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November 29, 2012

Arts Express: Nov. 29, 2012

Gallery seeks geek-related artwork

PLATTSBURGH — From Dec. 1 to 13, ROTA Gallery and Studios will be hosting an exhibition that will be a grand tribute to geeky subculture.

People are invited to submit their artwork. ROTA is looking for art inspired by your favorite comic books, video games, movies and TV.

To submit, send a picture of your work to Nicholas Dubay, who can be reached at nicholasdubay@gmail.com, Nicholas Dubay on Facebook or 524-7829.

ROTA Gallery is a cooperatively owned not-for-profit cultural center located at 50 Margaret St. For more information, visit http://www.rotagallery.com.

National Heritage Partnership grants available

GRAND ISLE, Vt — The Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership and the Lake Champlain Basin Program request proposals for cultural/natural heritage research and interpretation projects.

Funding for these projects comes from the National Park Service.

The two grant categories are Wayside Exhibit Grants, with a deadline of Dec. 7, and Implementation Grants, with a Dec. 20 deadline.

Grant applications are available on the website at http://www.lcbp.org/grantrfp.htm. For further information about the program, contact CVNHP Assistant Director Jim Brangan at the Lake Champlain Basin Program office at (802) 372-3213.

History Center Museum gift shop

to be open

ELIZABETHTOWN — The gift shop at the Adirondack History Center Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, during the Greens Tea.

Visitors can browse for for books, puppets, prints, music and stocking stuffers or give a museum membership as a gift. Members receive a 10 percent discount on all purchases.

Hot chocolate and cookies will be served, and there will be free drawings for a gift bag.

The museum is located at 7590 Court St., Elizabethtown.

Exhibit features six female photographers

PLATTSBURGH — Pine Harbour Assisted Living is hosting a photography exhibit, “In Focus 2012,” until Jan. 29, 2013.

It brings together six North Country women photographers: Penny Clute, Gail Kemp, Joanne Kennedy, Andrea Knight, Lynn Manning and Jan Stanley. A variety of themes, styles and interpretations will be on exhibit.

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