CULTURE BUILDS COMMUNITY | JAMESTOWN ARTS CENTER Pondering Public Art
I've recently returned from travels and I'm convinced that there is both a need and a benefit to public art. You ask, what's public art? Here, I'm talking about anything that is put on display in a pu... Posted on 5/15/13 at 2:55 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Light and Hope versus Darkness and Despair
From theStart Your Week with Steve newsletterof Steve Henderson Fine Art:
"In art school, we were repeatedly told to find our own style and paint it, which sounds like great advice if ... Posted on 5/6/13 at 5:53 PM
I’ve recently returned from travels and I’m convinced that there is both a need and a benefit to public art. You ask, what’s public art? Here, I’m talking about anything that is put on display in a public location that makes a visual statement, defines the space, creates a dialog and tells a story.
Cartooning, action painting, sewing, acting and sculpting will be on the agenda for young people at the Arts Center’s summer sessions.
“It is mind-blowingly fun, and anytime you can stimulate your artists’ brains, it opens up so many channels of creativity,” said Molly McLain, artist-in-residence with the Arts Center.
By Kari Lucin, The Jamestown Sun
, May 16, 2013
A celebration of Dave Brubeck's life and music turned into an ode to joy as family, friends and fans paid tribute to the groundbreaking pianist and composer who became the best known ambassador of jazz to the world.
The movie “42” told the story of Jackie Robinson breaking the major league color barrier in 1947. The book “Color Blind,” by Tom Dunkel, tells the story of the integrated teams that played baseball in North Dakota more than a decade earlier.
By Keith Norman, The Jamestown Sun
, May 09, 2013
The Jamestown Quilters Guild’s art is on display at Unison Bank for May.
New materials led to a renewed interest in making quilts in the 1920s and 1930s. Newspapers were running quilting columns and quilters were able to see pattern and fabric suggestions at the same time.
Louise Erdrich richly deserves her selection as the latest recipient of the North Dakota Rough Rider Award, which honors current or former North Dakotans who were influenced by the state and achieved national recognition in their field. That’s certainly the case with Erdrich, who grew up in Wahpeton and has won many accolades as an author, including the National Book Award in 2012 for her last novel, “The Round House.”
A tour of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum begins in a bright area representing his early domestic agenda, but with one turn, visitors find themselves in a darkened room surrounded by chilling reminders of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
A close up of C. Robert Schweiger's artwork titled Prairie Plant Stand is seen recently. Schweiger has a number of pieces of artwork on display at the Arts Center in downtown Jamestown.
John M. Steiner
The Jamestown High School one-act play, “The Absolutely Insidious and Utterly Terrifying Truth About Cat Hair,” a comedy by Bradley Walton, will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in the Jamestown High School Theater.
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