January 29, 2007 —
Metal comes to Midland
The Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art will be hosting "The Forge: Contemporary Metal Artists Invitational" through Feb 11. The Forge is an exhibition featuring blacksmiths and metal workers from across the country.
For more information, the Alden B. Dow Museum can be reached at (989) 631-5930.
Stephen Knapp's "light painting" brightens up Midland
Stephen Knapp is currently showcasing work at the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art. Knapp creates art by focusing beams of reflected light through filters, a process he calls "lightpainting." Many of the pieces on display use a single light source, but by splitting and reflecting the light with angled pieces of glass, intricate patterns are created.
Drew Nelson visits the Conservatory
Coffeehouse singer/songwriter Drew Nelson will be performing live at The White Crow Conservatory of Music on Friday. More information can be found at (989) 790-2118.
Open mic night at White Crow
The White Crow Conservatory of Music will be hosting an open mic night on Wednesday, Feb 7. The $3 ticket cost will be donated to the Old Town Saginaw Music Association.
Short-eared Owl Hike hosted at wildlife refuge
The Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is hosting a hike on Saturday, Feb 3 for the short-eared owl. Hikers will have the opportunity to "See and hear the owl that sounds like a small barking dog!" More information is available at (989) 777-5930.
Hair receivers at the Antique Warehouse
There will be a display of hair receivers by local collectors at The Antique Warehouse on Sunday. If you're unsure of what a hair receiver is, you may find this worth looking into. Admission is free, and more information is available at (989) 755-4343.
Cardinal Sins "Slamoramaglamjama" in the Multi-Purpose Room
Cardinal Sins is hosting a "Slamoramaglamjama" on Feb. 7 at 8 pm. The event will feature a poetry slam, music, and visual art displays.
Those interested in the arts may also be interested to know that the deadline for submissions for the winter issue of Sins is Feb. 5.