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February 3, 1995

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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, February 3 - February 9,'1995 - 37 RehobothArt League announces schedule for 1995 "Welcome Spring" is the greet- ing offered by the 1995 opening exhibit of the Rehoboth Art League's 57th calendar year which promises a wide variety of" gallery shows, workshops, cultur- al events, films and lectures. The opening exhibit, featuring the work of Carol Gray and Aina Ner- gaard Nammack, will take place March 6 through April 26. The gallery seasons continues with solo shows from May 5-24 with the mixed media works of the Doris and George Bauer fami- ly, oils by Constance James Kol- lock, "Postcards from the Beach" by Marguerite Richards and mixed media from the Jack and Dorothy Lewis family. The 22nd Members Craft Ex- hibit follows on June 2-J-uly 13 with additional exhibits of pho- tographs by Brian Peterson, ce- ramics by Ernest Satchell and paintings by Tom Wilson. A spe- cial traveling "Miniature Print Show" from the Studio School and Art Gallery of Binghamton, N.Y. will visit the RAL June 28- July 28. The RAL's oldest annual show, The Members' 57th Fine Arts Exhibit, will open July 21 and continue through Aug. 25. The weekends of Aug. 12-13 and Aug. 19-20 are the dates of one-of the RAL's most popular events, the 22nd Members' Fine Arts and Crafts Outdoors Show, held in the woods and gardens. The fall season will be high- lighted by unique exhibits, includ- ing a "Plein Air" show of works by artists who paint on location (Sept. 1-15); "Rags to Riches," a traveling exhibit of hooked and recycled rug and fiber works (Sept. 1-28); and "Art to Wear" (Sept. 21-Oct. 15) which includes a fashion show at the Village Im- provement Association on the Boardwalk on Sept. 19. Another popular event, the Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, featuring 40 ju- ried exhibitors, takes place Nov. 11 in all RAL buildings. The 1995 calendar will also af- ford opportunities to experience other art forms including music, drama and literature. Afternoon teas with light music will be held Thursday, March 9 and 23 at 2 p.m. in the Homestead. A free film series will include Salvadore Dali on March 16, The Greek Temple on March 30, American Indian Artists on Oct. 5 and Faith Ringgold, the story of the life and art of an African American artist on Oct. 19. Daily Lunch Special, Performing art events include "Oysterback," a play about East- ern Shore folks from the mythical town created by "Baltimore Sun" columnist Helen Chappell in her book "Oysterback Tales" on May 27. A local repertory group known as KITUS will present a multi- media three-ring theater show called "earth's Rich and Ridicu- lous Carnivore" on the RAL grounds July 15. An original sound installation/performance piece created by Landon Rose will premier in the Homestead gardens on July 29, while on Aug. 23, pop- ular storyteller Clem Bowen will return to RAL with his "Adven- ture of Okefenokee Swamp." The RAL lecture series will ap- peal to a variety of interests. Lil- lian Balick, sponsored in part by the Delaware Humanities Forum Speakers Bureau, will discuss "The Life and Music of Victor Herbert," accompanied by bari- tone Joseph Bradley and pianist Jean Mosteller on May 20. On June 11, Jennifer Ackerman will read from her new book, "Notes from the Shore," a non-fiction work on the natural history of the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Shore. "'American Musical Theatre - A Brief History" will be presented by playwright Gabriela Roepke in two parts on July 25 and 27. Well known Delaware artist Mary Page Evans will conduct workshops on "The Sources of an Artist's Self- Expression" on Aug. 1 and 3. She will follow on the evening of Aug. 1 with a slide lecture on the sources that influenced her own work. "Carl Faberge Surprises" is the topic of a slide show lecture on the fabulous Faberge Eggs by Hillwood Mansion docent Carol Warner on Aug. 8. On Sept. 7, the history of Rehoboth Beach as an art colony at the beginning of the 20th century will be explored by Dr. Jann Gilmore. Art workshops include the me- dia of oil, pastels, pen and ink, colored pencil and pencil house drawings. Watercolor enjoys a special accent with classes con- centrating on seascapes, land- scapes, flowers, wildlife and with mixed media. Classes in pottery include hand building, throwing on the wheel, ceramic jewelry, tilemaking, and special throwing techniques. Craft skills are repre- sented in carving, glass bead pro- duction, silk painting, papermak- ing and jewelry making with beads. Other workshops include travel photography, making slides and poetry writing. An important part of the RAL vision has always been its chil- dren's classes. Weekly art and craft classes for children ages five to 12 are offered June 26 to Aug. Where summer is a state of mind... Featuring Nightly Specials: Monday ~ 1/2 price shrimp ! I Tuesday ~ Burger Night - s3 i Wednesday ~ Chicken &Dumplings - $6 n Thursday ~ Meatloaf Special - s6" Friday ~ Fresh Catch of the Day Saturday ~ Pork & Sauerkraut - *9 7' t IA Valentine Affair0000 Saturday, February 11 \\;l 7:00p.m. Featuring ! Wine tastings from Nassau Valley Vineyards (with premier rele? of Cape Ros) Six course gourmet fare by David Keener of La La Land Restaurant (featuring tablesde flambe' desserts) Music & Dancing with the acclaimed Stefan Scaggiari & Sue Matthews f///ff Escape and celebrate a most memorable Valentine's affair ea [[ ImY tn Ground Zero  n[' I r t  so wio. Ave. _ I/ plm gratuity 199 Box I Rotth Beach, OE 71 I/ i b(Jr lle 1 IL Imliu'J ql ird I Advance/,e, mtions Requind I ' 11. A special effort has been made to add workshops for teenagers. Other activities include the RAL's 46th Annual Cottage Tour on July 11-12; the Beaux Arts Ball on Aug. 26 with its theme of "Rhinestones and Roulette" and the 6th Rehoboth Art League Beebe Art Auction June 24, as well as the indoor Flea Market on April 18 and the annual Holiday Celebration at the Homestead on Dec. 8. Call the RAL office, 227- 8408, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, Feb. I 1 & 12 Sweetheart Special Appetizer Sampler Any Entree From Menu Choice of Special Desserts $50 per couple 2 for I Dinn0 er End t seeS' "F NghflY i 645-6271 Lighthouse Restauroot at Lewes r  iii ............................  ...... -  .................... ' ...... i ....