Weekly Feature

2017-12-07 / Entertainment


thurs. 7

Gimme The Beat, Boys, and Free My Soul Exhibition — The Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda will host a month-long exhibition featuring the works of the Opportunities Unlimited Day Programs, with an opening reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, and continues through Sunday, Dec. 31, at 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org

fri. 8

HEY LOOK: Paintings by Daniel Maysonet and Jim Bilger — Their paintings appear to complement, even celebrate one another, perhaps largely because both artists simply paint what makes them happy, with an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, and continues through Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, with a closing reception from 6 to 9 p.m., at Argus Gallery, 1896 Niagara St., Buffalo. Argus Gallery is part of the Eleven Twenty Projects Group. 882-8100, www.eleventwentyprojects.com


CEPA Gallery Seeks Participants for Photography Competition and Exhibition — CEPA Gallery is hosting a competition seeking photographers to artistically capture images of Buffalo’s Skyway. An anonymous donor has offered to fund this project, underwriting the exhibition and offering prize money. Prize categories: “Best of Show,” $500; “Best Black & White,” $250; “Best Color,” $250; “Best Drone Photo,” $250; and “Best Student Photo,” $250 (middle to high school). Fifty photographs will be chosen for exhibition. CEPA will print and mount the exhibit and host a public opening reception in the fall of 2018 (date to be determined). The contest and exhibition are free of charge. The competition has started and will continue through the summer of 2018, allowing photos of each season. Guidelines for submission: One image per photographer; file must be approximately 9x13 at 240 DPI or larger; label the image with last name and year (for example: lastname2017.jpg); include your name, mailing address, telephone number and title of your photo with your e-mail submission; submit to submissions@cepagallery.org with “Skyway” in subject heading.

ongoing: now-Dec. 9

On The Rise: Band Promotional Designs by John DeJac IV — This exhibition consists of recent works by John DeJac IV, a Buffalo-born graphic designer currently completing his bachelor of fine arts degree in Communication Design at Buffalo State College, through Saturday, Dec. 9, at Sugar City, 1239 Niagara St., Buffalo; Free. 553-2530, www.buffalosugarcity.org

now-Dec. 22

Buffalo Arts Studio Resident Artist Exhibit and Sale — More than 100 artworks by 32 BAS Resident Artists will fill both galleries as well as the community space and gift shop for this special event. On display through Friday, Dec. 22, at Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; Free to attend. 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org

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