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The Bard arrives in many guises.

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Divers shawnteseoballarin
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‘Every Direction is North’

Every Direction is North, a multi-media exhibit with video, artist books, paintings, drawings, & sculpture by artist Shawn Teseo Ballarin, is the featured exhibit in May/June at the Petshop Gallery in Benson. An opening reception for the exhibit, which runs until June 24, is planned for May, from 7-10 pm, during Benson First Friday.

Ballarin is an artist living in Lincoln, Nebraska and represented by Gallery 72 in...

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Lost boy
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A Survivor of Murderous African Civil War Finds Refuge In America

The title Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods may suggest something jocular or whimsical. But Tammy Ryan’s 2010 play of that name aims to be deeper and emotional.

In it, a white American middle-aged, clearly affluent single mom connects with a Sudanese refugee working in the market and decides to make his life more meaningful, having him live with her and her teenage daughter. Social responsibility and compassion are the...

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Hatfield
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Ginsburg, Hatfield and Smith

Cheri Ginsburg, Linda Hatfield, and Alan R. Smith will have their work displayed at the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery during the month of May. Ginsburg travels extensively capturing images with her camera, then she works in her studio with the images. In addition to exhibiting work at the Artists’ Co-op, Ginsburg shows work in Santa Fe, N.M., on the East Coast and internationally. Hatfield portrays her distinctive...

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James torme
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James Tormé

Jazz singer, James Tormé, travels through time celebrating the greats in the Scott Recital Hall as part of the 1200 Club Series. Tormé adds a twist to the legendary singers of the ages as he Celebrates the Greats. With songs from Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Peggy Lee, Nat “King” Cole, Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra and, his father, Mel Tormé also known as, “The Velvet Fog.” This award-winning singer was born after his...

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Besnardlakes
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Ten Questions with THE BESNARD LAKES

The Besnard Lakes' music is so massive, so mammoth, it's the sound you hear while teetering on the edge of a cliff with the gorge spread out in front of you, the river below a mere silver sliver among the rocks.  The Montreal-based six-piece is centered on the husband-wife core of Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas, who released their first studio album, Volume 1, in 2003 (but which was rereleased by their label, Jagjagwar,...

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