DivorceCare-Hillcrest Church of Christ - DivorceCare, a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing divorce and separation, will be held on Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm beginning September 3rd at Hillcrest Church of Christ. Child care is available. DivorceCare features nationally recognized experts on divorce and recovery topics. Seminar sessions include "Facing My Anger," "Facing My Loneliness," "New Relationships," "KidCare" and "Forgiveness." Meetings will be held at Hillcrest Church of Christ at 650 E. Ambler room 52. For more information, call the church office at 325/691-4200.
"Soft Cells," sculpture by William Cannings - By welding together flat steel forms and inflating them with air, Cannings creates dynamic pieces with the permanence of steel and the softer, gentler form of fabric: pillowing, folding, stretching, seemingly temporary. His sculpture captures the popularity of inflated objects in our culture, representing cheap, disposable, fleeting, and iconic fun. Originally from England, Cannings earned a BFA and MFA in the United States. He is currently a professor at Texas Tech and exhibits all over the country. In the Jane Breed Gallery at the Center for Contemporary Arts, 220 Cypress Street. Open 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, September l9 - October 25, 2014.
"Beyond Mediocrity," Jill Hendrix - Jill Hendrix uses wood, textiles, and pigment in her two- and three-dimensional pieces that use a ladder as a central visual element, combining architectural formality with informal elements and colors. Her pieces convey our life-long struggle to ascend above the tendency to remain stationary, while encouraging the viewer to rise above life’s plight. A native Texan with a BFA from UT Tyler, she splits her time between her studio in Lindale in East Texas, and Austin. In Gallery 3, Center for Contemporary Arts, 220 Cypress Street, September 9 - October 25. Open Tuesday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Now & Again," watercolor by Warren Taylor - Warren Taylor’s watercolors combine a complex network of layers. A base of historical art references and present day themes is topped by three-dimensional objects juxtaposed to the underlying complex flat planes, reflecting our responses to time, to the past, and to present realities. Taylor taught at Midland College for 32 years, and his work has been exhibited in the United States, China, Japan, and England. Gallery 4, Center for Contemporary Arts, 220 Cypress Street, September 9 - October 25, 2014. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Dead Ringer by Gino Dilorio - A "film noir" Western. A rancher lives with his invalid sister who is confined to a root cellar. When a stranger arrives seeking help, the three find themselves tangled up in a web of greed and secrets.