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THE RIVER - SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
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mission is to promote, stimulate and
foster creative and classical painting and
to encourage and promote portrait and
figure artists in their professional growth
Many of the exhibiting artists have
studied under top national art teachers.
The knowledge of technique, materials,
composition and craftsmanship possessed
by the exhibiting artists is extremely high.
The exhibition will consist of 10 pro-
fessional, award-winning, classical fine art-
ists: Dorothy Salcedo, Hugette Haaland,
Patricia Dunker, “Nadi” Renate Reuter,
Julie Dean Griffin, Javier Martinez,
Wanda Carter, Cathy Beard, Vanessa
Morris and Victoria Hamachek.
Come and experience the Classical
Representational Art after the Renaissance
and Baroque traditions. Admission is free.
On opening night, guests may also enjoy
live music by Love Hunter.
The 2015 Art Expo will be on display
through September 24.
Lake Kennedy Senior Center
Come experience the zany antics of
seasoned local veteran comedians
Just Don, Sheena Reagan and
John Charles during the Kings & Queens
of Comedy Show on Friday, September
25. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Be prepared for an unforgettable eve-
ning of comedy that will have you laugh-
ing out loud. Enjoy a get-together with
friends for a night of fun and fabulous
Admission is $10 for members and
$15 for non-members. Appetizers and
beverages will be served. BYOB. Pre-
registration is required.
Lake Kennedy Senior Center is lo-
cated at 400 Santa Barbara Boulevard
in Cape Coral. For more information,
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gallery makes to the arts.”
From September 11 to November 7
the gallery is hosting Wayne White: Here
Comes Mr. Know-It-All. White is an art-
ist who won three Emmy Awards for
designing the sets and puppets on Pee-
Wee’s Playhouse and is now exhibiting
new work he created while in the Robert
Rauschenberg Foundation Residency pro-
gram on Captiva Island.
For more information about the gal-
lery or upcoming events, visit www.
RauschenbergGallery.com or call 489-
Painting by Dorothy Salcedo
Shell Point Launches Six-Part
Series On The Story Of China
The Academy of Lifelong Learning at
Shell Point Retirement Community
launches its fall semester with The
Story of China. This series of six histori-
cal lectures, will be held at Shell Point on
Tuesdays this fall, from 10 a.m . to 11:30
Beginning on September 15, The Story
of China explores the impact of China’s
history, religion, and culture on the world.
Professor Adrian Kerr will examine this
immense and varied country, from the ori-
gins of its native people to taking its posi-
tion on the world stage. The schedule of
lectures will include:
• September 15 – Prehistory and Early
• October 13 – From the Han to the
• October 20 – The Great Ming
• October 27 – From the Ming to the Republic
• November 3 – From the Republic to Today
Professor Kerr, a resident of Southwest Florida, has studied ancient civilizations in
Egypt, China and more for over 30 years. A regular world traveler, Kerr specializes in
interaction between early civilizations, and the impact these ancient communities have
on modern times.
Separate tickets are required for each session, and cost $10 each. To purchase tick-
ets for these presentations, call 489-8472 or visit www.shellpoint.org/events.
Professor Adrian Kerr
Visual Voice Reception And Exhibit
The Southwest Florida Community Foundation will host a
reception to kick off its Art, Community & Conversation
The Visual Voice exhibit, featuring a photojournalistic
view of the Southwest Florida community by award-winning
photographers of The News-Press.
The reception will take place Thursday, September 17 from 4
to 6 p.m. at the Community Foundation’s Community Hub, locat-
ed at 8771 College Pkwy., Suite 201, Building 2 in Fort Myers.
Reservations are requested by September 10 by contacting Kim
Williams at KWilliams@floridacommunity.com or 274-5900.
Attendees may meet the photographers and listen to their
experiences photographing events and happenings in the com-
munity that often puts a spotlight on social justice issues in our
News-Press photographers exhibiting their work and partici-
pating in the reception include Andrew West, Kinfay Moroti,
Jack Hardman, Ric Rolon, Sarah Coward and Amanda Inscore.
The exhibit is sponsored by Palm Printing Strategic Solutions.
The exhibit will be on display from September 17 through
October 23 and be available for public viewing Monday through
Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
As leaders, conveners, grant makers and concierges of phi-
lanthropy, the Southwest Florida Community Foundation is a
foundation built on community leadership with an inspired his-
tory of fostering regional change for the common good in Lee,
Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. The Community
Foundation, founded in 1976, connects donors and their philan-
thropic aspirations with evolving community needs. For more information, call 274-
5900 or visit www.floridacommunity.com.
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Cops and Joggers
information and register online with the
Fort Myers Track Club at www.ftmyer-
This year’s race committee will be pre-
senting the top three runners and walkers
in their age group with new custom-made
Cops & Joggers race medals, which will
feature the front of a police car with
emergency lights that flash.
The Fort Myers Cops & Joggers 5K
was established in 2008 to assist the
family of Officer Andrew Widman who
was shot and killed in the line of duty on
July 18, 2008. Proceeds from the event
now benefit the FMPD Fallen Officers
Memorial Fund and The Brotherhood
Ride, nonprofit organizations that aid
the families of first responders who have
been injured or killed in the line of duty,
including law enforcement officers, fire-
fighters and emergency medical person-
For more information about the event,
contact Lt. Jeffrey Bernice at 321-7698
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