CULTURE BUILDS COMMUNITY | JAMESTOWN ARTS CENTER Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy Through Art
Last week, I had the opportunity to get out of the office and into the classroom by attending the Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy Through Art workshop in Bismarck. I wasnt sure what to expect, a... Posted on 6/11/13 at 2:03 PM
STAFF BLOG EVERYTHING ELSE BY FORUM REPORTER J. SHANE MERCER Photos: Joy, beauty and melancholy in water drops
One of the benefits of taking up photography as a hobby is that the craft trains your eye to see beauty that you might have otherwise missed or maybe not noticed as overtly. You just start to see more... Posted on 6/1/13 at 10:22 AM
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
Summer is a time for temperature changes, relaxation and flowers. It’s also a time to slip into an activity we’ve postponed in order to get ready for the rest of our life … or maybe just to get started learning something that will add promotional value as an employee: college credit.
Talented children and high-energy musical performances will be on tap Sunday night as the Tony Awards kick off, capping a season that hasn't produced a runaway favorite show and only one starry celebrity nomination in Tom Hanks.
Barbara McClintock is this month’s artist of the month at Unison Bank.
All the art work in this exhibit is done by McClintock in the early part of her career as an illustrator and writer of children’s books. Everything in this exhibit is from the home of McClintock’s parents, JoAnne and Helmut Albrecht of Jamestown.
The annual planting of the Arts Park is at 10 a.m. Saturday. Anyone who would like to help is welcome. Plants and flowers will be provided. Volunteers should bring gloves and spades. Shown here is the park from last season.
When poverty or social mores forced a woman to abandon her infant at London's Foundling Hospital during the mid-18th century, a piece of fabric left with the child signaled the mother's intention to reclaim her baby. Among the thousands who left fabric pieces, few were able to return for their children.
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
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