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African carvings, textiles on display in SPACE 237

SPACE 237 at 237 North Michigan St. has the show Sankofa on display through March 8. The exhibit features wood carvings of various African ethnic groups and reburial textiles.

The textile part of the display, Once is Never Enough: Textiles, Ancestors, and Reburials in Highland Madagascar, was compiled by Dr. Rebecca Green, chairwoman of nonwestern art history at Bowling Green State University.

Sankofa is the name of a proverb from the Akan culture from Ghana, West Africa. Information: 419-255-5117 or e-mail space237@toltbbs. com.

The Art Concept gallery in Reve, 5633 North Main St., Sylvania, has on display The Love Show, which explores the theme of love, through Feb. 14. Artists featured include Renee Spillis, Kay Weprin, Dorothy Linden, Neil Frankenhauser, Carol Imes-Luscombe, Marty Reichenthal, Kimberly Arden, and Constandena Mandros. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The Perrysburg Area Arts Council will offer a host of youth art programs at 117 West Second St., Perrysburg. Classes, most of which begin in February, include watercolors and family drawing. Registration: 419-873-2787.

The Original Sub Shop and Deli, 402 Broadway, has the paintings of Alecia Robinson on display through January.

Spectrum Gallery, 5403 Elmer Dr., inside Toledo Botanical Garden, will host its Open Winter Show today through Feb. 15. Artist Aaron Bivins is the juror. Information: 419-531-7769.

Common Space Center for Creativity, 1700 North Reynolds Rd., is accepting registration for a variety of classes. Classes and workshops include hip hop dance, beginning poetry, African dance, the performing arts, and art for special-needs students. Registration: 419-531-2046.


The 41st annual Ann Arbor Street Art Fair is accepting artist applications for the event scheduled July 17-20 in the South University area of downtown Ann Arbor. Applications are available by calling 734-994-5260; e-mailing or downloading a form from the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair web site at Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 8 and received by Feb. 21. Information: 734-994-5260.

Bedford Artists' Club will meet at 7 tonight in the Bedford Library, 8575 Jackman Rd., Temperance. Following the meeting, Curt Olsen will conduct a workshop.

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