Apalachicola offers history, beaches and all the oysters you can eat

If you love Florida history, you must visit Apalachicola. Every place in Florida is rich in history, but in Apalach (as its residents affectionately call it) the past doesn’t have to be imagined; it is visible. Located at the mouth of the Apalachicola River and Apalachicola Bay in the Gulf …

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Weaving the threads of applied and contemporary art

LONDON – Given her tumultuous early childhood, it’s no wonder South African artist Bonolo Kavula seeks the meditative mental calm that she achieves while working with textiles. Born in Kimberley, South Africa, she was raised in foster care after her mother (she was 4 years old at the time) passed …

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Miami Bob Dylan Art Exhibition opens, new movie paintings

MIAMI – Bob Dylan has been telling stories through song for 60 years. But recently, the American lyricist has also captured moments in a new series of paintings which, like his songs, are intimate and a bit of a mystery. The Nobel Laureate’s most comprehensive visual art exhibition to be …

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‘Our destiny is linked to the million species threatened with extinction today’ | India News

Friend Vitale is an award winning photographer. Talk to Srijana Mitra Das To The times evoke, she talks about Vital Impacts, her collective of photographers who showcase the biodiversity of our planet and empower those who strive to protect it: How did Vital Impacts start? The genesis of Vital Impacts …

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The wandering creativity of Sophie Taeuber-Arp

There is one object in the Museum of Modern Art retrospective of Swiss polymath Sophie Taeuber-Arp that is so coveted that I wanted to hurry it. It dates from 1922 and takes the form of triangles that fit together in an integral pattern of blue and pink, brown and olive. …

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A Day in the Life: Anna O’Sullivan, Director and Chief Curator of the Butler Gallery in Kilkenny

Anna O’Sullivan is director and chief curator of the Butler Gallery in Kilkenny, Ireland, where she also manages the permanent collection of the Butler Gallery. Anna is also the worthy recipient of the Arts Award at this month’s Kilkenny People of the Year Awards. She is a woman of great …

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49 Things to Do in Greater Palm Springs in December 2021

It’s a staple of those cheesy and wellness holiday flicks: a massive Christmas tree sparkles, lights up snow blown snow, charming small town cottages, and the moment a couple share their first kiss. While some Hallmark Channel calling cards can be hard to find, not all of us can marry …

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Paper, stone, scissors and polymer clay

ON THE RUN – One of Shelley Kommers’ earliest works of art, a multimedia piece called “The Swarm”, which she calls “cheeky”. It turned out to be a perfect choice for an art show in Nashville, Tennessee titled “Rock, Paper, Scissors”. Courtesy photo A child of the 70s, Shelley Kommers …

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Alvin ISD Schools Offer Holiday Themed Concerts

Students Across Alvin Independent School District headlining holiday orchestral and choir concerts as they round out the fall school semester and welcome the holidays. All events are open to the public, said Renae Rives, district communications director. Nathan Pair, group principal at Manvel High School, said he and his colleagues …

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Long Beach nonprofit struggles to “weather the storm”

Long Beach’s Compound is a contemporary art space with a focus on culture, wellness, and community – think yoga and sunset sound baths in the Sculpture Garden. There’s an airy courtyard, several exhibition galleries, and nooks for artist talks, live music, and socially responsible film screenings. It presents itself as …

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