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Gmeiner offers ‘Lost Art of Play’ series | Community

The Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center is offering a “Lost Art of Play” exhibition, coupled with a series of classes. Artist Andrew Wales, an art teacher at Athens Area High School, is exhibiting 40 realistic paintings, drawings and block prints of still life’s featuring vintage toys such as Mr. Potato Head, Fisher Price Little People …

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Alabama poet holds poetry reading, workshop at Wallace | Local News

staff report Reading from his own selected poems, Alabama poet Dr. Allen Berry gave Wallace Community College students some creative insights when he visited the Dothan campus on Thursday. Then, I led faculty members through a poetry writing exercise. Wallace Community College-Dothan (WCCD) hosted Berry on campus for a poetry reading with English students. In …

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All work and no play? Not with The Playful Space | Entertainment

What’s in a name? When it comes to The Playful Space, a new creative business, it’s basically a mission statement. “Play is at the heart of The Playful Space,” said founder Emily Hay. “Its mission is to invigorate the community.” Born out of her own struggle to develop a personal creative outlet, The Playful Space …

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Between the Stacks: Haiku for you and me | Community News

Twenty-five years ago this month, the Academy of American Poets designated April as national Poetry Month. They want to remind the public that poets have an integral role in our culture and that poetry matters (poets.org/national-poetry-month/). During the month of April, libraries offer programs or put-up displays to honor different styles of poetry. At the …

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Let’s read | Nationally acclaimed authors, illustrators to headline Children’s Book Festival | News

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – This festival will take area youngsters on a grand reading adventure. The 13th annual Children’s Book Festival will be held from 10 am to 4 pm April 2 and 3 at Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown. The two-day festival, presented by The Learning Lamp and …

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