Arts on the Edge—new summer arts festival in Wolfeboro

ARTS ON THE EDGE Wolfeboro, a new summer festival that celebrates innovative artistic creativity as an expression of human spirituality, will present a visual art exhibit, music concerts, dance performances, and workshops by international and local artists.  In addition, the public is invited to a series of discussions and reflections with the artists and leading scholars in the fields of art and theology. ARTS ON THE EDGE Wolfeboro is a project of the First Congregational Church, Wolfeboro, a member of the progressive United Church of Christ. The festival debuts this July and August in Wolfeboro, NH, located on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. For more information and tickets please visit our website or call (603)651-8343.

Schedule of performances:

VISUAL ART:

Paintings by Marcia Christensen (New Hampshire) and Laurie Olinder (New York City) Opening reception with artists on July 2, 4–6 p.m. Exhibit dates and hours: July 3–August 14 (Wed. – Sat. 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Sun. 1–4 p.m.) (7/4 – 1-4pm, closed 7/24-25 and 7/31-8/2) Village Players Theater, 51 Glendon Street, Wolfeboro, free admission

MUSIC:

The Choir of Christʼs College, Cambridge, England July 3,  7:30 p.m. St. Katherine Drexel Church, Alton Admission $20

Margaret Leng Tan: The Sorceress of the New Piano August 9,  3 p.m. Reception following concert with Ms. Leng Tan for Season Pass holders Village Players Theater, Wolfeboro Admission $15

Toby Twining Music: Vox out of the Box:  New Music for Instruments and Voices August 10, 7:30 p.m. Village Players Theater, Wolfeboro Admission $15

DANCE:

Eiko and Koma: Hunger of the Land August 11, 7:30 p.m. Village Players Theater Admission $15 Leslie Dworkin and Darla Stanley (choreographers) with Laurie Olinder (visual design)

New Choreographic Works August 13, 7:30 p.m. Village Players Theater Admission $15

Season pass for all events $75 (includes reception with Margaret Leng Tan)   Please visit our website, www.artsedgewolfeboro.org, for tickets, workshop schedule and further information or call (603)651-8343.