Visions of Space and Form: a group exhibition featuring artists, Ilaria Rosselli Del Turco Lais, Tessa Coleman, James Chaffee, Agnieszka Nienartowicz, Avery Palmer, Manuel Neri, Bruce McGaw, Frank Damiano, James Weeks, Paul Wonner, Theo Brown, and Kim Froshin. Also at the gallery will be featuring solo exhibitions from Al Pounders and Loren Olson. The exhibitions will run from Aug 30th – Sept 23rd, 2017 with the opening reception on September 8th, from 7-9pm. The painters in this exhibition all paint figures, landscapes and still lives. In fact, they create their own environment. The puzzling thing with all the painters is there is an object lightly out of place or twisted and yet, there is a great balance that they share. There are surprises in most of the paintings that are hidden that one has to look for. There are in fact a myriad of conventional and unconventional imagery. With this international exhibition of the great polish artist Agnieszka Nienartowicz, to the more traditional paintings by Italian painter Ilaria Rosselli Del Turco Lais who gives us a look into the past and yet, brings us into the contemporary world. Whereas, Troy Dalton is much closer to the realist traditional painters such as Baltus. Dalton’s slightly surrealistic take on some of his paintings take us to both the surrealist and the post-modern painters Avery Palmer and Alex Reisfar. The younger Palmer and Reisfar seem to be pushing the boundaries with surrealism and creating their own beasts that do not exist in our world. Like Rosselli, the British painter Tessa Coleman, who is an expert in painting figures in the city, takes us back to a more academic way of painting and yet, is always involved in a[...]
Farm-fresh, feel-good food fills the market Saturdays 8am-1pm and Wednesday afternoons. Open year round, rain or shine, our Markets offer an array of fruits & vegetables, including certified organic produce, plus meats, chicken, fish & seafood, wine, local eggs & honey, fresh baked goods, flowers, plants & gifts. Everything sold in the market is either grown by or made by the seller. Check out our baskets, Market logo wear & postcards at the Market Shed. No dogs allowed inside the Market, except for service dogs. Leashed dogs are welcome in the rest of Central Park during Market hours.
Davis Movies in the Park 2017 dates have been selected for our 4-night event in Central Park. We will be continuing the tradition of bringing you great movies at the low cost of Free. September 23rd: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, PG-13 Runtime: 2 hr 13 min
JOIN US FOR OUR BBQ WITH WINE EVENT! CHOOSE BETWEEN FILIPINO BBQ RIBS AND GARLIC RICE OR VEGGIE LUMPIAS AND VEGGIE SHISH KABOBS. $15/PLATE AND WINE BY THE GLASS FOR $4/GLASS!
The Davis Odd Fellows Lodge “Classic Film Festival” returns this September with three classic Jimmy Stewart films. The featured films will be shown on three successive Sunday evenings – September 17, September 24 and October 1 . The selected classics are Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Philadelphia Story, and Bell, Book and Candle. Doors open at 6:29 p.m. and showtime is at 7:01 p.m. The public is cordially invited and there is no admissions charge (although donations to defray costs are always appreciated). There is a special feature unique to the Odd Fellows Classic Film Festival. Before each film is shown, noted film reviewer Derrick Bang will give the audience the back-story of the film, the actors and director. After the showing, Derrick Bang will be available to answer audience questions. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is one of the best-loved comedies of legendary director Frank Capra. Released in 1939, it is considered one of the greatest films of all time. The genre is political comedy. The film stars Jimmy Stewart and Jean Arthur, and features Claude Rains and an ensemble cast. It’s all about an honest, but naive, young man who gets appointed to the U.S. Senate and winds up fighting against a corrupt system. This film launched the career of Jimmy Stewart as a major movie star. The Philadelphia Story, released in 1940, is a classic romantic and wacky comedy featuring Jimmy Stewart, Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant. There are many twists and turns in this film between Katherine Hepburn, Jimmy, Cary, and a third man who is Katherine’s fiancee. Who finally wins the hand of Katherine is anybody’s guess. Bell, Book and Candle is a 1958 romantic comedy featuring Jimmy Stewart[...]