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Literary: Simon Tofield

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Each “Simon’s Cat” video (an animated online cartoon series about a fat, funny cat) is like catnip for those who own and are owned by felines. The YouTube sensation has drawn more than 420   

A 'Superunknown' Impulse Binds Neo-Folk Artists

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Northside’s Thunder-Sky, Inc. wrestles with the term “outsider” art. Though it’s a marketable label, it can heap sometimes-false assumptions upon artists. They’re presumed to be uneducated, untrained, isolated, developmentally disabled and/or indifferent to profit. Thunder-Sky, Inc. co-founders Keith Banner and Bill Ross prefer “unconventional” to describe the works.  

Literary: Doris Kearns Goodwin

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Doris Kearns Goodwin is one of the nation’s most recognizable historians, especially after last fall’s tour to promote the film Lincoln, based on her book Team of Rivals. Now, she discusses h  

Art: Billy Tackett at POPP=D ART Gallery

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Even after Halloween, the undead come out at night. They’re just insatiable that way — and so are their fans. Find both at POPP=D ART Gallery during Artbeat on Short Vine, the first Friday gallery  

Far-Reaching Exhibit 'Vessels' Is More than Just Bowls

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
As home to Vessels: All the Eyes Can Hold, Kennedy Heights Arts Center is a vessel itself, brimming with nearly 100 works representing 57 artists. Co-curator Lynn Conaway saw to it that this wouldn’t be a show of only stoneware pots, which is an easy place to go when the theme is “vessels,” so she asked artists to think outside the bowl.
  

Art: Vessels: All the Eyes Can Hold

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
As home to Vessels: All the Eyes Can Hold, Kennedy Heights Arts Center is a vessel itself, brimming with nearly 100 works representing 57 artists. Co-curator Lynn Conaway saw to it that this wouldn  

Event: Artbeat on Short Vine

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 3, 2013
A dozen Short Vine locations have joined Artbeat, the first Friday art walk that took baby steps in June with the opening of Tony Dotson’s 71 Gallery. As the event hits its stride, proud papa D  

Works on Paper Help Make Memories Last

1 Comments · Wednesday, July 31, 2013
There’s something special about ideas committed to paper. While our thumbs rest from texting, our fingertips appreciate the tactile sensation of a physical page. As we create and study images, our brains connect moments from our past, forming a trail.
  

Art: Paper Trail2

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 30, 2013
There’s something special about ideas committed to paper. While our thumbs rest from texting, our fingertips appreciate the tactile sensation of a physical page. As we create and study images, our b  

Art: Paper Trail2

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Forge a trail to Phyllis Weston Gallery for its second annual show of contemporary works on paper, Paper Trail2. The spray-painting star of last year’s exhibit, Art Academy student Max Unterhas