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70 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, January 16 - January 22, 1998 Bullock exhibit opens in Rehoboth Jan. 17 "Incarnations," mixed-media works by local artist Rachel Bullock, will be on exhibit at The Studio, 47 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach, from Saturday, Jan. 17, through Wednesday, Feb. 11. An opening reception is slated for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, when the gallery will be transformed by the artist to give it the appearance of a cathedral, as many of Bu|- lock&apos;s works involve strong Catholic images and renaissance- era themes centered on women and empowerment. There will be performance art and entertainment during the evening's festivities and all are invited to attend. The next show, which opens Saturday, Feb. 14, will showcase the erotic works of artists Kurt Brugel from Wilmington and John Min- ka of Fenwick Island. State arts division offers bi-monthly calendar to public The January-February issue of the Delaware Division of the Arts' (DDOA) bimonthly arts calendar, "Artline," is now available for free use by events-planning orga- nizations, and travel and tourism agencies. The calendar can be viewed on the World Wide Web at <http://www.dca.net.artsdel>. In addition, printed copies of "Artline" may be obtained free by calling 302-577-8278 or 302-739- 5304. "Artline's" online calendar con- tains a continuously updated statewide listing of Delaware's nonprofit arts activities, including dance, music, theatre, visual arts, design arts, crafts, photography, media arts and literary arts. Be- cause of DDOA's unique connec- tion to the state's artists and arts organizations, "Artline" is one of the most accurate and comprehen- sive sources for arts information in Delaware. As part of its mission to pro- mote Delaware's artists and arts organizations, DDOA encourages organizations to use "Artline" as a rrlJab: source of calendar )nfor- marion. Any information contained in "Artline" is in the public domain and may be reprinted without re- questing permission. Sussex Convention and Tourism Commission to exhibit at Philadelphia Travel Show Jan. 21 Sussex County Convention and Tourism Commission (SCCTC) will represent southern Delaware at the sixth annual Greater Philadelphia Sport, Travel and Outdoor Show at the Fort Wash- ington Expo Center, located north of Philadelphia, Jan. 21-25. The five-day show, one of the largest in the East, draws approxi- mately 100,000 consumers from metropolitan Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland, who are interested in learning more about travel oppor- tunities, outdoor recreation, fish- ing and camping. A total of 750 exhibitors will participate. New this year, the travel show is being promoted via the Internet. Those interested in seeing the show from home can find it through <www.sportshows.com>. SCCTC has a link to its Web site from the show's Web site, therefore providing added visibili- ty for southern Delaware through technology. SCCTC has also retooled its display for an updated look at the area. "Travel shows give us the op- portunity to market southern Delaware face-to-face to potential travelers in the mid-Atlantic re- gion," said Cynthia S. Small, ex- ecutive director of SCCTC. "It also provides us with ideas about our competition and what today's traveler expects in a vaca- tion destination. You can get your finger on the pulse of the traveling public and learn new marketing tips from other exhibitors." Last year, more than 10,000 travel brochures on the southern Delaware region were provided by SCCTC during the show, mak- ing it the No. 1 most cost-effective marketing technique employed by SCCTC in 1997. In addition, special requests for additional brochures were mailed LHS to host 'Dig This' program at St. The Lewes Historical Society will begin the new year with "Dig This," a presentation by Sussex County historic preservation plan- ner Mark Rayburn, on Friday, Jan. 16, at 8 p.m. The program will be held in a new location: St. Peter's Episcopal Church Hall, Mulberry and Second Street, Lewes. Rayburn will discuss several archeological investigations in the Lewes-Rehoboth area and will al- so address Sussex County's ef- forts in cultural resource planning. The 1997 Christmas Tour spon- sored by the society was a suc- cessful venture, thanks in large part to a committed group of vol- unteers. as a follow-up to the show, includ- ing information such as golf pack- ages, accommodations, fishing trips, shopping and attractions. For this year's show, SCCTC has collaborated with Southern Delaware Publishing to develop a travel guide specifically for the Greater Philadelphia show. According to survey research conducted by Callahan Research of Havertown, Pa., the majority of those who attend the show are in the 30-45 age category; earn be- tween $50,000 and $75,000 per year (18 percent reported incomes greater than $100,000); 42 percent use the Internet; 85 percent noted they plan to travel in the coming year; and 81 percent said they made a purchase at the show or plan to purchase from an exhibitor in the future. For more information, contact the SCCTC at 856-1818 or visit the show's Web site at <http://www.sportshow.com>. Peter's on Jan. 16 The raffle prize of a watercolor donated by Winona Dougherty, with framing donated by Bob Rowland of Custom Picture Fram- ing in Rehoboth, was won by Jean and Everett Knapp of Media, Pa., and Lewes. The wreath donated by the Lewes Historical Society Craft Group was won by Lewes resident Nina Patchell.