Bush Christmas shows off the crafty talents of Australians across the country

The oven runs around the clock and the mixmaster has barely had a break in Karen McVeigh’s kitchen in Queensland’s Darling Downs. The country chef has been busy baking ahead of “Bush Christmas,” a celebration of outback creative talent held each year in Toowoomba. “There’s really nothing like it,” said Karen McVeigh. “I’ve been involved … Read more

Damien Hirst returned to his butterfly motif to create a vibrant stained glass skylight for Claridge’s in London

Take the lift if you like, but at Claridge’s in London, the smart set now takes the stairs. Hanging in the sky at the top of the main staircase of that glamorous Mayfair hotel is a vividly colored kaleidoscope of butterflies. The work of British artist Damien Hirst, the Stained Glass Window with Hundreds of … Read more

‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’: The secret to solving a murder is teaming up with a woman

Glass onion returns to the world of Knives out and Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) and reminds us how good writer/director Rian Johnson is busy with murder mysteries. But with Glass onion also comes a lot more information about Blanc and how he handles his business. In my review for the movie, I gave it 5 … Read more

Vernon Community Arts Center to Hold Annual Sale and Fundraiser Beginning December 1 – Vernon News

Art absolutely amazing Photo: Archive photo Artsolutely is back. The Vernon Community Arts Center is preparing for the 17th Annual Artsolutely Fundraiser and Sale from December 1-24. Each December, the non-profit arts center converts its largest arts education studios into more than 4,000 square feet of retail space for local artisans to sell their handmade … Read more

NYC officials install an art display at the Staten Island construction site

STATEN ISLAND, NY — A construction site in St. George will be home to a new art installation through early December, city officials announced Monday. Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Public Artist in Residence Melanie Crean designed the piece, titled “Reify,” which will be on display at the Richmond County Surrogate Court House in … Read more