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Friday Five: Art, walking, biking and building | Local News

Much of today’s Friday Five will read like those “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” papers we used to write in school. Anybody remember those?

Our family spent Friday through Monday in Cleveland and was pleasantly surprised at what a nice place it was. We were fortunate to miss the airline cancellations that seem to be plaguing travelers these days.

The purpose of our visit was to meet my son Dayne’s future in-laws. He and Sveta are getting married in October. Her parents and sister are delightful, as is Sveta.

Not the Cleveland I was expecting. The city doesn’t have a great reputation, likely based on heavy industry and pollution that once was there. It appears neither is the case. What’s left from the booming business days are beautiful buildings, world class museums and libraries, greenways, breweries, parks and of course the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie.

We probably all

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Artful Weekend June 25-26 – The Art League

Welcome to Artful Weekend, our guide to fun and interesting ways to enjoy art in person or virtually.


This weekend: The June 2022 Landscape ExhibitThe Spirit of Carnival by Beverly Valdez, and the 2022 Student/Faculty Show at the League; Solstice Saturday at the Smithsonian; the Folklife Festival returns; and Phaan Howng’s Cornflower Canopy at CityCenterDC.




June 2022 Landscape Exhibit

“Dubai at Dusk” by Wayne Guenther; Photography

For the June 2022 Landscape Exhibit, League member artists present works that capture a sense of place. From quiet countrysides and majestic mountains, to lively streetscapes and varied bodies of water, artists expressed their visions in acrylic, collage, mixed media, oil, photography, printmaking, watercolor, and sculpture. A mix of 94 figurative and abstract artworks are featured. It was juried by Thaisa Way, the director of garden and landscape studies at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C.; and landscape architecture photographer Sahar Coston-Hardy.




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Guide now available for all of Enid’s public art | News

ENID, Okla. — With the Enid News & Eagle’s new general public artwork guideline in hand, anyone can take a wander or travel all around Enid to find dozens of artwork items to inspire nostalgia or provide a smile to their encounter.

The Enid News & Eagle labored closely with Pay a visit to Enid and Hive Attraction to publish Enid’s only printed public art guideline that options outside murals in Enid, as nicely as other community artwork such as statues and monuments, lots of of them historical.

“We’ve identified that persons have required a comprehensive printed guidebook of Enid’s exceptional murals and general public artwork for some time,” said Cindy Allen, Enid News & Eagle publisher. “We designed this new artwork tutorial a priority for us to be published this summer season.”

The 100-page pocket-sized guidebook options 70 murals and other functions of community art. The murals and community

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Facing the Reality that You’re Human and Can’t Do Everything You Want to Do

Every single month I choose a new theme for members of the Artwork Biz Link group, which provides us a typical place of dialogue.

This month’s topic is “Getting Authentic,” which can signify a thing diverse to each and every member-artist. Perhaps …

  • Receiving actual about who you definitely are.
  • Finding genuine about your funds.
  • Having authentic about what you want.
  • Getting real about all the calls for on your time.

It is really that past bullet place that is my present-day obsession: Acquiring serious about your power amount and the time you really have accessible to you.

Nobody Has Time

Alyson Stanfield holding up Oliver Burkeman's bookI blame the outstanding Oliver Burkeman for my obsession. He’s the writer of 4 Thousand Months: Time Administration for Mortals, the title of which is deeply misleading.

Not only is it extremely hard to take care of time (the environment keeps spinning and heading about the solar,

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