Tag Archives: young people

Alperton: Grand Union will be inspired by children’s sculptures

Published: 17:34 February 25, 2022 One of the nation’s foremost sculptors is about to complete a piece of art for the Grand Union neighborhood – after taking inspiration from students at the local Alperton Community School. The bronze sculpture, which was also inspired by award-winning teacher Andrea Zafirakou, shows three …

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Local music entrepreneur will host more than 50 vendors in pop-up shop in Albany Capital Center

ALBANY — Kay Hollywood, owner of YRR Clothing Co. and recording artist, is hosting a pop-up shop from 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20 at the Albany Capital Center. “I have a lot of people coming from all over. It’s not just a pop-up shop in Albany,” Hollywood said. “When I …

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Chinese children’s paintings delight foreign athletes

Special: 2022 Winter Olympics (ECNS) — Some foreign athletes have posted photos of creative paintings drawn by Chinese children on social media platforms, expressing their gratitude and appreciation. Australian freestyle skier Britt Cox, an Olympian from the village of Zhangjiakou, said she received an “incredible” and “heartwarming” painting at a …

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Learning Center to Introduce Director of Arts and Crafts at Open House | News, Sports, Jobs

Material submitted EAST LIVERPOOL – The HHH Foundation Board has announced that Kim Hohlmayer has been appointed Arts and Crafts Program Director at the East Liverpool Area Community & Learning Centre. The Center is located at 110 Maine Boulevard, adjacent to the East Liverpool High School complex. An open house …

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More Ronaldo sculpture fury – The Portugal News

A new statue of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has sparked controversy, this time in Goa, India. Protesters gathered with black flags as the statue was unveiled in Calangute, expressing their anger at the choice of a Portuguese player given the colonial past of both countries. According to AFP, Micky Fernandes, a …

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Guide to the world’s largest sculpture park

Vigeland Park is just one reason to visit Oslo, Norway, but it’s a good reason – especially when you see the range of these incredible works of art. Vigeland Park is located in Frogner Park, Oslo’s largest public garden. There are 212 statues in this strange and fascinating sculptural park. …

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Two young people are deemed winners of The Daily Gazette’s annual Christmas coloring contest – The Daily Gazette

Kiera MacIntosh and Phoebe Oakes know all about Christmas color. Young performers interpret the happy season with pops of red and green, a glitter heart scarf and a midnight blue night sky. Red cheeks, a rainbow star and a peppermint striped letterbox for Santa are also part of their Christmas …

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Classes in Music, Crafts, and More at Washington College Academy | Sunday Stories

A college campus in Limestone, Tennessee, dating back to 1780, continues its tradition of providing new learning opportunities to the public and preserving some of the classics along the way. Washington College Academy provides a unique and historic backdrop to explore traditional and non-traditional arts in basketry, blacksmithing, clay, cosplay …

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Denver activist aims to spark black cultural renaissance

DENVER (AP) – Longtime Denver artist, musician and activist Jeff Campbell wants to spark a black cultural renaissance in his old neighborhood: Five Points. Is it still possible? Take a walk down Welton Street. The neighborhood was once the heart of “Black Denver” and historically nicknamed “the Harlem of the …

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ARP scholarships for young people in Dutchess funding projects

Journal staff | Poughkeepsie’s Journal The latest Dutchess County “Learn, Play, Create” grant recipients include funding that ranges from lights at youth sports fields and creation of “Maker” spaces, to equine travel equipment and games. winter clothes for children. As part of its approximately $ 57 million US bailout funding, …

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“The Found Project”: How we built a community with the Coming of Age unit

Students discussed a range of possible directions and definitions for the term “found,” including achievements about themselves, their interests, values ​​and strengths. This invited them to honestly reflect on their experiences during the pandemic, but also encouraged them to adopt what we see as an “asset-based approach” by considering not …

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University leaders celebrate the work of 1U4U research teams

