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Riverview Supper Club begins May 18

From Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft

Pocosin Arts is excited to announce the “Riverview Supper Club.” The Riverview Supper Club will be a regular event featuring regional chefs and artwork every other month. The first supper club is Saturday, May 18th in the historic Riverview Building and will feature a soft shell crab dinner and other local fare prepared by Ollie Inglis and Kelly Burton. The artwork open house with work by Lynn Nash will occur before the dinner from 5 – 6 p.m. The open house is free and open to the public. The dinner, a ticketed event, will start at 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration for dinner is required by Saturday, May 11. Guest may also make reservations to stay overnight in Riverview, Pocosin Arts Studio Apartment or Pocosin Arts Lodge.

Chefs Ollie Inglis and Kelly Burton: Ollie grew up working and helping on her family’s Somerset Farm in Edenton, NC. Both she and Kelly orchestrate dinners by using what grows and flourishes in the field. Their “love of cooking and cooking for love” allows them to prepare family-style meals where folks can connect with each other, the environment and food.

About Artist Lynn Nash: Lynn is an abstract oil painter whose work focuses on how abstract images interact with us on a daily basis. “It helps me as an artist to look at connectedness in all things, seeing what is there, what might be, or what used to be. I enjoy finding new ways of seeing.”

About Alligator Minor: In their entertaining mix of music you will hear influences of bluegrass, blues, Americana, and folk. Andy Keeler plays the banjo while Carol Lee provides the vocals and plays the guitar.

About Pocosin Arts: Pocosin Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to enrich the lives of those in our local communities and beyond by providing opportunities for discovery, creativity and lifelong learning through the arts. The craft school offers workshops taught by seasoned artists in woodworking, painting, clay, metalwork, digital fabrication. Adult community classes are held in pottery and metals along with year-round youth programs; Art After School and Summer Art Camp. This year marks Pocosin’s 25th Anniversary, and staff members are excited to celebrate with the opening of two new facilities; The historic Riverview building where the supper club will take place and the Smith Lab comprised of 3-D printers, a laser cutter, ShopBot CNC Router, Vinyl Plotter, and wood-shop.