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Events from 01/28/2015 to 02/04/2015

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Art & Poetry Workshop

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Sarah Collins
  • 01/29/15 - 01/29/15
  • 6 to 7 p.m.
  • Free
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You don’t have to go to Las Vegas to play roulette! Come to The Grace and let our own special 'pit bosses' show you a new way to play the game with art and writing. This program was made possible in part with a grant from ... Learn More

Keith Carter: A Certain Alchemy

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Sarah Collins
  • 01/30/15 - 01/30/15
  • 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Free
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This nationally acclaimed photographer will speak about his exhibition Ordinary Mysteries and his fascination with the magic of making transcendent photographs. He has been awarded the Texas Medal of Arts, grants from the National ... Learn More

SHOT Clinic and Show Collegiate and AQHA Ranch Pleasure

  • Taylor County Expo Center, Covered Outdoor Arena
  • 1700 Hwy. 36Abilene
  • 325-672-6242Kim Lindsey
  • 01/30/15 - 02/01/15
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The Stock Horse of Texas program is designed for riders of all experiences to learn and compete in an environment that is friendly, affordable and designed to fit all levels of riding.

A Tea Party with Princess Belle

  • The Cockerell Art Studios
  • 1133 N. 2nd St., Studio 209Abilene
  • 325-733-8741Queen B
  • 01/31/15 - 01/31/15
  • 2 to 4 p.m.
  • $20-Person (Advance purchase only)
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Would your little princess like to have tea with our princess? Queen B Royal Events presents a meet and greet with singing, dancing, light snacks. Pictures with the Princess and a princess keepsake. Limited to 30 kids. Ages 4-11.

Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra: Virtuosic and Romantic

  • Abilene Civic Center
  • 1100 N. 6th St.Abilene
  • 325-677-6710Box Office
  • 01/31/15 - 01/31/15
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • $18-$42-Person
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Expect to see Ravel’s orchestration masterpiece, Bolero, with one melody that slowly grows to a peak – the musicians will appear on stage only as they begin to play, making for a visual, as well as sonic, climax. Christine ... Learn More

PlayMaker - Making a Difference

  • Paramount Theatre
  • 352 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-665-3489Dan Byerly
  • 01/31/15 - 01/31/15
  • 2 to 5 p.m.
  • $15-Person
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This event is a tool to motivate and inspire the audience to live life with a purpose. We feel like our country is at a crucial point where living a life filled with character is critical for future generations. Be a PlayMaker! Make a ... Learn More

RAB's Locker Community Yoga

  • 942 N. Treadaway Blvd.Abilene
  • 325-232-1215Brittany Suell
  • 02/04/15 - 02/04/15
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Free
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Bring a mat or a towel, water, and a friend!

Museums & Galleries

Julie Speed Paper Cut

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Emerald Cassidy
  • 08/12/14 - 02/14/15
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $3-$6-Person
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Featuring intricate collage work with elements of the surreal and real combined to explore the thoughts and feelings that haunt the human experience throughout history. Marfa-based Speed is known for her paintings, drawings and etchings ... Learn More

Keith Carter: Ordinary Mysteries

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Emerald Cassidy
  • 09/12/14 - 02/14/15
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $3-$6-Person
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A selection of Carter’s masterful photographs described as magic in the mundane and poetry of the commonplace. Lauded as a transcendental realist, east Texas native,Carter is an internationally acclaimed photographer whose work has ... Learn More

My Friend Eric Rohmann

  • National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586Sujata Shahane
  • 10/09/14 - 01/30/15
  • 10 a.m to 4 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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Rohmann won the Caldecott Honor for Time Flies and the Caldecott Medal for My Friend Rabbit. Rohmann has illustrated 15 children’s books and written 7 of his own. Although Rohmann primarily uses oil paints, he has experimented with ... Learn More

'Tableau Vivant' by Twig Capra

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 12/09/14 - 02/28/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
    Closed December 24 through January 8
    for the holidays and exhibit changes.
  • Free
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This photographic artist presents large scale, avant-garde self-portraits that each tell a story.

Plastic

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 01/08/15 - 02/28/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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In this exhibit, Chase Turk presents stories about the ills of modern man with both words and images. Complex collages accompanied by descriptive prose carry the viewer through the gallery as the narrative unfolds

Studio 1 and Studio 2

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 01/09/15 - 02/28/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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Russell Ellison and Linda Murray have occupied the two largest artist studios at the Center, upstairs overlooking Minter Park, for the past 11 years. Full-time artists, working on their craft, giving each other feedback on works in ... Learn More

Beili Liu: Stratus

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Visitor Services
  • 01/22/15 - 03/11/15
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $3-$6-Person
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Stratus is a low-level cloud characterized by horizontal layering and an even bottom edge. The continuous horizontal gradation of white to gray often holds the promise of a modest amount of rain or snow. Stratus cloud is the visual and ... Learn More

Diana Kersey Ceramics Exhibit

  • McMurry University, Ryan Fine Art Gallery
  • 1642 Sayles Blvd.Abilene
  • 325-793-4958Jennifer Nichols
  • 01/22/15 - 02/26/15
  • Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Free
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Diana is a visual artist who works in clay, creating both studio pottery and architectural ceramics. Her work possesses a raw textural quality with earthy glazes. Kersey earned an MFA in ceramics from Washington State and a BFA From Texas... Learn More

'Life after Death' by Jeremy Martinez

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 02/03/15 - 02/28/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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Introducing this young, local photographer with a collection of black and white photographs that set an ominous yet hopeful mood.

Intercollegiate Student Art Competition Exhibit

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 02/03/15 - 03/28/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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A juried exhibit of artwork by students of Abilene area colleges and universities.

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Last updated January 28, 2015 at 02:57 PM MST