October 7: Benjamin Peters

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Benjamin Peters 120 The Commons

Robin Botie, Reframing Death and Grieving

Photoshop offers intriguing “Tools” to work with for those whose lives are in turmoil or struck by loss: a Patch Tool, a Dodge Tool, a Path Selection Tool, an Add-Anchor Tool, a Magic Wand,  Magic Eraser, Clone Stamp, …and a Healing Brush. The possibilities for change and control are endless. Taking up photography after the death of her daughter five years ago, Robin Botie uses the tools in Photoshop to reframe common views of death, explore creative ways to grieve, and redefine her life. www.robinbotie.com

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October 7: Handwork Gallery

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Handwork Gallery 102 W State St

Leather-working with Gio Marmora

Learn about the steps and tools involved in creating leather journal covers with beautiful designs – we’ll be hand tooling leather right in store! Gio Marmora is a third generation leather-worker. He specializes in shoe repair, and also makes sandals, belts, bags, hats, wallets, and much more.

October 7: eye

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eye 126 E State St, 2nd floor above Petrune

Mauro Marinelli

Two dozen exquisite photos from a seemingly bygone era launch Mauro Marinelli’s newest book, Under Old Stars, Wanderings in Italian Hill Towns.           

Premiere book signing and exhibit, coupled with live music and gourmet treats, on October 7th, from 5-8pm at eye Ithaca, 126 e. State St., 2nd floor.

October 7: The Ink Shop

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The Ink Shop 330 E State St, 2nd floor of CSMA building

36 TRANSITIONS

A collaborative, multimedia installation featuring musician Billy Cote, writer Jon Frankel and artist Craig Mains, exhibiting 6 groups of 6 linked works. The groups transition from image to music to text, each piece a reaction to the one immediately preceding it, and the cycle repeats. Each group begins a new pattern: two groups start with music, two with poetry and two with print, functioning as an interdisciplinary mix of broken telephone and exquisite corpse.

October 7: The History Center in Tompkins County

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The History Center in Tompkins County 401 E State St

Made in Tompkins County: A Timeline of Local Enterprise

October 7th – February 18th, 2017

Tompkins County is well known for its educational institutions. What is less known is its rich industrial history.

From its earliest days it has been the home of inventors and entrepreneurs – people who laid the commercial foundation of a prosperous community.

This broad survey takes a look at the long sweep of enterprise in Tompkins County, from its earliest days to the 21st century.

September 2: Lifelong

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Lifelong (119 W Court St).

Carl Schofield, Photographs

After retiring, Carl Schofield turned his eye to from examining the impact of acid rain as part of Cornell’s department of Natural Resources to capturing images of landscapes, nature, and travel.  Some of his infrared landscape photography, an area of particular interest to him, was featured in Popular Photography, 2001.

September 2: Community Arts Partnership

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Community Arts Partnership (171 E State St).

CAP-a-Palooza Art Sale Extraordinaire

Hundreds of pieces of donated art will be displayed in the CAP ArtSpace Gallery, all available for purchase right off the walls!  Prices will range from $25 for the majority of unframed work, and $35 to $250 for framed pieces.  Work on display will continue to be replenished as sales are made throughout the month of September.  The sale ends on September 30th.

If you have art you’d like to donate, e-mail Robin Schwartz at programs@artspartner.org to make a drop off/pick up arrangement.  Donations are tax deductible and CAP will provide a receipt.