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Monday, November 22, 2010

A Weekend of Art at the Old North Gallery

On Friday night, the Old North Gallery hosted the opening reception for the Visionary Arts of Haiti exhibit, sponsored by Missouri Immigrant & Refugee Advocates.

On Saturday, visitors were able to enjoy a gallery talk by curator Laurie Beasley, who shared the stories of the artists who produced the works on exhibit.   The exhibit can be viewed through Dec. 17 during Old North St. Louis Restoration Group’s office hours, 9-5 Monday through Friday.

Earlier on Friday, the same gallery space played host to the Cinema St. Louis screening of the documentary, Inauguration Road, for students from schools in Old North.  Friday’s audience of students from Confluence Academy enjoyed the opportunity to discuss the film with director Lynelle White.   

The busload of students from Confluence Academy arrived just as Carson Minnow and Sam Coffey were taping a future video segment about Crown Square for MayorSlay.com. 

Above: Lynelle White takes a question from one of the students at Friday’s screening.

Screenings also took place in the gallery on Monday and Wednesday for students from Ames Visual & Performing Arts Magnet School.

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