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Potato Kale Soup & Santa's Coming to Old Town!

Potato Kale Soup

Bandon’s Old Town Marketplace hums with holiday cheer. Lights twinkle. Bobbles abound. Shoppers browse art and sample edible delights. The seafood is fresh.The local harvest of root veggies and winter greens inspire warming bowls of soup like this Potato Kale soup by Susan Vanderpool Christiansen of Chubby Girl Cheesecakes in Bandon, Oregon.

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Empty Bowls Announces Sixth Annual Event in Grants Pass

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The sixth Empty Bowls event in Grants Pass, Oregon will again be held at Parkway Christian Center located at 229 NE Beacon Drive in Grants Pass on Monday, October 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Guests choose a handcrafted bowl and are then served a simple meal of soup and bread in a handmade bowl they select and keep as a reminder of hunger in our community. Please read the post for more information about the event.

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Caprice Vineyards Announces Chopin by the Vine Benefit Event

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Caprice Vineyards will become the setting for “Chopin by the Vine” on Sunday October 7th. They will bring the Concert Piano sounds of Anna K. Rose performing selections of Frederic Chopin, the fine art of Pegi Smith, the fine cuisine of Chef Jay, and Caprice Vineyards fine wines together for an evening of sensory entertainment. The event, benefiting the International health-care/health-education organization “Project Helping Hands” (PHH) will also feature a short presentation by PHH Founder/Executive Director Jeff Solheim.

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Lemon & Lime

Lemon & Lime

I’ve been really appreciating lemons and limes these days and thought they might make a nice painting subject.

8″x10″ oil on canvas $250

© “Copyright” 2012 Silvia Trujillo All rights reserved


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Leah Fanning Mebane Announces Earth Paint Kits at Siskiyou School Winter Faire

Earth Paint Kits: the Earth Oil Paint Kit comes in a beautiful, eco-friendly box and includes 6 earth pigments, refined walnut oil and Earth Paints booklet. The Children’s Earth Paint Kit includes 6 powdered paints (that makes a thick, vibrant paint when mixed with water), compostable mixing cups and booklet with nature-based art activites and more.

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Reclaiming Art

In using arts and culture to build community, we often forget that the greatest resource isn’t necessarily the program we design, or the object we create, or the idea we generate. It is the people themselves. We somehow forget that art is theirs; that for a very long time now people have intuitively used it [...]

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Red Lily Reception for Cheryl D Garcia!

We are thrilled to announce our Fall presentation of new works by Cheryl D Garcia at Red Lily Tasting Room. Her “Red Migration” collection highlights the transient and seasonal aspects of life and fiery colors of Fall. Scheduled alongside the Applegate Valley “Uncorked!” wine and food celebration, we welcome wine trail followers and art lovers to join us for an artist’s reception at our tasting room on Sunday, Nov. 20th from 11AM to 5PM! Red Lily is located at 11177 Highway 238 between Ruch and Applegate

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Ashland Gallery Association September Featured Exhibits

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Ashland Gallery Association’s gallery showcase for September 2011 and link to pdf download of the First Friday ArtWalk map.

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Jacksonville Celebrates the Arts!

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15th Annual event, benefiting the Jacksonville Community Center, Labor Day weekend, Sept 2-4. Friday from noon-7pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10am – 5pm. Celebrate with us!

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SOAR Welcomes Jacksonville Celebrates the Arts!

Jacksonville Celebrates the Arts 2011

The festival, which draws an enthusiastic crowd of art lovers to Jacksonville on Labor Day weekend, is part of a long-term initiative to create a Community Center for the town. Though admission is free to the public, entry fees from vendors cover the event’s expenses and contribute to funding for the long-anticipated Community Center.

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