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10/11/2013

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A&E BRIEFS Couple at Noodle Shop by Amy D'Apice. Contributed photo THE BURMA PROJECT TO BE FEATURED AT ART CENTER SARASOTA Art Center Sarasota will present The Burma Project, a multimedia presentation about art, culture and travel with artist and writer Amy D'Apice, on Monday, Oct. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m., the gallery has announced. "To begin to understand and relate to the people and places in [the] fascinating, rich, and often misunderstood culture [of Myanmar], D'Apice made it her mission to create one drawing per day for 27 days," the release continues. In addition to the presentation, D'Apice will conduct a three-day drawing workshop, combining traditional and contemporary techniques "to get students of all levels sketching out in the world," the release says. D'Apice has been an instructor of media arts and animation at the Seattle Art Institute for the past 13 years, a news release says. In her presentation at Art Center Sarasota, she will share her recent experience in Myanmar, "a country largely hidden from the eyes of the world," the release adds. D'Apice has been liv- "Her beautiful renderings of life in Myanmar ing and working in Thailand, the release notes. are simple, yet lively, and will inspire the

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