7421 Orchard Lake Road
Memorial. Admission: $4. (313)
The Art Museum Project at the
Alfred Berkowitz Gallery at U-M
Dearborn presents Outside the
Lines, an exhibition of experimental
colored pencil art, Aug. 11-Sept. 2.
Reception: 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Aug.
15. (313) 593-5058.
The Print Gallery in Southfield
exhibits a collection of silkscreen
posters and lithographs from Lincoln
Center, including works by Jewish
artists Helen Frankenthaler, Kenny
Scharf, Sol LeWitt and Wolf Kahn,
through Sept. 5. (248) 356-5454.
Historic Fort Wayne transports a
cast of reenactors, the George Henry
Thomas Inyincibles, back to the
Civil War era 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9-10.
Preservation Wayne's annual four-
hour walking tours of downtown
Detroit's historic theaters leave every
half hour from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
from the lobby of the State Theater
Saturday, Aug. 16. $25/includes
lunch stop at the Detroit Opera
House. Information and reservations:
(313) 577-3559 or (313) 237-3279.
The third annual Blooming into
Beauty fund-raiser, benefiting women
in need, takes place 7-9 p.m. Tuesday,
Aug. 19, at the Detroit Zoo's Butterfly
Garden and Dome Room. Detroit
native and "first lady of boxing" Jackie
Killen is the guest speaker. $75 per
person ($85 at the door)/$125 per
couple. (248) 684-2402 or
Connecting various images in differ-
ent ways alters meaning."
The artist, who will discuss her
work at a reception between 7 and
10 p.m. this evening, also is showing
pieces that reflect her interest in
celestial bodies as part of her larger
Sobel, now in her 50s, experi-
mented with different media in her
early years as an artist. She has done
eevah Freed.trian Sobel looks
Ili closely at her environment and
then creates adapted works using
encaustics (hot wax) on wood for
others to view.
exhibit at Ann Arbor's
Washington Street Gallery
through Aug. 31, offers designs
that reflect what she has expe-
rienced at her California home.
"I'm really interested in how
Ceevah Freedman Sobel.
connected everything is," says
"They Call the Week by Planets,
Sobel, who will show 15 pieces
encaustic on wood. :
in Ann Arbor. `‘I like the rich-
ness of surface of workingwith
encaustics, and I've bounced back and p ri n tmaking
forth between two and three dimen
works have been'exhib ted in
California and New York
Sobel, who received her bachelor's
"Since doing . the series on `snai
degree from the University of North
on to'moths, says Sobel,
Carolina at Chapel Hill and her
master's degree from the School of
had an infestation and
the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston,
and saved the traps . "
concentrated on snails after noticing
--- Suzanne Chessler
them in her garden.
"I started drawing snails realisti-
cally and then many of those draw-
through Aug. 31 at the
ings became long and vertical, remi-
Washington Street Gallery, 120
niscent of the look of a spine," says
E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. Artist's
Sobel, who subsequently enlarged
reception: 7-10 p.m. Friday,
on the drawings with multimedia
8. (734) 761-2287.
techniques. "I began using piano
hinges to connect pieces together.
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