"From These Hills: Contemporary Art in the Southern Appalachian Highlands" officially opens with a reception from 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 29 at William King Regional Arts Center in Abingdon, Va.
Throughout July, myriad final tasks of Bristol's Art in Public Places project will occupy a team of dedicated volunteers. Operating under the auspices of Arts Alliance Mountain Empire, the AiPP committee is marching forward, for the second year
Vaughn Whitney Garland, Director of the Arts Library at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, and a graduate of Emory & Henry College is the juror for Bristol's 2007 Art in Public Places.
I'll never forget that first company meeting. the majority had worked together before. None imagined the journey we were about to take.
"I found the jurying process especially difficult because there was so much good work submitted." — Dr. Howard Risatti, guest curator for "From These Hills: Contemporary Artists in the Southern Appalachian Highlands" at William King
Guest curator Dr. Howard Risatti comments on the artworks selected for "From These Hills: Contemporary Art in the Southern Appalachian Highlands" June 29-Sept. 30 at William King Regional Arts Center in Abingdon.
When I recently rented a DVD entitled Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Stories (2006), what to my wondering eyes did appear but two familiar faces from the Barter Theatre resident acting company: Nick Piper and Eugen
Scanlan has been at Paramount's helm since 1994.
Neil Gaiman has won success in many different storytelling mediums.The movie "Stardust" — based on the 1998 fantasy novel [by Gaiman and local fantasy illustrator Charles Vess] — opens in theatres on Aug. 10.
Thank you so much for the timely article on the jurying process for the "From These Hills" exhibition [at the William King Regional Arts Center in Abingdon].
The new Americans for the Arts Job Bank is your resource for making online employment connections in the arts field.
Members of the Mountain Empire Children's Choral Academy have continued to sing and enchant audiences from Abingdon to Hungary this summer.
Barter Theatre and Washington County Public Library will be part of the program.
Hannah Martine Kiefer is the new Miss Virginia.