Show is a spring bouquet of the arts

Artwork by j. reto

     (PNAN-CALIF) – Georgia O’Keefe said, “If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment,” and for all goers to Affinity Galleries at 216 Promenade in Long Beach on Saturday, April 9, they will have the opportunity to experience a ‘show of shows’ from 6:00-10:00 pm entitled, “Sacre Du Printemps: Art, Music and Dance” that unites the visual and performing arts in a celebration of springtime.

"Circle of Fire" by David Gardner

     Curator Tony Clark says, “It is a new beginning and a rebirth of our world that has been in the dark, and now we are filled with happiness and wonder.”

     On the walls will be artworks by j.Reto, David Gardner, Sel Sarkin, Roy Anthony Shabla, Michael Verbenec, Randall David Oldrieve, William Emboden, Stan Howard, Larisa “Lark” Pilinsky, William Haugse and Eva Montealegre, who also be painting as well as dancers from the Fred Sugerman Medicine Dance Company will perform to the sounds of the SangomaBeat during this opening night reception.

SangomaBeat World Music plays Brazilian Bossa Nova, smooth Jazz Standards and African Music. Vocalist Pashyo Sarkin is accompanied by Rome on guitar, Marvin Bonds on saxophone, Joe Kohanski on bass and Sel Sarkin on percussions.

     For more detail information, see or call 323.829.2787 or email:

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2 Comments for “Show is a spring bouquet of the arts”

  1. Thank you Art to Art Palette Journal for sharing with the art world this wonderful celebration of visual and performing arts to celebrate Spring.

    I hope everyone will join the party in person or in spirit. This is the best time of the year. Tony –

    Editor’s note: Borrowing the words of William Shakespeare, “”One touch of nature makes the whole world kin,” I humbly thank you for embracing AAPJ’s world as it nears its silver birthday in 2013.

  2. I am looking forward to this wonderful event. It will be a true celebration of music, art and the most beautiful time of the year – Spring. This will be a special cooperation between musicians, dancers and artists. I am so excited about it and I not only encourage, but welcome all to come and enjoy.

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