Visual arts

Olszewski announces grants to support visual and performing arts, humanities, sciences and cultural organizations

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced Wednesday that applications are now open for fiscal year 2023 project grants to support nonprofit organizations that provide visual arts programs and the stage, science and humanities. Organizations located in and near Baltimore County can apply for grants to support events and programs that take place […]

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Art project aims to spread joy by giving gifts

“It’s kind of like the ‘Give a penny, take a penny’ concept,” said PSU graduate visual arts student Alex Russell, who recently started a community art project called “Buds!” Photo provided. Pennsylvania winters can seem to drag on in a depressing, endless expanse of cold, gray days and nights, so when the first flower buds […]

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Troy School Board Attends Arts Projects Presentation | Local/Regional

TROY — During Tuesday’s Troy School Board meeting, Wayne Beeman, a visual arts and digital media teacher at Troy Middle School, presented to the board what the students had been working on. Beeman discussed the physical and digital art tools students use to create art and mentioned the valuable skills they learn through art lessons […]

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Penrith Performing & Visual Arts appoint new Visual Arts Director, Toby Chapman | Blue Mountains Gazette

Penrith Performing and Visual Arts (PP&VA) have appointed Toby Chapman as their new Director of Visual Arts. Mr. Chapman will be responsible for visual arts programming across PP&VA and will deliver all aspects of the arts program at the Penrith Regional Gallery, home of the Lewers bequest. visual arts. Photo: Lyndal Irons” title=”Toby Chapman, new […]

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Mountain Arts Guild inviting artists to show their work

KEYSER — The Mountain Arts Guild, a Mineral County visual arts organization, is hosting an artist exhibit at the Mary F. Shipper Library on the campus of WVU Potomac State College. The show, which will take place on April 2, will be judged by board members on March 22. If you are an artist and […]

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OBA Instructor Leans on Student Talent, Music, Laughter in His Class Down the Hall | Progress

Mary Watson O’Neill and Graydon Bruyn work on projects during an art class at Oklahoma Bible Academy on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Billy Hefton{&pipe}Enid News & Eagle ENID, Oklahoma— A poster displayed prominently in a classroom at Oklahoma Bible Academy quotes Albert Einstein saying, “Creativity is intelligence having fun. The room is filled with long […]

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Artists Announced for 2-D Display of Loveland’s The Art Advocacy Project – Greeley Tribune

Art in Public Places in the City of Loveland has announced the artists selected for the Art Promotion Project 2-D exhibit at the Loveland Public Library. A jury comprised of members of the Visual Arts Commission and two guest jurors reviewed 79 submitted applications for the one-year Art Loan Program to select the works. The […]

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This digital archive takes art dealers back to modern art history

A popular hashtag every March during Women’s History Month challenges people to name #5womenartists. But can you name five art dealers? A new project aims to prove that there are plenty of choices, they just haven’t been pulled from the margins of art history with the same vigor devoted to artists. There is a general […]

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Girl Scouts Presents Idea for Reuse of Blacksburg Police Station | Local News

BLACKSBURG — The police department will move to a new home this year, an approximately 38,000 square foot facility that is being finished at the Old Town College site in downtown. And that begs the question: what will become of the current station building at 200 Clay Street? Blacksburg officials say no plan is set […]

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Teens With a Purpose transforms experiences as people of color into performance art in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — As we continue to honor Black History Month, some students are taking their experiences as teenagers of color in America and turning them into performance art. Teens With a Purpose will perform song, dance and poetry on Saturday at the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk. They’ve got the lights, they’ve got the […]

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Student Pet Paintings Encourage Animal Adoption in Connecticut

Kris Wetmore, visual arts teacher at Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School, was inspired by a project to find homes for cats and dogs. NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Have you ever looked at your dog or cat and felt like they were looking straight into your soul? A group of art students from a magnet […]

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Potpourri of art, artists in the city

Delhi’s art scene is once again accelerating, and the ongoing Awadh Art Festival is adding momentum to the same. Composed of a mixture of artistic approaches and different mediums, this collective exhibition, in its fourth edition, presents 172 works by 86 artists. Among the lesser known and more seasoned artists, marauding the pandemic, we can […]

