Furthering Kinship in a Broken World ~ a performance by Rae Marie Taylor

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Rae Marie Taylor’s work bridges her creative activities in Montreal and her homeland in the American Southwest. As a writer her book of essays The Land Our Gift and Wild Hope was awarded Finalist from the New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards. Here In the North, as a poet she performs in various venues with Montreal musicians Pierre Tanguay and Diane Labrosse and in Quebec City with the jazz duo Michel and Pierre Côté.

"Shores" detail, Le fleuve/le NordIn both places, Rae’s visual art has included painting, sculpture and installation. She first experienced land art at the annual El Ancon Outdoor Sculpture show while living in New Mexico where the concern with relationship with place is dominant in the cultures as well as art and literature. Having immigrated to Montreal, her occasional installation work was taken inside to gallery spaces.

For more information about RAE MARIE TAYLOR http://thelandwildhope.com/

TODAY : BILL LIEBESKIND Exhibition Opening & Reception

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An exhibition of recent work by Bill Liebeskind

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MEET THE ARTIST

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Bill Liebeskind has been working for the past three years on a series of paintings titled TODAY.  The paintings use newspaper photography as a departure point.  To date, Liebeskind has made 2,000 paintings, working in New York and at artist’s residencies in Nebraska, Missouri and here in Parrsboro.  There is so much beauty in the world.  A sunset, a flower garden, the morning tide.  Liebeskind looks for the beauty in people as they move, interact, and often struggle to find a place in the world.

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FIND OUT MORE ABOUT BILL LIEBESKIND HERE  http://www.billliebeskind.com/

8 Days in Parrsboro – YOU are invited!

 

8 Days, an intergenerational meeting of Canadian choreographers has been happening in Parrsboro for the last week.   We have been working in various spaces, practicing and discussing choreographic practice with each other.

We wanted to invite those from the local community who might be interested to meet the artists on Thursday June 13th between noon and 4pm at Nonesuch Art Cafe and Books, 168 Main Street:

 

  •  12-2pm will be a friendly lunch 
  •  2 and 4pm artist Molly Johnson will share a movement experiment that she has been working on 

 Feel free to drop in whenever!      http://8days8jours.ca