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October 28, 2011
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'Written on the Body' art reception at Bona Fide Books

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - Bona Fide Books will host a reception for Shelley Hocknell Zentner's new collection, "Written on the Body," at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 5 at Bona Fide HQ in Meyers.

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments and entertainment will be provided.

"Written on the Body" is the first public exhibition of a group of oil paintings and figure drawings focusing on women. Zentner, a South Lake Tahoe resident originally from North Wales, U.K., has long had a fascination with the human form and what it reveals.

"I'm sensitive to body language, facial expressions, and other non-verbal clues about people. I tend to analyze everyone, looking for a story in their faces," Zentner said. "The portraits and figure paintings I create are the result of the fascination I have with wordless storytelling."

Zentner's work will be on display at Bona Fide Books throughout the month of November.

Bona Fide Books is a local independent press located at 1069 Magua Street, #4, behind the Getaway Cafe in Meyers. Bona Fide also hosts classes, book launches, and literary events throughout the year. To learn more about upcoming events, please go to


For more information, email Kim Wyatt at, or visit the website at

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Oct 28, 2011 09:45PM Published Oct 28, 2011 09:44PM Copyright 2011 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.