prison unless Marie marries him. Millet realizes that the only way he can pay his debts and keep Marie from marrying Andre is to die, as it is only dead painters who achieve fame and fortune. Millet fakes his death and prospers, all while passing himself off as his own sister, the Widow Tillou. Grand Rapids High School Drama Club. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

Friday, October 27

7:00

Is He Dead? by Mark Twain, adapted by David Ives Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villainous picture-dealer, Bastien Andre. Andre forecloses on Millet, threatening debtor’s prison unless Marie marries him. Millet realizes that the only way he can pay his debts and keep Marie from marrying Andre is to die, as it is only dead painters who achieve fame and fortune. Millet fakes his death and prospers, all while passing himself off as his own sister, the Widow Tillou. Grand Rapids High School Drama Club. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

Saturday, October 28

7:00

Is He Dead? by Mark Twain, adapted by David Ives Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villainous picture-dealer, Bastien Andre. Andre forecloses on Millet, threatening debtor’s prison unless Marie marries him. Millet realizes that the only way he can pay his debts and keep Marie from marrying Andre is to die, as it is only dead painters who achieve fame and fortune. Millet fakes his death and prospers, all while passing himself off as his own sister, the Widow Tillou. Grand Rapids High School Drama Club. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

 

Sunday, October 29

3 pm

Broadway Then and Now. Join us as the Itasca Community Chorus takes you on a journey through some of theater’s greatest shows in collaboration with the Deer River High School Choirs and Pure Energy Dance. Adults-$10.00, Students and Vets-Free! Available from any chorus member, and for sale at the door. General admission, so come early, doors will open at 2:30! There will be a reception benefiting the Deer River Music Boosters immediately following the concert.