MEREDITH — This August the lakes gallery at chi-lin is honored to present ''Pure Harmony: The Paintings of Henry Wo Yue-Kee'', an exhibit and workshop by one of the foremost painters of the Lingnan School in Southern China, famous for beautiful bird and ﬂower paintings.
The exhibit begins on August 2 and ends September 8. The public is invited to the opening to meet the artist on Saturday, August 10 from 5—7 p.m. His work as been described as Poetry in Paint. For over sixty years, he has devoted himself in painting and teaching, exhibiting in Asia
Canada, Australia and the US. His work is found in museums and private collections worldwide.
In addition to the paintings, a wide selection of books about his work will be available for purchase at the gallery.
On Friday and Saturday, August 8-9, Henry will give a workshop, a hands- on introduction to the techniques and principles of Chinese watercolor painting. It will be structured in the traditional manner, allowing students of all levels of brush painting expertise from beginners to professional painters, to develop new skills.
Henry will demonstrate his style by starting one or two compositions of his own, so that participants will be able to observe ink preparation, paint mixing, brush handling and the composition of a painting from start to ﬁnish. Space is limited to 8 students.
The cost of the two-day workshop is $225.
The lakes gallery at chi-lin is located at 17 Lake Street, just off the corner of Main Street, in Meredith. For additional information call 279-8663, or
Henry Wo Yue-Kee works will be exhibited at the lakes gallery at chi-lin. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Friday, 26 July 2013 07:06
SANBORNTON — The Sanbornton Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee will have its next meeting on July 31 at Central Fire Station starting at 9:30 a.m. Residents of Sanbornton, business owners in town, and representatives from neighboring communities are encouraged to attend and provide input.
The Committee is continuing the process of updating the town's 2008 Hazard Mitigation Plan. The committee is represented by a variety of local interests including the Board of Selectmen, the Planning Board, Police, Fire, and Public Works Departments, Town Administration, and citizens. Committee members are have developed recommendations to protect the safety and well being of town residents and at this meeting will be discussing their prioritization and implementation.
Hazard Mitigation Planning is as important to reducing disaster losses as are appropriate regulations and land use ordinances. The most significant areas of concern for Sanbornton include: flooding, severe winter weather, high winds, lightning, motor vehicle accidents involving hazardous materials, fire, earthquake, and pandemic.
For more information please call Chief Paul D. Dexter, Jr., Sanbornton Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director at 286-4819 or David Jeffers, Regional Planner, Lakes Region Planning Commission at 279-8171.
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 July 2013 08:44
LACONIA — For the third year in a row, The NASWA Resort will be blasting the most radical tunes during their annual I Love The 80's Weekend on August 3-4.
This "I Love The 80's" Weekend is perfect for those with nostalgia for the trends and tunes of this totally tubular time gone by. In the spirit of celebration, guests are encouraged to wear their 80's gear including, but not limited to: leg warmers, neon clothes, acid washed jeans, banana clips, fingerless gloves and headbands.
The live music at The NASWA Resort during the event is totally free and features performances on Saturday at 3 p.m. by DJ Terry Moran and Sunday at 4 p.m. by Mostly 80's.
For more information or for the NASWA's full summer entertainment lineup, visit its Events & Entertainment webpage at naswa.com or call 888-55-NASWA..
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 July 2013 08:40
MEREDITH — The new Winnipesaukee Playhouse Theater is the currently the focus of "Lakes Region Spotlight" on LRPA-TV, Metrocast Channel 25.
This program, produced and hosted by Carol Granfield of Meredith, spotlights the new facility located in Meredith and takes viewers "behind the scenes" on an exciting and informative tour. The Playhouse now offers much more, including enhanced space, improved acoustics, catered food and expanded seating as well as its ever popular professional performances.
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 July 2013 08:36
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