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November 19, 2014
CoRK DISTRICT OPEN STUDIO DAY Noon-8 p.m. Nov. 22 at 2689 Rosselle St., Riverside, Mingle with all manner of local artists and check out (and buy!) some of their works during CoRK Arts District’s annual Open Studios day. More than 70 artists, working in media ranging from painting, sculpture and glassworks to photography and performance art, open their studios

News AAND Notes: Arts Edition

COMMUNITY NEWS -from Staff BOLO Keith Haring’s Art In the way back of 1989, at the invitation (and tireless coordination) of teacher Irving Zucker, Keith Haring and nearly 500 Chicago Public Schools students collaborated on a 480-foot mural comprising 36 panels. It was subsequently divided into 61 sections and parsed

The Latest Gear

December 2, 2008
by daniel goncalves For photobugs like me, this October this year was all about technology and I was like a kid going to Santa’s workshop for the 2008 PDN PhotoPlus Expo in NYC. It’s basically a camera and gadget type of Disney/Wonderland for adults. All the major camera manufacturers had

December 2, 2008
by erin thursby You’re pondering what to get a relative or a friend and you want to get them something unique, but you haven’t got the green to spend. Fortunately there’s a whole world of gifts out there on the internet. You can even find some fairly fun stuff for

Green Gifts

December 2, 2008
by jennifer mccaren Christmas and Hanukkah are on the way (along with winter solstice and the rest of the traditional winter festivals). Even in Florida, where we expect temperatures to hover in the mid-60s even on our shortest days, this is a time for reflection on the past year, and

December 2, 2008
by erin thursby Gift baskets are the ultimate easy solution when you’re stuck. Unfortunately, most gift baskets are sort of, well, girlie. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make your own or go online to get a manly basket. Because manly baskets are out there… the beer basket You can

December 2, 2008
by erin thursby Giving someone a food gift, whether you made it yourself or bought it with love at Hickory Farms or a local chocolatier, is a holiday tradition. But there are some rules you should know about keeping food gifts fresh during the holiday season, particularly if you ship

Bidding for Bargains

December 2, 2008
by kellie abrahamson An inexpensive, unique gift is often just a bid away. eBay is a great place to do holiday shopping but there are a few things you should know before you try to snag that perfect present, especially if you’re new to the auction site or haven’t bid

Naughty Puppet Theatre

December 2, 2008
by kellie abrahamson Nudity, profanity, internet porn. It sounds like something you might see on Cinemax, certainly not on stage at the Times-Union Center. But Avenue Q is a Broadway musical that has all that and more, including hilarious songs and a cast made up of mostly puppets. The risque

Grandpa’s Cough Medicine

December 2, 2008
by erin thursby Just about six months old, Grandpa’s Cough Medicine is but a tottering babe on the Jacksonville band scene. Still, they’re noteworthy because they’ve got a fresh old sound that’s just a little Merle Haggard and Hank Williams III. They’re not afraid to whip out the bluegrass, old

Music Makes Better Cents

December 2, 2008
by jon bosworth If you listen to too many news reports, it will make it hard to get into the spirit of the season. To use a comparison often called upon in this past campaign season, no matter how disastrous things seem on Wall Street, we still have Christmas down

The Slackers

December 2, 2008
Ska was reborn in the early 90s and the Slackers were one of the bands that helped revive the genre. Formed in 1991, the Slackers experimented with a mixture of ska, reggae, soul, swing, garage rock and jazz and garnered a vast following in their Brooklyn backyard. Their debut album,

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