Wil James is Director of Ceramics Programs at the Jansen Art Center | community – 71Bait

A wealth of new possibilities LYNDEN – Although pottery artifacts date back to 28,000 B.C. It could be argued that ceramics only entered the modern age with the invention of the wheel almost 25,000 years later. After the article A Brief History of Pottery and Glass According to the American Ceramic Society website, the introduction … Read more

UVic News – University of Victoria – 71Bait

Oral history captures the stories of people who have been excluded from mainstream historical narratives. Verbatim Theater turns these words into art. Adapted HIV In My Day, a community-based oral history project that collected the stories of HIV survivors and carers during the early years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in British Columbia on my day, … Read more

The Singers share their art with SMoCA | Arts & Functions – 71Bait

On October 1st, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) opened its latest exhibition: In Our Time: Selections from the Singer Collection. A snapshot of 40 paintings by 27 artists, “In Our Time” is a moving, high-quality and reflective showcase for artists from the African diaspora. The pieces, which range from surrealistic color melodramas to … Read more

Which “eraser” rules? | Smithsonian voices – 71Bait

A screenshot from the live virtual workshop demonstration. dr Duncan This truly joyful workshop fulfilled my childhood quest. Which “eraser”, to put it simply, rules best? Amidst the remote climate, postdoctoral researcher Teresa T. Duncan has concluded her year of research at the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Conservation Institute with a hybrid workshop entitled “A Virtual … Read more

School of Performing Arts theater production weaves a story of truth and lies in Russia | VTx – 71Bait

“What is happening is true. Wrong is what doesn’t happen.” So says Nikolai Yezhov, a character in Rajiv Joseph’s play Describe the Night and a real-life member of Stalin’s secret police who oversaw the worst effects of the Great Purge and was himself executed on Stalin’s orders. The School of Performing Arts production will perform … Read more

AROUND CAPE ANN: Love Letters in the Focus of Olson’s Lecture | news – 71Bait

The work of the late Charles Olson, a 20th-century American poet who made Gloucester his home, still makes waves around the world. With that in mind, the annual Charles Olson Lecture will be held on Saturday, October 29 at 1:00 p.m. in the Cape Ann Museum Auditorium at 27 Pleasant St. in downtown Gloucester. The … Read more

Five skills college students need for their future careers – 71Bait

Advances in artificial intelligence and the metaverse will transform the world we live in — and bring new classes to curricula for years to come. Students must learn new skills and refine some older ones to keep up in rapidly evolving fields, educators say. Here is a preview of some of the new offerings students … Read more

49th Annual BLP Holiday Gift Show Brings Back Beloved Tradition Nov. 12 | local news – 71Bait

PALMYRA, Mo. – The 49th annual BLP (Busy Little People) Holiday Gift Show is poised to bring a unique tradition back to Palmyra. The event will take place on Saturday, November 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Palmyra High School, 1703 S. Main St. BLP President Kathy Nicholson said the annual tradition has … Read more

City of Windsor unveils first community artwork with ribbon-cutting ceremony – 71Bait

No matter the medium, all art tells a story. It can be the story of a culture or community, a story about a specific time in history, or even just a story based on a feeling or an artist’s experience. Regardless of the inspiration, artists use their craft to convey a visual story. The City … Read more

49th Annual BLP Holiday Gift Show Brings Back Beloved Tradition Nov. 12 | local news – 71Bait

PALMYRA, Mo. The 49th Annual BLP (Busy Little People) Holiday Gift Show brings a unique tradition back to Palmyra on Saturday, November 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Palmyra High School, 1703 S. Main St. BLP President Kathy Nicholson said the annual tradition has been suspended for 2019 and 2020 due to COVID. … Read more