Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Maasai Exhibit Closing Soon!

Don't let this exhibit pass you by! The summer exhibition at the gallery, "Through Our Eyes: An Exhibit of Maasai Photographers", will close with a reception on August 6, 2010 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Visit the website for more information. (All images copyright of the the artsits.)
Photo Credit: "Children without Mothers", Musa ole Shenaai

Monday, July 12, 2010

Short Film Showing at the Lyric Cinema and Cafe

Valhall Arts is pleased to announce our first formal venture into the world of film. A showing of the short documentary film, "Through Our Eyes: A Maasai Photographic Journey" will occur on July 17th at 1:00 pm at the Lyric Cinema and Cafe, (300 E. Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524), in conjunction with the current exhibit featured at the gallery. The film, created by Lindsay Simpson and Joana Roque de Pinho, documents the project organized by Roque de Pinho, in which she placed cameras into the hands of the Maasai people of Southern Kenya, allowing them to creatively document their lives and culture. Please visit the website, for more information.

The line-up will be as follows:
1:00 PM Opening short film, "Grasping the Grey Ghost" (Simpson's goshawk documentary set in Arizona on the Grand Canyon, approx. 15 mins.)
1:15 PM Featured Presentation, "Through Our Eyes: A Maasai Photographic Journey" (approx. 30 mins)
1:45 PM Bonus Feature, "Fort Collins Music Experiment" , by Nic Tapia, (approx. 30 minutes)

A suggested donation of $2 is requested.
Hope to see you there!