Friday, November 12, 2010

Good News Friday!

On Friday, Nov. 5, approximately 250 people crowded into the Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder for an art show opening and performance by participants in Imagine!'s C.O.R.E./Labor Source classes.

Imagine! C.O.R.E./Labor Source Presents consisted of an Open House/Art Exhibit, with original art work and photography, and a live performance, which included poetry readings, short spoken presentations, musical interludes, dance, and theatrical pieces.

Almost one fourth of the art on display was sold at the reception and post performance gathering. More was sold earlier this week.

Artist and Bob and Judy Charles SmartHome resident Gerald was ecstatic to learn that one of his pieces, a calligraphy, became subject to a silent bidding. The demand was so high that after the original was sold, C.O.R.E./Labor Source agreed to make six more prints so others could purchase and enjoy the piece.

The packed house gave a long, enthusiastic standing ovation at the end of the performance. The hour long performance was very emotional, filled with laughter and the welling of tears in the eyes of some people in attendance.

Even if you missed the performance, there’s still a chance to see the art, which will be on display at the Dairy Center through Friday, December 10.

Congratulations to the C.O.R.E./Labor Source staff members who worked so hard to bring this creative extravaganza to life, and of course, congratulations to all the talented participants!

1 comment:

  1. This event was a fantastic example of how to successfully be in the heart of our community. All of the staff members, artists, and performers have plenty to be proud of. I'm very picky about how I spend my Friday nights and choosing to attend this event was one of my smarter choices.