Biz buzz:
‘Light and Dark’ art exhibit

       An art exhibition titled “Light and Dark: A Juxtaposition” will be on display March 19-20 at the AllArts House, 2917 W. Colorado Ave.
       The show, featuring about 40 works by a dozen artists in a variety of media, will be open from noon to 8 p.m. both days. “There will be photography, painting, poetry, sculpture - just about any medium you can think of,” said Ric Bascobert, an organizer of the show.
       An artists' reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 19.
       There is no admission fee. For more information, call 473-1691.
       Area author Jan MacKell will give two presentations of photographs and stories Saturday, March 19, at Adobe Walls Antique Mall in conjunction with her recent book, “Brothels, Bad Girls and Bordellos: Prostitution in Colorado, 1860- 1930.”
       The mall is at 2808 W. Colorado Avenue. The one-hour programs will start at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Admission is free, but reservations are required. For more information, call 635-3394.
       The Village at Skyline, a retirement community off Lower Gold Camp Road, recently collected $2,480 for the American Red Cross to use for tsunami relief in Southeast Asia.
       Ben Lutrell, 17, won the Ninth Annual Esther Geoffrey Young Dancers Scholarship Competition this month. Lutrell, a principal dancer with the Peak Ballet Theatre Company, 2228 W. Colorado Ave., was recently awarded a full scholarship to The Rock School of the Pennsylvania Ballet this summer.
       In other Peak Ballet news, the company is scheduled to perform at Art Wars II at the City Auditiorium Saturday, April 2. For more information, call 633-3523.

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