Events for Saturday, Sep 16, 2017

“Cooper,” An Exhibit by sculptor Jamie Adams

The Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile is hosting the work of artist Jamie Adams in an exhibit called “Cooper.” This exhibit will be on display Aug. 21-Sept. 29 in the Marilyn Foley Art Gallery. An Art Talk will be held with Adams on Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. with a reception following. Both the exhibit and Art Talk are free and open to the public. The Donald Gallery is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is located in Martin Hall on campus at University of Mobile, 5735 College Pkwy. Adams is a sculptor and potter whose artistic process derives from a childhood spent in a profoundly religious family in the Deep South. His art is characterized by vibrant colors, allusions to art history and pop culture, and an insistent use of new technologies in his work. “This body of work is inspired by the untimely passing of my brother in 2001.” explained Adams. “We first met when I was 12, and this work is both an exploration of my rumination on our unshared childhood, as well as imaginings of the man he might have been.” For information about the show or visual art programs at University of Mobile, contact Phillip Counselman, associate professor of art, at pcounselman@umobile.edu or 251.442.2283. (Pictured: An example of Adams work included in the exhibit "Santa Fe.")

Location: The Donald Gallery at University of Mobile

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MPL: Out of This World Book Club

Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat.  This month’s topic of discussion is Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.

To participate in the group chat, download and register for a Skype ID for free at: http://www.skype.com/en/. Once you’re registered, simply have the Skype program open, log in at 10 a.m. on the day of the meeting, and click or tap the answer button. For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at 470-7770. 

Location: Mobile Public Library: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch

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MPL: Essential Oils for Everyday Use

Come meet Holly Moore, wellness advocate and essential oils expert, as she conducts a three–part series of discussions on how to safely, easily and effectively use essential oils in your everyday life.  Following the presentations there will be a Q & A session.  Topics of discussion are: Detox Your Home, Detox Your Life; Essential Oils and Emotional Health; and Support Your Family with Essential Oils. Registration is encouraged.

Location: Ben May Main Library

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MPL: Family Research

Members of the Tristan de Luna Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be at the Local History and Genealogy Division from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. to assist you with your questions and research for documentation concerning your ancestors.

Location: Local History and Genealogy Division

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