Spring 2018: April 27 - May 6

Tagged: “Artist Talkback”

Art of Japanese Cuisine

Art of Japanese Cuisine

Participants will enjoy a tasting of 7 types of raw fish, prepared using various Japanese culinary techniques.Chef Masaki will explain some of the origins of the fish he chose, how to make some of the marinades as well as his thoughts around the presentation of a classic Japanese dish. Since Japanese cuisine emphasizes visual presentation as well as taste, the chef will speak about the artistry, history and principles of plating each course.

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“A Woman’s Heart”: A Play by Judith Partelow

“A Woman’s Heart”: A Play by Judith Partelow

Immediately following the performance on Sunday, May 7, Judith Partelow will discuss the challenges and delight of writing poetry, and address the unique feature of this production: poems written on a page and brought to life on a three-dimensional stage. She will welcome audience accounts of their own writing experiences, answer questions, and sign books.

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Educating Rita by Willy Russell

Educating Rita by Willy Russell

Following the Sunday, May 7 4:30pm performance of Educating Rita by Willy Russell, going us for a talk-back with Director Stephen Ross, Artistic Director of the Eventide Theatre Company Toby Wilson and the cast members immediately following the show.

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Freedom of Expression

Freedom of Expression

The Ceramics and Painters Guilds of LACS join together in presenting “Freedom of Expression,” an exhibition highlighting the best works of artists of both guilds. Special for ArtWeek, Arthur Halvorsen will be giving a talk about his process and inspiration. His work evolves through creative repetition; making the same form over and over, tweaking it with sprinkles of spontaneity. Halvorsen says the best pleasure is in the creativity, not expecting the ordinary.

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Open Rehearsal: Tony Williams’ Rock Ballet

Open Rehearsal: Tony Williams’ Rock Ballet

Special for ArtWeek, Tony Williams Ballet Company (producers of the “Urban Nutcracker”) will open their studio for public viewings of their rehearsals in progress for “Color of Life,” a brand new rock ballet set to Ken Nordine’s Jazz Album, “Colors” mixed with a medley of rock music favorites from the past 60 years.

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Artist Demo: How to Create an Underpainting

Artist Demo: How to Create an Underpainting

Using oil paints and a variety of common household items like sponges, rags and q-tips, artist Besty VanOot will demonstrate how to quickly lay in a landscape with a range of values and textures. This demonstration is a part of Mother Brook Arts & Community Center Spring Open Studios held May 6 – 7, 11:00am – 5:00pm both days.

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Newbury Street Music Crawl

Newbury Street Music Crawl

Join us on Newbury Street for our Music Crawl during Spring ArtWeek! Throughout the weekend you will enjoy live music entertainment at various restaurants and shops along Newbury Street on Saturday and Sunday, May 6th & May 7th from Noon-8:00pm. Vincent King and Friends will perform live on Newbury Street on Sunday, May 7th from 1:00-3:00pm.

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