Friday, August 07, 2015

First Friday in Calumet to offer Art Walk, New Chamber Music Concert Aug. 7

Photography by Eric Munch. (Photo © 2015 Eric Munch and courtesy Paige Wiard Gallery)

CALUMET -- First Friday, Aug. 7, in Calumet will offer both the traditional Art Walk, with exhibits and receptions in several galleries, and a New Chamber Music Concert at the Calumet Art Center.

Galerie Bohème: New art by Margo McCafferty

White Shed. Egg tempura painting by Margo McCafferty. (Photo courtesy Galerie Bohème)

Galerie Bohème is pleased to present a series of new Egg Tempera Paintings by Margo McCafferty through Sept. 3, 2015. An opening reception will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on First Friday, Aug. 7.

Galerie Bohème, at 423 Fifth Street, shows regional artists with international acclaim. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 906-369-4087.

Paige Wiard Gallery: Two photographers

Photography by Eric Munch. (Photo © 2015 Eric Munch and courtesy Paige Wiard Gallery)

The Paige Wiard Gallery welcomes photographers Eric Munch and Mark Gregg as featured artists for the month of August. Each of these photographers sees the beauty of the Keweenaw in different ways. Eric’s photographs show the natural beauty of the lakes, woods and rivers. Mark’s photographs show the uniqueness of the amazing historic structures of the Keweenaw.

Photography by Mark Gregg. (Photo © Mark Gregg and courtesy Paige Wiard Gallery)

An opening reception will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on August 7. Stop in at 109 Fifth Street, meet the artists and see the Keweenaw in a different way. For more information email or call 906-337-5970.

Cross Country Sports: Photography by Steve Brimm

Held over by popular demand for the month of August, Cross Country Sports will be featuring photography by Steve Brimm.

Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada. Photography by Steve Brimm. (Photo © and courtesy Steve Brimm)

Steve has been photographing the wonders around him for over 25 years. His early years found him shooting with film and medium format cameras. Much has changed since those days, which brings us to this exhibit titled "Have iPhone, will travel." Steve's work has been published in Lake Superior Magazine, Midwest Living and more. He has published two books and operates EarthWorks Gallery in Copper Harbor.

An open house with refreshments will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, August 7. Cross Country Sports is at 507 Oak Street.

Omphale Gallery and Restaurant: "Treasures" by jd slack

Sievi Country, pastel by jd slack. (Photo courtesy Omphale Gallery and Restaurant)

At the Omphale Gallery and Restaurant, jd slack is exhibiting a selection of pastels from favorites over the past 15 years. Known for the use of vibrant color, these "treasures" feature images of the Keweenaw, Isle Royale, Europe, and Australia. Also included are contemporary icons and jd slack's well-known houses, windows, and structures. The exhibition can be seen through September.

The Omphale is at 431 Fifth Street. Dinner is served on First Fridays.

Café Rosetta: Artist Jacqueline Williams

Art by Jacqueline Williams, on display at Café Rosetta. (Photo courtesy Café Rosetta)

This month Café Rosetta is featuring art by Jacqueline Williams, who does amazing sketches, pastels and custom order woodburning.

Café Rosetta is at 104 Fifth Street. Call 906-337-5500 for more info.

Calumet Art Center: New Chamber Music Concert

Members of the Calumet Art Center are pleased to be hosting the fifth year of New Chamber Music musicians, who will be performing upstairs in the auditorium.

Accomplished composer and violinist Paul Seitz, assisted by soprano Christine Seitz, composer and violinist Sylvia del Real, violinist/violist Erica Flyte, cellist Pat Quimby, pianist Jon Ensminger, and flautist Bryan Suits will perform recently composed works by participating composers as well as earlier compositions by Bela Bartok, George Gershwin and Henry Purcell that have features in common with the new works

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 7. An $8.00 donation is suggested. Click here for more information.

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