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The INDUSTRIAL SHOW
November 25, 2013 - Emily Dimov-Gottshall
The INDUSTRIAL SHOW November 8 - January 31
Opening Reception Friday, November 8 8 - 10pm
Locality Gallery is excited to announce our most ambitious show to date! The Industrial Show features a diverse collection of works by established artists from throughout Pennsylvania. It is fitting that the state known for steel, railroads, coal, and factories would foster some of the top artists working in the genre today. The Industrial Show is an exhibition of forward thinking works by artists that never lose sight of their roots. They are at the same time nostalgic and futuristic. The exhibition runs November 8 - January 31 The Industrial Show features works by: Peter Frantz | Sean McDougal Keny Marshall | Ray Russo Robert Pfister | Michael Long Chris Drobnock | Terry Wise We are also pleased to premier the animated short “The Light Bottle” by Jack Rafter. Produced and filmed entirely at Locality! We invite you to join us for our opening reception, Friday, November 8th from 8-10pm. Celebrate these talented artists with food, wine, and ambient industrial music by composer Brian Amin. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A Day of Blues with Ramblin' Dan Stevens
Workshops and Concert Saturday, November 9 Locality welcomes the return of international blues artist, Ramblin' Dan Stevens! Dan will be offering primitive instrument workshops for children and adults, and playing a set that evening at Locality.
Diggin' the Blues ! Making and learning to play a primitive homemade blues instrument..
The Diddley Bow is a one stringed, homemade, instrument which was made by early bluesmen out of recycled materials. These instruments were literally the first blues guitars and it is said that artists such as Muddy Waters and BB King learned how to play the blues on them. Our modern version of the primitive Diddley Bow is built from a kit with pre-drilled holes, real guitar tuner and topping it off, the addition of an Altoids Tin as a resonator to provide that funky blues tone. Workshop participants will assemble and personalize their own Diddley Bows and learn the basics of how to play using the traditional bottleneck slide technique. All materials and tools are provided and included in the cost of the workshop. Come and immerse yourself in the historical roots of the blues and get ready to rock!
Workshop limited to 12 students. Kids Workshop 1-3pm Cost: $25 Age 5 - 14 Adult Workshop 4-6pm Cost: $30 Age 15 and Up Concert 8-10pm $10 $5 for workshop participants
About Dan Stevens Currently based on the Connecticut shoreline, "Ramblin" Dan Stevens performs an eclectic mix of traditional fingerstyle blues, popular songs and originals and has entertained audiences throughout the US, Germany, UK, Canada, Virgin Islands and Central America. Of special interest is his unique style of "bottleneck" slide playing popularized by early Mississippi delta bluesmen including his use of a homemade, three stringed "Cigar Box Guitar" and one stringed "Diddly Bow", both primitive blues instruments. As a finalist in the International Blues Challenge '08 on Beale St. in Memphis TN and protege of the legendary Dave Van Ronk, Dan has been lauded for his ability as a raconteur and for the authenticity of his approach gained by many years on the road as a traveling blues musician. A participant in the Music Under New York Program, he plays on a regular basis in the New York City Subway System in locations such as Times Square and Grand Central Terminal.