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/ &BLAIR Avalon Veteran's Memorial Park Purchase a Brick for the Memorial Contact Dave Gardner (310) 510-1484 or write: Avalon Veterans of Foreign Wars P.O. Box 1672 Avalon, Ca 90704 310.510.0250 310.510.8957fx July29 through Agust11 Shows Nightly at 7:30 & 9:45pm Rated PG-13 Adult $11.00 Senior & Children $9.00 For More Information Call 310-510-0179 AFRICAN NOMAD SHOW ON KISL 88.7 On Tuesday evenings from 8:30-10:00 p.m. the African Nomad Show is presented by Pete Dixon on KISL 88.7. The show features diverse African popular music as well as background into the cultures and ethnic groups that create it. Pete recently returned from a tri to North Africa to collect music for his radio program. Within the program he covers the significance of traditional African music on contemporary Blues, R&B, Jazz, Cumbia, Hip Hop and other music genres. On Island Art open for business BY THERESA CUMMINGS Kelly Callaghan-Skoff opened her studio this summer in the E1 Encanto Courtyard. On Island Art is now open on Saturdays and Sun- days from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and takes reservations for pre-arranged classes on Friday nights. Opening this studio as an "On- the-Spot" artistic experience for locals and visitors is a fulfillment of Skoff's lifelong objectives. "My studio encourages locals and visitors to have a place to en- gage, learn and have fun creating ar- tistic souvenirs. It's also a great spot to have your child take a class while you visit Courtyard Coffee or eat at the Landing Restaurant in the Court- yard knowing your child will be safe and having fun," she said. Skoffwill have other local artists participate by displaying their art- work in her studio and welcomes art enthusiasts who would enjoy assist- ing her in teaching a class. Skoff moved to Catalina Island .LOAg LABBYS THE PIER :, [ nine years ago, bringing with her a strong desire to cultivate art in the community. She is a professional artist, having obtained an associate of arts degree from Fullerton Col- lege, a bachelor of science from California State University Long Beach, and extended certificates in graphic design from Fullerton Col- lege and UC trvine. For the past seven years she has worked for the Santa Catalina Is- land Conservancy in the education department. There, she creates graphic collateral and provides many other services to assist in the preservatio n of the Island and education of locals and visitors. Having a combination of educa- tional skills and professional artis- tic training, her new studio assists even those intimidated by art to explore a world of color. 6 Friday, August 5, 2011 The CATAUNA ISLANDER