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Bitter Liberals Shoot Skeet

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On a beautiful Fall day, the arsenal comes down. One half of the Bitter Liberals came out to plink and shoot some clays. Aubrey was in the house.

Mr. Kitselman shoots his dad's 45 from WWII Pacific Theater

Mr. Kitselman shoots his dad’s 45 from WWII Pacific Theater

Yep.

Yep.

Pistols at 50 feet

Pistols at 50 feet

The better half of the half of the Bitter Liberals

The better half of the half of the Bitter Liberals

On a walk by the river we found a fellow creature.

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Manor House by Karen Rosasco

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On an art-filled weekend, we travelled down to Union, WV to play the Civil War show. A stop off on the way back home in Staunton led us to an artist coop where we found the Manor House painting.

Manor House by Karen Rosasco

Manor House by Karen Rosasco

Karen Rosasco taught art for years in an upstate NY high school. She now resides in Staunton, VA.

Karen explains how the piece was implemented

Karen explains how the piece was implemented

It always amazes me how artists handle their own work

It always amazes me how artists handle their own work

This work has a glaze treatment by knife first, followed by acrylic. One of Karen’s tricks is to put the very darkest spot in the painting right next to the very lightest part to capture your visual attention. I like how the focal point is enhanced with the oval in the middle of the painting which seems to me like a photographic artifact.

In context of other work by Karen.

In context of other work by Karen.

More modern work by Karen

More modern work by Karen

The gallery also had a student space. One student paid attention to shadows with their work, which was very cool indeed.

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Bitter Liberals + Bright Box 1.8.16

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Old Town Winchester – Krampus:supmarK

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Winter is here, and various holiday parties spring up, including a somewhat novel round of Krampus events. The walking mall in Winchester, VA is getting into the holiday spirit just as the cold sets in.

We dropped in at the Tin Top Handmade shop just after Krampus had chased everyone out. Oh so tardy.

Neil and the press

Neil and the press

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Krampus:supmarK

And what did we spot in front of the Bright Box?

Downtown walking mall Winchester

Downtown walking mall Winchester

The Bitter Liberals Piggy

The Bitter Liberals Piggy

Come see the actual Bitter Liberals themselves at the Bright Box January 8! Get your tickets.

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The Bitter Liberals in Leesburg FRIDAY 10/9

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Come hear the Bitter Liberals play all original music at the Tally Ho Theater in Leesburg this Friday night October 9th!

Set list here.

Tickets here.

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The Bitter Liberals

The Bitter Liberals

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From last night’s Bitter Liberals show in Winchester, VA.

The Bitter Liberals Shiva

The Bitter Liberals Shiva

Top Secret Music

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Classical music in the studio today just up the Shenandoah in Front Royal.

Janet Bailey, Gary McGraw, and John Bailey

Janet Bailey, Gary McGraw, and John Bailey

It is always a joy to be outclassed as a musician! Second violin for me.

Another great day with Will Shenk at National Media Services.

And there was some Bitter Liberals work as well.

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