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Heroes of the Negro Leagues Art Exhibit, March 29, 2 – 5 p.m. at ArtInsights in Reston

While you could celebrate the opening of the 2008 baseball season this weekend by heading down to the National’s home opener in their new stadium, you could also do one better. Prior to the Nats debuting their new digs on Sunday, ArtInsights Gallery in Reston Town Center will be opening the new “Heroes of the Negro Leagues” art exhibit on Saturday. Featuring the original watercolor art used for the bestselling book of the same name, the “Heroes of the Negro League” exhibit will including images for display and sale of famed Negro League players Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson, Buck O’Neil and many more. Appearing at the opening on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. will be the book’s illustrator and DC Comics Art Editor Mark Chiarello, an award winning artist who has done illustrations for LucasFilm, Disney, Universal Pictures and others.

What: Heroes of the Negro Leagues Art Exhibit

When: Saturday, March 29, 2 – 5 p.m.

Where: ArtInsights, 11921 Freedom Drive,

Reston, VA 20190

See www.artinsights.com for more info

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