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Monday, February 18, 2013

Distinctive African Art Exhibition on Display @ Salt Lake City Acting Company (SLC: Feb 6 - March 3)


Salt Lake Acting Company is pleased to invite the public to celebrate Black History Month with a visit to a special exhibition, Distinctive African Art, the collection of proprietor and curator, Gordon Dew throughout the run of HOW TO MAKE A ROPE SWING, currently playing at Salt Lake Acting CompanyGordon opened the first and only African American art gallery in Utah, a unique and invaluable contribution to this community. This show includes the works of artists; Charles Bibbs, Albert Fennell, William Tolliver, Synthia Saint James, Dr. Raymond Lark, Rosalind McGary and Larry Poncho Brown.

“I closed the bricks and mortar gallery in 2003. My virtual gallery can be seen at www.dewblackart.com. I am grateful to the Salt Lake Acting Company for the opportunity to share some of the works of truly fine African American Artists.”
-Gordon Dew

Our Green Room Gallery is a collective endeavor between community and artists. This space allows Salt Lake Acting Company to offer a variety of diverse visual perspectives from local artists based on inspiration found from themes raised onstage. In keeping with SLAC’s mission to nurture our local, creative community, we celebrate these reinforcements born between the visual and performing arts.


HOW TO MAKE A ROPE SWING by Shawn Fisher, with Lucas Bybee, Jayne Luke & Glenn Turner

DATES                        Opened: February 6, 2013
Closing: March 3, 2013

TIMES                                     Wed – Sat - 7:30 p.m.
Sun – 1:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

For tickets call 801-363-SLAC(7522), visit www.saltlakeactingcompany.org, or come to the box office at 168 West 500 North, Salt Lake CityUtah 84103. Student, Under 30, Senior and Group discounts available.

SLAC is a not-for-profit 501(c) in 1970 and is dedicated to producing, commissioning and developing new works and to supporting a community of professional artists. SLAC has been nationally recognized by the Shubert Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Edgerton Foundation, among others. SLAC operates under a STP Actors Equity Association contract. SLAC is a Constituent Member of Theatre Communications Group, a national organization for non-profit professional regional theatres, and the National New Play Network.

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