Entertainment briefs from the surrounding areas and BV County.
BVU student to host art exhibition
"The Voice of My Emotions" Senior Exhibition by Amanda Kelly will be February 13 - 22, at the Art Gallery, Harold Walter Siebens Forum, Buena Vista University. A Reception will be Sunday, February 17, 2-4 p.m.
Amanda Kelly is a senior arts management major at BVU, daughter of Ken and Deanna Russell of Storm Lake, and a 1998 graduate of Storm Lake High School. "The Voice of My Emotions" will encompass works from the past four years including: oil paintings, photography, printmaking and pottery. Her style consists of singularity, the individuality of emotions, bold lines, vivid colors and abstract forms. Her 2-D work encompasses the many emotions that relate to divorce and a parent's love. Her pottery concentrates on functional pottery and decorative ware.
The art gallery is open to the public and there is no admission fee. The reception is also open to the public. The at gallery is open daily from 8-5 p.m., Monday-Friday and 11 a.m., to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
Cross-country ski clinic scheduled
Buena Vista County Conservation Board is sponsoring a Cross-County Ski Clinic on Saturday February 16, from 10 - 12 p.m. at Buena Vista County Park west of Linn Grove. All participants will need to pre-register by 12 p.m. Friday, February 15. The public is also welcome to rent and take home the ski equipment anytime we do not have a clinic scheduled. There is a $5 per person fee, which includes use of the equipment and instruction by the naturalist. If you have your own ski equipment, the clinic is free. Please call the naturalist at 749-2563 if interested in the ski clinic or if you would like to rent some ski equipment.
Attic Art event to be held in Spencer
The Second Annual "Attic Art" fundraising event will be held on Saturday, March 2, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. on Arts on Grand in Spencer.
Donations for this event are being solicited from the general public and will be auctioned off. Any one wishing to clear out their attic or refresh their home decor may donate any artwork no longer needed, may do so as a tax-deductible contribution.
Items that will be accepted include artwork in all categories and mediums including: painting, metal sculpture, fiber art, pottery, jewelry, batik, folk art, etc. Donations are now being accepted at Arts on Grand and may be dropped off between 10 - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and from 10 - 3 p.m. on Saturday. Arrangements to pick up your art work can be made by contacting Arts on Grand.
For more information contact Arts on Grand at 712-262-4307.