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Alabama Clay Conference takes control of Columbiana – Shelby County Reporter

By SASHA JOHNS | Community columnist COLOMBIAN – Clay artists from across the Southeast converged on Columbiana at the Shelby County Arts Council Feb. 17-19 for the 37th Annual Alabama Clay Conference. The sold-out conference was organized by the Alabama Visual Artist Network (ALVAN), a nonprofit organization that focuses on “the appreciation of the visual […]

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Launch of the first NFT art forum in Saudi Arabia

Sotheby’s and the Visual Arts Commission of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture have announced a new digital arts forum in the kingdom as part of the ongoing public program for the Diriyah Biennale. The conference, dubbed the Digital Art Forum, which is a first of its kind for the kingdom, will be held from February […]

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FSVAA is looking for student artists for High School Art Show – The Vacaville Reporter

Whether taking introductory or advanced art courses, high school students have likely created at least one piece of which they are very proud. Again, they will have a place to showcase their work. The Fairfield-Suisun City Visual Arts Association (FSVAA) invites all Solano County high school students to submit their work to the Downtown Solano […]

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Wolf Administration emphasizes career and technical education at Dauphin County Technical School

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Dr. Noe Ortega visited Dauphin County Technical School today to highlight the importance of vocational and technical education and celebrate CTE Month with administrators, teachers and students. “Through Career and Tech Centres, students can work with industry professionals in their schools and communities, network and make connections […]

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The Lorain Public Library launches the Maker-In-Residence initiative

Thanks in part to a grant from the Nord Family Foundation, the Lorain Public Library System is launching a Maker-in-Residence program in March, according to a press release. Two residencies will take place simultaneously, each in the branch of the Lorain Public Library System best suited to the artist or creator, according to the press […]

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Michigan Governor Awards Grant to Interlochen Center for the Arts | News

With the emergence of COVID-19, the arts, museums and theaters have been deeply affected, forcing many professionals to put the arts on hold, leaving very little revenue for many arts and cultural organizations. Now that society is adjusting to the pandemic, the lights are on again for the arts. On January 28, Governor Gretchen Whitmer […]

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Clay-Chalkville Grade 10 Student Wins Youth Art Month Flag Design Contest

By Hannah Curran, Editor-in-Chief CLAY – A Grade 10 student from Clay-Chalkville High School (CCHS) has won the high school division’s Youth Art Month flag design contest. Akyra Tuck’s winning entry “Colorful World”. Akyra Tuck was one of four winners of the Youth Art Month flag design contest. The deadline to submit works was December […]

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​Visual arts creatively convey the Olympic spirit

“The greatest value of visual arts is the same as the Olympics,” said Chinese sculptor Zhi Min. His ceramic sculpture named “Zhou” which means “boat” in Chinese was selected as one of the top 10 works of public art in a solicitation campaign launched for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Chinese sculptor Zhi Min speaks […]

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Popstar Ne-Yo Goes Into NFTs With LUM Partnership: “It’s The Future”

Grammy Award-winning artist Ne-Yo and Max Fergus, CEO of LUM, share details of their partnership and contribution to the NFT market. NFTs, also known as non-fungible tokens, have been misunderstood by the public for their intangible nature, but singer-songwriter Ne-Yo jumps right into the hype. On Tuesday’s “The Claman Countdown,” Ne-Yo showcased their partnership with […]

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The Smithsonian curator has roots in the Dayton area

Luckily for us, the museum’s acting chief curator of visual arts has local connections. Tulzia Fleming graduated in 1990 from Yellow Springs High School whose first full-time job was at the Dayton Art Institute as Associate Curator of American Art. At DAI, she curated two of our museum’s popular exhibits: “Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Glass” and […]

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In this Duluth family, everyone is part of the art – Duluth News Tribune

DULUTH — Artist David K. Austin has a unique setup for his new Lakeside-Lester Park neighborhood studio. In his heated garage, he displays the typical artist’s supplies one would expect: paints, brushes and finished paintings. But something that sets his studio apart on some days is the 4-year-old boy chipping away at a block of […]

