Painters and sculptors created new works of art in 90 minutes on Town Square during the Fall Arts Festival’s QuickDraw, then saw their work auctioned off. “The Wort Hotel,” Gary Lynn Roberts’ festival featured painting, was auctioned too, fetching $65,000. Find out where the painting will hang now.
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Global film fest
A bit of America (in France), a touch of Kabul and a dash of Northern Ireland make up the Manhattan Film Festival You can watch the 10 finalists Thursday evening at the Center for the Arts or via livestream.
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Lety Liera, a naturalized citizen, loves that the “pursuit of happiness” is part of the Constitution. Through her work with Head Start and now with a business-focused organization, she aims to make that pursuit possible for others.
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Caustic remarks and other revenge-seeking behaviors from a child are no fun, but parents need to stay cool. In her Parent Talk column, Rachel Wigglesworth says kids who lash out may be trying to retaliate when they feel hurt or ignored. What they are really saying is, “I want to count.”
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Golfers seize trophy
Last weekend, the Jackson Broncs finished their highly anticipated 2021 season at top. Playing at home, Jackson hosted its first ever high school state tournament and the home field advantage may have given it the upper hand.
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Fighter raises funds
Dominick Reyes, a top-five UFC fighter in the country, hosted a fundraiser this past weekend, in honor of U.S. Marine Rylee McCollum, who was killed in a suicide bombing in Kabul.
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Young fashion designer Bentley Wederski has created a gender-neutral clothing line. Having been bullied as a child for how he dressed, he hopes to create a more equitable path for all genders. Wederski was one of six entrepreneurs who participated in Silicon Couloir’s Pitch Day last week.
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