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Upcoming events from the Berkeley Arts Bulletin

The Berkeley Arts Council presents Photo 17, our fifth National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works from June 28 - August 12, 2017. There will be a reception and awards presentation on June 30 from 5-6pm and a live music presentation by The Woods Ukulele Club. The Photo17 exhibit attracted 115 works by 46 artists from 18 states. Juror Neal Rantoul selected 26 works by 23 artists for the exhibit. A full list of the accepted artists is on the web at http://www.berkeleyartswv.org/photo17-artists.
Reception 5pm Friday June 30; Live Music 6pm; The Berkeley Art Works is located at 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. Gallery hours are Wed-Fri 11-5, Sat 11-4.

Continuing through July 8
A Summer Exhibit of work by Art 105/205 students at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College.The visual art top 3 award winners from Blue Ridge’s recent “Outlet” Arts and Letters competition are included in this exhibit.The exhibit will be displayed in the Art Works Back Space Gallery. Reception Friday, May 26 from 5-7pm. 116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg; Wed-Fri 11-5, Sat 11-4; http://wp.me/pDwaf-NW

Continuing through August 11
Impermanence: Ephemeral Sculptures by Joy Bridy; Joy Bridy creates sculptures of clay and wood in collaboration with nature.She explores nature’s existence within our manufactured environments. Opening June 30th 6pm-8pm Artist Talk 5:30pm-6pm; Rivers Studio and Gallery; 703-727-2532; https://www.riversstudioandgallery.com/; riversstudioandgallery (at) gmail .com

July 6 - 9
“The Lay Of The Land” - An Exhibition of new work in painting, printmaking and turned wood during the opening weekend of the Contemporary American Theater festival. Artists Reception Sat 5-9. War Memorial Building, 102 E. German St., Shepherdstown, WV Thur/Fri 10-8 pm, Sat. 9-9, Sun. 9-5 Shepherdstown Community Club; free and open to the public 304-279-0506;  or tworiversturnings (at) yahoo .com

July 8 - 30
The Bridge Gallery Summer Exhibit 2017; Walt Bartman, Seth Hill, Dustin Klassen and Diana Suttenfield paintings. Receptioin Saturday July 15, 5:30-7:30pm; The Bridge Gallery, 8566 Shepherdstown Pike, Sheperdtown; Free; 304-876-2300; http://www.bridgegalleryandframing.com/; info (at) bridgegallleryandframing .com

July 21 - 23
Potomac River Artist Guild Art Show and Sale. Opening Reception Saturday, 3 to 5pm at the Shepherdstown Community Center, corner of German and King Streets. Fri., 10am to 8pm, Sat., 9am to 8pm, Sunday, 9am-3pm. http://www.potomacriverartistsguild.org or monicawilk (at) aol .com

July 8
Crafters/Artists “Destash” Market. Community yard sale of art,craft, and hobby supplies,tools, and machines, etc. Also have listing of booth display materials for sale. Vendor space $10. Martinsburg Roundhouse - 100 E. Liberty S.  Sat. 10-3. Free 304-271-8872;  or destashmarket17 (at) gmail .com

July 8
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast. As part of Oddfest, this showing of the movie “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” will be accompanied by the Apollo Civic Theatre Shadow Cast! Rated R. Saturday at midnight 128 East Martin St. $15. 304-263-6766; http://www.apollocivictheatre.org or act (at) apollocivictheatre .org

June 13
Speak Story Series Presents Tokaheya Inajin (Kevin Locke). Kevin is a world famous Hoop Dancer, plays the Northern Plains flute, traditional storyteller, cultural ambassador, and recording artist. Storer Ballroom, 210 N. King Street, Shepherdstown WV Tuesday, 7:30-9:30 PM $12.00 at the door; free to Shepherd University students; http://www.speakstoryseries.com or info (at) speakstoryseries .com

July 14 - 16
Over The Mountain Studio Tour - Summer Preview Show. Celebrate summer and handmade during our annual Summer Preview Show in downtown Shepherdstown’s War Memorial Building Fri. 5-7 pm. Sat. 10-5 pm, Sun., 9-3pm. Free 304-725-0567; studiotourwv.org or info (at) studiotourwv .org

August 5
Summertime Arts Soiree. One of the area’s premiere Art Shows and sale; with live music, wine and hors d’oeuvres included.  Old Opera House - Charles Town 5 - 9pm, Saturday 8-5; Summertime Arts Soiree $37.50 (Early Bird price: $32.50 if purchased prior to July 15th) 304-725-4420; http://www.oldoperahouse.org or ooh (at) oldoperahouse .org

Dance
July 7 - 11
Week with the Masters. Study with ballet masters Shan Dai, Eddy Ocampo and Matthew Helms.  Daily classes in ballet, pointe, contemporary, partnering, and conditioning.  Inwood Performing Arts Monday-Friday 9:30-4:00pm Inwood Dance Company $300 304-229-3209; http://www.inwoodperformingarts.com  or wsmith2954 (at) aol .com

