Free Entertainment at Artist Showcase Public Reception
Posted May 09, 2012
Live entertainment by recording artist Mahoganee is a new feature of the Artist Showcase in Beaufort May 25-26. The art will include dolls, gourds, jewelry, clay, books, fabric, stamps, graphics, oil and acrylic paintings and more in the exhibits by almost two dozen local and regional artists.
The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce will present the tenth annual event at Sea Island Best Western in historic downtown Beaufort. The showcase is free and open to the public Friday, May 25 from 12 Noon until 8 pm including a reception with refreshments and door prizes from 5 pm until 7 pm when artists will be introduced and Mahoganee will entertain. Showcase hours continue Saturday, May 26 from 10 am until 6 pm. All work will be for sale.
Exhibitors include these popular artists: Hank D. Herring, Claudette Humphrey, Patricia Wells, Marquita Willis, Rose Willis, Marie D. Lewis, Mary Anderson, Gwen Williams, Bridget Murray, Geraldine Smith, Patrice Cole, Patricia Bee, Saundra Renee Smith, Serena G. Hall, Charles Coleman and Richard White.
Mahoganee is a singer and songwriter with extensive performance and collaboration history who is described by the sound of Lauren Hill with a twist of Minnie Ripperton and a cup of Janis Joplin. Her name means rich in strength which she strives for as an artist using her music in a special program to provide positive outlets for women and girls to achieve dreams.
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