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Lecture Series Features WWII Author, Poet May 1

On Thursday, May 1, Sunset River Marketplace will feature two presenters in its ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. Robert T. Bradicich, author of “World War II As I Lived It,” will talk about his military service and Mike Dailey will read from “Somewhere Tonight a Soldier Stands,” his book of poetry honoring the military. Bradicich entered the Army in […]

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Gallery features garden-inspired art show

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, N.C. is featuring Garden Inspirations: Think Outside the Boxwood, now through May 31, owner Ginny Lassiter has announced. The exhibition includes work from 25 of the gallery’s exhibiting artists along with Lassiter’s collection of furniture and other garden pieces. Lassiter, who is also a creative consultant and designer, says, “I love to repurpose furniture. […]

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Gallery to Offer One-Day Batik Class

Batik Class (Iris) Pat Smelkoff One-Day Project Workshop June (date to be announced) $85 Batik is a wax resist process. Wherever the hot wax is placed, paint cannot enter the Ginwashi rice paper. The waxing process is wax, paint watercolor, dry; wax, paint watercolor, dry while using different sheets of the same pattern for wax and color placement. At the […]

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Martha R. Brown to discuss her book of family Civil War letters on April 17

On April 17 at 10 a.m., Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash, N.C. will host Winston-Salem author Martha R. Brown as part of the art gallery’s Coffee With the Authors series. Brown will be discussing her historical novel “Holding Sweet Communion: Civil War Letters,” which is based on letters she accidently discovered by her great grandfather, who left home to join […]

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Couple who met in N.C. orphanage to speak at Sunset River Marketplace on April 3

William “Billy” Griffin and Peggy Patton Griffin, authors of “An Exceptional Journey: And the Two Shall Become One,” are set to present a program at Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash, N.C. as part of the art gallery’s ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. The event will take place on Thursday, April 3 from 10 to 11 a.m. Coffee and breakfast […]

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Landscape Designer Hannelore Palmer to speak at gallery March 5

Hannelore Palmer of Winnabow, N.C. will speak at Sunset River Marketplace art gallery on Wednesday, March 5 from 11 a.m. until 12 noon. The event, which is part of the gallery’s Creative Exchange lecture series, had been scheduled for earlier this month but was cancelled due to Winter Storm Leon. Palmer specializes in low maintenance design and is knowledgeable in […]

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Children’s Author Michele Verhoosky To Speak at Gallery March 6, 2014

Children’s author Michele Verhoosky will speak at Calabash, N.C. art gallery Sunset River Marketplace on Thursday, March 6 from 10 to 11 a.m. as part of the gallery’s Coffee With the Authors lecture and book signing series. Verhoosky is the author and illustrator of “Molly Marie and the Amazing Jimmy,” a tale about a little girl, a leprechaun and their […]

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Aliotta named to State Park Artist in Residence program

Photographer Louis Aliotta of Southport, N.C. has been awarded a space in the 2014 Artist in Residence program of the South Carolina State Park Service. According to park manager, Harry Hafer, the placement committee was “extremely pleased with the quality of artists that applied this year. This quality made the final selection a tough decision for the jurors.” The program […]

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2014 Schedule of Events & Art Classes

Calendar Items 2014 Events (Creative Exchange, Coffee With the Authors, Exhibitions & Art Classes) Scheduled at Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash, N.C. Sunset River Marketplace 10283 Beach Drive SW (NC 179) Calabash, NC 28467 910.575.5999 www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com Winter hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Creative Exchange & Coffee With the Authors Wednesday, Feb. 12 11 a.m. – 12 […]

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