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    Events This Week

    Washington Studio School

    Opening ofOscarGarcia'sExhibit

    Drawings & Sculptures

    Exhibit continues through November 10

    Opening Reception

    Friday, October 14, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

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    Washington Studio School

    2129 S Street NW

    Washington, DC 20008

    Artist Film & Discussion

    Counterpoint: Channeling Degas

    Workshop with Carolyn Reece-Tomlin

    Fri, Oct 14 & 21 from 10 - 5 pm $225

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    The Cato Institute invites you to a Book Forum

    The Cato Institute invites you to a

    Book Forum

    October 14, 2011

    Because of the ongoing

    construction in our building

    expansion, this Cato Institute

    Book Forum will be held at

    Atlas Economic Research

    Foundation

    1st Floor Conference Room

    1201 L Street NW

    Washington, DC 20005

    Frdric Bastiat: Campaigner for Free Trade,

    Political Economist, and

    Politician in a Time of Revolution

    featuring

    David HartEditor, The Collected Works of Frdric Bastiat, Vol. 1

    (Liberty Fund, 2011)

    moderated by

    Jason Kuznicki

    Editor, Cato Unbound

    Frdric Bastiat was a pivotal figure in French classical liberalism in the mid-19th century. He

    suddenly emerged from the southwest province of Les Landes to assume leadership of the

    fledgling French free trade movement in 1844, which he modelled on that of Richard Cobdens

    Anti-Corn Law League in England. Bastiat then turned to a brilliant career as an economic

    journalist, debunking the myths and misconceptions people held on protectionism in particular

    and government intervention in general, which he called sophisms or fallacies." When

    revolution broke out in February 1848, Bastiat was elected twice to the Chamber of Deputies

    where he served on the powerful Finance Committee and struggled to bring government

    expenditure under control. He confounded his political opponents with his consistent

    libertarianism: he denounced the socialists for their economic policies, but he took to the

    streets to prevent the military from shooting them during the riots that broke out in June 1848.

    Until his untimely death in 1850, Bastiat was an indefatigable foe of political privilege,

    unaccountable monarchical power, the newly emergent socialist movement, and above all, the

    vested interests benefited from economic protectionism. He was a giant of 19th century

    classical liberalism, and Liberty Fund is publishing a six-volume collection of his work.

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    Friday, October 14, 2011

    Noon

    (Luncheon to follow)

    Atlas Economic Research Foundation

    1st Floor Conference Room

    1201 L Street NW

    Washington, DC 20005

    To register, visitwww.cato.org,

    fax(202) 371-0841, or call(202) 789-5229by noon on Thursday, October 13, 2011.

    Copyright 2011 Cato Institute

    1000 Massachusetts Ave NW

    Washington, DC 20001

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    OBBLIGATO

    Solo Exhibition of New Paintings by Jules Arthur

    (October 14-November 4)

    _________________________________

    Opening Reception

    Friday, October 14, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

    Morton Fine Art

    1781 Florida Avenue NW

    (at 18th & U Streets)

    Washington,DC20009

    _________________________________

    Morton Fine Art (MFA) presents Obbligato, a solo exhibition of new paintings by artist Jules

    Arthur. The exhibition will be on display at Morton Fine Art from October 14 through

    November 4, 2011. The opening reception will be held on October 14th from 6 to 8 pm

    with the artist in attendance.

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    Jules Arthur (NYC, b. USA, mixed media): Trained in classical realism and illustration at The

    Art Students League and The School of Visual Arts in New York City, Arthur explores the

    portrayal of the human condition in his art. His work reveals personal moments of pride and

    introspection of struggle and triumph depicted in a variety of mediums including charcoal,

    oil paint, and mixed media incorporating wood, metal, paper and leather.

    OB*BLI*GA*T0 [OB-LI-GAH-TOH]. MUSIC.

    1. (used as a musical direction) obligatory or indispensable; so important that is can not be

    omitted.

    This body of work celebrates some of the best of what we know as the American sound or

    the American experience. Jules Arthur's new work depicts a treasured century of rootsmusic that speaks of the times, social climate, and melody makers. Their voices,

    musicianship and contributions to history are now pillars that stand the test of time.

    Architect and sculptor Mark Kramer will present, A Retrospective of Figurative Bronzes

    (October 12-November 5)

    Opening Reception

    Friday, October 14, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

    Gallery B

    7700 Wisconsin Avenue

    Suite E

    Bethesda, MD 20814

    Gallery B will serve as the flagship of the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. The mission of the Bethesda Arts

    & Entertainment District, Inc., 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is to create and implement arts and

    entertainment projects that contribute to the artistic, cultural and economic growth of downtown Bethesda

    Waverly Street Gallery4600 East-West Highway

    Bethesda, MD 20814

    (301) 951-9441

    Entrance and parking on Waverly Street.

    One block from Bethesda Metro station.

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    Washington Studio School

    SOLO SHOW BY VISITING ARTIST OSCAR GARCIA OPENS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 FROM 6:00 - 8:00

    FAR FROM THE CROWD

    Paintings by Barbara French Paceand New Work by Gallery Artists

    October 11-November 5, 2011

    Opening Reception

    Friday, October 14,6:00-9:00 p.m.

    Landscape artist Barbara French Pace whisks us away to quiet places far from the crowd in her new e

    walks pensively along a path, but most of her paintings invite viewers to marvel at dramatic cliffs or co

    absorb the beauty. Even urban scenes feel quiet as if lost in time. Working in oil, the artist uses subtle

    and lend a sense of calm. Pace has studied art locally and in Italy. She draws inspiration from extensiv

    Twice selected as artist-in-residence at the Stone Tower Studio at Glen Echo, she exhibits her work reg

    in the mid-Atlantic region.

    Contents Copyright 2011, Waverly Street Gallery, LLC. All ri

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    Fuerza Natural, 2008

    Please join us for the opening reception of Oscar

    Garcia's exhibit of drawings and sculptures on

    Friday, October 14 from 6:00 - 8:00. Exhibit

    continues through November 10, 2011

    Form and illusion, simple or complex, is an

    impression. Before paper, wood or stone ever took

    shape, there is just looking at the natural, spontaneous,

    funny and sad. Be it the whispers of rustling trees, orthe gentle breath of a still model, truth has its way of

    tapping us on the shoulder. It starts as a group of lines,

    connecting points that capture the essential form of the

    subject. To try to create in art what is in life. So

    incredibly elusive; forms that suggest, material left

    untouched, a curve repeating onto intself with no end, a

    line that falls off the back without so much as a sigh."

    Extracted from APUS: The

    Spirit of the Mountains catalog of Drawings and

    Sculptures by Oscar Garcia

    DRAWING

    PAINTINGSCULPTURE

    Washington Studio

    School (WSS), a

    501(c)(3) non-profit

    arts organization, is

    dedicated to the studyof visual arts. WSS

    offers beginning to

    advanced classes for

    adults and high-school

    teens, an advanced

    level certificate

    program, and limited

    scholarships. Programs

    include workshops,

    lectures, critiques,

    book group, artistfilms, regular exhibits

    and a resource library.

    Taught by an

    exceptional faculty

    of practicing artists,

    students at all levels

    study visual language

    and learn the skills