Arts Entertainment Entertainment Guide — 07 January 2010

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Through January 31


White Ice – Artists from the Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery will interpret in fiber the cool, clear, sparkly, sheer and smooth nature of ice in jewelry, sculpture, clothing and wall pieces. 
Time: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily. Thursdays 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: The Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St.
Information: 703-838-4565 or www.torpedofactory.org



Through February 1
 
Timbuktu – Printmaker Kathleen Stafford spent 18 years immersed in African culture. This solo artist exhibit celebrates the compelling people she met and the brilliant textures and colors of West Africa through her unique artistic process. 
Reception: Second Thursday Art Night, January 14, 6:30 – 8 p.m. 
Printmaking Demonstration: Saturday, January 23, 1 – 3 p.m.
Location: The Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St.
Information: 703-838-4565 or www.torpedofactory.org

Through February 28

In Isabels Field – Printmakers Inc. will honor the work of original member Isabel Field with a special show.  Members have each taken one of Fields prints and added their own personal touch to the work. The studio will also have on display Tools of the trade.  Plates, proofs and tools will be on display to help show the various methods of printmaking the artists use in the studio for producing their prints. 
Time:  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: The Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St.
Information: 703-838-4565 or www.torpedofactory.org

January 5 – February 2 

Wet or Dry – Steven and Linda Krensky, co-owners of Light Street Gallery and avid art collectors will jury two fine art photography shows, Wet and Dry. 
Time:  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: The Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St.
Information: 703-838-4565 or www.torpedofactory.org




Friday, January 8

New Work for a New Year – Del Ray Artisans presents the January 2010 show, New Work for a New Year. This exhibit, for both DRA members and non-members, provides local artists a platform to show recent work, which has not been previously exhibited. Artists are being asked to not only show their work but also provide a few words describing what has been influencing them. 
Time: 7 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Thursdays, noon to 4 p.m.; Fridays, Noon to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sundays, noon to 6 p.m.. The gallery is handicap accessible, free and open to the public.
Location: Del Ray Artisans, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave.
Information: 703.838.4827 or www.thederayartisans.org

Thursday, January 14

Snowy Winter Nights – Second Thursday Art Night at the Torpedo Factory. Browse open studios, interact with artists and enjoy refreshments at this free monthly event! Check back for more information about this months special activities. 
Time: 6 – 9 p.m.
Location: The Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Information: 703-838-4565 or www.torpedofactory.org

Opening Reception for January Gallery Exhibits – The Art League Gallery will host an opening reception of the January All-Media exhibit. 
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Location: The Art League Gallery, 105 North Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Information: 703-548-8127 or www.theartleague.org

Sunday, January 17

Messing Around with Creativity Workshop – The Del Ray Artisans invite you to explore how the creative process works so that you can apply it to traditional artistic pursuits and life in general.  $10 for DRA members, $12 for non-members. Creativity coach Lynn Wyvill will facilitate the workshop.
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.

Location: 2704 Mount Vernon Ave.
Information: www.thedelrayartisans.org

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