Archive for June, 2016

Sit & Knit at Auckland Museum this June!
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Sit & Knit at Auckland Museum this June!

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 11:01 amPress Release: Auckland War Memorial Museum Sit Knit at Auckland Museum this June! Auckland War Memorial Museum is hosting a ‘Sit Knit’ with community sewing initiative Sew Love to promote the WWI Centenary Exhibition, Home Front. Home Front explores life in New Zealand during The First World War. The country was swept up by fundraising […]

xPrint System to Offer 3D Printing ToolKit of the Future for Computer Human Interaction Researchers
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xPrint System to Offer 3D Printing ToolKit of the Future for Computer Human Interaction Researchers

The brilliant minds have been working overtime at MIT again, much to our benefit. Coming from Tangible Media Group of the MIT Media Lab, which we just reported on recently regarding their ‘Materiable’ concept and study about shape changing interfaces, we’re taking a look now at a new project where these creative scientists will allow others involved in human computer interaction research to make […]

Cindy Steiler Brings her Process to Toledo
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Cindy Steiler Brings her Process to Toledo

The internationally known fiber artist picks up historical threads By Athena Cocoves In her studio, Cindy Steiler works amongst found objects, antique tools and materials, and photographs to create her unique artworks. Cindy Steiler is always working, in her studio, “drawing with thread.”, during a European artist residency, teaching students how to push the boundaries of fiber. She works in […]

Could Drama Classes Help Kids With Autism? Experts Say The Arts Can Improve Social Skills
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Could Drama Classes Help Kids With Autism? Experts Say The Arts Can Improve Social Skills

Recently, more and more schools are “mainstreaming” students with high-functioning autism, or integrating them into traditional classrooms. While this provides a great many benefits not only for the kids on the spectrum, but their neurotypical peers, it’s not without its challenges, especially when it comes to social interactions. But some experts say drama classes can help kids with autism, teaching […]

The Economic Beat of Warm Springs
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The Economic Beat of Warm Springs

Located a little more than an hour north of Bend, The Warm Springs Reservation consists of approximately 1,000 square miles of land. The area is serene, with the Deschutes River running through the middle—a perfect tranquil setting. But life hasn’t always been easy here. With an estimated 6,500 people living on the reservation—and fewer than 65 small businesses to provide […]

South Orange 'Summer Nights' Return to Flood's Hill With Art, Food, Music & Movies
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South Orange 'Summer Nights' Return to Flood's Hill With Art, Food, Music & Movies

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Village GreenSouth Orange Summer Nights Return to Floods Hill With Art, Food, Music MoviesThe Village GreenFloods Hill in South Orange is the place to be each Wednesday evening all summer long. Beginning in June, enjoy arts and crafts in a scenic park setting. As the evenings get longer Taste the Music takes center stage, […]

And what about Concord's women?
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And what about Concord's women?

Comments Print Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe Kathleen Buck of Jamaica Plain admires a display showing a milliner’s model head and a daguerreotype of domestic worker Sally Cummings. By Nancy Shohet West Globe Correspondent  July 01, 2016 With the opening this spring of “N.C. Wyeth’s Men of Concord” at the Concord Museum, plenty of attention has been paid to […]

South Orange Summer Nights: TASTE THE MUSIC CONCERT
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South Orange Summer Nights: TASTE THE MUSIC CONCERT

« All Events July 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm | Free Event Navigation Flood’s Hill in South Orange is the place to be each Wednesday evening all summer long.  Beginning in June, enjoy arts and crafts in a scenic park setting. As the evenings get longer Taste the Music takes center stage, complete with free concerts, food trucks, […]

Flora R. Ramsay
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Flora R. Ramsay

NORWAY — Flora R. Ramsay, 90, of South Paris passed away Monday, May 30, at the Norway Center for Health and Rehabilitation. Flora was born in Auburn on May 12, 1926, a daughter of Orland and Martha (Quimby) Additon. She was educated in Auburn schools and graduated from Edward Little High School. Following high school, she graduated from Farmington State […]

Julie Andrews To Star In Kids Series About The Performing Arts For Netflix
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Julie Andrews To Star In Kids Series About The Performing Arts For Netflix

Julie Andrews will star in Julie’s Greenroom, a new preschool series from the Jim Henson Company about the performing arts, set to premiere on Netflix in 2017. Andrews, who created the series with her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton and Judy Rothman-Rofė, will executive produce and star as Ms. Julie — the director of the Wellspring Center for The Performing Arts […]

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