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    Mattie King Davis Art Gallery welcomes trio of artists and friends | Entertainment

    BEAUFORT — The Mattie King Davis Art Gallery will host a free show Friday, Dec. 3 from 4:30 until 6 p.m. featuring the work of longtime friends, Jimmy Craig Womble, Lisa Tuchek and Mandy Johnson. They will also be the gallery’s featured artists for the Beaufort Holiday Art Walk on Saturday, Dec. 11 from 1 until 5 p.m. and the gallery’s featured artists for the months of December and January. “We are extremely excited to welcome this fun trio back for a second holiday season!” Beaufort Historic Site Public Relations Director Hannah Taylor noted in a news release. “From Johnson’s  

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    Your winter arts and entertainment guide for New York City 2021

    Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC Winter is right around the corner. Though the temperature is cooling down, there are still plenty of arts-related activities to explore throughout New York City.  Here are a few art exhibits and attractions that you can check out this winter. Suzanne Scott — “Boy, That Was Fast,” The Catskills368 Broadway, Suite #410, Tribeca. Dec. 3 through 30 Opening on Dec. 1, Suzanne Scott is bringing her thumbprint portraits to a solo show at The Catskills  

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    Art critic Dave Hickey, known for book ‘Air Guitar’, dies | Entertainment

    Dave Hickey, a prominent American art critic whose essays covered topics ranging from Siegfried & Roy to Norman Rockwell, has died. His books, including “The Invisible Dragon: Essays on Beauty” (1993) and “Air Guitar: Essays on Art & Democracy” (1997), won him legions of fans beyond the art world experts. His stylish prose, brash criticism of taste-making institutions like museums and universities and equal embrace of works considered both high- and low-brow left a lasting influence on a generation of artists and critics. “There is no one like him. He belongs in the canon of American nonfiction prose,” his biographer  

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    5 Bay Area arts and entertainment events to check out this week, Nov. 22-28

    Erin Mei-Ling Stuart and Kim Jiang Dubaniewicz in “Girl in Golden Gate Park.” Photo: Coffee and Language The Chronicle’s guide to notable arts and entertainment happenings in the Bay Area. Bay Area Thanksgiving 2021: turkey trots, merry feasts and more ways to celebrate J.P. Allen’s ‘Girl in Golden Gate Park’ is moody and unsettling Under the radar — farther under the radar than he deserves — writer-director J.P. Allen has been building a compelling body of moody, arresting films, shot in familiar Bay Area locations and dealing with contemporary urban life. His latest is one of his best, “Girl in  

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    Gibbons art book released | Arts & Entertainment

    The newly released art book, “Michael Gibbons – Painting in Nature,” carries a dedication by Brian Ferriso, executive director and chief curator of the Portland Art Museum. “The power of a great artist is to help us see more of what is directly in front of us and in doing so provide a visual residue that we carry throughout our daily lives,” he wrote. The new book, released earlier this month at the late artist’s gallery and the Yaquina River Museum of Art, both in Toledo, fulfills that mission — and portrays the power of Gibbons’ art. Gibbons, who died  

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