Thursday, July 2, 2009

Things for the weekend (not much).

It's the middle of the summer, July 4th weekend, you'd rather stay at home with the AC cranked up or be outside on a bike in a boat or in the mountains .But if you're looking for something else here are the slim pickings

Opening an enveloping exhibition
An opening reception for the exhibition "Cleve Gray: Man and Nature" takes place Thursday July 3. The artist was noted for his large abstract paintings and you can see 50 of them at the Columbia Museum of ArtThe reception runs from 6 to 8 and the museum's chief curator Todd Herman will give a talk at 6:45. It's free for museum members.
Buy the way - the free admission day at the museum has moved from Saturday to Sunday starting this weekend.

It's just a jump to the left and then a step to the right
Break out your dancing shoes and nice underwear. The radio station WXRY99.3, called The Independent Alternative, is joining forces with Trustus Theatre to try to set a dancing record. They'll calling on anyone and everyone to fall in and do "The Time Warp" from "The Rocky Horror Show," which is running at the theater. Organizers hope to set a world record for the largest dance group to ever do "The Time Warp" - it will require about 5,000 people which may be why none of those involved is mentioning a number.Still it should be fun and prizes will be awarded for best costumes and group dancing.The event takes place at Trustus, which seats about 100, Saturday, July 4 around 6 p.m. And remember - it's the pelvic rock that really drives you insane

Contemporary Art Center show wrapping
These are the last few days to see Anne Boudreau's exhibition of fabric sculpture,"A Delicate Balance," at the 701 Center for Contemporary Art. It ends Sunday, July 5.

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