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Second Thursday Art Night

Mixed Media, Painting/Drawing, Sculpture/Installation, Free

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Torpedo Factory's Second Thursday Art Night receptions

Friday, May 7, 2010

The Torpedo Factory's next Art Night, set for Thursday, might be more accurately dubbed Ladies' Night.

The monthly event this time around features receptions for Target Gallery's group exhibition, "WomanMade," a show that puts the spotlight on female artists from across the country, and the Art League Gallery's current shows, including "Curves," a celebration of the human form.

Also on tap: A performance by Karen Reedy Dance company about -- what else? -- womanhood.

Second Thursday Art Night is 6 to 9 p.m. and includes open studios and refreshments. The Art League Gallery reception is 6:30 to 8; Target Gallery's reception is 6 to 8 p.m. Karen Reedy Dance performs at 7:30 p.m. Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-838-4565 or http://www.torpedofactory.org. Free.

-- Lavanya Ramanathan