Studio Craft

Inside Chad Davis’ spellbinding glassblowing process

This artist is one of many featured at Field + Supply, the modern craft show taking place this week in Kingston, New York. Learn more about Field + Supply (and purchase tickets) here. For Chad Davis, working with glass is a rewarding practice. Not only is the material a wonder …

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In times of stress, people find comfort in snacks. During the pandemic, restaurants too.

El Ponce started selling snacks and products, like cajeta, during the pandemic.Photograph by Laura Stone When Atlanta restaurants closed their dining rooms at the start of the pandemic, nearly all of them began offering take-out, even though they had never had one before – a move meant to keep them …

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Sheryl Crow’s New Album Live From The Ryman Gives Us More

BY KARYN A. POKLETAR After a career spanning more than 30 years, Sheryl Crow has grown from an elementary school music teacher to an internationally renowned rock-pop-blues and country artist. Live from the Ryman and more looks back on the career of the “If It Makes You Happy” singers with …

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Fountaindale Public Library District: Fall Fandom Fest (October 2021)

We’re dedicating October to everything fan-related: books, movies, TV shows, comics, and most importantly, fun. Don’t miss this epic celebration for all ages! For adults and adolescents: Teen Fandom Style: Disneybounding Photo ContestSeptember 13-October 2Submit a photo of your everyday outfit inspired by a character from your favorite fandom, anime, …

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Craft ACT cancels the DESIGN festival

Image 1: Lucy Irvine, DESIGN Canberra 2021/2022 signature artwork, The Stills. Photo: Lean Timms CRAFT ACT announced today (October 5) its decision to cancel its signature 2021 DESIGN Canberra festival, which was scheduled to premiere in November. The full 2021 program, on the theme “Transformation”, will be postponed to November …

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IATSE strike authorization vote: Hollywood won’t close yet

Here is what you need to know about this weekend’s vote, the sequel and the productions that would be impacted by a possible strike. AMPTP (Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers) and the 13 local unions of West Coast IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees) are currently operating …

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California Jewelry Design Company, Holly Yashi, Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Holly Yashi celebrates 40 years of handcrafted jewelry making on the Northern California Coast. resist the current direction of the market and suggest another way, where good design is not something throwaway, and you can be proud of something you bought twenty years ago. – Paul Lubitz ARCATA, CALIFORNIA, USA, …

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Perfect Seattle Weekend: Support Local Shops, Art & More

Is your next big getaway here in Seattle? More than likely. There’s no need to board a jet when the fall weather still offers cool, sunny days, and it’s easy to come and go from our local, independent and diverse businesses. Seattle offers plenty of handmade products, artisan foods, and …

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Alt-Country pioneer George Frayne, aka Commander Cody, dies at 77

George Frayne, who as frontman of Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen fused western swing, jump blues, rockabilly and boogie-woogie with a 1960s philosophy to pave the way for generations of roots-rock, Americana and alternative country. musicians, died Sunday at his home in Saratoga Springs, NY. He was 77 …

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