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Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County offers unique, local glance into the world of art | Lifestyle

Located in the heart of Centre County lies an architectural and cultural time capsule of Victorian-era allure.

From the grandeur facades of its many 19th century buildings to the intricate stories of its local population, the town of Bellefonte boasts an impressive assortment of historic memorials to days gone by. One such example is the Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County, hosted in the Georgian-style Linn House on one of the town’s main streets.

Originally built in 1810, the Linn House was established by ironmaster Philip Benner to serve as a private residency for Judge Jonathan Walker. Future residents of the house would include James Beaver, the ninth president of Penn State and former Pennsylvania governor, and historian John Blair Linn, who married Benner’s granddaughter.

Surviving nearly two centuries, the building’s interior eventually began to fall under a state of disarray. The upper levels of the house came to near

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ECU art show and sales, musical events kick off the holidays | Local News

An annual fundraiser that benefits students and faculty in the School of Art and Design returns to East Carolina University this week.

The holiday art show is scheduled for today and Saturday in the Gray Gallery in ECU’s Jenkins Fine Arts Center. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The event is sponsored by the Friends of the School of Art and Design, which held a preview event Thursday night for members.

Artwork from undergraduate and graduate students as well as art and design faculty members will be available for purchase. Items will include:

  • Jewelry — earrings, necklaces, brooches.
  • Sculpture — ceramic, glass, metal, mixed media.
  • Prints — digital and handmade items ranging from letterpress to anime/manga style images to landscapes, portraits and imagined scenes.
  • Paintings — large and small, landscapes, abstract to figurative.
  • Photography — black and white, color, landscapes, portraiture and
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Canvassing Support For Local Talent At Shake Shack Joints



a group of people sitting in front of a store: As with New York burger joint Shake Shack’s existing outlets, the latest one at Gardens By The Bay throws the spotlight on the local art scene.


As with New York burger joint Shake Shack’s existing outlets, the latest one at Gardens By The Bay throws the spotlight on the local art scene.

As with New York burger joint Shake Shack’s existing outlets, the latest one at Gardens By The Bay throws the spotlight on the local art scene. | Photos: (Clockwise from top): Shake Shack Gardens By The Bay, Instagram/@shakeshacksg

It is a happy thing when the worlds of food and art come together – talk about a feast for the senses! And one popular fast food joint on our Little Red Dot throws the spotlight on local art and artists every time it opens a new outlet.

We’re referring to famous New York burger chain Shake Shack, and the launch of their seventh (yes, seventh) joint. And to think it’s only been just over two years since we were first introduced to them at

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Local artist offers workshop in Indian art

Local artist Mona Pande of Shavertown, aided by her daughter and fellow artist, Leana, will teach several styles of traditional Indian art to interested young people during a workshop planned for June 21 through June 25 at the Wyoming Valley Art League in downtown Wilkes-Barre.

The workshop, designed for students ages 10 through 16, will be free, thanks to a $2,500 grant the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts has awarded to Pande.

“The grant writer was my daughter, Leana Pande, and she will be teaching the workshop with me,” Pande said, noting that art has long been a family affair among her relatives.

“I had seen my mother and my grandmother and my aunts painting, and my grandfather,” Pande said, explaining she learned by watching them.

“My great-grandfather also painted,” she said. “He had painted in palaces in India.”

Pande, who exhibited some of her work last weekend at Wilkes-Barre’s

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