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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Spring Fling 2008

March is just around the corner and we count the precious minutes of light coming back into our daily lives. I thought I'd take this opportunity to give you a heads-up on one of my favourite Key Peninsula annual events, the Two Waters Arts Alliance's Spring Fling.

Here is just one beautiful example of the artwork that will be shown and available for purchase. These vibrant tulips, chosen for the show's advertising poster, are handpainted silk by Bev Pederson. Bev's personality is as warm and lively as her brushstrokes and her wearable art takes my breath away. This is your chance to meet and talk with the various artists from TWAA, to view their work and perhaps find that special piece that must go home with you.

The 6th. annual Spring Fling will be held at the Key Civic Center, 17010 South Vaughn Road, Key Peninsula, Saturday March 15th. Doors open at 7pm. Admission is $15 for non-members and $10 for members and patrons of Two Waters. There will be a no-host bar and hors d'oeuvres, comfortable seats and good company...and...did I mention music?

Entertainment for the evening will be provided by Jazz Musette! We're ready to kick it into gear for a new year...and it's a special one. This month marks my tenth anniversary with the band and I intend to celebrate for the entire year! We have been thrilled to be a part of so many Two Waters' shows and it just seems right to begin our season with this wonderful community of South Sound artists. Speaking of artists, I'd like to thank my daughter, Anna Hart, for the creation of the very cool "Jazz Musette Collage" shown here.
So, good Grit City folk, get your visas stamped and make up your car-pools with designated drivers. Take the jaunt over Bing Crosby's bridge and cross the historic causeway through Wauna (means 'shining waters') and down the peninsula to the flashing amber light in Key Center. Take a right turn, follow the road to a stop sign and you will see the Key Civic Center on your left. Join us for an evening of art, music, and a joyful celebration of the emerging spring.
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Gritty City Woman said...

This event sounds GREAT! I want to go!

Lorraine Hart said...

I'd love to see you there Kim! I bet you fall in love with Bev's hand-painted scarves...and Reni Moriarity does Sumi art. Her painting of an iris was last year's poster. Tommy Morgan (drummer for Little Bill & The Bluenotes) does these funky metal sculptures. Did I mention pottery and jewelry?

I'd also love to introduce Mizu to the artists of Two Waters...I think there would be a lot of mutual admiration going on...perhaps even some art exchanges between the Key Pen. and Fed. Way?

When I suggested (in a prior post) that local Tacoma theatres be used for local bands, on occasion, I also thought the events would be perfect for local art showings in the lobbies at the same time.