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Rare paintings on William Morris wife revealed

An exhibition exploring a London-born artist's obsession with painting model Jane Morris has arrived at the gallery in honour of her husband.


Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Life, Embroidery

5 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Southern Studies Showcase will be held in Edgefield

The Southern Studies Showcase is an opportunity to explore the past. Hosted by the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and the Edgefield Civic League, the third edition of the event is scheduled for Sept.


Related Topix: Edgefield, SC, University of South Carolina, Life, Genealogy, Aiken County, SC, Edgefield County, SC

5 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

HAYC3 holds unveiling for Hoosick Barn Quilt Trail

Over 250 people walked through the doors of the Hoosick Armory Youth Center and Community Coalition on Saturday for the unveiling of the barn quilt community art project that has been in the works since early spring.


Related Topix: Hoosick, NY, Hoosick Falls, NY, Life, Quilting

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Weaving holy traditions

Textile revivalist and scholar, Jasleen Dhamija speaks about the importance of textiles in rituals and customs across the country aided by research by various textile scholars, all of which find their way her latest book, Sacred Textiles of India Q. You mention in the book that the topic of sacred textiles would require volumes to cover the whole ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, World News, India, Embroidery,

Acd Schedule

Admission is free. Cost to rent space is $35. Call 260-925-3311 for more information.


Related Topix: Dekalb County, IN, Auburn, IN, Life, Crafts

Arbroath Herald

Getting to the root of your family

This year's Angus Heritage Week will open with the Tayroots Family History Day at Dundee & Angus College in Arbroath on September 5. This event will provide a wealth of opportunities to find out more about how to trace a family tree, unearth information about ancestors or discover more about Angus' fascinating local history.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland, Life, Genealogy

Greenwich Citizen

It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

In this June 10, 2009 file photo, Hello Kitty poses in its original tartan blouse and ribbon during a news conference to unveil "Official Hello Kitty Tartan" products at British Embassy in Tokyo.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Asia Travel, Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Family, Kids, Argentina, World News, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

There are thousands, and they are ubiquitous: Long-time favorite Doraemon has a daily quiz in a national newspaper.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Family, Kids, Anime and Manga

Kincardineshire Today

Johnshaven Jottings - Arts and crafts in the frame

A fortnight later this year, NEOS, the biggest open studios event in Scotland by far and one of the biggest in the UK, will run from Saturday to Sunday, September 6 - 14, and as it has been for 10 years now Johnshaven will be a mecca for visitors with eight venues hosting at least 10 exhibitors whose works include painting, jewellery, ceramics and ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Crafts

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Messenger

Sew what?

Tricia Helmers is the new owner of A Stitch Above the Rest, 15 S. First St. She became the proprietor of the long-established Fort Dodge embroidery shop in June.


Related Topix: Life, Embroidery, Fort Dodge, IA

The Star Online

Bamboo industry plans for Penans

KUCHING: Sarawak plans to involve the Penan community who are still living in the interior, in bamboo planting and the handicraft industry.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Life, Crafts

The cultural connections of travel - Oaxaca, Mexico

Like every other aspect of life, it's a question of focus. Some travelers seem to focus on the differences in the various cultures they visit.


Related Topix: Mexico, World News, Life, Crafts, Embroidery

Capital Weekly

Drawing on the Surface' at CRAFT

CRAFT Gallery will open a group show Friday, Sept. 5, with work by four potters and two fiber artists who illustrate the intimate connection between drawing, painting, printmaking and craft media - how they relate and support each other and give the inanimate object personality and meaning.


Related Topix: Painting, Bates College, Portland, ME, Life, Embroidery

Dogster For The Love of Dog Blog

In Case You Were Worried, Snoopy Is Officially a Dog

Fans are going crazy over the revelation that Hello Kitty is not a cat, so just to make sure, Peanuts reassured Snoopy fans via Twitter.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Twitter

The Detroit News

Bell's Upper Hand Brewery set to be toast of Escanaba

The new Upper Hand Brewery, recently constructed in Escanaba, is looking to start making beer next month, according to the president of Bell's Brewery Inc. "We have staff to get started.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Escanaba, MI, Life, Homebrewing, Kalamazoo, MI

The Brattleboro Reformer

A hopping good time at Mount Snow this weekend

Attention all beer lovers. The 20th Annual Mount Snow Brewers Festival will be happening in West Dover Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31, noon to 6 p.m. The Mount Snow Brewers Festival has established itself as a premier event in Vermont and this year nearly 50 craft breweries are expected to be pulling their taps for an appreciative crowd.


Related Topix: Beer, West Dover, VT, Life, Homebrewing

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Animated debate: If Hello Kitty isn't a cat is Snoopy a dog?

The Hello Kitty balloon flies in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty

Creative Loafing Atlanta

$2.5 million gift supports High Museum's folk art initiative

The museum announced that is has received a $2.5 million gift from Atlanta-based patrons Dan Boone and his late wife Merrie Boone to support the initiatives, including the endowment of a permanent, full-time curatorial position to lead the department.


Related Topix: Collecting, Life, Summerville, GA, Chattooga County, GA

Knitting fall fashion trends 2014

Fall trends for 2014, according to HuffPost and knitting 's fashion barometer, Vogue Knitting, are capes and ponchos, big and bold, once again.


Related Topix: Life, Knitting, Fashion, Fall

Tim's Toons: In praise of the long-dead Osamu Tezuka

"Personally, I'm opposed to capping wins or even nominations, even if seeing Modern Family win year after year drives me up the walls.


Related Topix: Life, Anime and Manga