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Cape Gazette ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT FRIDAY. APRIL 6- MONDAY, APRIL 9. 2012 89 Lewes Easter art show nd sal April 6-8 to benefit houses of worship Art For a Purpose will reopen piece, painted by Duffaut in 1989, with a special art show and sale displays one of his trademark during Easter weekend, Friday imaginary villages, a rural land- through Sunday, April 6-8. Up to scape dominated by winding, 20 percent of every sale will ben- gravity-defying mountain roads efit purchasers' identified hous- filled with tiny people, houses es of worship or other favorite and churches. Most of his Work nonprofits, and that of other artists was de- Approximately 80 pieces of art stroyed in the earthquake and are available, including a newly follow-up hurricane that acquired work by one of Haiti's wreaked havoc on the island in finest artists - Pr6f te Duffaut. In 2010. Art will be at two locations September 2010, the Smithson- in Lewes. The Haitian piece and ian identified the 89-year-old 60 additional works are upstairs artist as one of the most promi- at the Art For a Purpose Gallery, nent Haitian artists of the past 50 135 Second St. Visit all three days years. Gallery Director Midge from 1 to 5 p.m. with a special Smith noted that this particular wine reception on both Friday and Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. doors on Second Street in Lewes country. Included are a variety of Twenty works of art are down- in October 2011 with the mission media such as oil, acrylic, water- stairs at Ocean Atlantic Sothe- of bringing art and philanthropy color, photography, various print by's International Realty, 102 Sa- together, techniques, sculpture and more vannah Road. Among the art- The nonprofit organizatio9 ac- produced by artists since the works at this location are nine cepts works of art directly from 1860s. including a collection of oId paintings with very ornate, donors, sells the art andthen dis- eight signed works by the Russ- heavy wood gold frames. Come tributes proceeds of the sales di- ian-born French artist Err& See for a self-guided tour during reg- rectly to charitable organizations artforapurpose.org for details on ular office hours: Friday, 9 a.m. to for their unrestricted use. The how to donate art. For a tour of 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., gallery has an eclectic assort- the gallery, email midge@art- and Sunday lla.m, to 3 p.m. ment of high-quality art donated forapurpose.org or call 302-245- Art For a Purpose opened its by collectors from across the 4528. Waterfront . Famous Lobster Roll SUBMITTED PHOTO THIS NEWLY ACQUIRED WORK by one of Haiti's finest artists, Pr6f~te Duffaut, will be the focal point of the Easter weekend art show and sale, Friday through Sun- day, April 6-8, at Art for a Purpose Gallery in Lewes. C JHP Continued from page 88 more, and she will be here for one night only, Tickets are $25. At 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 14, at the CAMP Rehoboth Commu- nity Center, the audience can laugh some more with comic/ac- tress/stand-up instructor Poppy Champlin. Her stand-up pedi- gree is flawless, with appear- ances on Showtime, Oprah; "En- tertainment Tonight" and with loan Rivers. Tickets are $15. As for music, the legendary Tret Fure will appear at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 14, at CAMP Re- hoboth. Tret is the real thing: a Star from the beginning of the feminist music scene, still singing and strumming, still rele- vant and very talented. Tickets for all the Women's FEST events are on sale now at www.camprehoboth.com and 302-227-5620. Poppy Champlin Tret Fure | - t I Homemade Chowdahs & Bisques . Great Burgers & Sandwiches Crab Cakes. Much, much more Thursday: Prime Rib $17.00 from 4-9 Friday & Saturday: Shanty Steamer Special $23.00 : . e [ Monday. All Big Bite Delights i $17.00 I SUNSET BAR Happy Hour Daily 3-6 At the Bar Drink Specials! 20% off Grazing Menu Lots of ' good,es Open at 11:30am Thursday