Mike Copeland: A year of Waco home sales; Layne’s Chicken Fingers; Lions Park leveled; Business roundup | Local Business News

Waco fans can OD on DC in May, thanks to a free comic book event next weekend at Bankston’s and a new exhibit at the Mayborn Museum. On Saturday, May 7, Bankston’s Comics and Sportscards, 1321 S. Valley Mills Drive, will join shops worldwide on Free Comic Book Day, an event meant to attract attention … Read more

At Westerly Library & Wilcox Park: Everything from Nic Cage to Keanu Reeves | Guest Columns

We, as a society, are fascinated by celebrities. The more eccentric, the better. We follow them on social media, surreptitiously read click-bait articles about them, and eagerly await the release of their (inevitable) memoirs. Sometimes we even abandon a perfectly good, half-written newspaper column at the 11th hour and decide, inexplicably, to write about such … Read more

Community Calendar 4/21-4/28 | Community

The following events are set to take place between Thursday, April 21, and Thursday, April 28. Baby Storytime 9:30 am and 11 am, Thursdays, April 21 and 28 Attend at whatever time works best for you and your baby. Enjoy rhymes, bounces, and stories with Ms. Wendy along with social time for babies and caregivers. … Read more

UPCOMING EVENTS: Quilter’s Guild, Plant Sale, Friends of WPL luncheon, Run for Heroes, Peach Fest art competition | Local News

Quilter’s Guild of Parker County The Quilter’s Guild of Parker County will meet in-person and via Zoom on April 21 at Lakeshore Drive Baptist Church, 200 S. Lakeshore Dr. in Hudson Oaks. Each year, the guild provides hundreds of quilts to local organizations helping Parker County residents. For this month’s program we will have a … Read more

Community Calendar 4/14-4/21 | Community

The following events are set to take place between Thursday, April 14, and Thursday, April 21. NERF Party 3-7 pm, Thursday, April 14 The Oregon Youth Center will be celebrating the start to a long weekend with a Nerf party. They will be playing indoor/outdoor NERF capture the flag with supplies from Kelly at the … Read more

How Cuban artist Arturo Rodriguez got into creating NFTs

Artist Arturo Rodríguez, stands next to his piece Variation on Courbet (The Meeting) IV, 2021 oil on canvas 58 x 62 inches from his show Terra Incognita at LnS Gallery in Miami, on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. Pedro Portal pportal@miamiherald.com Arturo Rodriguez may not be a household name, but at 66 he has achieved enviable … Read more

Name Dropping | Urbana’s first Youth Poet Laureate has powerful message | Columns

People express themselves in a variety of ways. Fifteen-year-old Danyla Nash does it primarily through the written and spoken word. She’s good at it, too. So good she’s been named Urbana’s inaugural Youth Poet Laureate. The Urbana High School ninth-grader will be eligible to apply for the 2023 National Youth Poet Laureate competition. One project … Read more

TMS Book Club: Mythology and Secrets

It’s already April, and with a new month comes highly anticipated new novels featured on our TMS Book Club! Once again, there appear to be a few running themes between these novels. The two YA SFF books feature strong leads whose actions come from a desire to showcase their strength and honor their families. Many … Read more

Bitterroot Valley community events, March 28 – April 6 | Local News

Ravalli Republic Do you have an event or calendar item you would like published in the Ravalli Republic? Please email your submission to events@ravallirepublic.com. Submit information in paragraph form. Submission does not guarantee publication. Posters and flyers will not be accepted. Monday March 28 Bitterroot Public Library, Lemon sugar skin scrub take home kit. First … Read more

artnet : How Do I Write a Statement About My Exhibition That Isn’t a Total Cliche? Art Professionals Offer Real, Actionable Advice

When presented with a blank page on which to write their exhibition text, many artists will respond with one strong emotion: horror. However, the process doesn’t have to be so painful. There are many ways to reflect an artistic practice or a body of work through a piece of writing-interviews, poems, lists, creative essays, glossaries. … Read more