July 8
Belly Dance Workshop. An open-level, retreat-style workshop with live drumming and Middle Eastern refreshments.  Beginners welcome! MAC Ice House, Berkeley Springs, WV Sat. 12 - 2 p.m. Jensuya Belly Dance $50.  304-258-7647; https://www.facebook.com/JensuyaBellyDance or raqs (at) tarabraqs .com

July 10 - 14
Summer Dance. Tari Jo’s Dance Studio offers ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, & modern for dancers of all levels, including creative movement for age 3-5 wanting to try dance. Monday-Friday, July 10-14, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost depending on how many classes taken. (304) 263-7368; https://www.facebook.com/Tari-Jos-Dance-Studio-Ricks-Karate-109907139028814 or tjdanz (at) msn .com

July 10 - 28
Summer Dance 2017. Summer Dance Study is a very important tool for enhancing a dancer’s technical skills in ballet, jazz, tap, character and conditioning. Inwood Performing Arts 9am-4pm Inwood Performing Arts Company $160-$680. 304-229-3209;www.inwoodperformingarts.com or wsmith2954 (at) aol .com

July 31 – August 4
Irish Dance Camp. Join Ariel Raguso, our new certified TCRG director, focusing on foot speed, style and traditional Ceili Dances. Inwood Performing Arts 9:30am-2pm $175 304-229-3209; http://www.inwoodperformingarts.com  or wsmith2954 (at) aol .com

July 31 – August 4
Dancing the Classics. Students age 4-6 will be introduced to the French vocabulary, learn the classical ballets, music, and explore mime relating to that day’s theme. Inwood Performing Arts Mon-Fri 9:00-11:30am; $140.  304-229-3209; http://www.inwoodperformingarts.com  or wsmith2954 (at) aol .com

Theatre
July 1
Les Miserables, School Edition. The epic tale of broken dreams, passion and redemption is set against a nation in the throes of revolution. Performed entirely by high school students. Musselman High School. Sat 2 PM and 7 PM. Musselman Theatre Inc. Adults: $8; Children & Seniors: $5. 304-229-1900; musselmantheatreinc.com or musselmantheatre (at) comcast .net

July 2 - 6
Contemporary American Theater Festival Preview Performances. CATF Pay-What-You-Can-Preview tickets go on sale one hour before the show, at that venue. CATF produces bold, new American plays.  Shepherd University. By Donation (no set amount) 304-876-3473 ; catf.org or info (at) catf .org

July 7 - 30
Contemporary American Theater Festival. CATF’s 27th Season has SIX bold, new plays. CATF is a professional theater company that develops new American theater.  Shepherd University (92 West Campus Drive, Shepherdstown) Varies   $35+ 304-876-3473; catf.org or info (at) catf .org

July 11, 18, 25
Staged Reading Series. Join the Contemporary American Theater Festival for Stage Readings of new Plays. July 11, 18, and 25 at 6pm. Marinoff Theater, 62 W. Campus Drive, Shepherdstown. Free 304-876-3473; catf.org or info (at) catf .org

July 12 and 19
Gallery Talk. Guided tour of High Drama exhibition (costumes from the Contemporary American Theater Festival).  401 Museum Drive Hagerstown, MD Wednesday at 10am Washington County Museum of Fine Art; Free 304-876-3473; catf.org or info (at) catf .org

July 20 - 23
“Mary Poppins” The Apollo Youth Theatre Summer presents Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s “Mary Poppins” live onstage!  Thu 10am; Fri/Sat. 7:30pm; Sun. 2:30 See website 304-263-6766; apollocivictheatre.org or act (at) apollocivictheatre .org

July 21-23
Wizard of Oz, Young Performers Edition. 1-hour adaptation of the classic movie, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow! Performed expertly by younger aged actors! Musselman High School Fri. 7 PM; Sat. 7 PM; and Sun. 2 PM Musselman Theatre Inc. Adults: $8; Children & Seniors: $5. 304-229-1900; musselmantheatreinc.com or musselmantheatre (at) comcast .net

July 27-30
SEUSSICAL the Musical, a treat for the entire family bringing to the stage many of Dr. Seuss’s favorite characters; Horton the Elephant, Cat in the Hat and Grinch. Old Opera House - Charles Town 7:30pm Thurs & Fri; 2:30pm Sat/Sun.  Presented by Kiwanis & The Old Opera House Theatre Co.  $22 Adults, $15 Students; $19 Seniors 65+; $19 College & Military. 304-725-4420; http://www.oldoperahouse.org or ooh (at) oldoperahouse .org

‘Specially for Kids
Continuing through August 27
Cinderella’s Soc Hop. Cinderella’s step mother and sister’s are trying to stop her from going to the Royal Soc Hop, but with the help from her DJ Godfather ’ Rock Lobster’ she makes it. You’ll never guest who she picks for her Prince Charming? 412 W. King Street, Martinsburg WV Sat and Sun Show time 1 pm Doors open 12:40 Wonderment Puppet Theater $6 for 2 years and up. Under 2 free 304-260-9382; http://www.wondermentpuppets.com or wondermentpuppets (at) yahoo .com