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Art Guild to host winter show
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Posted: 2013 Feb 01 - 06:04

The 2013 Winter Art Show for the Ormond Beach Art Guild will be at the Casements Gallery Feb. 1-21 at 20 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach.

On Feb. 1, there will be a reception open to the public from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The guild will be displaying art in watercolor, oil, acrylics and pastels.

For information, call (386) 676-3216.

Palette & Brush Club to meet

The meeting of the Palette & Brush Club is at 1:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the Art League of Daytona Beach, 422 S. Palmetto.

For information, call (386) 676-9821.

Art classes offered

The Ormond Memorial Art Museum will conduct an adult art class "The Human Figure in Pencil and Watercolor" from 6-8 p.m. for four consecutive Wednesdays beginning Feb. 6, at 78 E. Granada Blvd.

Learn the basic proportions of the human figure. Practice gestural drawings and learn how to paint people in impressionistic style using watercolor. For beginners and intermediate students. Supplies included.

Members' cost is $90 Non-members' cost is $100.

An adult and child art class "Drawing Light and Shadow with Graphite" will be from 3 to 5 p.m. on four consecutive Thursdays beginning Feb 7.

Spend some real quality time together with a child or grandchild, while learning basic composition and shading techniques. Lessons will include drawing from still life objects. For beginners and intermediate students, ages 12 and up. Supplies included.

Members' cost $153 per two (adult and child), non-members $160 per two (adult and child).

For more information, call (386) 676-3347.

Poetry classes offered

Dr. David B. Axelrod, director of the Creative Happiness Institute, will offer a series of four monthly poetry classes.

The purpose of the classes will be to help poets at any level to write better poetry. Sessions will be from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays, Feb. 7, March 7, April 4 and May 2.

The Creative Happiness Institute is a non-profit, educational organization founded to help the public achieve better health through creative endeavors.

Space in the classes will be limited to 10 poets. The cost will be $15 per workshop or $50 prepaid in advance for all four workshops.

For more information or to register, e-mail axelrodthepoet@yahoo.com or call Dr. Axelrod at (386) 337-4567. Reservations are required at least one week before each session.

Auditorium gallery opens exhibit

A reception of the exhibit "Echo of Lines by Peter Cerreta and Diana Gilson" will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Rose Room Gallery at the Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach.

For information, visit peabodyauditorium.org.

Documentary premiers at Cinematique

The documentary film "Out of the Woods: Life and Death in Dirty Dave's Homeless Camp" will premiere at Cinematique at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at 242 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach.

The director of the film, advocate for the homeless, urban designer and filmmaker Michael E. Arth, who also rebuilt 32 homes and businesses in DeLand's Garden District, will answer questions after the free screening.

Reviewers and others may preview the 93-minute feature documentary film on YouTube.

"Out of the Woods: Life and Death in Dirty Dave's Homeless Camp" is a real-life horror story with a realizable solution.

By showing four years of life in a local homeless camp, the film lays out the case for Tiger Bay Village, which the filmmaker and others have been trying to get approved for more than six years.

For more information about Tiger Bay Village, or to watch the film, visit villagesforthehomless.org.

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