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Bower Center for the Arts

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October 2017

Call to Artist “Next Stop: Bedford!”

October 10 @ 11:00 am - November 11 @ 4:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 305 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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This exhibit seeks to showcase not only trains and all they encompass for the train enthusiast, but also the many reasons to get off the train and visit Bedford, VA! The beautiful mountain and farmland scenery, Peaks of Otter, Smith Mountain Lake, and Historic Centertown with its many shops, restaurants, art, antiques, old buildings and interesting people are just a few ideas to inspire some great art for this fun exhibit! Exhibit dates: October 10 through November 11, 2017

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37North Concert

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 305 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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$10 - $12

37North is a group of jazz musicians living in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia who have united to bring their personalities, energy, and stylish jazz interpretations together. 37 degrees north is the latitude coordinate for Bedford County, VA and the group enjoys celebrating this area of Virginia with their name and music.  Each musician’s experience in playing a variety of music genres comes together in an eclectic jazz soundscape. The group's repertoire includes a crossover style that brings a jazz interpretation to standards,…

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Space ~ Art Exhibit at the Bower Center for the Arts

October 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - January 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 305 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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This all media judged theme exhibit seeks to go deeper and explore the concept of “space, the final frontier.” One of the seven elements of art: space can be negative or positive, open or closed, shallow or deep, and two or three dimensional. Other possibilities include: outer space, deep space, office space, a space of time, wide open spaces, the space between words, personal space, rental space, or my space. Are your creative juices teaming with spacey ideas yet? Now, go…

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November 2017

The Giving Tree: A Miniature Art Fundraising Exhibit

November 7 @ 11:00 am - December 22 @ 4:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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At the heart of the holiday season is a spirit of Giving. Throughout the months of November through December, a hand crafted Giving Tree will be presented in the main lobby of Bower Center. It will be filled with special mini-sized art works awaiting their places in the community as cherished gifts. Exhibit Dates: November 7 - December 22, 2017 50% of all sales will be given to the Bower Center to assist in its ongoing mission: To enrich the cultural life…

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Lynchburg College Jazz Ensemble with Chris Magee

November 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bower Center for the Arts, 309 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA United States
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A night of big band jazz! Under the direction of Dr. Chris Magee, you'll hear selections from the LC Jazz Ensemble and the LC Community Jazz Band. Tickets: $10 in advance | $12 at the door Ticket Locations: Bower Center Office, or Online Cash Bar Available Chris Magee has played lead trumpet for such artists as Wayne Newton, The Temptations, The Four Tops and the O’Jays, and he was staff trumpeter and arranger at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. …

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3rd Annual Bedford Artisan Trail Invitational Exhibit

November 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - January 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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  "Bedford Made: How the Arts Shape Bedford Business, Community and Tourism".    Fine arts and craft works by artists and artisan members of the Bedford Artisan Trail. Exhibit Dates: November 21, 2017 - January 12, 2018

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