Monday, August 29, 2011

Sunday Figure Drawing Starting September 11th at Salemme Foundation

Sunday figure drawing will resume at the Salemme Foundation beginning September 11.

Time: 2 to 5 pm, same as last year; that seems to work well for most artists.

Fees: $60 subscription for 9 weeks; drop-in fee is $9/session.

Location: Antonio Salemme Foundation
542 W. Hamilton St., #203
Allentown, PA 18101

Free parking in the lot directly behind our building; please enter through the rear entrance, which faces the parking lot and will be marked with a "figure drawing" sign.

For more information, e-mail me at this address or call 610-433-4150.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Support Local Artists - The Allentown Art Mart

Allentown Art Mart - located at the Holiday Inn, 9th & Hamilton Streets Allentown, PA 18102

If you live in Allentown or the surrounding areas, and are looking for a place that supports local artists, look no further than the Allentown Art Mart. The Allentown Art Mart is currently accepting applications for artwork to be displayed in their store, as well as volunteers who would like to help out during store hours.

To become more involved with the Allentown Art Mart, or to show your support, please visit their page on Facebook or send an email.

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Thursday, August 18, 2011


Next Chen Arts Meeting
This Saturday, August 20th 2011 at the House of Chen Restaurant in Allentown @ 6:30 PM

“Greetings from Bethlehem”
History of Bethlehem Revisited through Postcard Images at Ambre' Studio

“Greetings from Bethlehem”- History Revisited through Postcard Images from the Collection of Bill Weiner An anthology of historic images circa 1900’s to 1940’s, from the postcard collection of entrepreneur, historian, and author, Bill Weiner, framed and matted prints, as well as postcards, and newly published Arcadia Postcard book available for sale. Currently on display through Friday, September 30, 2011. Gallery Hours: Wed, Thurs, Fri 10-6PM or by appt. Located at 310 West Broad Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018. Mark your calendar: Sat, 9/17/11, 7-9PM, Ambre Studio’s annual A. W. Leh 163rd Birthday Party with special guest Bill Weiner for book signing. RSVP preferred, 610-974-8480. Exhibit and special event open to the public.

'This is Home' Exhibit
NewVox Art Gallery's latest exhibit with Philadelphia based artist Joseph Eduardo Iacona, from August 11th - September 4th. 'This is Home' is a collection of work focusing upon the landscape of memory. Dreams and Experience blur together in our mind to form an impression of the familiar objects and places that define our sense of self and our notion of home. These visual translations were derived through Dream, Experience, Imagination, and Plein Air Studies.

Jazz Cabaret
Come to the next Jazz Cabaret, in the Rodale Community Room at Symphony Hall on Friday, August 19, 2011, at 7:30 PM. It will feature the fabulous David Leonhardt Trio. David Leonhardt, jazz pianist and composer, has over 38 years of professional experience which has included recordings, television, radio, concerts, night clubs, and stage shows. He has backed Buddy Defranco, Dave Liebman, and Buddy Tate. For years he toured with jazz legend Jon Hendricks. and his reputation on the New York jazz scene was built on the years he was a member of the David "Fathead" Newman Quintet. He has produced, arranged, and performed on numerous recordings with jazz stars Stan Getz, Slide Hampton, Jon Hendricks, Eddie Henderson, Robin Eubanks, Ray Drummond, and Lewis Nash.

His compositions have been recorded by such jazz greats as Stanley Turentine, David "Fathead" Newman, Hank Crawford, and Claudio Roditi. He has written arrangements for The Art Blakey Big Band and he has been a guest conductor and arranger for The Benny Carter Orchestra. Treat yourself to a great night ! Tickets $20 advance/$25 at the door includes 2 sets, hors d'oeuvres, and cash bar at the BEST LISTENING ROOM IN TOWN. Call today and get your tickets 610.432.6715.

Shop For A Cause
When: Saturday, August 27, 2011

The Lehigh Valley Arts Council is partnering with MACY's for their Shop For A Cause program. You can purchase a $5 ticket at LVAC (100% of the proceeds go to us) and when you Shop for a Cause on Saturday, August 27, 2011, you'll receive 25% off on regular, sale and clearance merchandise throughout the store. And, you will be eligible to win a $500 gift card, no purchase necessary. Shop For A Cause Ticket - $5.00 *online ticket purchase includes a $1.00 processing fee


Tickets are also available here:
Lehigh Valley Arts Council
840 Hamilton Street, Suite 201
Allentown, PA 18101

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