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10TH ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND SHOWCASE RETURNS TO STEELSTACKS CAMPUS | The Valley Register

ArtsQuest will host this competition in February with 21 local and regional groups BETHLEHEM, Pa.— ArtsQuest is proud to announce the return of the 10and Annual SteelStacks High School Jazz Band Showcase presented by King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, LLC with broadcast partner Service Electric. ArtsQuest, in partnership with the University of Moravia, will […]

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Events to recognize Black History Month for each day of February – The GW Hatchet

Media Credit: Photo illustration by Auden Yurman | photo editing assistant From events at the Smithsonian to live shows, celebrate Black History Month around DC this year with these activities to put on your calendar. Spend the entire month of February recognizing Black History Month with a variety of in-person and virtual events throughout the […]

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The Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy offers pathways to the future

It’s all in the name of the Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy, which principal Mr. Scott Tatum describes as “an accelerated academic program for students in grades six through eight trying to figure out what they want to do in their next career. – as a high school student. “We give them the opportunity […]

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$850,000 in US bailout grants go to Alabama arts organizations

The National Endowment for the Arts directed $850,000 in US bailout grants to Alabama institutions based in Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery and Tuskegee. The seven grants are part of a list announced Thursday, made up of more than 500 grants totaling more than $57 million. It follows another round of unrelated grants from the American Rescue […]

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How a DC beatboxer turned Strathmore’s resident program into a Grammy-acclaimed

Strathmore’s “Artist in Residence” program has been changing lives for years. Ask Christylez Bacon, who made her beatbox a Grammy hit. WTOP’s Jason Fraley Salutes Christylez Bacon (Part 1) JThis article is the second in a two-part series on the Strathmore program. Read our conversation with 2022 Artist-in-Residence Langston Hughes II here. Strathmore’s Artist-in-Residence program […]

Popular culture

10-Year-Old Creates Artistic Line of Pop Culture Classics With His Dad

LAKEWOOD, Ohio – A 10-year-old girl is following in her father’s footsteps by creating a series of artworks together that are on display at the Beck Center for Arts. Side by Side: The Art of Ryan and Keira Finley began as a message from the Beck Center which was an image drawn by 10-year-old Kiera […]

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SHS PTA Reflections Contest Winners

Posted: Jan 23, 2022 7:00 AM The PTA at Sandy Hook Elementary School recently announced the names of the students with the highest rankings in its Reflections program. Each year, students from schools across the country participate in the Reflections program. The best school entries are submitted at the national level of the competition. There […]

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The Milford Arts Council announces the return of the annual Members’ Exhibition

The Milford Arts Council has announced that the annual Members’ Exhibition is back. This exhibition is an open theme exhibition where members of the MAC could submit any type of recent work in two dimensions. The work can be both figurative or abstract. Meg Carriero, Marketing Specialist for the MAC, explains: “The Members’ Exhibition is […]

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Calling Neighborhood Artists – Oak Cliff

Khara Woods for Unsplash If art is your calling, the City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture is calling. Next April, Dallas’ five cultural centers – Bath House Cultural Center, Latino Cultural Center, Moody Performance Hall, Oak Cliff Cultural Center, and South Dallas Cultural Center – will present ART214 2022 juried exhibition, a multi-media […]

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Acclaimed Essex County artist dies: Donald Richard Kramer

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Donald Richard Kramer, a renowned artist and illustrator born in Newark, lived in Nutley and had deep ties to Essex County, died Friday at the age of 83. “Mr. Kramer was born on April 1, 1938 in Newark to Donald and Pearl. From an early age, Dick had a vocation for […]

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KAWS launches its first major solo exhibition in London

Artist KAWS launches his first major solo exhibition in London, NEW FICTION, KAWS (Brian Donnelly b.1974) at the Serpentine. It will present new and recent physical and augmented reality works from January 18 to February 27, 2022. Brooklyn-based KAWS is considered one of the most innovative artists of his generation The exhibition is curated by […]

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Students invited to participate in the Crane competition

