The next Positively!Pottstown Happy Hour is happening this Friday night from 5-7 pm at the SCORE office in the New York Plaza building at 238-244 E. High Street in downtown Pottstown. Come out for casual networking, food by Bause-Landry Catering of Pottstown and complimentary beverages – all for just $5. Join SCORE as it celebrates 20 years in Pottstown, and you can also tour the first and second floors of this historic Pottstown landmark. Free parking is available at the rear of the building; the entrance is there too. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP.
Afterwards, head over to The Gallery on Highat 254 E. High Street for the opening of a brand new solo show – Fairy Tales Do Come True – by the artist DiGi. The reception there is running from 5-8 pm and it’s free and open to the public. Please RSVP by calling 610-326-2506.
DiGi’s show will run from September 16 through October 8, 2011. The show can also be viewed during the Gallery’s normal business hours: Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 4:30pm and Saturday from 10am to 3pm. The Gallery is closed Sundays and Mondays.
DiGi has an eclectic and accomplished background in a variety of fields. She has a Bachelor of Science in Economics/Finance and has acquired many computer graphics and foreign language certificates. She was a member of the United States Army Reserve where she acted as a Russian interrogator. She currently works for Vertis Communications in computer graphics as a premedia specialist primarily working as a Photoshop retoucher and color corrections expert. She splits her spare time creating works of art and teaching Middle Eastern Dance at local high schools and the Freedom Valley YMCA.
She has traveled the United States, Europe and Russia extensively, providing much inspiration for her work. She enjoys working in mixed media, including watercolor, colored inks, colored pencil, Russian lacquer style art, bead embroidery, bead weaving and tapestries. Her works have won many Best of Show and First Place awards, including Grand Prize for her hand-painted ornaments at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., where they were exhibited during the Christmas season. Her works have been featured in major periodicals such as Family Circle, Delaware Today, ArtSpeak, and many other local publications.