Piedmont Virginia Community College presents the 11th Annual Let There Be Light, a one-night outdoor exhibit featuring 21 light-centered artworks and performances. The public of all ages is invited. Visitors are encouraged to bring flashlights and enjoy complementary hot chocolate, apple cider and tasty treats. You are invited to come as an “enlightened being” dressed in light. Let There Be Light will be held Friday, December 8th from 6-9 pm on the grounds surrounding the V. Earl Dickinson Building at PVCC. For more information: LetThereBeLightPVCC.com. • Diana Hale’s Wave is an illuminated kinetic sculpture comprised of a series of pendulums working in concert to create synchronized waves of light. • "One House" for James Baldwin is a collaborative sound-collage created by local drummer, Steve Snider, and artist/curator, Greg Antrim Kelly, that is a meditation on the late writer and social-critic, James Baldwin, and matters of race in America. • SEARCH-LIGHT ( BE / AM ) will feature a 10,000 watt searchlight with an accompanying text in which Samana points to the true nature and essence of Let There Be Light. • Allyson Mellberg Taylor and Jeremy Taylor examine humans’ disconnection with nature with Floaters, an animated video projected onto a sculpture. • Jennifer Hoyt Tidwell presents The Trick is Not to Mind It, a live performance installation.