High school students in Routt and Moffat counties are invited to submit original writing or artwork for the Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition’s Creative Art Fellowship competition. The top three winners will receive a scholarship to pursue graduate studies. Exhibits must accurately reflect the characteristics, behavior and habitat of Rocky Mountain sandhill cranes, and CCCC will […]

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Art and music mark Gallery Crawl’s return to Pittsburgh’s cultural district

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s annual Winter Gallery Tour returns January 28 to the Cultural District, with more than 20 free events from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The 14 crawl stops include Trust galleries and other outdoor and indoor venues and public art venues. “We have some very exciting events planned as we welcome people […]

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Sarasota Outdoor Fine Arts Show

Things to do DAILY SRQ MONDAY BUSINESS EDITION MONDAY JANUARY 10, 2022 | The 6th Annual Sarasota Outdoor Fine Arts Show is scheduled for this upcoming weekend of January 15-16, 2022 outdoors at Phillippi Estate Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy original and handmade artwork by the artist to display at the show, […]

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BHS Students Sell Handmade Goods At The Academy Of Arts And Humanities Craft Fair – Berkeley High Jacket

Characteristics Student vendors showcase various wares at the AHA Craft Fair on December 9-10. SAYLOR COLE The Academy of Arts and Humanities (AHA) at Berkeley High School (BHS) hosted a craft fair over lunch on December 9-10. The craft fair replaces the AHA’s annual art exhibition at the Kala Art Institute, which was halted due […]

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Denver subway mass shooting victim shares hope for future

DENVER – As more and more information continues to surface about the gunman who robbed the lives of five people, those closest to the tragedy wonder if anything could have been done to prevent the rampage from unfolding. produce. “It is starting to make us a little angry as to why this was allowed,” said […]

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You’re invited: a free art walk, an exhibition and live music

This is what you would want to find in a city praised for its vibrant art scene – an art gallery surrounded by warehouse artwork spaces housed in a trendy neighborhood off the beaten track. And you’re invited to a free art walk tonight where the work of two artists will be on display, along […]

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Grande Prairie Arts Center accepts photographic submissions for the Arts Festival

The photographs will be exhibited as part of the Festival des arts from January 28 to February 26. The Grande Prairie Arts Center will present its next stop of the Grande Prairie Arts Festival, the Photography category, starting this month. Center director Chuck Law said anyone can participate in the festival, which is a long-standing […]

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New exhibitions at Laney Contemporary and at the RO3 gallery: Low Country Passion & The Vastness of One’s Life | Visual arts | Savannah News, Events, Restaurants, Music

I am always excited when the state-of-the-art Laney Contemporary Gallery hangs a new exhibition. But when it’s a show created by a nationally renowned artist who happens to be a friend, I get more than excited! Don’t miss “The Nature of Not Knowing” by Betsy Cain, on display this Friday, January 7th. A native of […]

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Skywalk Sculpture Returns to Watauga County Public Library | Local news

BOONE – Some eagle-eyed people may have noticed this before, but a familiar sight has been rendered in downtown Boone. Wayne Trapp’s “Skywalk”, which was donated in 2010, has been returned to its downtown location in the beautiful lawn of the Watauga County Public Library. In 2010, the work was donated to the Downtown Boone […]

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Check out the Orlando calendar for January 2022

“Dazzing Nights”, the magical experience of light at Harry P. Leu Gardens, continues until January 9. Don’t miss it! (DREAMTOWN PHOTOGRAPH) SPECIAL EVENTS NOL AT GAYLORD PALMS Until January 2: Spectacular new shows, such as Circus: The Christmas Spirit, and family-friendly activities including Ice Tubes, Sugary Sweet Storytime, and Secret Santa Scavenger Hunt, plus acres […]

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The east bank of Bossier City is recognized by a special certification

Bossier Arts Council on Barksdale Boulevard. As of October 1, 2021, the East Rim District of Bossier City has been certified as a cultural district by the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism. So what does this certification mean for one of the East Rim’s long-standing establishments, the Bossier Arts Council (BAC)? Simply put, […]

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Year in review: a turning point for the arts in Aspen

