Feilding Herald : February 2nd 2012
26 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT 4350153AA Rangitikei Club Inc. Let us lead you into 2012 Bowen St, Feilding Phone 323 5014 4347023AA Welcome to 2012 with the Rangitikei Club Join us on .... Friday 10th February “A nostalgic trip back to the ‘60’s” With Trevor Harrison and the “Rockwell Band” Sunday 26th February @ 3.00pm Upstairs Convention Centre All the way from Yuma, Arizona - “ SLICK NICKEL” Tickets on sale now at the Club $10.00 pp Bar Snacks available Proceeds to the Rescue Helicopter All Welcome. New membership draws start 3rd & 4th February Members, Members guests and affiliated members most welcome. What’s on in February at Murrays Tuesday 14th Valentines Day Live Entertainment from Laura Evans Valentines promotions Tuesday 21st Quiz Night Returns Watch this Space Thursday 23rd 7pm Whiskey Tasting $30 per person Friday 17th Live Entertainment The Passengers Sat 4th / Sun 5th Rugby 7’s On the big screen Monday 13th Sports Tipping Come and register www.murraysirishbar.com 4338232AA From the home of the $10 Lunches Do yourself a favour, try our Irish flavour Fergusson Street Feilding Phone 323 8181 Murrays will be closed Monday 6th for Waitangi Day (06) 323 4318 8 Stafford Street, Feilding Empire Garden Bar Mon - Thur 10am -10pm • Fri - Sat 10am - late Live Live Entertainment Entertainment LINCOLN MAIL LINCOLN MAIL this Sunday this Sunday 5th February 5th Februar y From 3pm From 3pm 4321667A A Rangitikei Rangitikei Shearing • Sports – 49th Annual Shearing and Woolhandling Competitions Saturday 4th February in Marton Memorial Hall at 8.30am. Free Entry Lakeside Fair & Market Day • – Monday 6th February 10am-6pm at Duddings Lake. Enquiries (06) 327 6006 Rhythm in Bulls • – summer time concert at the Bulls Domain 18th February 2012 OUT and ABOUT in... 4325421AA 4350670AA In Association with In Association with Thirteen4 poker League Thirteen4 poker League Presents Presents Texas Hold’em Poker Texas Hold’em Poker Every Sunday Ever y Sunday Registration 3pm Registration 3pm Game Starts 4pm Game Starts 4pm Weekly Prizes & Weekly Prizes & Major Prize Major Prize 5 Day Australian 5 Day Australian Poker Package Poker Package to be won to be won Finding light in quake’s darkness Red Zone: A painting by Ray Watchman depicting the emotions raised by the devastation caused by earthquakes in Christchurch. Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts has what it believes to be the first solo-artist exhibition outside of Canterbury focused exclusively on the earthquake devastation in Christchurch and its surr- ounds. The Coming Light – Paintings for Christchurch by Palmerston North artist Ray Watchman is a body of work created in the aftermath of and as the artist’s personal reaction to the Christ- church earthquake of February 22, 2011, and the aftershocks. Consisting of 30 oils and acrylic abstract works on stretched canvases, the exhi- bition is dedicated to the city and its people. The works are being given their first public showing to coincide with the first anniver- sary of the February tragedy. Watchman stresses that the exhibition is not intended as a memorial but rather ‘‘a meditat- ive journey, inviting viewers to contemplate for themselves the profound questions about life that arise when confronted by a disaster of such magnitude.’’ The Coming Light, Watch- man’s second exhibition at Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts, will continue till February 28. A percentage of sales will be donated by the artist and the gallery to Christchurch earth- quake restoration funds. By virtue of its name and the aspirations of its colonial founders, Christchurch is a city with a rich Christian heritage. Watchman has drawn freely on that region’s imagery ‘‘to pro- vide a vehicle for the journey this exhibition invites viewers to participate in.’’ Christian themes are evident throughout the work, particularly in one dark five-panel series featuring representa- tions of the cathedral’s destroyed west window. Many of Watchman’s works for this exhibition are meant to reflect life here and now, what he describes as ‘‘a commen- tary on the human spirit’s ability to rise up no matter how cruel and overwhelming the odds’’. His works celebrate the people of Christ- church rebuilding their shattered lives and city in ‘‘the coming light’’. The exhibition pro- vokes thoughts of what we can no longer take for granted. Most Kiwis would have been impacted by the quakes, he says. Art workshops offered Open to all: Cathie Prior, left, and Jean Young chat while they paint during one of the Feilding & District Art Centre’s weekly ‘‘Have a Go’’ work sessions. The centre plans to begin offering workshop classes in addition to its open sessions. Photo: MEGAN MILLER By MEGAN MILLER firstname.lastname@example.org .nz Artists looking to brush up on their brushwork or sharpen their sketching skills will have the oppor- tunity to do so at the Feilding & District Art Centre. The centre already opens its doors several days each week to artists who want to drop in and work on their own projects in the company of other artists and in the coming months it will also offer classes, guided by tutors. Artists can enrol to develop their skills, Feilding art- ist Eric Brew said. Possible topics for the workshops include drawing, painting, print- making and screenprinting. ‘‘There definitely is an interest,’’ Brew said. ‘‘Once we get cracking I think we’ll be full up.’’ While most classes will be open to adults only, a special children’s art class is also planned. The workshops will begin in March and will likely be scheduled in the afternoons, evenings and on weekends. The centre will hold an open day on Saturday, February 18, to gauge the level of interest in various proposed workshops and to deter- mine what classes will be offered. Anyone interested in enrolling should drop in at the centre, 35 Kimbolton Rd, for more information. The open day will run from 10am till 2pm.
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