by Matthew Gorry
Mar 1 - Fri Apr 26
Facescapes/Landscapes: New Work by Dan Smith and Steve Brooks
Influences of Gauguin and Cezanne are unmistakable in the large format oils and acrylics by these two master artists from Hickory, NC.
Dan Smith is best known for his abstract images of faces put together in a collage-like fashion and the changeable quality of his work. During Wednesdays in March, Dan will be changing/painting on a work in progress since 2007 — a large format self-portrait titled Deere John Maerkle. This ever-evolving painting covers an 80 inch by 40 inch canvas.
Steve Brooks’ large format landscapes are inspired by his love of the outdoors, his early influences of the artists Bonnard and Wolf Kahn, plus Cezanne and other post-impressionists. His body of treescapes is about light, its interruption and space.
Viewing hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Sunday.
The Yadkin Cultural Arts Center is located at 226 E. Main Street in Yadkinville.
The 193-seat state-of-the-art theater offers live music, drama, dance performances, community theater and children’s theater. The theater meets ADA requirements. It is equipped with assisted listening devices for the hearing impaired and special seating for people in wheelchairs.
March 16: Movie: The Ides of March. 7 p.m. $5. A 2011 political drama directed by George Clooney. Starring Ryan Gosling, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Paul Giamatti.
March 23: The Pluck Project. 7:30 p.m. $10. Nine solo performances by University of North Carolina School of the Arts dance majors culminating in a group performance staged by a New York choreographer.
March 24: The Pluck Project. 3:00 p.m. $10
April 13: Movie: Gone With the Wind. 2 p.m. $5. Special Intermission with food and fun at The Third Branch Cafe.
April 20: Shakespeare! 7:30 p.m. $5. A unique “black box” production of one of the Bard’s most popular works, Two Gentlemen of Verona. Try it! You’ll like it!
May 11: Movie: O’ Brother Where Art Thou? 7 p.m. $5
June 9: The Last Magic Show. 3 p.m. $5.
June 15: David Holt with Will McIntyre. 7:30 p.m. $15. Singer/songwriter David Holt is considered a state treasure and has been award a Grammy. At this performance he is joined by Will McIntyre on bass.
Coming in July….Children’s theater production of the award-winning musical Honk Jr., directed by Vicky Town and performed by our community’s children. Watch for audition information on our website: www.yadkinarts.org.
Season Package: Four performances for $25 plus one free movie.
·Cle Thompson in Concert –Jazz! Feb. 23
·The Pluck Project – Dance! March 23 and 24
·Shakespeare “light – Two Gentlemen of Verona April 20
·The Last Magic Show – Family Entertainment June 9
Individual live performance tickets are also available. Movie tickets are not sold online but may be purchased at the YARD Gift Shop on the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center Plaza and at the door.
YARD Art Studios and Gift Shop Open
Stop in at YARD Gifts in Studio F to find that special handmade gift for someone special in your life. All items are made by artist members of the Yadkin Arts Council. Fused glass jewelry, knitted wear, small paintings, mosaic pieces, woodworking, hand-dyed scarves … and so much more! Shop in your own backYARD!
Tues – Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Beginner’s Mosaics – Jody Pounds
Cost: $75 – all tools and supplies included
Learn the wonderful art of mosaics. This can be started at any time – I work with your schedule. You need to plan on 5 or 6 2-hour sessions, but it depends on the speed at which you work. When finished you will have a 12” x 12” mosaic you will be proud to call your own.
Age Limit: 18+ unless accompanied by an adult
Music at Third Branch Cafe
Music in the Third Branch Café every Friday night!
See website for performance schedule: www.yadkinarts.org/third
Welborn Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
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