Paperless tickets and vaccination cards are verified when attendees enter the Aspen Art Museum for the Monty Alexander Trio Rooftop Show at the JAS June Experience in downtown Aspen on Friday, June 25, 2021 (Kelsey Brunner / The Aspen Times) Pianist Matthew Whitaker performs in an Aspen Music Festival and School Recital to open the […]

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First Night Morris at 30: three platforms, a pandemic

Think your life is complicated? Try to coordinate a New Years Eve extravaganza with over 50 performances at 13 in-person venues, many livestreams, plus live and on-demand screenings of more than 40 films… while a pandemic regains its strength, hour by hour, like an angry cyclone. “Every year has its challenges,” said Morris first night […]

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2021 a remarkable year for Iona College

“Iona is a growing school, and I think the momentum will continue to build,” said President Seamus Carey, Ph.D. Tweet this “Despite the headwinds facing higher education, 2021 has been a remarkable year for Iona College“said Carey.”Iona is a growing school, and I believe the momentum will continue to build as many of our plans […]

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How to find the Party Pass in Chica’s Green Room

This guide will help fans find the Party Pass in Chica’s Green Room and complete the Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach’s Party Pass mission. The Party Pass mission to Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach has two objectives, the first of which requires players to use the service elevators to Rockstar Row. This is […]

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Irma Thomas, Preservation Hall, Kermit Ruffins and more perform at the House for the Vacation at House of Blues

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The NOCCA Foundation, the The Times-Picayune | New Orleans Defender, and Daniel Price’s family invite you to Home for the Holidays this Wednesday, December 22. This year’s event will once again be in person at his traditional home, the New Orleans House of Blues, located at 225 Decatur St. Home […]

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Charlottesville City Council votes on future of Jackson’s “Stonewall” statue

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – The recently removed Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson statue that once stood in Charlottesville will be sent to Los Angeles, Calif., To be part of an exhibit featuring disused Confederate landmarks. As part of its consent agenda on Monday, Charlottesville city council voted unanimously to send the statue to LAXART, a non-profit visual […]

Postmodernism

Intellectualizing art: the work of Emre Hüner[Elektroisolazyon]’at Arter

In its conceptually freest and historically avant-garde form, experiencing the perplexity that contemporary art can instill is tantamount to living behind a language barrier. With only fragments of understanding and subject to frames of exclusivity, both mimetic when not entirely opaque, the heartbreaking charge of postmodern artists is that they support veils of darkness so […]

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Online forum for art and design awards | Blue Mountain Gazette

Blue Mountains Grammar School (BMGS) celebrates the 21st year of the prestigious Art and Design Awards sponsored by Dr. Ken Marshall. The awards recognize the innovative and creative excellence of works produced by students of visual arts, industrial technology (wood), and design and technology. Unable to open the exhibit to the public due to COVID-19 […]

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UAB President Watts had a difficult 2014. What has happened since?

David Sher’s BackCity give a voice to the people of Birmingham and Alabama. Click here to subscribe to the newsletter. (Disable anytime) On December 4th, 2014, I did something that I had never done before and never had to do again. That day, as the editor of ComebackTown, I published a column that I naively […]

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Gen Y Speaks: I am a potter, actor and playwright. Covid-19 has changed my artistic activities but I am not giving up

I vividly remember an improvisation performance at the Enabling Village in which we played real stories told by the audience. One particular story presented a heartbreaking tale of childhood abuse and perceived injustice. After the fairly intense re-enactment of the story, the audience member explained how he came to view things from the alleged perpetrator’s […]

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Fox Chapel Teen Wins Singing Awards

Shady Side Academy Junior Sloane Simon won two voice awards at the 2022 National YoungArts Competition, receiving an Honorable Mention in the Voice / Popular (Pop) category and an Award of Merit in the Voice / Singer-Songwriter category. The National YoungArts Competition is open to artists aged 15-18 or grades 10-12 in the United States, […]

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Cumberland, Harnett and Sampson seniors can join the North Carolina Senior Games

“What is there for a senior in Fayetteville?” It’s a question I get asked often during my work day, and to which I would like to give an enthusiastic answer: Senior Games! The Mid-Carolina Senior Games, sponsored locally by the Mid-Carolina Regional Council and a full set of partner agencies, provide participants 50 and over […]