Hans Christian Andersen’s 207th Birthday Celebration
Nationally recognized storyteller Katie Green of Princeton will present a storytelling program on Sunday, April 29, at 4:00 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Princeton.The program, Hans Christian Andersen’s 207th Birthday Celebration, will include some of Andersen’s tales as well as stories about the man himself. It is appropriate for school-aged children and adults.
Storyteller Katie Green captures the depth of Andersen’s stories and tells them in the way he did: for children, for adults, and for the pure joy of it! She has performed these stories throughout the U.S., at the Scandinavian House in New York City, and at the Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling Statue in Central Park, where her storytelling style was heralded as “masterful”. Katie Green has told stories in hundreds of schools and libraries, at storytelling festivals, as well as on national radio and on the ABC TV show Good Morning America. Her CD, The Red Hat, received three national awards, including the 2003 Parents’ Choice Award.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Friday, Apr 27, 6:00p to 10:00p
Saturday, Apr 28, 10:00a to 6:00p
Sunday, Apr 29, 11:00a to 5:00p
Curated by D.Hayne Bayless and Hannah Niswonger, Worcester Center for Crafts Pottery Invitational offers unique ceramics for sale by twenty-two New England potters, including PAS member Naoko Gomi. Throughout the Invitational interactive demonstrations by exhibiting artists will be featured Saturday at 10:30 AM & 2:30 PM, and Sunday at 1:30 PM. A Five Buck Cup raffle will also be featured.
The Princeton Arts Society has formed a writers’ group. The group’s focus is on writing together for inspiration and camaraderie; it meets once a month in the PAS Room of the Princeton Center. The group is open to PAS members. The next meeting is Tuesday, May 22 at 7pm. To learn more, email queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Princeton Arts Society now maintains a library of over 250 art-related books, including titles on art history, specific artists, and media/techniques. Members are invited to borrow books from our library at no cost. Sign-out forms and procedures are posted in the PAS Room at the Princeton Center. Hours for withdrawals and returns are Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 AM to 12 Noon. A full inventory of titles is available on our website, www.princetonarts.org. Members can also donate art books to the library; email@example.com with inquiries.
The Princeton Arts Society, the Princeton Branch of the Barre Savings Bank, and the Princeton Town Administrator's Office are pleased to announce an exhibit of the art work of PAS member Kathy Hebert of Worcester. Ms. Hebert works in oils to capture landscapes of Massachusetts, Vermont and Maine, portraits of friends, family and animals, and still life works. From now through the end of June, all are welcome to enjoy these public exhibits.
Ms. Hebert has had solo shows at several local venues. She teaches day and evening drawing and painting classes in her studio in Worcester, as well as art to adults at Assabet Valley Vocational’s “After Dark” program.
The current exhibit features several works based on landscapes in Princeton and the surrounding area. Both originals and prints are available for sale. A portion of all sales will benefit the Princeton Arts Society and support art-related community events. For more information about Kathy Hebert and her art and classes, visit:www.artkatcards-paintings.com
Lit Aloud! An Evening of Readings
Join Wachusett-area writers and readers of all ages on Sunday, April 29 from 7 to 8:30 pm for a oral celebration of the written word. Bring a piece of writing you enjoy—a poem, short-short story, essay, paragraph, scene from a play—to share with the audience. Original writing is welcome, as is the work of others, famous or infamous, beloved or obscure. Sponsored by the Princeton Arts Society, the readings will take place in the PAS Room of the Princeton Center, 18 Boylston Ave., Princeton. Open to all. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
The Rockport (Mass) Art Association has used one of Sharon Jordan Bahosh’s paintings to help announce its spring group show, which runs from April 1st through May 8th in the Wengenroth and Tavern Galleries. Sharon is one of the featured artists. The show is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.rockportartassn.org.
The art works of Glen ThreeHawks will be on display during the months of April and May at the Mountainside Market in Princeton MA. The show opening, greet the artist and wine tasting will be Saturday April 7th, from 3 -5 pm. All are welcome!
New exhibition of visual art and poetry at the Sprinkler Factory Gallery, 38 Harlow St., Worcester, MA from April 5 - 29, 2012. 4 x 4 is a collaborative of 4 poets and 4 visual artists who have discovered in each other's work a way to create new work, using tools, media and voices that resonate, reflect and transform. This exhibition consists of works of art and works of poetry, to represent a portion of our continuing dialogue. 4 x 4 members are Lisa Barthelson, Carrie Crane, PAS Member Clair Degutis, Dan Lewis, Dorothy Magadieu, Susan Roney-O'Brien, Susan Sedgwick, and Patricia Youngblood.