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Gallery to feature abstract art by Ginny Lassiter in January

Calabash #1, acrylic on canvas by Ginny Lassiter Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, N.C. will feature acrylic works by gallery owner Ginny Lassiter in an exhibition titled An Artist’s Journey: Abstracts By Ginny Lassiter. The show opens Tuesday, Jan. 6 and runs through Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. A native of Wilson, N.C. Lassiter has always been a creative soul. She’s […]

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Manning to Speak at Gallery’s ‘Coffee With the Authors’ Event On Dec. 4

Writer David Manning is set to speak at Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, N.C. on Thursday, Dec. 4 from 10 to 11 a.m. as part of the gallery’s ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. Manning is the author of the mystery novel “Dead Letters,” which is set in a fictional version on Sunset Beach, N.C. and was inspired by the […]

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Moriarty, author of “The Secrets She Kept” to speak at gallery on Nov. 6

Trisha Moriarty, author of the memoir “The Secrets She Kept,” is set to speak at Sunset River Marketplace as part of the Calabash art gallery’s ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. It will take place on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 10 to 11 a.m. Coffee and breakfast sweets will be served. The presentation is free, but seating is limited so […]

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We’re celebrating creativity with afternoon of live music, artists at work, readings and more.

Pastel instructor Jane Staszak (photo Louis Aliotta) On Saturday, Oct. 25 from 1 to 5 p.m., Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash, N.C. will present Creativity Unleashed, an afternoon of pottery demonstrations, live readings, painters at their easels, live music, acting, and more. Appetizers and refreshments will be served throughout the afternoon. There is no charge and no reservations are necessary. Ginny […]

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Calabash art gallery caters to art loving gift givers

CALABASH, N.C. (Oct. 1, 2014)– Cooler temperatures signify the recent change of season, and Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash, N.C. is right in step with Mother Nature. Gallery owner Ginny Lassiter is already honing displays in the 10,000 square-foot gallery to showcase art pieces that help create warm and inviting vignettes, just in time for Fall and the Holidays. Works […]

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Museum Foundation seeks New Orleans jazz-themed artwork for annual Wine Fest Art Contest

The Ocean Isle Museum Foundation, Inc. (OIMF) is holding its annual Wine Fest fundraiser on April 25, 2015 at the Museum of Coastal Carolina. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Museum of Coastal Carolina in Ocean Isle Beach and Ingram Planetarium in Sunset Beach. The theme for the 2015 event is New Orleans jazz. Local artists are encouraged to […]

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Sunset River Marketplace features exhibition of small and miniature artworks

Mighty Miniatures opens at Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, N.C. on Wednesday, Oct. 8 and runs through Saturday, Nov. 21. The collection features pieces measuring from two-inch square to eight by ten inches in a range of media, including glass and clay among the oil and acrylic works. According to gallery owner Ginny Lassiter, “In a gallery this large, […]

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Peter Warren featured author Oct. 2 in Sunset River Marketplace lecture series

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, N.C. will feature novelist Peter Warren on Thursday, Oct. 2 as part of its ongoing Coffee With the Authors literary program. Warren is the author of “Confederate Gold and Silver,” “The Journey North,” and “Horry County Murders.” Retired from the Connecticut State Police Department, Warren is a graduate of the University of New Haven and […]

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Author to Speak on Clemson Founder at Gallery Sept. 11

On Sept. 11 from 10 to 11 a.m., Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, N.C. will feature Ann Ratliff Russell as part of its Coffee With the Authors lecture series. Ratliff is the author of “Legacy Of a Southern Lady: Anna Calhoun Clemson 1817 – 1875.” The presentation is free, but seating is limited so reservations are requested. Anna Maria Calhoun […]

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