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Arts Notes

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Arts Notes

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Byline: CHARLIE PATTON

COLORS OF SUMMER

Today

There will be an opening reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m. for the new exhibit at the Amelia Island Plantation Artists' Guild and Gallery.

"Colors of Summer" features more than 100 new works in a variety of mediums.

The reception at the gallery, located at 94 Village Circle at the Plantation Spa and Shops, at the south end of Amelia Island just off Florida A1A, is free and open to the public.

Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

PLAYERS AUDITIONS

Sunday

Auditions for "Gem of the Ocean," part of August Wilson's 10-play Pittsburgh Cycle, about African-American life in the 20th century, will be at 4 p.m. at the Players by the Sea theater, at 106 Sixth St. N. in Jacksonville Beach.

Actors auditioning for the play's seven roles should prepare a two-minute monologue "that has strong emotional state and action." They will also be asked to improvise and read from the script.

E-mail questions to director Barbara Colaciello Williams at bar bara@playersbythesea.org. The play opens Friday, Nov. 5, and continues through Saturday, Nov. 20.

BERG AND PONSLER

Monday

Works by painter Suzi Berg and sculptor David Ponsler will be on exhibit at the South Gallery on Florida State College at Jacksonville South Campus through Sept. 24.

The gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. An opening reception will be held Sept. 9 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

IMAGINATION AT MOCA

Wednesday

Imagination Squared, an installation consisting of work by 902 Jacksonville artists, goes on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville. The contributing artists decorated 5-inch squares.

The museum, located at 333 N. Laura St., will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. for First Wednesday Art Walk.

PAINTED VIOLINS AT BEE GALLERY

Wednesday

Bee Gallery in The Jacksonville Landing will feature a "Music For Your Eyes" exhibit of painted violins during September. …

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