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The 16th Annual Sara Grijalva Juried Photography Show will be the fine arts show for the month of March at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center.

This year’s show is themed “Reflections.”

“This has been a well-entered show in the past, and this year should prove no exception,” said Laurie Schotz, executive director of the Artesia Arts Council. “There are, however, some new twists.”

Among those will be a reception for all entries Friday, March 3, with refreshments provided by The Dessert Studio and an awards presentation. Liz Mikels, star of The Harvey Girls, the show set for 7 p.m. March 3 at the OPAC, will speak after the reception about the Harvey Girls.

All entries will also receive a free ticket to “Hamlet” March 27, which is also when the People’s Choice award winner will be announced. Cash awards and ribbons will be awarded for Best in Show and first through third place, as well.

The Artesia Arts Council is accepting entries through Tuesday, Feb. 28. Entries may be dropped off at the OPAC. Membership in the arts council is not required; entry fee for nonmembers is $8, $6 for members, with no limit on entries or size restrictions.

For more information, call the OPAC at 746-4212 or visit www.artesiaartscouncil.com. Those who may not be photographers but who are art enthusiasts are encouraged to stop by the OPAC gallery from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wednesdays, or two hours prior to any scheduled show, to vote for People’s Choice. The public is also invited to attend the reception and be one of the first to see the show.

Jennifer Duff’s photography students from Park Junior High School will also have a photography show beginning Thursday, March 2, with a reception at 6 p.m. The public is also encouraged to support that show, which will remain on display through the end of March. A free screening of “The Harvey Girls” movie will be shown at 7 p.m. March 2.