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Hello my friends. 
At the June ARTB2F art walk, a very jolly good time was had by at least these four.  We, Doug Franklin, myself, Tony Vagneur and Sue (Haberman) Wall, all went to high school at the Red Brick school in Aspen in the mid-1960's!!  At least one* of us got the art gene - Doug's show is superlative.  Champagne with St. Germain flowed and the cake (you can see it on the table under the painting) was scrumptious.  It was sort of like have your art and eat it too!
The next art walk is on July 8th.  Park on Two Rivers Road, stroll over to Midland Avenue then back to Toklat Gallery for the next rendition of art, confection as art and champagne, beginning at 6:30ish. 
And by the way, after years of my dithering, I have been posting regularly (for the last week!) on the Toklat Gallery facebook page.  Jeb Bush implored "please clap."  I implore "please like me!!).

*Well, Tony does play the piano and write!!



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ARTB2F  Art Walk Basalt Second Fridays
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August Artist Reception Furniture, Boxes, Pictures: 
Masters of Marquetry
   * Tom Abbott  (more info...)
   * Wade Curran
    * Rich Gady  (more info...)
   * Dave and Ellen Kisker
   * Dave Struempler  (more info...)

DATE:  Friday, August 12th
TIME:  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WHERE: Toklat Gallery (Basalt, Colorado)

Artist: Tom Abbot                             Artist: Wade Curran

Artist: Rich Gady                           Artist: Dave Struempler

September Artist Reception  Thomas Barlow: 
Sculpting in Chocolate, Sugar, Ice and Wood 

DATE:  Friday, September 9th
TIME:  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WHERE: Toklat Gallery (Basalt, Colorado) 

Sugar                                                           Ice

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2016 Mineral and Mining History Series
Presented by Silver Queen Minerals
Toklat Gallery, Wednesdays from  5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

13 July
Dave Phillips : 'Summit Gold', Frisco
"Artifacts: Arrowheads, Dart Points And Knives Oh My!"

20 July
Chris Wurthsmith, John Bell and Mark Luttrell, Carbondale
"Aquamarine Collecting In The Collegite Range & Apatite In Colorado"

27 July
Ed Raines : ''Colorado School Of Mines Geology Museum', Golden
"Several Million Years In Aspen's Warm Tropical Waters"

3 August
Marirose Wilder and Eric Anthony, Glenwood Springs
"The Vibrational Energies Of Crystals, Gemstones And Other Insights Into Healing"

10 August
Ken Kolb, Moab, Utah
"Dinosaur Gembone, The 'Legacy Of The Dinosaur"

17 August
Fred Wilson, Glenwood Springs
"Mt. White - Mining In The Rocky Mts. At 13,000 Feet"

24 August
Mark Jacobson
"Historic Gem & Mineral Collecting From The Pikes Peak Batholith, Colorado"

31 August
Bob Raymond, Marble
"Crystal Mill, Sheep Mt., Excelsior And Up-Date On Silver Queen Project"
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Toklat Gallery, on Two Rivers Road  at Riverside Plaza
(intersection of Two Rivers Road and Midland Avenue)