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March Gallery Walk offers Hot Seats in Hot Springs

Tonight’s March Gallery Walk will feature the unveiling of Hot Seats in Hot Springs. The Hot Springs Area Cultural Alliance has commissioned the creation of 15 one-of-a-kind works of art in support of its mission to celebrate, champion and promote arts and culture in the Hot Springs area, according to a message on his Facebook […]

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Staten Island son woos heroine Nicole in medieval England – and you can see it all on TV

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Amidst the rolling hills of England’s Regency era countryside, in an age of knights in shining armour, a group of eligible suitors will compete to win the heart of heroine Nicole Remy during from NBC’s new 90 Minute series, “The Courtship.” The intro episode of the reality competition is set to […]

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Peace and Purpose: The Work of Hedith Perdomo

Artist Hedith Perdomo in her studio. (Photos by Isadora Pennington) In a quiet, sunny corner surrounded by windows, artist Hedith Perdomo is hard at work. His brush, supported by both hands, delicately dances on the canvas. By adding just a touch here, a touch there, slowly an image emerges. Perdomo, now 70, is a grandmother, […]

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After 25 years, the curtain closes on ‘RENT’ | Arts

“Rent,” the highly acclaimed rock opera that tells the story of a year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling to live and love in New York’s East Village, comes to the Merriam Theater at the Kimmel Cultural Campus , from March 4 to 6 for a 25th anniversary farewell tour. On Broadway, […]

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Famous Cuban-American geometric artist Carmen Herrera dies at 106

Cuban-American artist Carmen Herrera, famous for her striking geometric compositions that structure and define space, died this Saturday, February 12 at the age of 106 in her New York apartment. His death has been confirmed by the Lisson Gallery, which has represented the artist since 2010. Much has been made of Herrera’s late rise to […]

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“An indoor garden has helped us through the darkest days of Covid”

Bobby and I were huddled together in the closet, my head on his shoulder. The warm glow of the grow light overwhelmed us, making us drowsy. “…And when I’m done with the residency,” he said, “we can get some land and start growing our own food together. That’s why we train now. “I can’t wait […]

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Obituary: Stanley C. Pollack – Portland Press Herald

Stanley C. Pollack SOUTH PORTLAND – Stanley C. Pollack, longtime chairman of GM Pollack & Sons Jewelers, died Tuesday, January 25, 2022, surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren. He was 82 years old. The family held a private funeral. Stan was the son of Perle and Gerald Pollack and loved them fiercely. Stan was […]

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Norwalk students surprised by Connecticut Scholastic Art Awards

NORWALK — A group of Norwalk student artists submitted their work for the 2022 Connecticut Scholastic Art Awards with no hope of winning. For seven high school students, recognition from the state’s largest juried student art exhibition was a complete shock. “I was a little surprised because I also submitted something else that I thought […]

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One Year Later: $25 Million Donation to WVU Boosts Flywheel Effect for West Virginia’s Outdoor Economy | Today

The Brad and Alys Smith collaboration for outdoor economic development continues to gain momentum a year after the couple’s transformational $25 million gift to West Virginia University. The office of the same name that the Smiths created is beginning to see momentum from a concept the Smiths instilled in the team – the flywheel effect […]

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A personal zoom: Quitting my job improved my mental health and my mission

It’s too early to tell if 2022 will continue “The Great Quitting,” where millions of Americans in record numbers left their workplaces in 2021, wanting more money, flexibility or fulfillment. Even though my salary was low, I never thought I would join their ranks. Why should I? I loved being a writing professor at a […]

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10 new hobbies to try in the new year, and products to help you

As the past 12 months fade and we look forward to the New Year, now is a great time to try new things, like getting organized or exploring different types of hobbies. A craft kit can be a good place to start, as these boxes usually contain all the supplies you need to get started. […]

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Gael J. Steele, 85, from Watertown

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – Gael J. Steele, 85, of Watertown passed away on December 22, 2021 at the Samaritan Summit Village. Gael’s family would like to recognize Summit for their professional and compassionate care. Gael was born to Theresa on June 5, 1936, the beloved daughter of the late John M. and Mary (Duclon) […]

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Curtain recall: Max McKee has been an end-to-end musician for 60 years – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

American Band College founder Max McKee is leading the Virtual ABC’s online opening session in 2020 with 200 students from around 40 states and several overseas countries. In 2022, ABC will return to Ashland, live. Courtesy photo. Max McKee could tell you that the success of his musical life was due in part to a […]

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Steelers Vertex: Is Ahkello Witherspoon consolidating his place at CB?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a lot to understand when it comes to defense. With just four games to go and no margin for error if they are to make the playoffs, the Steelers need to straighten out their running defense, which is statistically the worst they’ve had in the Super Bowl era. But throwing everything […]

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Steph Curry sets NBA career record for 3 points

“It’s a rush of adrenaline every time,” said Chelsie Schweers, 32, who set the career record 3 points among Division III players during her career at Christopher Newport University. Newport News, Virginia. “There’s nothing quite like dumping a backstroke. It’s my favorite thing on Earth. Schweers, who made 415 3-points to Christopher Newport while shooting […]