Carole Harris: Art Quilts: This fiber artist extends the boundaries of traditional quilting by exploring other forms of stitchery, irregular shapes, textures, materials & objects. A lecture with Harris will be held on Sat., Nov. 16 at 2pm in Milliken Auditorium.
Explorations in Wood: Selections from the Center for Art in Wood: Curated by Andy McGivern, this exhibition features 74 objects, a small sample of the work in the collection of Philadelphia’s Center for Art in Wood, gathered over a forty-year period.
JUST GREAT ART: This exhibit runs through Jan. 2. Fifteen local artists, all members of the Plein Air Painters of Northwest Michigan, will exhibit their original works in pastel, oil, water color & acrylic. The show hours are M-F from 10am-5pm & during events at the Opera House.
Ken Cooper & Phil Joseph Exhibit: Cooper will show his abstract paintings & ceramic sculptures from his ‘Scratch and Dent’ series. Joseph will feature his large-scale abstract & landscape paintings. An opening reception will be held on Fri., Oct. 11 from 5-7pm. Exhibit runs through Nov. 22.
Small Works Holiday Exhibition: Runs Nov. 15 – Dec. 18. This holiday show features art work 12” x 12” & smaller, all priced at $150 or less. A 6pm reception launches the show. As part of the opening reception, the GAAC will reveal the Gratitude Wall. A Gallery Talk will be held on Nov. 24 at 2pm: Thanks + Gratitude – A Year-round Practice with JoAnna Pepe. A Holiday Open ...
Young Playwrights Festival Entry Deadline: City Opera House invites regional high school students to submit an original one-act play—9-12 pages with 4 characters or less—to the 8th Annual Young Playwrights Festival. Finalists are paired with national theater mentors, win $100 & see their play performed on the City Opera House stage. Script entry deadline: Fri., Dec. 13.
BIG GROUP/small works Exhibit: Featuring over 50 artists. This show is dedicated to encouraging the gifting of original art by providing small works at affordable gift giving prices. An Open House Style Reception will be held on Nov. 16 from 11am-3pm. Show runs Nov. 9 - Jan. 1.
TC Beer Week: A series of events highlighting the craft beer scene. From Nov. 8-15 experience craft beer tastings, dinners & workshops. Get a pint or a sample, meet with brewers & brewery representatives & learn about the beer state of Michigan.
Luncheon Lecture: FIRST Robotics Competition: This international competition involves hands-on robotics challenges for students in grades K-12. Lunch at 11:30am; program at noon. FIRST Robotics combines the excitement of sports with the rigors of science, technology, engineering & math. Reservations required. 231-348-6600.
North vs. South Brewery Battle: Featuring Short's Brewing Co. & Greenbush Brewing Co. Enjoy six battle stations with brews from each brewery & food to pair. Brewery representatives will be present. Guests will choose the winner by voting once at each station.
SwingShift and the Stars: Dancing competition for local nonprofits, live swing band, desserts & coffee. Nonprofits benefitting: Bethany, Single MOMM, Spark in the Dark, Upbound at Work, Communities in Schools, Norte, Traverse City Christian School, TC Tritons Rowing.
Roald Dahl's "Matilda the Musical," Arts Academy Theatre Co.: SOLD OUT!: Inspired by Roald Dahl's novel, "Matilda The Musical" follows the heroine as she uses her imagination, intelligence & psychokinetic powers to build a better world for herself & her peers.