Todays Sponsors are

Olin Hall Galleries, Roanoke College, Baylees Best Chocolates , Elderberry’s, Kristin Gainey Photography and Virginia Arts and Crafts, Inc. Plantagenet Rose, R M Johnson and Sons Jewelers,The Studio School, Stella Jewelry

After reviewing the forecasts from various sources incl. WSLS, we are  going ahead with a possibly reduced program. It is expected that the duration of the event will be brought forward to end at 3.45pm.

Salem, February 19th – 2pm – 3.45pm Olin and Smoyer Galleries.

Event Lead – Gwenda and Tony Kellett

Crochet Coral Reef - come find out about and join in a Community Project: Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef at Olin Hall Gallery.  Contribute to a nation-wide art/math/conservation project.  Organized by Talia Logan.

Bluegrass/Newgrass  2pm – 2.45pm Blue Mule/Butch Robins’ Imagicnation and Flat Five Press & Recording Co., Salem, VA.


Southwest Virginia Ballet dancers will be performing excerts from the Firebird ballet by Igor Stravinsky.  Led by Pedro Szalay.  Venue is Olin Hall Gallery. Get your sneak preview of this wonderful work.


Claudia DeFranko will create a Tableau Vivant of the Las Meninas by Velazquez inside Olin Galleries.


Patricia Placona will be creating watercolor works of Art throughout the afternoon, her work will provide a living impression of the colors, movement and images of the event.


Bluegrass/Newgrass Ballet 2 pm – 2.45 pm Blue Mule/Butch Robins’ Imagicnation – Flat Five Press & Recording Co., Salem, VA.


The Burial by Linton Parks – B Scott Crawford will delivery a Da Vinci Code Style analysis of this Painting. Secrets will be revealed. 2.45m inside Olin Galleries.


Closing Reception – Olin Gallery Rob Humphreys-Cornucopia – This work is huge, a ‘Must’ experience.

Smoyer Gallery Kit Keith-Troubled Girls and Home Economics


Exclamations! an ongoing event, curated exhibitions and solo shows by regional artists, installation, light sculptures and video projections, performance, film and readings.  Venue is the Old Studios on the Square buildings, downtown Roanoke.  Led by Amanda Agricola and Mateo Maquez Maquez.


Sunday, February 19- Monday, February 20

A Night and a Day: Vigil at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, 2339 GrandinRoad.

This event brings art into sacred spaces, external and internal. It will include:
Sunday evening, 7:00 The Food of Love: Music for meditation. Admission: Two items of nonperishable food for St. Francis House The sanctuary of St. E’s will be open all day on Monday as well for meditation. THIS IS A CHANGE from previous plans for a 24-hour vigil.


The Aesthetic Document, at WVTF public radio art galleries: Two- and three-dimensional work that explores the idea of document as art.

The exhibit will include an opening from 5 to 7 on February 17 including a musical performance from 5:30pm to 6:30pm – Music as Document. Performers will include sopranos Judith Cline, Helena Brown and Heather Albrecht; mezzo soprano Ada Lis Jimena, violinist Benedict Goodfriend; clarinetist Bruce McGarvey, vocalist Mike Mitchell and pianist Cara Ellen Modisett and the audience will be invited to participate in an impromptu composition at the end of the performance.

Exhibit artists include Billy Bob Beamer, Heather Brush, Tim Campbell, Christine Carr, Jimmy Deck, Ralph Eaton, Chris Gryder, Jim Leftwich, Martha Sullivan, Mim Young and students at Community High School for Arts and Academics. Reception catered by the VT Inn, Mikie’s 7th and Chateau Morrisette. 540-819-3953; contact WVTF at 540-989-8900.WVTF at 540-989-8900.


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