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Reception for artist Paris Friday

Deborah Paris will be honored during the opening of an exhibit of her art work capturing scenes of Franklin County’s Daphne Prairie at the Old Fire Station Museum from 5 to 8 p.m Friday, February 3.

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Reception to open Daphne Prairie exhibit next week

An exhibit of works by American landscape painter Deborah Paris created on or about 925 acres of native Texas prairie in Franklin County will be featured in an exhibit at the Old Fire Station Museum.

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Painting class to be offered

Joy Michele Chitsey will be the instructor for a painting class, Painting With Joy, at the Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, January 21.

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Painting with Joy

Milo McCamant and Jackson Standridge take part in a painting class led by Michelle Joy Chitsey on Saturday, January 21.Milo McCamant and Jackson Standridge take part in a painting class led by Michelle Joy Chitsey on Saturday, January 21.

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Crafts, movies set at library

The staff at the Franklin County Library will be hosts for some new programs, as well as continuing some old ones.

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Saxophone quartet

Oasis Saxophone Quartet, Nathan Nabb, James Bunte, Dave Camwell, and James RomainMembers of the Oasis Saxophone Quartet, Nathan Nabb, James Bunte, Dave Camwell, and James Romain, performed original music and arrangements of classical masterworks by Bach, Dvořák and Mozart.

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2017 board members named by Arts Alliance

The Franklin County Arts Alliance (FCAA) met for an annual membership meeting on Thursday, January 5 at the Cultural Arts Center. For a listing of board members and directors for the coming year, see the January 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Oasis Saxophone Quartet to perform here Saturday

Oasis Saxophone QuartetThe Oasis Saxophone Quartet will be presented in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 21 in the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Quilts, pastel art classes planned

A community quilting club is being formed and is available for all beginners, intermediate, advance, and especially want-to-be quilters. Nancy Beauchamp will be teaching a pastel art class for beginner and intermediate painters.

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