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= 76 FRIDAY, JANUARY 24 - MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Cape Gazette Winter Fest Barkfest set Feb. 14-15 in Lewes Highlights Yappy Hour, Pet Pageant The Eighth Annual Lewes cial district surrounding Second Winter Fest Barkfest will take Street in Lewes and across the place Friday and Saturday, Feb. canal at Irish Eyes Pub & Restau- 14 nd 15, in the historic commer- rant. The event gives Valentine's RON MACARTHUR PHOTO WILBUR THE BULLDOG views the world from street level at last year's Win- ter-fst Barkfest Day shoppers and diners ad- ditional activities in which to participate and attend. The popular event has included a Pet Pageant for the past seven years on Saturday afternoon, and three years ago another event was added for Friday evening- a Yappy Hour for Pets and People. Comcast Spotlight continues as the event's media sponsor and fi- nancial contributor for the eighth year. During the two-day Win- ter Fest event, numerous retail businesses and restaurants will offer Valentine holiday-themed specials including discounts on specific items. The Yappy Hour component of the Winter Fest Barkfest was conceived by Lesley Bowers, owner of P.U.P.S. (Pawsitively Unique Pet Shop) on Second Street, who also initiated the Pet Pageant eight years ago. Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant on the ca- nal in Lewes will host pets, their owners and people who like to yap from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 14, on the restaurant's heated, enclosed porch. The Georgetown SPCA will host a Fill the Van dur- ing both events; it is soliciting donations of blankets, sheets, pet food, kitty litter, toys, dog bones and bleach for cleaning kennels. Attendees to the Yappy Hour can come with or without pets, and dogs should be on a leash with one dog per handler. Irish Eyes Film series to present 'Broken' Feb. 5 The Rehoboth Beach Film Society, Lewes Public Library and Movies at Midway announce the first 2014 screening in the Around the World series of criti- cally acclaimed, international independent films. The British family drama "Broken" will be presented at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 5, in the upstairs screening room at Movies at Midway. Ad- mission to this film series is free and open to the public. In this coming-of-age drama, ll-gear-old Skunk lives a carefree life with her loving father (Tim Roth), brother, and nanny. The summer holidays have just be- gun, and Skunk's afternoons are full of daydreaming and wander- ing around her neighborhood. One day, Skunk witnesses her bitter and angry neighbor, Mr. Oswald, savagely beating Rick, a psychologically troubled boy from the neighborhood whom Mr. Oswald's daughter has cal- lously and fictitiously accused of rape. Overwhelmed by what she has seen, Skunk tries to find sol- ace but instead is drawn into her neighhors' unfolding melodrama. Now that she is involved in the chaos, will she be able to find a way out, or will her life remain broken? "Broken" premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, re- ceived the Golden Eye Award for best international film at the Zu- rich Film Festival and won Best British Independent Film at the British Independent Film Awards in 2012. For more information, call the society at 302-645-9095, Ext. 1, or call the Lewes Public Library at 302-645-2733. The film society is funded, in part, by a grant from the Dela- ware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Dela- ware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. will feature specialty beverages that evening, such as a Bark-tini, Cat-atonic, and Mutt-ini and there will be a 50/50 raffle ben- efitting the Georgetown SPCA. Irish Eyes is also donating 10 percent of total food sales for the entire day to the SPCA. At 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 15, the popular Pet Pageant returns to "Bark" Street (Bank Street tem- porarily renamed for the event). Continued on page 72 British Pub Reborn ROSE& CROWN OPEN DALLY AT 11 A.M. Happy Hour Served 3 - 7 Monday - Friday COME WATCH "THE BIG GAME" HERE! Thursday Sunday Prime Rib Night Brunch 11-3 Organic... Go Healthy... featuring Homemade Quiches, Crpes & Crme Brflle French Toast Fresh Fruit Smoothies & Juices Gourmet Sandwiches & Organic Salads C00eenMan Jusce "Bl.tro Winter Hours Saturdays & Sundays 9-3 (302) 227-4909 12 Wilmington Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE THURSDAY $6 PIE NIGHT Shepherd's Pie / Fisherman's Pie After 4 p.m. FRIDAY $5 LUNCH Battered Fish Sandwich Available 'til 4 p.m. SUNDAY 1/2 PRICE CHICKEN & CHIPS Lewes student in top five for Nashville Shooting Star of the Year Sara Ann Garrison, a local cotntry singer/songwriter and a freshman at Cape Henlopen High School, is in the top five for the Nville Universe Shooting Star of the Year Award. Garrison was nominated in fall 2013 with 20 other talented hope- fuls from around the country. Round one of the voting came to a close at midnight central time Jan. 7 leaving Garrison still vying for the award. Round two of the voting began Jar), 8 and runs through Jan. 31. The awards show is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 17, in Nashville, Tenn. The young artist has per- formed locally at her church as well as the Rehoboth Ale House restaurant, Turquoise Mediter- ranean restaurant, Sport Zone restaurant, 2 Dips Ice Cream and The Rusty Rudder. She has also donated her talents by perform- ing for Habitat for Humanity events, Boardwalk Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome Awareness and personal benefits when called upon. Garrison keeps busy with her solo career, being half of a mu- sical duo, Maybe Abilene, and putting together an up-and-com- ing teen band. She says, "Music is my life," and that is clearly evident from her musical accom- plishments. Keep up to date with Garrison at ngarrison. SUBMITTED PHOTO SINGER/SONGWRITER SARA ANN GARRISON is now in the second round of national competition for the Shooting Star of the Year Award. The awards show is scheduled for Feb. 17 in Nashville, Tenn. 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