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Two art exhibits for the price of one

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Two art exhibits for the price of one

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We’re opening eyes
to sleep disorders
Visit our newest location in Southington!
Sleep Disorders Center Open House
Thursday, May 12 4 to 6 p.m.
1131 West St., Building 1 lower level
Southington
We’re experts at helping the sleepy put their sleep disorders
to rest. Come visit our newest location in Southington and
meet our staff and physicians, take a tour and learn about the
sleep studies we offer to help diagnose and treat conditions
like sleep apnea and narcolepsy.With over 20 years of
experience, our center offers great care that’s close to home.
Rest assured. Call 860-224-5538
or visit thocc.org/services/sleep/.
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Friday, May 6, 2011
To advertise, call (860) 628-9645
The Step Saver/ The Observer
The
Southington
Public Library
has a differ-
ent art exhibit every
month.
But this month, they
have two exhibits.
The first is the regular
artist-of-the-month exhib-
it, with May’s display fea-
turing the work of photog-
rapher
Li Nguyen Murray
in The Gallery.
However, a group of
young artists will also dis-
play their creations in the
Cafe area of the library in
another month-long exhib-
it “Leaping Into Art.”
The young artists, who
study under artist and
teacher
Katie Kopcha
,
including
Christina Sack
,
Amanda Boccio, Molly
Gage,
Ella Carmody
,
Laney
Carmody
,
Kelly Bergland
,
Grace Michaud
,
Ella
Michaud
,
Catrina Aszklar
,
Emma Miller
,
Natalie
Millerick
,
Sami Millerick
,
Emily Biscoglio
,
Robert
Cantemir
,
Alana Wherry
,
Bella Melara
,
Sophia
Swain
,
Autumn Swain
,
Victoria Geremia
,
Kyle
Murrah
,
Evan Watson
and
Connor Watson
, will be on
exhibit during the month
of May. This exhibit is on
display during regular
library hours. The young
artists will be honored with
a reception from 6 to 7:30
p.m. Wednesday, May 18.
For more information on
this special display, visit
www.katie-
kopcha.com/leapingin-
toart.
The artist-of-the-
month,
Li Nguyen Murray,
will display many of her
portraits of people and ani-
mals during the month of
May. To see samples of her
work, visit
www.wix.com/lnmdigita-
lart/photography.
Regular library houses
are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Mondays through
Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
Call (860) 628-0947 or visit
www.southingtonlibrary.
org.
And speaking of the
library, the
Friends of the
Southington Library
Bookstore
will host a half-
off sale during the month
of May, just in time to pick
up some summer reading
material. The bookstore is
open from 2 to 5 p.m.
Mondays and Thursdays, 2
to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and
Wednesdays, and 10 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m. Fridays. For
more information, call the
bookstore at (860) 628-0947
ext. 116.
NEW SHOWS:
Tickets
to several new shows are
on sale now.
The Wiggles’
“Big
Birthday Live!” tour will
stop at the Oakdale Theatre
in Wallingford at 3 p.m. July
19. Tickets are $46, $31 and
$21. A limited number of
special VIP seats are also
available.
Dolly Parton
will be at
the Oakdale Theatre on July
30. Tickets are $69.50 and
$49.50.
Kings of Leon
team up
with special guests
Band of
Horses
for an Aug. 13 show
at the Comcast Theatre in
Hartford. Tickets are $60
for general admission pit,
$60, $40 and $30 for
reserved seats, and $26 for
lawn tickets.
Visit LiveNation.com
for tickets to all of the
above shows.
Jerry Seinfeld
will
r
eturn to Foxwoods Resort
Casino for two shows at the
MGM Grand on May 13
and May 14, at 8 p.m. Each
night. Tickets are $150,
$110 and $82.50. Visit
www.foxwoods.com, call
the box office at (866) 646-
0609 or Ticketmaster at
(800) 745-3000.
The Steve Miller Band
will take the stage Aug. 12
at SS&C Summerwind
Performing Arts Center in
Windsor. Tickets are $88,
$68 and $38.
Gregg Allman
, with
special guests
Bruce
Hornsby & The
Noisemakers
and
Bela
Fleck & The Flecktones
,
will perform Aug. 26 at the
Summerwind Performing
Arts Center. Opening act is
Jamioe’s Jasssz Band
.
Tickets are $88, $68 and
$38.
For tickets to the
Summerwind shows, visit
www.ticketmaster.com or
call (800) 745-3000.
ART EXHIBIT:
Paper/New England
will
present a new exhibit titled
“The Digital Palette”
at
Artspace, 555 Asylum St.,
Hartford, through May 28.
An opening reception will
be tonight from 6 to 9 p.m.
The exhibit features a
selection of prints created
by artists who utilize digital
technology in their creative
process. The exhibit fea-
tures artists from the
worldwide digital art com-
munity, including
Thomas
Demuth
,
Rich Hollant
,
Steven Huczek
,
James
Knowles
,
Dorothy Krause
,
Karin Kuhlman
,
Bonnie
Lhotka
,
Adam Martinakis
,
Cyd Miller
,
Kasahiko
Nakamura
,
Alex Ruiz
,
Paul
Selwyn
,
Hal Tenny
,
Bogdan
Zwir
and others.
For more information,
visit www.paperneweng-
land.org or call (860) 236-
4787.
CLASSICAL MUSICAL:
The Steeple Players
of the
First Congregational
Church of Southington on
the Green, 37 Main St., will
present Rodgers and
Hammerstein’s
“The Sound
of Music”
starting tonight.
The musical is directed by
Crystal Sullivan
and pro-
duced by Kris Bates.
Showtimes are 7 p.m.
tonight, Saturday, May 12
and May 14, and 2 p.m.
Sunday. Free-will offering
tickets are $10 for adults,
$5 for students and seniors.
Send arts and enter-
tainment news and listings,
including information on
local musicians, artists, the-
ater, film, books and more,
to kellmcguire@yahoo.com.
Kellie Lambert
McGuire
Observing
The Arts
Two art exhibits for the price of one
Dolly Parton comes to the Oakdale Theatre on July
30.
MIKE CHAIKEN
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