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May 23, 2002

Dances


Today

Square dance

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Hosted by Whirly Bird Square Dance Club at the fellowship hall of St. John's United Church of Christ, 1811 Lincoln Way East. Called by George Sword. 7:30 to 10 p.m. Experienced dancers invited to join. Call 1-717-352-8416.

Saturday, May 25

Ballroom dancing

BARDANE, W.Va. - Upper Shenandoah Valley Ballroom Dancers host a smoke-free dance. Jefferson Community Center, W.Va. 9 near the MARC train station. Dance lessons beginning at 7 p.m., general dancing from 8 to 11. Bring a snack to share. $8 U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association members;$10 nonmembers; half-price for students with school ID. Call 1-304-535-6970.

Silver Spur Dance Club

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - 8 to 11 p.m. at the Special Events Center, South Washington Street. $4 members; $6 non-members. DJ is Full House. Call 1-717-597-5758 or 1-717-264-6775.

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Exhibits


Saturday, May 25

"Gods and Generals"

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A personal appearance by artist Mort Knstler from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at a show of his paintings. The National Civil War Museum, 1 Lincoln Circle, Reservoir Park. The show runs through Sunday, Dec. 1. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday and holidays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 1-866-BLU-GRAY or 1-717-260-1861.

Thursday, May 30

"Last Chance Landscape"

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for exhibit of landscape paintings of Jefferson and Berkeley county scenes by Marian Buckner and art students from Martinsburg, Musselman and Hedgesville high schools. The Boarman Arts Center, 208 S. Queen St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Hours are Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Show runs through July 5. 1-304-263-0224 or www.theartcentre.org on the Web.

Friday, May 31

"Reference Points: Rhythms, Harmonies, Ancestries"

Paintings by Kevin Holder. His "Blues Infusion" is on Western Maryland Blues Fest 2002 T-shirts and posters. Opening reception Friday, May 31, from 4 to 6 p.m., Washington County Arts Council Gallery, 41 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. For information, call 301-791-3132.

Continuing

"Liquid Expressions"

FREDERICK, Md. - An exhibit of recent works by Victoria Jackson. Spirit Gallery, 342 N. Market St. Gallery hours by appointment only. Through Saturday, May 25. Call 1-301-620-1881.

"Textural Expressions"

An exhibit of works by artist Grace Kisa. Just Lookin' Gallery, Summit Avenue, Hagerstown. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Show closes Thursday, May 30. 301-714-2278 or go on the Web to justlooking@justlookin.com.

"Organic Vitality"

FREDERICK, Md. - Works by Dorothea Barrick and Molly O'Connor Knazek. Through Sunday, June 2. The Artists' Gallery, 4 East Church St. Hours are Fridays through Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Call 1-301-696-8187.

Student art exhibit

Works created by students in the Washington County public schools. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through Sunday, June 2. Hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

Woodblock prints

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Featuring 25 works by Japanese-taught French artist Paul Jacoulet. AIIA, Antiques to Art, W.Va. 230. Through Sunday, June 2. Thursdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 1-304-876-0659.

"The Responsibility of Dreams"

An exhibit of painted, carved wood sculptures by Irene Gennaro. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through Sunday, June 9. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.

"The Style of the 1920s"

Furnishings, clothing, accessories, photographs and a Beachley chair in original fabric, all from the Roaring Twenties. Miller House, 135 West Washington St., Hagerstown. Hours are Wednesdays through Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call 301-797-8782.

Paintings of daily life

American, British, French and Russian paintings of ordinary citizens dealing with their lives opens Friday, May 17, at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Daniel Ridgway Knight's 1867 work, "The Burning of Chambersburg," is part of the show. The show runs through Sunday, July 14. Hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

"The Art of Clay"

FREDERICK, Md. - Contemporary ceramic art. McGuire Fine Arts, 29 E. Patrick St. Hours are Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Call 1-301-695-6567.

English ceramics

British pottery from the 18th and 19th centuries will be on display. Washington County Arts Council, 41 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Through Sunday, Aug. 18. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information, call 301-791-3132.

"Gettysburg: Past and Present"

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Gettysburg battlefield paintings by Gary Casteel. Gettysburg National Military Park Cyclorama Center. Through Aug. 31. 1-717-334-1124.

Fairs and Festivals


Saturday, May 25

Swingin' Blues Wine Festival

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