Bradenton Herald
Galleries & Museums: Jan. 29-Feb. 4
Bradenton Herald
Art Uptown Gallery, 1367 Main St., Sarasota, presents "Glass Waves," new work in fused glass by Sarasota artist Esther Jensen. The one-woman show runs through Feb. 27. The public is invited to meet the artist at a reception 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 13. PHOTO …

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Handmade paper prodcuers facing difficult times
“The introduction of modern technology to make the handmade paper, also known as Nepali paper, has affecting people like us who use traditional production methods," Dhan Bahadur Rai, who runs a handmade paper making business, told Republica.

City students, parents take to quilling
Times of India
COIMBATORE: The city hosted its first-ever Quill Skills Competition on Sunday and over 350 participants including school students and homemakers showcased their artistic eye using quilling. The competition saw paper craft turning into flowers

Making music with cigar boxes
The State
He has decorated a couple of them with decoupage — using old comic books or prints of flags. Some are three-string; some are four-string. He's even made a five-string guitar. He has entered some of the creations into local art shows and brought home …

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Scrapbooking Butte: Historic photos for your perusal
Montana Standard
So … we decided to make it a monthly feature titled “Scrapbooking Butte: Documenting a Town Full of Memories,” and we're hoping, in time, that our readers will share their favorite photographs as well. The Standard is also hoping readers, when needed

The New Yorker
Small Is Bountiful
The New Yorker
Consider a few surprising and optimistic facts for the new year: nationwide, independent bookstores have grown by about twenty per cent since 2009; meanwhile, American craft breweries collectively now sell more than 16.1 million barrels of beer

Yucaipa artist with her work
Yucaipa/Calimesa News Mirror
The art show featured the works of three area artists — Cynthia Carpenter and Ann-Margret Kirkaldy and Kristy Frederick. Carpenter is self-taught and works in oils and acrylic, specializing in watercolor. She said she has been able to focus more on

10 Super Bowl craft beers that deserve more airtime
Even the Brewers Association craft beer industry group in Boulder, Colo., would have a tough time coming up with enough change to tout the success of member brewers, whose sales grew 18% by volume through June and whose share of the overall beer …
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Los Angeles Times
Pistola is the land of big meat and handmade pasta
Los Angeles Times
You are in a land of big meat and handmade pasta, truffle butter and tomato paste-laced sauces like the ones your mother may have made, vintage soul music and Grey Goose and soda. Most of the wines on the mostly Italian list hover near the top end of
Pistola is the land of major meat and handmade pastaNational Gazette

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Scrapbooking At Immanuels Is This Friday
The Missourian
Immanuels United Church of Christ in Holstein will hold a free scrapbooking and craft night this Friday, Jan. 23, beginning at 6 p.m.. Immanuels holds this event the fourth Friday of each month for Immanuels Happy Scrappers. There's plenty of room to work.