‘Explore the Arts’ resumes Feb. 2 at TFAC

Published 10:39 am Monday, January 23, 2012

Fred Counts, Katherine Canady and Tyrone Toland joined Dr. Warren Carson in the first Explore the Arts presentation of the 2011-2012 season. The programs will continue on Thursday, Feb. 2 at TFAC. Call 828-859-8322 for more information.

Tryon Fine Arts Center (TFAC) invites the community to “Explore the Arts” at the center.
Thursday, Feb. 2
Didgeridoo player John Vorus and Asheville percussionist River Guerguerian blend their creative energy as they return to TFAC. River’s drumming and the exotic voice of John’s didgeridoo create soundscapes as they “Explore Dynamic Rhythm and Sound.”
Thursday, March 1
On March 1, audiences have the opportunity to “Explore Dancing to a Latin Beat.” Larry Gant, dancer and dance teacher, will present the evolution of the tango from its roots in Spain to the Argentine alternative sounds of today.
Thursday, April 5
On April 5, writer and improvisational actress Darlene Cah will challenge the audience to put themselves on a creative edge and “Explore Improvisation.” Sometimes dramatic, sometimes comic, always spontaneous, this theater form will keep audience members on their toes.
Thursday, May 3
On Thursday, May 3, renowned sculptors Dale Weiler and Stoney Lamar will examine a time-honored creative process and “Explore the Mind of a Sculptor.” Weiler and Lamar, successful sculptors of stone and wood respectively, will lead the audience as they consider what brings to life a block of marble or a piece of wood.
Thursday, June 7
On June 7, the final program of the series will explore culinary cultures.
The Explore the Arts program, conceived and developed by the Explore the Arts committee led by Jean Pettigrew, continues to bring an innovative series exploring diversity in the arts. Demonstrations and exhibitions are from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at TFAC. A modest entry fee is charged. Light refreshments are served. Check the website at www.tryonarts.org for more information, or call 828-859-8322.
– article submitted by Marianne Carruth

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