2007-09-27 / Scene

Hot Ticket -- 9/27/07

Art exhibit
at Genesys
— The Grand Blanc Arts Council presents the new exhibit, In the Abstract, at Genesys Regional Medical Center, now through New Year’s 2008.
The exhibit, on the second floor of the hospital, includes 25 paintings featuring abstract artists Tom Gohsman, Sonya Persia, Inez Slaubaugh and other local artists. For details or to purchase artworks, call the Council at 810-695-8933. — J.N.

‘How Art Made
the World’
— The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA), 1120 E. Kearsley St., continues its Art a la Carte series at 12:15 p.m. Oct. 3. The weekly video series are free and participants are encouraged to bring lunch: coffee, tea and cookies are provided.
The October series is titled “How Art Made the World.” Cambridge University lecturer Dr. Nigel Spivey takes viewers on a quest to comprehend mankind’s unique capacity to understand and explain the world through artistic symbols.
Dates for the series are Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. For details, call 810-234-1695 or visit www.flintarts.org. — N.B.

Monte Nagler
featured at Gallery 194
— Gallery 194, 194 W. Nepessing St., hosts the exhibit, “Through the Lens: Photography” through Oct. 6. Six photographers display their photography, including Monte Nagler, a Michigan native and an internationally acclaimed fine art photographer.
For more information, call 810-667-1495. Gallery 194 is open Tues.-Sat. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. — K.S.

Art exhibition at Mott
— Mott Community College’s Fine Arts Gallery presents an exhibit featuring glass and ceramic sculptures by Lansing area artists Amy Baur and Blake Williams. The exhibition, titled Between, runs now through Oct. 9.
Baur is the owner and manager of In Plain Sight Art in Okemos. She will exhibit a series of seven wooden boxes set on surveyor’s tripods. Inside each box are multiple vertical images, constructed similar to the “supers” in a commercial beehive.
Williams is currently assistant professor and ceramics co-coordinator at Michigan State University. Her exhibit features porcelain bones hung in patterns on the wall, and includes deer skulls, and human and horse femurs.
The artists will give individual public presentations on their work. Williams will speak at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 1 and Baur at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 3. The free exhibition is in the Fine Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts and Design Center, room 129, on Mott Community College campus, 1401 E. Court St.
Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. For details call 810-762-0443. — N.B.

Comedy night
— Professional comedians Steve Iott and Billy Ray Bauer will bring the house down 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 for the Grand Blanc Optimist Club’s “Comedy Night” at The Club House at Fox Hill Glens, 2168 Fox Hill Dr.
Tickets are $25 per person or two for $40. Desserts are provided, along with chances to win door prizes and a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds stay within the Grand Blanc Community and benefit youth programs.
For more information, e-mail gboptimist@yahoo.com or contact Jeanna Clifford at 810-287-2530 or Dan Draper at 810-714-9456. — N.B.

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