The University of Utah’s “One U” mantra has become a campus shortcut for collaboration and inclusiveness. But over the past 18 months, 1U4U professors have lived and breathed the slogan. Selected in January 2020, 33 inter-campus teams of academics, researchers, artists and teachers have developed and implemented interdisciplinary projects integrating …

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Culture festivals: exciting arts celebrated

Breadcrumb Links Theater Television Music Movies Local arts Festivals Entertainment BC Culture Days is back with a feast of choice to savor. Author of the article: Stuart derdeyn Release date : Sep 22, 2021 • 50 minutes ago • 5 minutes to read • Join the conversation Carter Kirilenko is …

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How to calm your climate anxiety

Three years ago, after the Woolsey fire, Greg Kochanowski, 53, returned to the Santa Monica mountains and walked past his own street without recognizing it. The most destructive wildfire in Los Angeles County history devastated his Seminole Springs neighborhood, burning down more than half of the area’s homes, including his …

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Fifty-one years in the making: Peters Valley is back

By Ilene Dube, JerseyArts.com Grants for new technologies allowed the historic craft village to thrive Signing up for a workshop at the Peters Valley School of Craft was like stepping back in time. You could have an immersive experience by studying, for example, blacksmithing, ceramics or weaving, living in a …

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Watauga County Community Musician Mary Greene Receives 2021 Masters Fellowship in Folk and Traditional Arts and Receives $ 12,000 to Support Lifelong Learning

Mary Greene with instruments including a mountain dulcimer made by Rick Stone who lived in Watauga County. He also made a mountain dulcimer for Joni Mitchell and several dulcimers for Canadian artist Rick Scott. There is also an accordion pictured that belonged to Greene’s dear friend Joe Shannon, who died …

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JA Denmark Students Win First-Ever JA Global Entrepreneurship Award; Receive NFTs, cash prizes, and other educational opportunities

The 2021 award winners were announced today by tech-legend Ralph de la Vega, former President and CEO of AT&T Mobile and Business Solutions. Each of the six finalists were automatically entered after winning Company of the Year at their regional competitions and included teams from Singapore (JA Asia-Pacific), Southeast Texas …

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Check out the 2021 Laurel Festival calendar! | Life

Wellsboro, PA – The Pennsylvania State Laurel Festival runs from Saturday June 12 through Sunday June 20. According to Julie Henry, executive director of the Wellsboro area chamber of commerce, “this will include both the Pet Parade and the Laurel Parade,” she added. In 2020, the festival was postponed to …

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60 seconds with sculpture in the city’s Stella Ioannou

Stella Ioannou is director at Lacuna – Creative Projects Consultancy, the founder of Sculpture in the City. This annual park of urban sculptures set amidst the iconic architecture of the city’s insurance district has become one of the cultural highlights of the Square Mile. Each summer, the City of London …

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Dinosaur sculptures exhibited at Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin (WEAU) – Dinosaurs lurk in Eau Claire. Artisan Forge Studios is organizing a new exhibition, “The Scraposauras”. It contains 14 sculptures of prehistoric beasts made from scrap metal. “I think they’re just fantastic. They are a lot of fun. If you look around, it’s not just little …

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Odisha’s dean of sculpture Raghunath Mohapatra succumbs to Covid

Express press service BHUBANESWAR: During the last seven decades of his journey with stones, legendary Odisha sculptor and member of Rajya Sabha Raghunath Mohapatra, with his distinct carving style, has adorned the state’s cultural landscape with masterpieces work difficult to reproduce today. Pioneer figure in the world of sculpture and …

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Black farmers to get $5 billion coronavirus relief bill to pay off debt and establish equity commission

Inside, President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill includes $5 billion in funds for black farmers. The U.S. bailout has allocated $10.4 billion to farmers across the country, who were struggling before the coronavirus pandemic due to Trump’s trade war. However, half of this sum will go specifically to …

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Personal debt defaults almost doubled in one month

Nearly 800,000 people defaulted on their credit or loan obligations in October, with the number of people missing payments rising by about 370,000 last month. Biggest increase in missed payments since the start of the pandemic, which one? research suggests that nearly 6 percent of UK households defaulted on at …

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