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Not Again? at the Masur Museum
07/2/2014 to 10/11/2014
In a way Not Again?! is a homecoming for Greely Myatt. His second solo exhibition took place at the Masur in 1979. Since then he and the Masur have grown a great deal. Not Again?! is also a fitting metaphor for thinking about Myatt’s studio practice. He is interested in the cyclical nature of life and symbols. Myatt often gives found objects and well worn cultural cues new life while making art. His subject matter varies drastically from a painstakingly realistic depiction of an ice cream cone dropped mid-lick to an esoteric examination of how the Underground Railroad used quilt patterns to communicate in code. As a result viewing this exhibition is like life itself and runs the gamut from humor to tragedy; sometimes simultaneously (if you like ice cream). Specific subject matter aside, Myatt is most interested in communication as the theme within his work. He constructs art much like an author writes a sentence. In a sense, his materials provide a vocabulary and the means of fabrication becomes the punctuation that holds his work together; giving it a particular emphasis or sensibility. His titles often convey specific ideas about a work of art’s intended meaning, but as with most things it is up for debate. When different elements of a particular work of art are examined, things can change.

Meals from Around the World
09/16/2014
The second in a series of meals from around the world is from Portugal. Call to make reservations. The Menu: Appetizers-Meat Risoles; Peixinhos da Wortto; or Fried Green Beans. Entre- Bacahau A Gomes; Salted cod, creamy onions & potatoes; Served with a Portuguese Salad; or Portuguese Pork Stew With Chourico and with Rice And a Portuguese Salad. Dessert-Honey Almond Cake or Crème Brulee with Burnt Brown Carmel Sauce.

Brown Bag Concert
09/17/2014
Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts returns to the Brown Bag Series with another cabaret-style production. The tour group features a dozen talented youth between the ages of 10 and 18. Your feet will be tapping along with songs like “Friendship” from Anything Goes and “Consider Yourself” from Oliver. Directed by resident artists Walter Allen and Cathy Airhart, SYAA on Tour: #BestiesonStage will leave you with a smile on your face and some new friends you can count on to keep your day humming along.

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