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Local color
Teenage expression through art; Chad LaMarsh plays Open Doors
By Heidi Masek hmasek@hippopress.com

• What students aren’t saying: The Allstate Music and Allstate Jazz Festival were so popular that an Allstate Art Festival was added nine years ago. It was hosted at Currier Art Center this month in partnership with the NH Institute of Art and art educators. High school juniors submitted and were interviewed about a portfolio of recent work inspired by a Georgia O’Keefe quote, “I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way — things I had no words for.” About 60 were chosen from more than 100 applicants to work with professional artists for two days at the festival. The portfolio submissions are on display at the Lyceum Gallery and Currier Downtown through May 16. Meet the young artists at Derryfield School’s Lyceum Gallery on Friday, April 20, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 2108 River Road, Manchester, 669-4524. Currier Downtown is at 52 Hanover St.

• Bring your own trolley: The sixth year of the Open Doors cultural event in Manchester starts Thursday, April 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. More than 5,000 people attended the four 2006 events. The Chad LaMarsh Band is gracing Manchester Community Access Media, 540 N. Commercial St., during Open Doors. Norman Rockwell’s pencil drawings commissioned by Mass Mutual for the Saturday Evening Post will be displayed there, sponsored by “Wealth Wise” TV host Dennis Tsakiris and Mass Mutual. The Millyard LEGO Project is now complete at the SEE Science Center, 200 Bedford St. Meet the mayor at City Hall, 1 City Hall Plaza, Elm Street and view work by Laurie Doucette, Carolyn Marquis and Andrew Ntapalis. A group show of 12 artists’ work is at the Manchester Artists Association Gallery, 1528 Elm St. See the Art Allstate student work at Currier Downtown. “Curiosities” are on display at the Millyard Museum, 225 Commercial St. Gallery artists show who influenced them at Art 3 Gallery, 44 West Brook St. View “First Light: Photographs by Carl Austin Hyatt” at NHIA, 148 Concord and 156 Hanover streets. Lynn Pauley’s “Village d’Auvillar” series is at Franco American Centre, 52 Concord St. Visit several studios at Langer Place, 55 S. Commercial St., including East Colony Fine Arts, Hatfield Gallery, Dovetailed Kitchens and Full Spectrum Wellness. Sadly, there is no free trolley for this event. Organizers are reserving funds for the next three. Download a map of the venues and available parking from Majestictheatre.net or pick one up at one of the above addresses.

By Rebekah Volinsky, ‘08 Derryfield School

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1/25/2007 Built world
1/18/2007 Expressions of character
1/11/2007 Best practices
1/4/2007 Nominate your favorite for Governor's Arts Awards
12/28/2006 Art in 2006 in southern New Hampshire
12/21/2006 Time to learn
12/14/2006 Frisella's new studio; sell art for animals; girls only time
12/07/2006 Stained glass, found objects and ornaments
11/30/2006 No shortage of art sales
11/23/2006 A Granite State greeting
11/16/2006 Santa Claus hangs with artists
11/9/2006 Visual art meets poetry
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10/12/2006 Almost 80 artists in Hollis ...
10/05/2006 Fine art in a field
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09/07/2006 Bel Espirit, a happening of chance
08/31/2006 An artistic endeavor
08/24/2006 The almost-all architecture edition
08/17/2006 Half century of creativity
08/10/2006 Obsession with the Isles of Shoals
08/03/2006 See the precise craft of carving with a chainsaw
07/20/2006 For museums or your living room
07/13/2006 Making their mark
07/06/2006 Sense of place
06/29/2006 New ground
06/22/2006 MAA honors scholars an artists of the year
06/15/2006 Galleries open doors
06/08/2006 It's sticky up here
06/01/2006 Mural for MCAM
05/25/2006 Scenes from the air
05/18/2006 Vanguardians sit down
05/11/2006 Public masterpiece
05/04/2006 Art helps kids at MAA show
04/27/2006 In-house artists on display
04/20/2006 No Pinocchio here
04/13/2006 School's out art's in
04/06/2006 Meet Michael Toomey
03/30/2006 Art builds community ...
03/23/2006 From Celtic design to Ayn Rand
03/16/2006 Got Cow?
03/09/2006 A creative view of China
03/02/2006 Monastery Arts open new show
02/23/2006 Love and art in one location
02/16/2006 Job loss leads to artistic success
02/09/2006 Art in the key of Adam and Eve
02/02/2006 Art to make you think
01/26/2006 New York artists to show at Derryfiled School
01/19/2006 A new age of artwork
01/12/2006 Photography buffs unite
01/05/2006 Jeweler teaches her trade
Alison Williams
All together now
A forest through the trees
A light in the dark
An event for artists, by artists
Anne Dufresne
Armand Szainer: never forget
Art group picks artist of the year
Art In The Park
Art in the Park sees attendance dip
Arts In Education Conference
Art like Crayons for grown-ups
Art you can sit on (if you own it)
Better Living Through Artistry
Capturing history with a panaramic view
Ceramic Biennial
Currier Kicks Off 2005 With NHSS Show
Die fotografieren
Doug Mendoza: Body Artist
Enjoying the Open Doors Trolley Tour
East Colony Fine Art has gone jazz
Equal Arts Opportunities
Exploring purgatory and paradise
Expressions coming from within
Fighting cancer with creativity
Free food, free music and plenty of art
Harry Umen: New Work

Head of the class
Heating up the canvas
Inside the artist’s studio
It’s art, and it’s even practical!
James Aponovich

James Chase
Jan De Bray
Local Artist, Global Message
Lollipops and Hand Grenades
MAA Adds New Dimension To Gallery
MAA Gallery Mixes It Up
Making Book With Children
Manchester Art In 2004
Morgan's "Danse" Comes To Manch
Morin Avoid Typecasting
NHIA chalks it up to May 14
Open Doors Manchester Returns
Open Doors Trolley Tour, The Winter Version
Looking for a crowd? Just add art
McGowan Fine Art Turns 25
Nita Leger Casey
Patti Matthis
Saint Anselm Favorite Returns
Searching for the extraordinary
Small Town Art Hits The Big City
Spirit Of The Holidays Exhibit
Step into the Art Pad at Langer Place
Stride and ride
Tagging goes to wall, gets legit
The art and craft of Glendi
The art of signs to art and stuff
The Art Of The Qashquai

The Return Of The Art Trolley Tour
The Ubiquitous Ann Domingue
Two-continent painting exhibit opens
Using nature as a canvas
Women's Art Group Marks 10th Year
Wyeth Works Return To The Currier